Tuesday, June 19, 2018

June 21, Annie Ginder featured at Poetry Thursdays

Thursday, June 21, poet, singer-songwriter Annie Ginder will be featured at the Midtown Scholar Bookstore's Poetry Thursdays.


Annie Ginder is a talented poet and singer/songwriter. For many years Ginder performed covers and her own tunes, accompanying herself on guitar, as well as giving readings of her gritty, clever and insightful poems. She has done readings in the Central Pa region and throughout the Eastern Seaboard.

She's a compelling performer. Ginder's verse has been characterized as "both precise-- to the point-- and fierce. Regardless of subject matter there's always an edge. like thunder bursting through filigrees of green forest."

Poetry events, all open to the public, are happening every Thursday, hosted by the Almost Uptown Poetry Cartel. at the, Midtown Scholar Bookstore, 1302 North Third Street, Harrisburg, PA 17102. More info: (717) 236-1680.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

March 15, Poetry Thursdays at Midtown Scholar

Poetry Event, Midtown Scholar

Open poetry reading, March 15, Poetry Thursdays at Midtown Scholar, just across the street
from the Market House on Third, and, to the left, or South, a postal box, with requisite graffiti,
a coupla trees on Verbeke.
This event, 7--9pm, is hosted by the Almost Uptown Poetry Cartel.


A theme is suggested for events, this weeks’ theme is like-- Ides of March. But, the theme
mandatory, just a suggestion. Read what you like. Sit and just listen, if you like.
The poetry’s pretty good, and if you’re inspired, jump in.

The Scholar is sitting pretty, with a marquee that says MIDTOWN, at 1301 North Third Street,
and a two-hour open reading with roughly, an eight minute, 47 second break around 7:55pm.


No sign-up sheet, it's all Quaker style.
Everything’s waiting for you. Hosted by the Almost Uptown Poetry Cartel,
Listen, share. Declaim. Yeah! (717) 236-1680.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Open-Poetry-Reading, March 8, Midtown Scholar

Open Mic, March 8th


Early-March Open-Poetry-Reading, March 8.

Continuous verse, Midtown Scholar Bookstore,
every Thursday, hosted by the Almost Uptown
Poetry Cartel.


Listen, share. Declaim. Let your spirit soar.
1302 N. 3rd St. 17102. 7-- 9pm. (717) 236-1680










Stop by,

maybe read your poetry.
Or, that favorite poem
that first inspired you to read
or write poetry. Share it. Own it.

We’d really like to hear it. No kidding.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Poetry Thursdays, February 22, Midtown Scholar Bookstore

Poetry Thursdays, February 22, an open poetry reading, open to all & sundry. It happens every week.

Just for the fun of it! 0pen Mic, Poetry Thursdays!


7-- 9 pm at the Midtown Scholar. Right across from the Market house. Declaim yr pre-spring-poem-chops, strut yr stuff. Or just chill and enjoy the late February hullabaloo.



Poetry Thursdays, a weekly series, runs, 7 to 9 pm, every week.
1302 North Third Street, Harrisburg, PA.
Midtown Scholar bookstore. 717.236.1680.

No matter the weather, there'll be an open mic, February 22nd,
hosted by the Almost Uptown Poetry Cartel. Perform, listen.
Blast a barbaric yawp. Your call.

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Poetry every Thursday. December 21, 28: open mics.

Pogo. Snow. Midtown Scholar Bookstore. December Cartel festivities.




Deck us all with Boston Charlie,
Walla walla, Wash., an' Kalamazoo!
Nora's freezin' on the trolley,
Swaller dollar cauliflower alley'garoo!

Don't we know archaic barrel,
Lullaby lilla boy, Louisville Lou?
Trolley Molly don't love Harold,
Boola boola Pensacoola hullabaloo!

December. Open mics. December 21, December 28. Open poetry reading, 7--9 pm.
Midtown Scholar Bookstore. Poetry readings are
hosted by the Almost Uptown Poetry Cartel at the Midtown Scholar Bookstore. Every Thursday.
7--9pm, (717) 236-1680. www.midtownscholar.com/

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Poetry Thursdays' December Open Mics Abound

Poetry Thursdays December Schedule
Neither rain nor snow... know I'm sayin'?
December open readings. Poetry Thursdays:
Three (count 'em: 3) three open mics all in a row! 
Read, listen, or hum along.
Whadda we care/ if icicles form?
December 14, open mic. 7-- 9 pm.
December 21, open mic, ditto
December 28, open mic. ditto
Midtown Scholar Bookstore. 

Every Thursday, everything's
waiting for you. 7--9pm, hosted by the Almost Uptown
Poetry Cartel. More information, 717.236.1680.

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Midtown Scholar Bookstore Abuzz with Literary Happenings!

The Midtown Scholar Bookstore will be hosting a special writerly event on the Main Stage this Thursday, November 9th, featuring Carmen Maria Machado. A fine writer, she'll discuss and sign copies of her award-winning short story collection, Her Body and Other Parties.
Coinstantaneously, the Almost Uptown Poetry Cartel will be hosting its world-class open reading (7 to 9pm) in our cozy regular Poetry Thursdays' meeting room.


So if you'd like to read out in our informal group setting, here's what you do: walk in, bear left, stride boldly through the crowd and turn at your first left-- make it a U-turn-- & head straight back through the children's room and join us for a two-hour open mic.
Read your own verse or, share something special by a favorite writer. Yeah. Or, kick back & listen up. Either way, it's all good.
Seriously, everything's waiting for you.