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UPCOMING EVENTS

MAY 17th 2017, ORANGE, CA 8:00 PM

Such a gift to feature for my buds Steve and Ben at Two Idiots Peddling Poetry, a downright institution of poetry goodness. And there is an open mic, too!


MAY 18th 2017, LOS ANGELES, CA 7:30 PM

Looking forward to being one of the readers at the amazing Women's Center for Creative Work reading series, Coalition


MAY 27th 2017, STUDIO CITY, CA 3:00 PM

I will be reading for Woman is a Strong Word: The House at the Studio City Public Library. I'll be co-featuring with Linda Albertano, Laurel Ann Bogen, liz gonzalez and Armine Iknadossian. 


JUNE 7th 2017, LOS ANGELES, CA 7:00 PM

I'll be reading poetry for the UCLA Extension Writers' Program 2017 Publication Party at The Skirball Center. This is always a beautiful event, and there are free cookies!


JUNE 29th 2017, WOODLAND HILLS, CA 3:00 PM

I'll be doing a free workshop for teens at the Platt Branch of the Los Angeles Public Library, paid for by the Friends of The Public Library. Come hang. 

EVENT ARCHIVE


MAY 8th 2017, LOS ANGELES, CA 7:00 PM

WRITE CLUB LOS ANGELES has invited me to battle to the death against Tanya White. She's amazing. Come cheer me on anyway and join in the literary pugilism at THE BOOTLEG THEATER! 


MAY 6th 2017, LOS ANGELES, CA 9:00 PM

Sugar High at The Sugar Shack. A night of hilarious stand up comedy brought to you by yours truly and Joe Robinow. Our feature is Solomon Georgio...what? Yes.


MAY 5th 2017, VENICE, CA 8:30 PM

I will be performing at Josh Berkowitz's performance art extravaganza, High Voltage! Join us for a night of live risk-taking.


APRIL 27th-29th 2017, LONG BEACH, CA 8:00 PM

I will be sharing my poetry as part of Andrew Vaca's Celebration - a contemporary dance piece honoring love. I will dance a bit as well! At Cal State Long Beach's Martha B. Knoebel Dance Theater.


APRIL 22nd 2017, OAKLAND, CA 8:00 PM

A complete honor to share my poetry at Psychedelic Science 2017's Gala Banquet.


APRIL 20th and 21st 2017, LOS ANGELES, CA 10:00 AM

I will host semifinal bouts for the Get Lit Classic Slam downtown at the Los Angeles Theater Center.


APRIL 7th 2017, LOS ANGELES, CA 8:00 PM

An incredible special night I am so honored to share with you. A mystical pre-Seder Seder, brought to you by NuRoots. We will be serving a Vegan Ethiopian meal catered by Rahel, and going through the Lambs and Lions Haggadah. This is a huge labor of love created by me and David Guccione, and we are thrilled to share it with you.  


MARCH 22nd 2017, LOS ANGELES, CA 8:00 PM

It is always an honor to feature for Ash Booth's Aware Project.


MARCH 20th 2017, LOS ANGELES, CA 9:00 PM

Birthday show on the Sunset Strip for Ari Blumenthal!


MARCH 19th 2017, VENICE, CA 4:00 PM

A special afternoon of poetry at Beyond Baroque. It is always an honor to read here, with special thanks to poet Rich Ferguson for the invite.


MARCH 17th 2017, LOS ANGELES, CA 9:00 PM

Bringing the funny stuff back to The Sugar Shack, a night of comedy hosted by Joe Robinow and yours truly, featuring Demitri Martin for The Sugar Fix!


MARCH 13th 2017, LONG BEACH, CA 7:00 PM

Very excited to feature for G. Murray Thomas and Sarah Tatro for Cadence Collective's Poetry Party at Fox Coffee House. 


MARCH 8th 2017, LOS ANGELES, CA 8:00 PM

Queenfest will be blowing up The Bootleg Theater with a night of feminine power, and I will share some poems for the shindig. Join us.


