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T. C. Porter and Writing in the New Year

Posted by on Dec 31, 2013 in Blog, Fresh Ink, Inklings | Comments Off on T. C. Porter and Writing in the New Year

New Year’s Eve day, Starbucks is empty. The line at nine a.m. usually stretches through the room out the door towards the boulevard. But this is the last day of the year, the lull between the big holidays. The writer is manning his station, escaping from the crowded house buzzing in the seasonal mayhem. The writer thinks about New Year’s resolutions, and the blog post he owes The Ink. This annual imposition: resolutions. As if I’m not good enough without them....

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1st Friday: Friday Night Liberty Open House (FREE get together)

Posted by on Dec 30, 2013 in Events, Monthly Event | Comments Off on 1st Friday: Friday Night Liberty Open House (FREE get together)

As part of Friday Night Liberty (a monthly event at Liberty Station), we hold an open house from 5-8pm on the first Friday of every month. It is a time to see the artwork on our walls, talk to fellow writers, snack on a few treats, and hang out at the Ink Spot.  Also, check out our neighbors.  The whole NTC arts area of Liberty Station comes alive with museums, galleries, dance studios, and artist studios opening their doors.  There is plenty of music and free food...

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02/01 Reading by reg e. gaines

Posted by on Dec 20, 2013 in Archived Events | Comments Off on 02/01 Reading by reg e. gaines

Many of you may have seen the incredible performance of reg e. gaines at the opening night of the Fall for Writing conference.  If you did not, you are in for a treat.  He is a high energy reader with an amazing style.  We are thrilled to have him back, immediately following a workshop he is teaching for SDWI, one he has held in numerous other locations throughout the U.S. reg e. gaines is a two time Tony Award and Grammy Award nominee for Bring In Da Noise/Bring In...

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01/07 Action! Making Video Work for You with Kathy Sangha

Posted by on Dec 14, 2013 in Archived Events | Comments Off on 01/07 Action! Making Video Work for You with Kathy Sangha

This lab/workshop will cater to writers and artists, and illustrate hand-on techniques of today’s most popular on-line marketing tools- video! Given that 50% of all Internet searches are for video and that YouTube is the world’s second largest search engine after Google, the benefits of utilizing video in your social media strategies, on-line web presence, promotions and/or trailers are tremendous.  Whether you have video experience or not, instructor Kathy Sangha...

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02/01 Is Poetry Theatre? with reg e gaines

Posted by on Dec 14, 2013 in Archived Events | Comments Off on 02/01 Is Poetry Theatre? with reg e gaines

Is Poetry Theater? is a Language Arts based workshop, which assists poets, spoken word artists and Mc’s, who wish to make their words more accessible to traditional theater audiences. Using poetry/ theater hybrids such as, Danny Hoch’s, Jails, Hospitals and Hip-Hop, Def Poetry on Broadway, Bring in da Noise/ Bring in da Funk, and The Last Celebrity, as source material, reg e gaines explores subtle ways to to sharpen public speaking technique. Workshops...

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