10401963_841781482532060_7082378608808494775_nPoetryPalooza 2013 hosted by ZZyZx WriterZ and Christopher Luke Trevilla Sunday, August 18th, 2013 4:00-8:00PM at Fenix 5-4 6754 Greenleaf Ave, Whittier, California 90601(Featuring Whittier Poetry Group, Eric Morago, Sal Gomez
Andres Bermejo, Melissa Gubernator, Chris ‘Cakeshop’ Penalber
, Scott Noon Creley, Kevin Ridgeway)

Sunnyvale Poetry Writing Group hosted by Anita Holzberg Saturday, October 19th, 2013 7:00 – 9:00PM Sunnyvale, California (Featuring Don Kingfisher Campbell, CaLokie, Raquel Reyes-Lopez)

The Dogs Day of Summer hosted by Kimberly Cobian Saturday, June 21, 2014 4:00 – 10:00PM at 15825 Main St Ste A La Puente, CA 91744 (Featuring Iris De Anda, Jeffrey Graessley, Raquel Reyes-Lopez, Khadija Anderson, and Matt Sedillo)

Occidental College Upward Bound Program at Don Kingfisher’s Campbell Classroom Monday, July 14th, 2014 11:00 – 12:00PM at Occidental College 1600 Campus Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90041 (Guest Poets: Elmast Kozloyan and Raquel Reyes-Lopez)

Wahfles Café Open-Mic hosted by Ryan-Sally June Saturday, August 23, 2014 7PM at Wahfles Café 1502 Foothill Blvd Ste 101La Verne, CA 91750 (Featuring Raquel Reyes-Lopez)

Salon at NoHo hosted by Jessica Wilson Cardenas Sunday, August 31, 2014 2:00 – 4:00PM at Bob’s Espresso Bar 5251 Lankershim Blvd, North Hollywood, CA 91601 (Featuring Terry McCarty, Danny Derakhshan, Thanai Phornphong, Raquel Reyes-Lopez)

Saturday Afternoon Poetry hosted by Don Kingfisher Campbell Saturday, September 20, 2014 3:00 – 5:00PM at Santa Catalina Branch Library 999 E Washington Blvd, Pasadena, California 91104 (Featuring JIM BOLT, R.G. CANTALUPO & RAQUEL REYES-LOPEZ)

Poetry Bleeding hosted by Alan Passman Saturday, Novemember 22, 2014 8:00PM at Viento y Agua Coffee House 4007 E 4th St, Long Beach, California 90814 (Featuring Spencer Moody, Scott Noon Creley, JL Martindale, Sarah Thursday, and Raquel Reyes-Lopez)

2nd Monday Poetry Party Cadence Collective hosted by G. Murray Thomas and Sarah Thursday Monday, February 9th, 2015 at 7:00PM at Gatsby Books 5535 E Spring St, Long Beach, California 90808 (Featuring Ellyn Maybe and Raquel Reyes-Lopez)

SHOUT! hosted by Eric Morago Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 7:00PM at Half Off Books 6708 Greenleaf Ave, Whittier, California 90601(Featuring Elmast Kozloyan and Raquel Reyes-Lopez)

SHEZILLA Part II Sunday, February 15th, 2015 8:00PM at Que Sera 1923 E 7th St, Long Beach, California 90813

Pasadena Author Fair Saturday, February 21, 2015 10:00AM – 2:00PM at 285 E. Walnut Street – Pasadena, California

SGVLFEST hosted by John Brantingham, Elder Zamora, and Scott Creley Sunday, February 22, 2015 at The dA Center for the Arts 252 South Main St # D Pomona, CA 91766 (Featuring Andrew Turner, Christa Lucas, Nancy Lynee Woo, Ryan Sally-June, Ellyn Maybe, Elmast Kozloyan, Raquel Reyes-Lopez, Matt Sedillo, JL Martindale, Nalo Hopkinson, Larry Duncan, Lynee Thompson, Sarah Thursday, Brandon Williams, Elder Zamora, Scott Creley, Tim Perez, Myrenna Ogbu, Murray Thomas, Mifawny Kaiser, Claudia Rankine, Christopher Buckley, Gary Young)

Wahfles Café Open-Mic hosted by Ryan-Sally June and Jimmy Friday, March 13, 2015 at 7:00PM at Wahfles Café 1502 Foothill Blvd St 101 La Verne, CA 91750, La Verne, California (Featuring Elmast Kozloyan and Raquel Reyes-Lopez)

