Poetry read tonight | TheUnion.com
YOUR AD HERE »

Poetry read tonight

Continuing its 10th year of celebrating poetry, The Nevada County Poetry Series presents

Guarionex (Guari) Delgado and Martin Hickel who read tonight, 7:30 p.m., at the Off Center Stage on Richarson St. in Grass Valley.

Delgado, a Vietnam veteran and peace activist, says, “I consider it an artistic and spiritual calling to resist oppression and to nurture awakening and transforming human consciousness.”



He volunteers in state prisons with the Alternatives to Violence Project and is a co-founder and a director of Earth Justice Ministries, a local non-profit environmental and social justice organization. His book, “Being Human: Poems of Resistance and Renewal,” is available at the Tsi Akim Maidu thrift shop in Nevada City and on the web at rimofire.com; all book proceeds go to the Tsi Akim Maidu and Earth Justice Ministries.

An activist and organizer, Martin Hickel says, “More than anything, I enjoy helping poets do their thing by offering twice monthly features and an open-mic at the Northpoint Coffee Company in Sausalito.” He organized the Marin Poetry Festival as a fund raiser for California Poets in the Schools and has published half a dozen chapbooks.




Tickets may be purchased at the door for $5 general, seniors and students, and $1 for those under 18. Refreshments and open-mic included. Call (530) 432-8196 or 274-8384.


Support Local Journalism


Support Local Journalism

Readers around Grass Valley and Nevada County make The Union’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.

 

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User