Through Positive Eyes: World AIDS Day Premier

Through Positive Eyes: Premier on World AIDS Day “Through Positive Eyes is a collaborative photo-storytelling project by 130 plus people living with HIV and AIDS around the world.” The project has traveled the world for the past ten years. The people who enter the program are called Artivists and the goal …

Voting in a Pandemic

It is time to Vote! Our world is a wonderful place filled with beauty. Let’s support positive change. Let’s do our civic duty. Let’s have a landslide election that stands up strong for human rights; for changes that will slow down the destruction of our environment, that will stop the …

AMP Visual Art Series Premier! This weekend!

Our current government is trying to destroy one of our national treasures, the US Post Office. This will make voting in the November election a challenge.  In Seattle we have ballot boxes available in many neighborhoods. This works and is useful, but many still use the mail, and last year …

Poetry Month Everything Changed Plus a Video Poem!!

Early in the year news was coming about a virus. What a time we are living through! First, as news of the Coronavirus spread the phrase Prepare for Social Distancing was released by our health department, then the order to shelter in place due to a world wide Coronavirus. People …

Corona Closure & National Poetry Month

Word Chaser @ Cafe Racer was cancelled in March & April; further readings are uncertain. We will keep you posted. Julene’s National Poetry Month News It’s write a poem a day month! A challenge I’m doing for the fourth time. So far it’s going well. One I wrote was even …

Word Chaser @ Cafe Racer: March Madness

  Word Chaser @ Cafe Racer: March Madness Kilam Tel Aviv Christ Buckley Music by Moe Provencher       Julene’s News I traveled to AWP in San Antonio last week to read from my book, truth be bold—Serenading Life & Death in the Time of AIDS, on the panel …

Word Chaser at Cafe Racer—Potluck: No Fruitcake!

Potluck: No Fruitcake Word Chaser! at Cafe Racer! Peggy Sturdivant Glenda West Music  Justen VanGrinsven     Join us at 7 pm at Cafe Racer!      Julene’s News “Terrorists Outside the Gate” was published in Winedrunk Sidewalk: Shipwrecked in Trumpland on Day number One Thousand Twenty Five, or Nov …

Word Chaser at the Racer: New Reading Series!

Jeffrey Kahrs & I will host the first “Word Chaser at the Racer” June 19th, 7 pm:  music, open mike, & feature readers Every 3rd Wednesday at 5628 Roosevelt Way NE Come to the 1st one, hear the hosts read— we’ll have a grand time! Shortly after I’m headed to …

Finishing Line Press Reading, 3/27, Off-Site AWP, Portland!

                Join us! Finishing Line Press is hosting a reading in Portland during AWP. Come to this Off-Site reading at Black Hat Books on Wednesday night, March 27th, 7 pm. Address: 2831 NE MLK Blvd, about a mile south of AWP. I’ll read …