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WordParty Poetry + Jazz Night featuring Genny Lim
March 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The WordParty poetry & jazz night returns to PianoFight every Third Tuesday of the Month in 2017!
Our special guest for March (National Women’s History Month) will be Genny Lim – the current SF Jazz Poet Laureate! Genny is known to frequently collaborate with musicians including the late Max Roach, Herbie Lewis and Anthony Brown and the Asian American Orchestra. She has performed at World Poetry Festivals in Venezuela, Italy and Bosnia and on recordings on Asian Improv Records with Francis Wong and Jon Jang. Genny has four poetry collections, “Paper Gods and Rebels,” “Child of War,” “Winter Place” and her most recent “KRA!” She is the author of multiple children’s books and the award-winning play, “Paper Angels,” featured on PBS and the Seattle Fringe Festival in 2016.
Come on down to PianoFight, in the front room and join us for dinner, drinks and some live poetry and jazz with the Nova Jazz band. Hosted by Jennifer Barone and Ingrid Keir.
Free admission, all ages, full menu and bar. Sign-up at 6:45pm. Open Mic is open to poets and poetry ONLY – 3min time limit, one really good poem to read with live jazz accompaniment. It’s on!