MARCH 4th 2017, VENICE, CA 8:00 PM

Dream come true! I will perform for Re:Boot's Unplug LA event at The Electric Lodge. Come experience the sacred technology-free vibes with poetry and wine!


FEBRUARY 28th 2017, LOS ANGELES, CA 7:00 PM

I will be opening the ceremony with poetry for my beloved Bootleg Theater's Mardi Gras Gala, hosted by Al Madrigal. It will be a night of glory, splendor, delicious food and stars! 


FEBRUARY 12th, 2017, LOS ANGELES, CA 2:45 PM

I will be performing poetry at the Conscious Life Expo's Pacific Stage.


FEBRUARY 11th 2017, VENICE, CA 8:00 PM

Priestess-raiser at Open Temple! We will be having a party to support my Kohenet experience, featuring artists like Danielle Lovell-Walsh, Josh Goldberg, Alma Cielo, ChloĆ© Miriam Pourmorady, Brock Pollock, Joshua Silverstein, Zach Puchtel, Dave Lewis! Join us.


FEBRUARY 10th, 2017, LOS ANGELES, CA 4:45 PM

I will be performing poetry at the Conscious Life Expo's Permaculture Stage.


FEBRUARY 6th 2017, LOS ANGELES, CA 7:30 PM

We had such a blast, we're doing it again! Funny Honey Monday featuring standup comedy at The Sugar Shack! I'll be doing a poem.


JANUARY 20th 2017, VENICE, CA 7:00 PM

I am honored to share a special poem for Shabbat Service with the amazing Rabbi Lori Schneide-Shapiro's Open Temple at The Electric Lodge.  


JANUARY 9th 2017, LOS ANGELES, CA 7:00 PM

WRITE CLUB LOS ANGELES has invited me to pop off 2017 as co-host with the lovely and talented Paula Killen. Come join in the literary pugilism at THE BOOTLEG THEATER! 


JANUARY 2ND 2017, LOS ANGELES, CA 7:00 PM

Pop off the new year with an evening of transcendentally rad poetry and music at HONEY MONDAY at THE SUGAR SHACK. The lineup is bananas. Alma Cielo, Paul Livingstone, and more. 


DECEMBER 21ST, 2016, LA, CA 7:30 PM 

I am leading a Hanukkah Poetry Workshop presented as a part of Infinite Light, a series of Hanukkah events around Los Angeles, produced by Nicole RM and NuRoots LA.


DECEMBER 12TH 2016, LOS ANGELES, CA 7:00 PM

WRITE CLUB LOS ANGELES has invited me to co-host with the lovely and talented Paula Killen. Come join in the literary pugilism at THE BOOTLEG THEATER!


NOVEMBER 18TH, 2016, VENICE, CA 7:30 PM 

I am honored to share a special poem for Shabbat Service with the amazing Rabbi Lori Schneide-Shapiro's Open Temple at The Electric Lodge.


NOVEMBER 15TH 2016, LOS ANGELES, CA 7:00 PM

It is my great delight to join in the badassery that is LA LAW: Los Angeles Ladies Arm Wrestling and perform a poem at THE BOOTLEG THEATER!


NOVEMBER 14TH 2016, LOS ANGELES, CA 7:00 PM

WRITE CLUB LOS ANGELES has invited me to co-host with the lovely and talented Paula Killen. Come join in the literary pugilism at THE BOOTLEG THEATER!


NOVEMBER 12TH 2016, LOS ANGELES, CA 8:00 PM

Women of the Rumpus: Featuring at Radiant Ink for Melrose Bellow with the inimitable Shawna Kenney, Melissa Chadburn and Lauren Eggert-Crowe. 


OCTOBER 24TH 2016, WORCESTER, MA, 7:00 PM

Thrilled to return for another Poetry Feature at The Dirty Gerund produced by Alex Charalambides! 


OCTOBER 22ND 2016, WORCESTER, MA, 7:00 PM

My latest poetry short film, Mermaid Esther: An Astonishing Fire, directed by Bradford E. Cooper has been shortlisted in the Best Valentine category at the Rabbit Heart Poetry Film Festival! 


