You are welcome to bring your own work and sign up to read with the Ellyn’s band! Show starts at 7:30!
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September 30 kicks off a monthly series with Ellyn Maybe and her Band performing songs from her acclaimed pop poetry album, Rodeo for the Sheepish (Hen House Studios) as well as other works. The readings will feature guest musicians and an open reading where poets can bring up to five minutes of poetry and the band will improvise with them.
Hen House Studios is proud to host Maybe and her band September 30 at 7:30pm. The series will be held at Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center at 681 Venice Blvd. in Venice Beach. Tickets are $7, $5 for students, seniors and children, free for members with free parking in the lot next to Beyond Baroque.
Maybe is the author of The Cowardice of Amnesia, The Ellyn Maybe Coloring Book, Putting My 2 Cents In, Walking Barefoot in the Glassblowers Museum, Praha and the Poet and A Talk With Nature. Rodeo for the Sheepish was featured as the top album of 2010 in famed critic Greil Marcus’s column for The Believer magazine. Ellyn opened the MTV Spoken Word Tour in Los Angeles and has read widely, from Bumbershoot, the Poetry Project and the New School to South by Southwest, Lollapalooza, all over Europe and on the BBC, just to name a few. Writer’s Digest named her one of ten poets to watch in the new millennium.