2017 National Beat & International Beat Poetry Festival Schedule

November:

National Beat Poetry Festival November 4, 2017 – Connecticut
“Kerouac Cafe” – Hosted by National … 10 Central Avenue, New Hartford, Connecticut 06057

National Beat Poetry Nov 4, 20173:30 P.M. to 5 P.M.

September:

National Beat Poetry Festival Sept 1, Sept 2, Sept 3 – 2017
3 Day Festival Celebrates The New Beat GenerationNational Beat Festival Poetry 2017

Schedule of Events:
Friday Sept 1, 2017 – Noelke Art Gallery, 15 Water Street Torrington, CT 06790 – 7:00pm-10:00pm.

Several highly recognized area poets will be featuring, George Wallace, Lori Desrosiers, Carlo Parcelli, David K. Leff, Dori Green , Chris Vannoy, John Noelke, Chryssa Velissariou, Shaw Israel Izikson  Paul Richmond, James Paul Wagner, (Plus more) Hosts: Colin Haskins & Debbie T Kilday. Open Mic, Special Musical Artist, Don Lowe will perform.
(Parking behind building on Prospect St) Food & Refreshments will be provided.

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Saturday Sept 2, 2017 – (NBPF HQ)The Beekley Community Library, 10 Central Avenue, New Hartford, CT 06057 2:00pm-5:00pm (The Main Event) George Wallace, our 1st NBPF National Beat Poet Laureate (2015-2016) will be opening the program.

Host: Erma Catalyst Elliott
Honorees will be receiving their awards and reciting their original poetry.

NBPF National Beat Poet Laureate 2017-2018: William F. DeVault
1st NBPF International Beat Laureate – 2017-2018:National Beat Festival Poetry 2017 - Poets
Dr. Chryssa Velissariou from Greece
1st NBPF State Beat Poet Laureates – 2017-2019:
Ernel Grant – State of CT Beat Poet Laureate Annie Sauter – State of CO Beat Poet Laureate James Paul Wagner – State of NY, Long Island Beat Poet Laureate Marci Payne – State of NJ Beat Poet Laureate Carlo Parcelli – State of MD Beat Poet Laureate 2017-2019 Daniel McTaggart – State of WV Beat Poet Laureate 2017-2019 Chris Vannoy – State of CA, San Diego Beat Poet Laureate 2017-2019 Ngoma Hill – State of NY, New York State Beat Poet Laureate 2017-2019 Viviana Grell/ Viviana Duncan – State of NY, New York City Beat Poet Laureate 2017-2019 Paul Richmond – State of MA Beat Poet Laureate 2017-2019

Special Musical Artists Izikhotane will perform.

Light Refreshments will be served.

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Sunday Sept 3, 2017 РNoelke Art Gallery, 15 Water Street Torrington, CT 06790 Р2pm-5pm. Several highly recognized area poets will be featuring: Tommy Twilite, Jessica Brooke/Jessica Brooke Miller, Dr. Chryssa Velissariou,  William F. DeVault, Chris Vannoy, Carlo Parcelli, Patricia Martin Р(Plus more), Special Musical Artist: Gale B. Gardiner. Hosts: Colin Haskins & Debbie T Kilday.

(Parking behind building on Prospect St) Food & Refreshments will be provided.

August:
National Beat Poetry Festival + FundraiserNational Beat Poetry Festival 8-5-2017
Location
The Licia & Mason Beekley Community Library
10 Central Avenue, New Hartford, CT 06057
Details:
Join us for a enjoyable afternoon of Poetry & Music while helping raise funds for our upcoming three day National Beat Poetry Festival and Awards Ceremony in Sept, 2017.
Featured Word Artists:
Richard Wayne Horton
Sandra Bishop Ebner
Special Musical Guest: Mark Papallo + Open Mic
Hosted by Colin Haskins & Debbie T Kilday
Help us raise funds for our upcoming three day National Beat Poetry Festival to be held on Friday September 1, Saturday September 2, and Sunday September 3. We will have several gifted Psychics & Tarot Card Readers on hand that day to answer all your questions about your past, present, and future. All monies raised that day will go towards bringing future programs to the NBPF & The Beekley Community Library.
Event is free and all ages are welcome to attend.
Light Refreshments will be Served.
Enrich your life experience by supporting the arts.

April:
National Beat Poetry Festival – National Poetry Month

National Beat Poetry Festival 4-1-2017 Location:
The Licia & Mason Beekley Community Library
10 Central Avenue, New Hartford, CT 06057
Details:
The National Beat Poetry Festival Celebrates National Poetry Month
Saturday April 1, 2017 – 3:30pm – 5:00pm
Featured Word Artists:
Lori DesrosiersNational Beat Poet Laureate 2016/2017
Mark McGuire-Schwartz
Musical Guests:
Podunk Throwbacks
Please join us for the open mic
Event is Free & All Ages are Welcome
Light refreshments will be served
Sponsored By: National Beat Poetry Foundation, Inc.

February:
National Beat Poetry Festival – CTNational Beat Poetry Festival - 2-4-2017
Location:
The Licia & Mason Beekley Community Library
10 Central Avenue, New Hartford, CT 06057
Details:
The National Beat Poetry Festival kicks off 2017 at The Beekley Library with “Kerouac Cafe” on Saturday February 4, 2017, 3:30pm-5:00pm
Host: Colin Haskins
Featured Word Artists: Shaw Israel Izikson & Benjamin Wiseman
Musical Artist: Brenda Krosnicki
Open Mic
Sign up for the Open Mic to share your voice & be a part.
Light Refreshments will be served.
Sponsored By: National Beat Poetry Foundation, Inc.

 

 

 

 

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