OCTOBER 20TH 2016, NYC 7:00 PM

It was so much fun, we are doing it again! My 2nd annual Hevria Birthday Party Feature at Rabbi Simcha's Hadas Gallery. With special guest poet Yehoshua November, painter Rivka Nehorai, drummer Dahlia Schusterman, and Hevria founders Elad Nehorai and Matthue Roth! 


OCTOBER 18TH 2016, WESTCHESTER, NY 8:00 PM

Sukkot at Shtiebl! Join me for this brand new gathering masterminded by Rabbi Ben Newman.


OCTOBER 14TH-15TH, 2016, MINNEAPOLIS, MN

I will be featuring at NerdCon: Stories. Very stoked.


OCTOBER 11TH, 2016, VENICE, CA 

I am honored to share a special poem for Kol Nidre Service with the amazing Rabbi Lori Schneide-Shapiro's Open Temple.


OCTOBER 10TH, 2016, LA, CA
 

WRITE CLUB LOS ANGELES has invited me to compete at my birthday month edition! Come cheer me on at my artistic home, THE BOOTLEG THEATER!!!


OCTOBER 5TH, 2016, LA, CA 

Shana Tova! A special poetry workshop to get the New Year started off right presented by NuRoots Eastside. Open to all people at all levels. 


SEPTEMBER 30TH, 2016, CULVER CITY, CA 8:00 PM

I will be featuring in a collaboration with amazing cellist Gabe Noel for an evenong of visionary art at The Collectiv.


SEPTEMBER 25TH, 2016, AMHERST, MA

I will be featuring at DYF Festival.


SEPTEMBER 24TH, 2016, NORTHAMPTON, MA

A special presentation: Branches and Roots, my poetry at Beit Ahava.


SEPTEMBER 24TH, 2016, NORTHAMPTON, MA

I am honored to present poetry at a community-wide Selichot Service.


SEPTEMBER 22ND, 2016, CROWN HEIGHTS, NY

A Creative Farbrengen presented by Hevria! I'll be performing two duets with the amazing Eli Schwebel and collaborating with the resplendent Rivki Silver. 


SEPTEMBER 18TH, 2016, LA, CA

Piyutim for your Soul: A poetry workshop presented by Pico Shul. Join me for some creativity and self-expression.


SEPTEMBER 10TH, 2016, VISALIA, CA

A double feature with the glorious Sheila Nicholls at Ronnie Robinson's amazing Refugee House Concert Series. So much love.


AUGUST 23rd, 2016, SANTA MONICA, CA

Hey, teens! This awesome poetry reading is just for you. I'll be featuring for my friends Pocho Joe and Joshua Silverstein at Downbeat 720. It's free.


AUGUST 22ND, 2016, LOS ANGELES, CA

I will be featuring at Jewspoken, a Jewish Spoken Word event with Exodus and Ari Lesser for Pico Shul. Details here


AUGUST 17TH, 2016, CULVER CITY, CA

Delighted to share my poetry for Ash Booth's amazing Aware Project! Cognitive liberties for all.


JULY 16TH, 2016, LOS ANGELES, CA, 8:00 PM

Pretty much a peak experience. I will be sharing a poem with the extraordinary daKAH Hip Hop Orchestra for their Grand Performances concert at California Plaza. It is an honor beyond to work with composer/conductor/visionary Gee Gee Gallegos. 


JULY 10TH-13th, 2016, FORT COLLINS, CO

I will be sharing poetry with Rabbis Ben Newman, Shoshana Leis, and Mike Rothbaum at Mincha Service, and with Shir Yaakov Feit and Mikey Pauker at SoulSpark for Aleph's Kallah 2016.


JULY 7TH, 2016, OAKLAND, CA, 8:30 PM

Tourettes Without Regrets is exactly what you'd think the name would infer. Plus dancing girls. And fire. I am really excited to share my poetry at this institution of the alternative performance scene. Come hang, Bay Area!


JUNE 30th, 2016, LOS ANGELES, CA, 3:30 PM

Hey, teens! I'll be teaching a special poetry workshop just for you at the Robertson Branch of the Los Angeles Public Library. It's free. 


