Posts Tagged "Guys Reading Poems"


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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We are proud to announce that the feature film “Guys Reading Poems” will host an open mic night under the same name on Thursday, December 15th from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at Shaky Alibi (7401 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90036). “Guys Reading Poems (open mic edition)” will continue on Thursday, January 5th and Thursday, January 19th, subsequently running on the first and third Thursday of every month....

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“Guys Reading Poems” is incredibly honored to have won “Best of Fest” (Feature Film category) for the 5th annual South Texas Underground Film Festival. Festival director Robert Perez presented the film’s director, Hunter Lee Hughes, at a brunch on Sunday, November 13th. “I’m so honored that our film won this amazing award. But more than that, it felt so great to return to my home state and...

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We’re thrilled to announce that “Guys Reading Poems” will have its Texas premiere at the 5th annual South Texas Underground Film Festival. The film will be screening on Saturday, November 12th at 3 p.m. at the White Library at Del Mar College, East Campus (101 Baldwin Boulevard). Director Hunter Lee Hughes will be in attendance at the screening, along with poet Steven Reigns and co-producer Sammy Kusler. Of the...

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