Downey Arts Coalition in conjunction with Downy Vibe presents Poetry Matters on December 19, 2013 at the Stay Gallery in Downey, CA. Poetry Matters is a monthly evening to hear poems written by local poets along with an invited special guest poet reading their poems in front of an appreciative audience.
Thursday, December 19 is a special night. It’s the launch party for Lummox 2, a collections of poems and essays edited and published by Raindog, a Long Beach poet. The new book will be for sale at the poetry reading and several poets and writers in the book will read their works that evening beginning at 7:30 PM.
Prior the reading, at 7:00 PM music will be performed by Garretson and Gorodetsky.
Poetry Matters is curated by Lorine Parks. E-mail address is .
Stay Gallery 11140 Downey Ave., Downey, CA 90241 ph (562) 774-2056 Parking is available in the street, behind the gallery, or across the street in the parking garage.
Admission is free.
View the latest art exhibition on the walls of the Stay Gallery. Numerous restaurants are within walking distance of the Stay Gallery. Come out and enjoy “Downey at its finest” with poetry, music, art, dinner or a late night coffee and dessert.
Poetry Matters meets every month and will continue to have readings at the Stay Gallery in 2014.