JUNE 25TH, 2016, SAN DIEGO, CA, 3:00 PM

I'll be featuring at the Poets and Painters festival at the Jacobs Center in San Diego. The poetry portion of this all-day event, (which will also feature hip-hop and graffiti exhibitions,) is presented by Gill Sotu.


JUNE 13TH, 2016, LOS ANGELES, CA, 7:30 PM

I will be the special guest host for Write Club LA's 50th Show Celebration! I got to curate an all-female line up! Join us for this Goddess Party at The Bootleg Theatre.


JUNE 12TH, 2016, ECHO PARK, CA, 4:00 PM

Reading at David Rocklin's wonderful Roarshack series at 826LA.


JUNE 11TH, 2016, SANTA MARIA, CA 7:00 PM

I will be the featured poet at CORE Poetry hosted by CORE Winery in Santa Maria, CA.


JUNE 8TH, 2016, LOS ANGELES, CA 7:00 PM

I will be sharing my poetry as a member of the faculty for the UCLA Extension Writers' 
Program 2016 Publication Party at The Skirball Center in LA.


APRIL 28th-29th, 2016, LOS ANGELES, CA 10:00 A.M. 

I'll be hosting semifinals for the Get Lit Classic Slam for teens at LATC in downtown LA, both days at 10:00 am.


APRIL 27th, 2016, SILVERLAKE, CA 6:00 PM

Pesach Pop-Up! I'll be performing at this awesome event in Silverlake. More details asap.


APRIL 20th, 2016, LOS ANGELES, CA 7:00 PM

I'll be sharing my poetry in LA for the lovely and talented Sierra DeMulder's book release party. Details here.


APRIL 19th 2016, LOS ANGELES, CA 8:00 PM

I'll be sharing my poetry at The Aware Project's Bicycle Day LA celebration!


APRIL 8th-10th, 2016, SANTA YNEZ, CA 6:00 PM

Thrilled to be presenting my poetry at the 2016 Lucidity Festival. This year's theme is: Crossroads. I'll be performing Sunday at 6:00 pm on the Crossroads Stage. Hope to see you there!


MARCH 24TH 2016,  LA, CA, 6:00 AM

OMG Purim AT Daybreaker hosted by Rabbi Lori Schneide Shapiro's Open Temple! I'll be performing poetry. This is gonna be so special.


MARCH 1ST-2ND 2016,  San Diego, CA, 8:00 AM

Poetry Performances and Workshops at San Pascual High School.


FEBRUARY 23RD 2016,  LA, CA, 1:00 PM

Poetry Performance for UCLA Extension Writer's Program Instructor of the Year Awards.


FEBRUARY 8TH 2016,  LA, CA, 7:30 PM

I will be rocking out at my artistic home, WRITE CLUB LOS ANGELES at THE BOOTLEG THEATER and my word is...OUTSIDER.


JANUARY 27TH 2016, LA, CA, 8:00 PM

A very special night of poetry and music with the amazing Darshan Project (EpRhyme + Shir Yaakov Feit) at Pico Shul.


JANUARY 15TH 2016, LA, CA, 8:00 PM

I will be sharing poetry at the ALL GIRL REVUE presented by Jane Morris & The FanaticSalon. 
This All-Star Lineup of Improv Superstar Sistren is not to be missed. 
The FanaticSalon is at 3815 Sawtelle Blvd in Culver City. Show at 8PM. 310-622-2046


JANUARY 12TH 2016, LA, CA, 8:00 PM

I will be performing my poetry at The Aware Project's Aware Cafe, hosted by Ash Booth


NOVEMBER 7TH 2015, TCNJ, NJ, 7:00 PM

Poetry Feature at The College of New Jersey


OCTOBER 21ST 2015, LA 7:00 PM

I'll be a competitor in the UCLA Extension Writers' Program LitCrawl Literary Smackdown.


OCTOBER 14TH 2015, NYC 7:00 PM

Hevria Birthday Party Feature at Rabbi Simcha's Hadas Gallery.


