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We open tonight!!!!!

We open tonight!!!!!


Posted By on Apr 28, 2017

We open tonight, Friday, April 28th at 8:55 p.m. at Arena Cinelounge Las Palmas (1625 N. Las Palmas Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90028). Book tickets NOW at: ArenaScreen.com....

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We are so thrilled to announce that Thrive Tribe Foundation will be sponsoring our Wednesday, May 3rd screening of Guys Reading Poems at Arena Cinema Hollywood in celebration of the achievements of openly gay, openly HIV-positive actor Daniel Berilla and the emerging acceptance of poz actors. The screening takes place at 7:35 p.m. and you can reserve tickets at: arenascreen.com or check out the FB invite from Thrive Tribe here:...

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Essay on Walt Whitman by Kyle Flak Walt Whitman played “The Star Spangled Banner” on an Olympic white Fender Stratocaster electric guitar in Woodstock, New York on Monday morning, August 18th, 1969 and changed the world forever. Walt Whitman was known as “Charlie Hustle” and hit a record breaking 3,215 singles during his 23 year career as a Major League switch hitter before becoming “permanently banned...

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Just in time for National Poetry Month, “Guys Reading Poems” will open theatrically for a special, one-week limited engagement at Arena Cinelounge in Hollywood on April 28th. Tickets will be available soon at: arenascreen.com. The mindbender film follows an avant-garde painter (Patricia Velasquez, “The Mummy,”) whose sanity dissipates when she’s abandoned by her handsome lothario husband (Alexander Dreymon, “The Last...

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As part of National Poetry Month, “Guys Reading Poems” will screen at Rush Arts Gallery (526 West 26th Street, Suite 311, New York, NY 10001) on Tuesday, April 4th at 7 p.m. On hand for the screening will be the gallery’s esteemed curator and poet Danny Simmons (producer, HBO’s “Def Poetry Jam”) along with West Hollywood poet laureate Steven Reigns, whose work is included in the film. Of the film,...

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Recap: February Open Mic

Recap: February Open Mic


Posted By on Feb 24, 2017

We had a terrific time at our February open mic, when our theme for the month was, “In Tribute To….” Poets and readers gathered at Shaky Alibi at our regular first Thursday of the month, this time to dedicate a poem to their mothers, sisters, friends, lovers and even to our veterans. Among our special guests were Guys Reading Poems actors Jerod Meagher, Megan Sousa, Daniel Berilla and the film’s director Hunter...

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