Friday, June 05, 2009

The 2nd Annual Tavern of Creativity: My NY debut

Happy Friday! Well, it's wet here in DC, but I am very excited to announce that I will be reading selected poetry from my new Blues-Inspired chapbook, Liquid Lunch. This will take place on Sunday, June 21, 2009 at the Baha'i Center in New York City. So, if you are in or near the NYC area please come to check out what promises to be a great show, which will feature over 10 poets and artist.

I'd like to thank Cathy Delaleu for inviting me to read my work on stage in front of an live audience...whew! It is truly an honor. God bless you, Cathy.

Check out the flyer below:

Let the rhythm flow with spring fever at our fingertips. Come and enjoy this unique event you won’t want to miss. Poets, artist, and musicians are uniting in one special space to create magic.

Hosted by: Maurio Brown and Jean Valerus

Poetry reading starts at 6pm sharp.

Two open mics will be selected from the audience

Your $5 donations will get you a raffle ticket for a chance to win some cool artsy prizes!

Date: Sunday, June 21, 2009

Time: 5pm – 9:30pm

Baha’i Center
53 East 11th Street
NY, NY 10003 US

Refreshments will be served

Featured poets will include:

(Founder of Tavern of Creativity) Published poet/author - Cathy Delaleu

The beautiful artistry of Maggie Delaleu (Art)

Music by NGOMA (Music)

For more information about this event, contact: or 212-545-4163.

Featured artwork by: Cathy Delaleu


Geoffrey Philp said...

Stephen, I wish you all the best on this & much blessings!


Stephen A. Bess said...

Thank you. I'm looking forward to the event and I'll take those blessings with me.


the prisoner's wife said...

congrats Bless! wish i could make it out to see your debut. you should video it & post it on youtube (or here).

Stephen A. Bess said...

Thanks. I have plans to record it. I'll keep you posted and good to see you.

J.M said...

Best wishes with this Stephen.

moι said...

gee, sounded like yall had a great time... wished I was there to experience some good poetry and art.

CAT said...

Best of luck with this. I am so happy you will be able to share with everyone. And yes, please do share the reading somewhere on the web! I too wish I were closer so I could come and check it out live!

Anonymous said...

Hi there! wishes n wish u luck with your NY debut. too far for me to see you hehee.. but do share with us the recording of you reading it.


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