OCTOBER 12TH 2015, WORCESTER, MA, 7:00 PM

Poetry Feature at The Dirty Gerund produced by Alex Charalambides!


OCTOBER 11TH 2015, WORCESTER, MA, 7:00 PM

I am a finalist at the Rabbit Heart Poetry Film Festival along with my collaborators Joshua Jaz1 Newborn and Rahat Mahajan in the category of Best Music/Soundtrack. (Update...we won! YAY! Thank you Rabbit Heart Poetry Film Festival.)


OCTOBER 2ND 2015, LA, CA, 7:00 PM

I'll be presenting a workshop and performing poetry for Get Lit's Poetic Convergence 2015!


SEPTEMBER 30TH 2015, LA, CA, 7:00 PM

Transcendence: an epic feature-length collaboration with Alexandrah Sarton's exquisite Beautiful Chorus at The Castle in the Hollywood Hills.


SEPTEMBER 25TH-27TH 2015

What a singular blessing to be asked to share poetry for the 2015 Amazon Convergence,
happening in Hollywood, CA. Dream come true!


SEPTEMBER 20TH 2015, LA, CA, 7:00 AM

Poetry collaboration with Alexandrah Sarton's exquisite Beautiful Chorus...at Agape's Sunday Service! 


SEPTEMBER 5TH 2015, LA, CA, 9:00 PM

Proper Punk Rock Performance Art Party thrown by ZillaHaus! I'll be bringing the poetry. 


AUGUST 30TH 2015, LA, CA, 7:00 PM

Honored to be invited by Kristina Wong to perform my poetry in honor of Bukenya Muusa's visit to Los Angeles at the Women's Center for Creative Work.


AUGUST 19TH 2015, LA, CA, 8:00 PM

I will be performing my poetry at The Aware Project's Aware Cafe, hosted by Ash Booth


AUGUST 13TH 2015, LA, CA, 8:00 PM

I will be performing my poetry at The Bootleg Theatre's fundraiser for Michael Edwards.


AUGUST 11TH 2015, LA, CA, 7:00 AM

I get to be a part of Daybreaker, which I absolutely love! Start your day off right with a proper dance party and some poetry from yours truly.


AUGUST 7TH 2015, LA, CA, 7:00 PM

Breakin' Down The Beat at The Skirball Center. Catch me, Marc Bamuthi Joseph, Ise Lyfe, Mayda Del Valle, and more, plus live music, to commemorate the new Bill Graham and Music Poster Exhibitions with special nighttime hours.


AUGUST 1ST-2ND 2015, LA, CA, 12:00 PM

I'll be sharing my poetry at the Big Art Church Grans opening, accompanied by EarthHarp and Alma Cielo!


JULY 16TH 2015, PASADENA, CA, 9:15 PM

Catch me and my dear collaborators Jaz 1 and Alma Cielo as we perform for a good cause: Funkin' for Nepal at Old Towne Pub!


JULY 12TH 2015, ECHO PARK, CA, 4:00 PM

Reading at David Rocklin's wonderful Roarshack series at 826LA.


JULY 11TH 2015, DTLA, CA, 9:30 PM

Feature for Alma Cielo's Wild Parrots!


JULY 11TH 2015, VENICE, CA, 7:30 PM

Celebration for Suzanne Lummis's new anthology. I will be reading my poem from the collection, at the world-famous Beyond Baroque!


JULY 10TH 2015, VISALIA, CA, 6:30 PM

Poetry feature at Ronnie Robinson's "The Refugee House." My Visalia debut! YAY!



JULY 8TH, 2015, SANTA MONICA, CA, 3:00 PM

Teen Poetry Workshop at Santa Monica Public Library.


JULY 3rd, 2015, SANTA MONICA, CA, 8:00 PM

I will be featuring at POETRY AT THE RAPP SALOON for Peggy Dobreer!


JUNE 19TH-21ST, 2015

I am honored to present my poetry at the Women's Visionary Congress at the Institute of Noetic Sciences in Northern California.

JUNE 13TH, 2015

This is IT!!! The Upward Spiral Release Party!! All the details are here!


