Archive for June, 2015

6/27 Celeste Gainey & Scott Silsbe @ Staghorn Garden Cafe; Chuck Joy, Cee Williams, & Jason Baldinger @ EEBX; Kevin Finn & Friends @ The Shop

Posted in Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 23, 2015 by 6GPress


Please join us for a poetry reading by two amazing local imports:
Celeste Gainey and Scott Silsbe on 4 pm, Saturday, June 27th at Staghorn Garden Cafe (517 Greenfield Ave., 15207).
Bring some cash to buy their books!
Poet’s Bios:
Celeste Gainey is the author of the full-length poetry collection, the GAFFER (Arktoi Books/Red Hen Press, 2015), and the chapbook In the land of speculation & seismography (Seven Kitchens Press, 2011), runner-up for the 2010 Robin Becker Prize. The first woman to be admitted to the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees as a gaffer, she has spent many years working with light in both cinema and architecture.
Scott Silsbe was born in Detroit. He now lives in Pittsburgh where he writes, sells books, and makes music with friends. His poems and prose have appeared in numerous print and web periodicals including Nerve Cowboy, Kitchen Sink, Third Coast, The Volta, and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. He is the author of two poetry collections: Unattended Fire and The River Underneath the City.

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& last but not least, there’s this (via Kevin Finn).

Rainbow Warriors (drone folk)
Colin & Sarah (of Robin Vote)
Laurin Wolf (poetry)
Patrick Lawton (acoustic)
Kayla Sargeson (poetry)
Secret Paper Moon (rock duo)
8 pm at the Shop in Bloomfield all ages show $5 admission.
Also I have a new recordings and back catalog music for download and sale at the following bc link for ghostdancerecordings:

6/18 Sheila Kelly, Angele Ellis, & Michael Albright @ Classic Lines

Posted in Events with tags , , , on June 15, 2015 by 6GPress


Under the Sign of the Bear Poetry Series – Sheila Kelly Angele Ellis & Michael Albright.
7:00 PM, Thursday, June 18 at Classic Lines bookstore, 5825 Forbes Avenue in Squirrel Hill. 
Sheila Kelly is a retired psychotherapist who leads generative writing workshops at the Wilkins School Community Center in Regent Square and Ekphrasis workshops in art galleries around town. She is a regular facilitator at the Squirrel Hill Library’s Writers’ Studio. In April of this year, her poem, “Enticements & Push Mowers,” won a cash prize from the Palm Springs Poetry Festival Contest. Recent poems can be found in The Brentwood Anthology and Voices from the Attic: Volume XX. Sheila lives in Greenfield with her husband, daughter, 2 cats and 8 chickens. 

Angele Ellis saw Buddhist monks dance under a theatre marquee featuring her haiku, after winning Pittsburgh Filmmakers’ G-20 Haiku Contest. She is author 
of  Arab on Radar (Six Gallery Press), whose poems earned her an Individual Creative Artist fellowship in poetry from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, and Spared (A Main Street Rag Editors’ Choice Chapbook). Her poetry, fiction, and reviews have appeared in over forty journals and ten anthologies, including Prime Number, Grasslimb, Grey Sparrow, Al Jadid, Weave, Mizna, Rogue Agent, and Women Write Resistance (Hyacinth Girl Press). She lives in Friendship, both a Pittsburgh neighborhood and a state of mind.
Michael Albright has published poems in various journals, including Stirring, Rust + Moth, Tar River Poetry, Pembroke Magazine, Cider Press Review, Revolver, Moon City Review, Pretty Owl, Uppagus, and the forthcoming chapbook In the Hall of Dead Birds and Viking Tools (Finishing Line, 2015). He lives on a windy hilltop near Greensburg, PA. with his wife Lori and an ever-changing array of children and other animals.


6/20 Amoeba Knievel, Pond Hockey, & Robin Vote @ the BBT

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Pond Hockey of course features local litterateurs Jason Baldinger, Mark Mangini, Bob Pajich, & Scott Silsbe. These guys don’t just scribble… they also rock!