Friends of the Montebello Library Open-House hosted by Annette Ramirez Saturday, March 21, 2015 1:00 – 4:00PM at Montebello Library 1550 W Beverly Blvd, Montebello, CA 90640 (Featuring Raquel Reyes-Lopez and Deborah Deras)

LOUDER THAN LONG BEACH Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 3:00 – 8:00PM at 729 N Pine Ave, Long Beach, California 90813 (Featuring Larry Raymond Duncan, Raquel Reyes-Lopez, Nancy Lynee Woo, Keavya Mitchell, Sarah Thursday, and Kevin Ridgeway)

Esmeralda Villalobos Opening Art Gallery and Reception hosted by Esmeralda Villalobos Friday, April 17, 2015 7:00 – 10:00PM at Viento y Agua Coffee House 4007 E 4th St, Long Beach, California 90814 (Featuring: Esmeralda Villalobos’ Artwork, Sarah Thursday, Raquel Reyes-Lopez, Bearcoon, and King Kang)

San Gabriel Valley Poetry Festival hosted by Don Kingfisher Campbell Saturday, April 18, 2015 2:30 – 5:30PM at Santa Catalina Branch of the Pasadena Public Library on 999 E. Washington Blvd. Featured Poets: ADRIAN ERNESTO CEPEDA (3:00), TERESA MEI CHUC (3:15), MARVIN LOUIS DORSEY (3:30), PATRICK THOMAS JEFFRIES (3:45), CHRIS “CAKESHOP” PENALBER (4:00), RAQUEL REYES-LOPEZ (4:15), ER SANCHEZ (4:30), APRYL SKIES (4:45), SARAH THURSDAY (5:00) & MARY TORREGROSSA (5:15)

Poetry Bleeding hosted by Alan Passman Saturday, June 6th, 2015 7:00 – 9:00PM at Viento y Agua Coffee House 4007 E 4th St, Long Beach, California 90814 (Featuring Rufo Chan Jr., Keayva Mitchell, Raquel Reyes-Lopez, Kevin Ridgeway)

The Green Salon hosted by Roy Anthony Shabla Saturday, June 27th, 2015 7:00PM (Featuring Kelsey Bryan-Zwick, Sarah Thursday, Raquel Reyes-Lopez, Alyssandra Nighswonger, Esmeralda Villalobos)

Occidental College Upward Bound Program at Don Kingfisher Campbell’s Classroom Monday, June 29th, 2015 10:00 – 11:00 AM at Occidental College 1600 Campus Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90041 (Guest Poets: Sarah Thursday and Raquel Reyes-Lopez)

The Valley Poets Reading: A Celebration of Latino Writers hosted by John Brantingham and Elder Zamora Saturday, October 24, 2015 at The dA Center in Pomona, CA at 7 p.m featuring Marco Vasquez, Madeline Newman Rios, and Raquel Reyes-Lopez. + Open-Mic

San Gabriel Valley Literary Festival hosted by John Brantingham, Elder Zamora, and Scott Noon Creley Saturday, Febuarary 20, 2016 at the dA Center in Pomona, CA at 4-5:15 PM featuring Sadie Girl Press: Sarah Thursday, Larry Duncan, Terry Wright, and Raquel Reyes-Lopez

FIG JAM w/ Los Angeles Poets Society Saturday, March 19, 2016 hosted by Jessica W. Cardenas featuring Juan Cardenas, Iris De Anda, Rick Lupert, Raquel Reyes-Lopez, and Pogo Saito at Book Show 5503 N Figueroa St Los Angeles, California from 5-7PM

Rattle Sunday, October 9, 2016 hosted by Tim Green featuring Rattle Reading Series: Brendan Constantine, John Guzlowski & Raquel Reyes-Lopez at Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse 1010 Foothill Blvd, La Canada Flintridge, California 91011

CO FEATURES

PONDWATER hosted by Joanne Q. Baines Saturday, November 1, 2014 5:00 – 8:00PM at 16504 E Masline St, Covina, California 91722 (PRESENTING Elmast Kozloyan CO FEATURING J.L Martindale & Raquel Reyes-Lopez)

Honorable Out of Town Open-Mic Events

Corners of The Mouth hosted by Kevin Patrick Sullivan Sunday, October 20th, 2013 7PM at Linnaea’s Café in San Luis Obispo, California (Attended with Don Kingfisher Campbell, CaLokie, and myself).

Corners of The Mouth hosted by Kevin Patrick Sullivan Sunday, July 19th, 2015 7PM at Linnae’s Cafe in San Luis Obispo, California featuring Sarah Thursday.

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