poetry

Solidarity Salon

Solidarity Salon: a reading/performance/exhibit Saturday, June 23, 7-9 pm Featuring: Lisa DeSiro, poet and pianist Kelly Dumar, poet and playwright Darci Hanna, artist Jennifer Martelli, poet Kay Patterson, soprano Anne Pluto, poet Join us as we share our poetry, music, and handmade creations. Books and artwork will be available for purchase. Light refreshments provided. Free […]


EcoMuse Sustainable Music / Poetry / Video – Dinosaur Annex Concert #2

Join us for an inspired, unusual evening of music and ecopoetry with Dino Annex accordionist Katherine V. Matasy, violist Anne Black, and Grub Street’s prize-winning poet Allison Adair. This event harnesses the power of artistic expression to call attention to the environmental and ecological issues affecting us today. You will have a chance to hear […]


Artist Julie Ann Otis On Reframing As Opportunity

There was a time when Julie Ann Otis would deny that her art is political. But when a colleague put the question to her several years ago, she had to face the truth. “Every single piece that I went back and read … I was like, ‘Oh, that is so political,” the Somerville-based artist and […]


Somerville Names First Ever Poet Laureate

The cat may already be out of the bag (it looks like the Somerville Times had the scoop back in December), but the City of Somerville has officially announced that Nicole Terez Dutton will serve a two-year term as the city’s first ever Poet Laureate. Dutton’s work has appeared in journals including Ploughshares, the Indiana Review and Salt […]