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30th Annual Poetry Rodeo

@Mercury Café, 2199 California Street
The Colorado Poetry Rodeo (aka Podeo) celebrates National Poetry Month with its 30th event anniversary, Saturday April 14th, showcasing Colorado's diverse writing community with multi-dynamic performances and presentations. Headlining the event are Colorado’s Poet Laureate, representatives from Naropa, Lighthouse Writers, and Denver’s slam community. Joining them, Michael Annis of Howling Dog Press introduces his rock ensemble Ghost Ship Rats, featuring performance poet Roseanna Frechette, for a premiere of Annis' electrifying “Wolves at the Mall.”  The day-long rodeo of words covers a broad literary range including featured performers and writing organizations, poetry slam, storytelling and flash fiction, Small Press Fair and workshops. Event goes 11:30am to midnight at Denver's legendary Mercury Cafe (2199 California Street). Admission is $10 (come and go). (Early bird admission Before Noon is free.)

Earlier Event: April 6
Voices from the Edge
Later Event: June 9
Street Requiem