JUNE 11TH, 2015

I will be sharing my poetry as a member of the faculty for the UCLA Extension Writers' 
Program 2015 Publication Party at The Skirball Center in LA.

JUNE 8TH, 2015

I will be rocking out at my artistic home, WRITE CLUB LOS ANGELES at THE BOOTLEG THEATER and the theme is...TRIPPIN'!!!

JUNE 5TH, 2015

I will be performing at Highways Performance Space in Santa Monica for 2015 Highways Poetry Fest!

MAY 31ST, 2015

Afternoon Delight! I will be presenting my poetry at Steynberg Gallery in San Luis Obispo, CA (my hometown!) in collaboration with Beautiful Chorus, at 3PM! Awesome article in New Times San Luis Obispo about the show!

MAY 31ST, 2015

Beautiful Convergence! I will be presenting my poetry at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, CA (my hometown!) in collaboration with Beautiful Chorus, at 7PM! Special guest poetry set from my dad, David Kann! Awesome article in New Times San Luis Obispo about the show!


APRIL 30TH, 2015

Excited to host a bout at the 2015 Brave New Voices Semifinals!


APRIL 21ST, 2015

I will be part of the Heart of Art Gallery lineup for an afternoon of female empowerment at
Cal State Los Angeles.


APRIL 18TH, 2015

I'll be performing poetry for Bicycle Day in honor of Albert Hoffman in DTLA. The lineup is amazing.


APRIL 17TH, 2015

I'll be sharing my words at the amazing Jane Morris's ALL GIRL REVUE in Culver City.


APRIL 12TH, 2015

My New Orleans debut! I will be sharing poetry at Tulane for Maor Shapira's DyF Festival.


MARCH 7TH, 2015

I will be reading at Beyond Baroque in Venice as part of the celebration of Kevin Patrick Sullivan's San Luis Obispo Poetry Festival anthology Los Angeles release.


MARCH 2ND-5TH, 2015

I will be teaching Haiku in collaboration with master artist ANDY KAY in our Haiku/Haiga workshop at The Palm Springs Museum of Art. Truly and honor. 


FEBRUARY 28TH, 2015

I will share my poetry for NZV's visionary event in Venice, CA to create peace through love
and respect in the war-torn Middle East.


FEBRUARY 25TH, 2015

I am delighted to be featuring at The Ugly Mug in Orange for my dear friends Steve Ramirez and Ben Trigg for their glorious OC fixture, Two Idiots Peddling Poetry. Open Mic too! Come!


FEBRUARY 22ND, 2015

Dream come true! I will be opening for my hero, David Sacks, at Wisdom Tribe! Think of it as TED Talks, only more Jewy! In Pico-Robertson neighborhood of Los Angeles.


JANUARY 24TH, 2015

It is truly a thrill and honor to be a featured performer at EMBRACE THE SADNESS: The First Annual Crying Party at Schkapf presented by the exquisite Mike O'Connell. I will be reading sad poetry from some of my poetic heroes, Tony Hoagland, Ellen Bass, & Brigit Pegeen Kelley!


DECEMBER 19TH, 2014

I will be sharing poetry at the ALL GIRL REVUE presented by Jane Morris & The FanaticSalon. 
This All-Star Lineup of Improv Superstar Sistren is not to be missed. 
The FanaticSalon is at 3815 Sawtelle Blvd in Culver City. Show at 8PM. 310-622-2046


DECEMBER 8TH, 2014

Write Club Los Angeles - special winter wonderland edition! I will be battling! 
COME CHEER ME ON, YO! At the super-rad Bootleg Theater at 7:00 pm SHARP!


DECEMBER 7TH, 2014

I am the GUEST DJ IN ABSENTIA for THE SECRET CITY: SPACE at my beloved Bootleg Theater 
at 12:00 pm, while simultaneously teaching poetry at the UC Riverside Palm Desert MFA!


OCTOBER 25th, 2014

2nd Council of the Divine Feminine: I am thrilled to return to this event from Tenth Muse. 
I'll be collaborating with my soul sister, virtuosa Alma Cielo playing violin and sarangi.
FEATURING: MARIANNE WILLIAMSON!! Tickets here. Use code: RACHELKANN for 25% off!


