Rhyme N Chatt Interactive Poetry has published 2022 Anthology of member poetry. Launch party and signing will be Sunday 12/11, 4 PM at Arts Build in Chattanooga. The anthology includes works from many members and is created as an interactive experience, with QR codes leading readers to view recorded performances of the works It includes writing prompts with blank pages and options to submit works online to a group forum.
Main X 24 is the annual celebration on Chattanooga’s Southside held on the 1st Saturday of December. You must see the parade on Main Street with the Howard School marching band! Then join the Poets n Pickers Porch Party at Patio 1603 Williams Street from noon to 4. Open mic sessions run hourly:
1 to 2: Chattanooga Writers’ Guild
with host Cynthia Young
2 to 3: Rhyme N Chatt Interactive Poetry
with host justCaprice
3 to 4: Poets n Pickers
with host Tomodachi
I have revised and re-published two books: Shu Shu’s Bright New Day, and Oh Happy Dog which you can find at my Amazon Author Page HERE
WUTC radio, the NPR affiliate for Chattanooga makes a special effort to support local arts. Scenic Roots is a program aired Monday – Friday at 3 PM with host Ray Bassett, who interviewed Mark Anderson, director of Make Music Day Chattanooga.
We also thank Richard Winham for his programs supporting writing and music, which air in the 2nd half of Scenic Roots.
WUTC radio is located at 88.1 FM or online at: WUTC
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6:30 – Welcome and open mic sign up
7 – Open mic, open to all with 4 minute limit
8 to 9 – Featured poets
Make Music Day is a global celebration of music and of making music, held on the summer solstice, June 21. The festive day began in France about 30 years ago and has spread around the world. Chattanooga’s chapter began in 2016 under the direction of Taryn Balwinski and Brian Auten, which they have turned over to Mark Anderson for 2022. For updates and invitations to participate follow the resources listed below.
Book launch and signing event for the annual poetry anthology of Rhyme N Chatt Interactive Poetry Organization. This years anthology is titled, “On the Other Side of the Mask” and contains poetry by 18 RNC members, with the forward by Swayvo Morten. Join us for an evening of refreshments and readings by many of the contributors: 5 to 8pm at Arts Build, 301 E 11th Street, Chattanooga
The Hart Gallery’s event for Main X 24 is Spiked Cafe. It was a fantastic evening with MC C-Grimey, artistic director Marsha Mills, event manager Cassie Turpening.