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Jung Cleveland Presents Hindu Mythology: An Archetypal Lens into Psyche

Tuesdays, 7-8:30 p.m. Continues through June 12
phone 216-916-2042
admin@jungcleveland.org

Mythology gives us a glimpse into the deep structures of psyche. Join us as we look at Hindu mythology from a Jungian point of view. Hindu mythology in particular gives many of us a fresh, multicultural perspective on a shared archetypal experience. Participants will be given one myth each week and asked to bring questions to the group for deeper discussion. Presented by Adina Davidson, Ph.D., LISW $140 for 4 sessions

http://www.jungcleveland.org/new-events/
Rockefeller Building (map)
3109 Mayfield Road
East Side/University Circle/Little Italy
phone 216-916-2042
admin@jungcleveland.org
Jung Cleveland Presents Hindu Mythology: An Archetypal Lens into Psyche

LGBTQ Cleveland Book Release Party

Wed., May 30, 7-10 p.m.
phone 917-599-6714
kschneck@bw.edu

Come celebrate the release of "LGBTQ Cleveland" written by Ken Schneck for Arcadia Publishing. The book features 150+ stunning images of 50 years of countless LGBTQ and ally Clevelanders marching, protesting, celebrating, gathering, and just plain living their authentic lives (including a ton of activity at Jukebox -- formerly the site of the Gay and Lesbian Center). A portion of the proceeds from each book sold will go to LGBT Cleveland Community Center. Free! (Books are $20)

https://www.facebook.com/events/201969647041484/
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Science, Love and Revolution-Slam Poet David Lee Morgan Performs Live!

Wednesdays, 7 p.m.
phone 216-932-2543
revbookscle@hotmail.com
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A Radical Revolt Against a Revolting Culture UK Slam champion David Lee Morgan spits rhythm, rhyme and intense lyrics over music composed by Michael Harding of Animat. The show begins with the roar of the jungle and follows the broad sweep of human history as it develops through revolution, defeat, and renewed revolution. What can we learn from our past revolutions, both the achievements and mistakes? Are we doomed to be forever controlled by the market forces that rule over us like some blind idiot god? $5 donation to benefit Revolution Books

http://www.revbookscle.org
Revolution Books (map)
2804 Mayfield Rd.
Eastern Suburbs
phone 216-932-2543
Science, Love and Revolution-Slam Poet David Lee Morgan Performs Live!

First Friday Poetry Spectacular

First Friday of every month, 7 p.m.
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Lake Effect Poetry and The Poet's Haven present the First Friday Poetry Spectacular, now monthly at Karma Cafe in Canton. Each month includes a featured poet (sometimes with a Poet's Haven book release), an open-mic, and a poetry slam. The slam is sanctioned by Lake Effect Poetry, and during certain months it is also a qualifier for north-east Ohio's team and individual spots at national slam events. This event is also broadcast live on Ustream. FREE

Karma Cafe (map)
4339 Dressler Road NW
Canton/Stark County
phone 330-492-8900
First Friday Poetry Spectacular

"Flying Saucers: From Venus They Come!"

First Saturday of every month, 8-10 p.m.
phone 216-671-8221 restaurant; 330-325-8367 (UFOS), North Coast Info Quest group
malariche@yahoo.com

The "Cosmic Ray," Dr. Keller, will discuss intelligent life on Venus and its connection to the UFO phenomenon in varied aspects: astronomy, history, literature, mythology, science, Theosophy and ufology. free

http://venusconcisehistory.com
Denny's (map)
4331 W. 150th St.
West Side/Ohio City/Tremont/Detroit Shoreway
phone 330-325-UFOS
malariche@yahoo.com
"Flying Saucers:  From Venus They Come!"

Writing For the World's Most Passionate Readers: Kids

Starts June 5. Tuesdays, 7-9 p.m. Continues through June 26
phone 216-406-3750
info@litcleveland.org

No one cares about stories more than young readers do. This workshop focuses on writing the kinds of stories they deserve. We'll consider character, narrative arc, voice, humor, and writing strong themes (without being didactic!) Participants should bring work in progress for gentle and productive group critique. Picture books, chapter books and middle grade fiction will be emphasized, but writers of YA and non-fiction are also welcome. For anyone with work in progress. $80 / 60 for Lit Cleveland members

http://www.litcleveland.org/writing-for-the-worlds-most-passionate-readers-kids.html
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Loganberry Books (map)
13015 Larchmere Blvd.
Eastern Suburbs
phone 216-795-9800
Writing For the World's Most Passionate Readers: Kids

Slices of a Life: Vision and Revision

Wed., June 6, 7-9 p.m., Wed., June 13, 7-9 p.m., Wed., June 20, 7-9 p.m., Wed., June 27, 7-9 p.m., Wed., July 11, 7-9 p.m. and Wed., July 18, 7-9 p.m.
phone 216-406-3750
jrosen@litcleveland.org