OCTOBER 22nd, 2014

I am sharing some poems at Tattle Tales presented by Michael Patrick Duggin at Brewdog Pub in beautiful Beverly Hills. I'll be with Alma Cielo on violin. Also appearing: Tanya White + more! 


SEPTEMBER 27th, 2014

City of WEHO presents Write Club Los Angeles: NOIR. MY TOPIC? PASSION. I am exceedingly stoked to battle in this art-as-bloodsport event lovingly presented by Jessica Hanna, Paula Killen, Justin Wellborn, Jeffrey Dorchen, and J Warner. Special Event! COME CHEER ME ON! 


SEPTEMBER 26th, 2014

Rosh Hashanah at Pico-Union Project. This 2nd Day Seder will be a five-course catered affair with Israeli Chefs Nir Margalith and Guy Maron will feature poetry from myself, Rick Lupert, and Andrew Lustig, Torah from R' Deborah Bock, and music from Craig Taubman. 


SEPTEMBER 25th, 2014

I have been invited to present a poem on female heroism in the Torah for the Rosh Hashanah Service at Sinai Temple, the largest conservative congregation west of the Rockies. Honored.


SEPTEMBER 19th, 2014

The All Girl Revue: Presented by Jane Morris at FanaticSalon. I'll share poetry, then the All-Female All-Rockstar Improv Troupe (EDIE MCCLURG! Tanya White! Loretta Fox! Mary Wachtel! And MORE!) Wine and cookies! 


SEPTEMBER 14th, 2014

Tasty Words Presents: ABRACADABRA: THE TASTY MAGIC SHOW. Presented by supernova Wendy Hammers at the World Famous Flappers Comedy Club, featuring me with superstars like Suzanne Whang, Magic Castle Magician of the Year Andrew Goldenhersh + more!


SEPTEMBER 12th, 2014

Writ Large Press and Shawna Kenney present "MY HOLLYWOOD" Part of the #90for90 Reading Series at Union Station, I will be featured along with Vice columnist Scot Sothern, adult film star Tera Patrick, and memoirist Tembi Locke and my beloved Shawna Kenney herself.


AUGUST 31st, 2014

On The Road House Party: Chicks in Arms reunion night! Featuring me, Sheila Nicholls and Marca Cassity from the original Chicks in Arms Tour. Also featuring will be my beloved collaborator, Alma Cielo, and many more.


NOVEMBER 2013-AUGUST 2014

A bunch of awesome stuff happened. I will be updating the archive here soon...


OCTOBER 20th, 2013

This is IT!! Birthday Weekend Show #3: co-lab re:UNION Poetry Zumba Freakout.
I have planned the most Libra-tastic celebration of Joy and Wonder - you really 
must join me! Joshua Silverstein beatboxing, Emily Cohn on keys, Sheila Nicholls
on guitar, Librans Antonio SacreLaura Garland and Artus Mansoir, October Baby
Andrea Schell, and most mystically, my Birthday Buddies, fellow 10/15 babies
Steve Serpas and Michael Duggan! Spend Sunday afternoon with us! SO FUN!!


OCTOBER 19th, 2013

Birthday Weekend Show #2: Poets' Birthday Celebration at Beyond Baroque.
Delighted to honor fellow October Baby Sylvia Plath in an all-star lineup,
alongside Rick Lupert, Amelie Frank, Larry Colker, hosted by Carlye Archibeque. 

OCTOBER 5th-6th, 2013

I will be appearing at the RAJ 13 Festival


OCTOBER 18th, 2013

Birthday Weekend Show #1: The All Girl Revue presented by Jane Morris 
at FanaticSalon - I do a few poems and then the All-Female All-Rockstar 
Improv Troupe destroys. There will be wine and cookies!


OCTOBER 4th, 2013

Write Club Los Angeles is the featured show for the opening night party of 
LA Storytelling Festival at IO West. I have been invited as a special guest to
battle my fellow Write Club Champion, the supremely dreamy Antonio Sacre 
with my winning piece, Come Out. This battle is no joke. He is a warrior of love.


