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Hoosiers to be featured at coffeehouse

October 12, 2013


Oct. 12--Writers from Bloomington and Indianapolis will be featured at Third Tuesday Coffeehouse at the Bluegrass Museum, 117 E. Daviess St. Performances will be from 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesday and will include Tony Brewer, a poet, screenwriter, sound effects artist, roller derby announcer and director of the Spoken Word Stage at the 4th Street Arts Festival in Bloomington. He is the author of "The Great American Scapegoat," "Little Glove in a Big Hand" and "Hot Type Cold Read."

"The Trouble with Boys," a short film he wrote with Roller Mortis Films, was screened at the Iris Film Festival.

Erin Livingston curates and hosts the Encyclopedia Show Indianapolis, a live, theme-based variety show that draws from traditions of vaudeville, improv and poetry. She has performed at the historic Green Mill and Nuyorican Poets Cafe, The Indie Feed Poetry Podcast, The Daily Source Code with Adam Curry, and The Writer's Guild at Bloomington. She is the author of the chapbook series "Slutmuffin and Turning Tables" and "Talking to Strangers."

Also appearing will be poet Mari Stanley who has a master in fine arts degree from Spalding University. She teaches English at Owensboro Community & Technical College.

In addition, award-winning writer Jim McGarrah will read from his latest book. His earlier work reflects his experience as a combat Marine in Vietnam.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with OCTC professor Matt Branham and Jason "Cuba" Rhodes providing music, as well as emceeing. OCTC professor Shannon Collins also will emcee. Open mike is at 8:30 p.m. Admission is free and the public is invited.


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