This memoir workshop will provide a window into important times in your life: how it was for you to grow up in your home, to survive adolescence, what made you who you are. Simple exercises and prompts will result in your writing short vignettes. We will write in class, have homework assignments, and will work with approaches to revision. You will be able to share your writing and make editorial suggestions for one another in a safe, supportive environment. Led by writing coach and instructor Linda Goodman Robiner. $120 / 90 for Lit Cleveland members

http://www.litcleveland.org/slices-of-a-life-vision-and-revision.html
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Mac's Backs Paperbacks (map)
1820 Coventry Rd.
Eastern Suburbs
phone 216-321-2665
Slices of a Life: Vision and Revision

Writing Your Family History

Sat., June 9, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Sat., June 16, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Sat., July 7, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and Sat., July 14, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
phone 216-406-3750
jrosen@litcleveland.org

Your family is rich in story, and you may have a few heirlooms, a mind full of memorable tales, or many boxes of keepsake letters, journals and clippings. Learn organizing and gathering techniques for writing your family history with the goal of publishing it or preserving it for friends or for generations to come. In this class, we will use writing examples, prompts and research as a jumping off point for exploring family history. Led by writer and Lit Cleveland director Lee Chilcote. FREE

http://www.litcleveland.org/writing-your-family-history.html
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Story Club West Side

Second Wednesday of every month, 7-9:30 p.m.
dana@storyclubcleveland.com
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Story Club is an open mic for true stories and was voted "best bar event" by Thrillist Cleveland. We're thrilled to start this second installment of our Cleveland show at Forest City Brewery! We also three open mic slots so you can share your true story! Open mic sign up starts at 7PM and open micers are given 8 minutes (1300 words) in which to tell their true tales. If more than 3 people sign up we'll draw names for the slots. Entrance is free, and the evening's suggested $10 donation supports local charities. $10

http://www.storyclubcleveland.com
Forest City Brewery (map)
2135 Columbus Rd.
West Side/Ohio City/Tremont/Detroit Shoreway
phone (216) 228-9116
forestcitybrewery@gmail.com
Story Club West Side

The Bard of Beachwood Premieres "The Fairly Tragic Ballad of Flailin' McDrab"

Thursdays, 7-8:30 p.m.
phone 216-785-4747
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After Western civilization falls, what is most likely: nuclear winter, the rise of zombies, or the return of the bardic tradition? Matt Greenfield, founder of The Oddy Festival (a mainly-library-based theater lab), returns to the local public library system’s “meeting room stage” to vote for the latter. Join the Bard of Beachwood on June 14th at 7 p.m. at the Beachwood Public Library for the world premiere of his epic poem’s delivery. He plans on performing the work at various venues on Thursday nights for the rest of the summer, and beyond— see Website for encore schedule: www.rise-of-west.com/epic/ FREE

http://www.rise-of-west.com/epic/

Stardust Poetry at Karma Café

Third Friday of every month, 7 p.m.
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The Poet's Haven presents Stardust Poetry at Karma Cafe! The show includes an open-mic and featured poets and/or performers. Many of these shows are also the launch of new Poet's Haven Author Series books, with the author as a feature as often as possible. All ages are welcome, though parents should be aware that some performances may contain adult language. FREE

Karma Cafe (map)
4339 Dressler Road NW
Canton/Stark County
phone 330-492-8900
Stardust Poetry at Karma Café

Staging Your Story

Wed., June 20, 7-9 p.m.
phone 216-406-3650
jrosen@litcleveland.org

Between the Lines is a reading series where award-winning local authors discuss the craft of writing. In June, what better way to learn the craft of storytelling than by studying its birthplace: the theater. Playwright Les Hunter and director Terrence Spivey will discuss how to cast characters, construct sets, direct action, and keep the audience engaged—no matter what you're writing. Relevant for prose writers, playwrights, screen writers, and storytellers of all kinds. The discussion will be moderated by playwright Christopher Johnston. In partnership with Playwrights Local. Q & A to follow. FREE

http://www.litcleveland.org/staging-your-story.html
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ECPL Book Club

Fourth Tuesday of every month, 5:30-6:45 p.m. Continues through Dec. 18
phone 216-541-4128

Join the ECPL Book Club on fourth Tuesdays. February 27, discussing The Wait by Devon Franklin and Megan Good. free

http://www.eastclevelandpubliclibrary.org

Meet Authors Annie Hogsett & David Pepper

Wed., July 18, 7-8:30 p.m.
phone 216-382-4880
http://attend.cuyahogalibrary.org/event/640331

Annie Hogsett is the author of Murder to the Metal, the second book in her successful Somebody’s Bound to Wind Up Dead mystery series. Allie and Tom, the stars from Hogsett’s debut Too Lucky to Live, are back and find themselves plunged into a high-speed race against danger and death. David Pepper is the author of The Wingman, the second in his Jack Sharpe political thriller series. After uncovering a deep-rooted voter-fraud conspiracy in The People’s House, veteran Midwestern reporter Jack Sharpe returns this time to discover an elaborate scheme to steal the American presidency. FREE

http://attend.cuyahogalibrary.org/event/640331
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