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WCW—Susana H. Case on November 7

October 24, 2018

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Susana H. Case’s poems use wit, high-energy cleverness, joie de vivre, and a certain daredevil sensibility to shine a light on some of life’s most harrowing rites of passage and most difficult questions. In equal parts–and often simultaneously–entertaining and devastating, these poems are as archetypal as they are personal, thoroughly riveting no matter what culture or mindset the reader or the listener may be coming from.

Please join us on Wednesday, November 7th, 2018, 7:00 PM at the William Carlos Williams Center, One Williams Plaza in Rutherford NJ.

Please note: There is an open mic with generous reading times.

You can follow everything about the Red Wheelbarrow, its events and poets at these sites:
Blog – https://redwheelbarrowpoets.wordpress.com
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/RWBPoets Twitter – @RWBPoets.

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GV—John Barrale

June 24, 2016

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SEVENTH BIRTHDAY PARTY AT GAINVILLE!

The Magic Circle returns to GainVille Café on Friday, June 24 at 7 PM for our 7th (!) anniversary. There might be cake! But there definitely will be music and poetry. Popular duo JOE VERNAZZA and WALTER PICKWOAD is our musical feature. Our poetry feature will be JOHN BARRALE plus an open mike for any poet who has read at GV in the last seven years. An $8 cover charge includes coffee/tea and dessert. 17 Ames Ave., Rutherford, NJ. 201-507-1800.
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WCW—Cathy Cavallone

June 20, 2016

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Wednesday, July 6, 2016, 7 p.m.

Williams Center for the Arts
Cinema 3
One Williams Plaza, Rutherford NJ

Plus the words of William Carlos Williams & open readings from the floor

Cathy Cavallone has been a resident of Bergen County for much of her life and studied at Montclair State University. She has been writing for decades, but began pursuing it seriously in 2014. Her last feature was at the Classic Quiche in Teaneck, New Jersey. She has been published in The Rutherford Red Wheelbarrow, The New Verse News, Turk’s Head Review, Rose Red Review, Nerve Lantern, and elsewhere. She is a Pushcart Prize nominee and teaches English to middle school students.

Releasing the Burka

First, she will feel the caked earth
under mud huts seeping through
her blistered toes.
Then, the winds will wrap about her ankles
and coil up her splintered calves.
Next, her knees, like desert rocks,
will buckle and shake as she exposes
her heaving midriff to the flagrant sunlight.
Then, her breasts, like two ashen husks,
will quiver in the stagnant air. And finally, her eyes,
like landmines about to detonate onto the world,
will gaze upon the adumbration of where
a woman once stood.

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GV—Loren Kleinman

May 30, 2016

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BOOK LAUNCH AT GAINVILLE!

The Magic Circle returns to GainVille Café on Friday, June 4 at 7 PM. LOREN KLEINMAN will be debuting her fourth collection of poetry, Stay with Me Awhile.  She also has a new poetic memoir coming out. JOHN BARRALE will be our guest host. The Red Wheelbarrow Poets’ Bring-Your-A-Game open mic will follow. $8 cover charge includes coffee/tea and dessert. 17 Ames Ave., Rutherford, NJ. 201-507-1800.

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WCW—Rabbit Ears Anthology

May 30, 2016

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Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 7 p.m.
Williams Center for the Arts
Cinema 3
One Williams Plaza, Rutherford NJ

Plus the words of William Carlos Williams & open readings from the floor

FEATURED READERS:
Joel Allegretti
MaryLisa DeDomenicis
Rick Mullin
Susanna Rich
John J. Trause
David Vincenti
Michael T. Young

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PASSIONATE POETS APPEARING

September 26, 2011

DON ZIRILLI will be the featured poet and New York City songstress MARION LOGUIDICE will be the musical guest as the Red Wheelbarrow Poets present their monthly poetry reading Friday, Sept. 30, 7 PM at GainVille Café, 17 Ames Avenue, Rutherford. Don Zirilli is editor of Now Culture, an online literary magazine, and has been a frequent contributor to the Rutherford Red Wheelbarrow and a reader at many local poetry readings. Marion Loguidice is a singer-songwriter of tremendous passion whose songs manage to be mainstream and highly original at the same time. She has just appeared with Pete Seeger at a Sept. 11 memorial and has dueted with Cyndi Lauper. An open mike with generous reading times follows. $5 cover includes coffee/tea and dessert.