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Quiet Lightning / Poetry in Virtual Parks

Quiet Lightning presents their 135th show and the 6th annual Poetry in Parks, produced in collaboration with California State Parks and held virtually on Monday, September 7,…

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Virtual Quiet Lightning!

Quiet Lightning presents their 133rd show, held virtually on Monday, May 4, 2020, with readings/performance by (in the following order): Ronny Kerr » Joe Donohoe » Keith Mark Gaboury » Jon Bennett » Cynthia Darling » Leigh…

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Quiet Lightning @ Old Devil Moon by Evan Karp

Quiet Lightning @ Old Devil Moon

Quiet Lightning presents their 132nd show, held at Old Devil Moon on Monday, March 2, 2020, with readings/performance by (in the following order): Gustavo Barahona-López » Jyoti Arvey » Nicole Henares » Jennifer Lewis » Kai…

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Quiet Lightning @ The Balboa Theatre

Quiet Lightning presents their 131st show, held inside the Balboa Theatre on Monday, January 7, 2020, with readings/performance by (in the following order): Sean Taylor » Robert Pesich » Caitlyn Clark » Thea…

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photo from the launch of Mimi Lok's Last of Her Name, held at The Bindery on 10/22/19, by Evan Karp

Quiet Lightning / 10 Year Anniversary

Quiet Lightning holds a reading and celebration 10 years from the date of their first show, on December 14, 2019, at The Bindery in San…

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Be There or Fish: A Cornucopia of The Surreal

Part of City Lights‘ Surrealism Festival, Inside the Magnetic Fields, on 11/20/19 at Specs Bar: surreal snacks, random objects, & associations, with Jacqueline Bier and…

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Eves at the Beat: Womxn Reading at The Beat Museum

During Women’s History month a constellation of events brought together a group of fabulous womxn+ writers. The meeting of these hearts and minds exploded into…

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photo of Richelle Lee Slota @ Quiet Lightning in the Doolan-Lardon Building

Quiet Lightning in the Doolan-Larson Building

Quiet Lightning presents their 129th show inside the Doolan-Larson Building on Monday, November 4, 2019, with readings/performance by (in the following order): A.A. Vincent » Noah Sanders » Anna Allen » Chelsea…

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Kearny Street Workshop / APAture 2019: Proclaim

Kearny Street Workshop presented the literary showcase of their 20th annual APAture festival, with the theme Proclaim, on Friday, October 18, 2019. The event was…

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Quiet Lightning / Poetry in Parks 2019 on Angel Island

Quiet Lightning presents their 128th show and the 5th annual Poetry in Parks – a collaboration with California State Parks and, this year, Kearny Street Workshop – at…

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