Posts Tagged "Guys Reading Poems"


“Guys Reading Poems” will screen on Sunday, February 19th at 4:15 p.m. at DC Independent Film Festival in our nation’s capital. The screening will take place at the Burke Theater at the Naval Heritage Center. “We are so honored to be screening in our nation’s capital and at such a prestigious festival.  With three veterans working on our film, we’re also extremely honored to be screening at the...

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Dear Poets & Poetry Lovers, “Guys Reading Poems” is a film about a little boy who uses poetry to survive being locked in a box. We are now a movement empowering everyday people to escape their own “box” through poetry. On the first Thursday of every month, we provide a space for poets and non-poets alike to get together to read original or public domain poetry. And each month, we choose one poem as our...

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Honoring Steven Reigns

Honoring Steven Reigns


Posted By on Dec 28, 2016

Steven Reigns is set to be honored with the “Cross-Cut Award” on Thursday, January 5th at the monthly “Guys Reading Poems” open mic poetry night. Scheduled guests include poets Francesca Lia Block (“Weetzie Bat”), Laurel Ann Bogen and Elena Secota, actors Ethan Rains and Ronnie Kroell, playwright Ronnie Larsen and more. The event will be hosted by Guys Reading Poems director Hunter Lee Hughes. Mr....

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More than 40 people gathered at the Shaky Alibi coffee house last Thursday for the inaugural GUYS READING POEMS open mic poetry night. The event was sparked by the feature film of the same title and director Hunter Lee Hughes was on hand to explain why it’s important for the film to evolve into a movement that can serve the needs of everyday people to express themselves through poetry. Seventeen readers performed throughout the...

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By Moira McMahon Leeper Hunter Lee Hughes is a big name for a blonde wisp of a boy growing up in Texas and Michigan, alternatively being passed from parent to parent via silver 747s traversing the great American sky. Those hours of travel afforded a lot of time to dream. And so, dream he did. … I met my friend Hunter in San Antonio, Texas, while attending a small, specific kind of liberal arts school where we were both getting a...

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