SEPTEMBER 21st-29th, 2013

The Historian, a short play based on my short story of the same name from my 
book 10 For Everything will be presented in Wave 2 of the upcoming Wave Fest 
at Santa Monica Rep. My LA playwriting debut! 
Directed by founder Jen Bloom.


SEPTEMBER 21st, 2013

I will be sharing my poetry in honor of International Peace Day at The 1909
in Topanga Canyon at 3:00 pm. 


SEPTEMBER 18th, 2013

I will be sharing my poetry at Agape Spiritual Center as a guest artist for the 
Wednesday Night Service, along with the lovely and talented Sheila Nicholls.
Join us in person if you are local, or LiveStream it from anywhere on earth!


SEPTEMBER 14th, 2013

Yom Kippur Performances: I'll be sharing my poetry in collaboration with Ate9 
Dance Company
 at Sinai Temple at 6:30 pm and Pico-Union Project at 10:00 pm.


AUGUST 31, 2013

Selichot Collaboration with Ate9 Dance Company at Craig Taubman's Pico Union! Wow!


AUGUST 25th, 2013

UCLA Extension Writers' Program will hold their annual Writers Faire. I'll be chairing a poetry panel and speaking on a prose panel. Totally free, totally fun.


AUGUST 16th, 2013

I'm going to open for The All Girl Revue presented by force of nature, Jane Morris. This event features an amazing all-star cast of powerhouse females of comedy and more. Also: wine. 

PAST EVENTS 

AUGUST 9th, 2013

I'm sharing a poem at Sinai Temple's Friday Night Live. A Prayer for Elul at the top of Elul 5773!

AUGUST 4th, 2013

It's Joe Hernandez-Kolski's Birthday, and I'll be DJing with DJ JEDI at The Bootleg Theater! 

JULY 18th, 2013

Watch me spin a tale of shenanigans at SHINE: Bright Stories of Positive Change! Details here. 

JULY 8th, 2013

I'll be battling fierce warrior Pocho Joe at WRITE CLUB LA presented by The Bootleg Theatre.

MAY 16th, 2013

I'll be sharing a story at SHINE: Bright Stories of Positive Change! Details here.

FEBRUARY 7th-10th, 2013

I'll be teaching at the Writers' Studio presented by UCLA Extension Writers' Program. Sign up by January 7th, and get a big discount! All the details on my workshop are here, and info on the entire Studio Program can be found here.

JANUARY 17th, 2013

I'll be sharing a story at SHINE: Bright Stories of Positive Change! Details here.

OCTOBER 27th, 2012 

I'll be performing poetry at TEDxUCLA 2012!

Details here 

OCTOBER-DECEMBER, 2012

Flight 18 is taking off yet again October 2012...details here...and here...

Tickets now available here!

SPECIAL BIRTHDAY PARTY SHOW OCT 15TH!! Join us for the Flight of your Life!  

OCTOBER 25th, 2012

My music video, LIE DOWN BESIDE YOU, will be appearing at the 

Landlocked Film Festival, happening in Iowa City, Iowa, October 25th-28th! 

SEPTEMBER 2nd, 2012

Jerusalem Poetry Show!

I'll be performing Sunday, Sep 2nd, 2012 at 

"From The Depths: A Night of Soulful Rap, Poetry, and Acoustics"

It's at the Moishe House: 19B Keren Hayesod #10 and it's FREE! 
The event starts around 8 p.m., and I'll be on around 10 p.m.

More info here

AUGUST 31st, 2012

Two of my projects, "Lie Down Beside You" and "Divine Connection," both collaborations with the extraordinary choreographer Keith Johnson, will be appearing in the 4 The Camera Film Festival. 

Come! It's Free! Dance Films! Outdoors! 

JUNE 7th, 2012

UCLA Extension Writers' Program Publication Party! Free! Cookies! Yee! 6/7/12 - get all the info here 

This artwork from Flight 18 was created by Kate Sprout.