Calendar

The Village Poets Monthly Readings are held on Sundays, at 4:30 p.m., at Bolton Hall Museum, 10110 Commerce Avenue, Tujunga, CA 91042. The readings include a featured poet (25-30 min. for one poet, or 20 min. each for two poets) and two open mike segments. Refreshments are served and $3 donations collected for the cost of the venue, the second historical landmark in the City of Los Angeles, that celebrated its centennial in 2013.  The Museum is managed by the Little Landers Historical Society.


Bolton Hall Museum in Tujunga, Photo by Kathabela Wilson

In 2017, Village Poets will meet on the following dates:
  • January 22 – Lisa Cheby, poet, with Susan Dobay (Dobay did not attend)
  • February 26 Margaret Saine with Eva Zmijewska, guitar
  • March 26 – Elsa Frausto Poet Laureate of S-T, Farewell Reading with Alice Pero
  • April 23 –  Passing of the Laurels Ceremony at the McGroarty Arts Center
  • May 28 – Michael C. Ford and John Brantingham
  • June 25 – Judith Terzi and Ambika Talwar
  • July 23 – TBA
  • August 27 – TBA
  • September 24 –  Cece Peri
  • October 22 – Mary Torregrossa
  • November 26 – TBA
  • December (No Event)
Poets at Bolton Hall with features Pete Justus and  Sharon Hawley, 2014


In 2016, Village Poets met at the Bolton Hall Museum (10110 Commerce Avenue, Tujunga, CA 91042) on the following dates. The Featured Poets were as follows:


Bolton Hall Museum, photo by Maja Trochimczyk

In 2015, Village Poets  met at the Bolton Hall Museum on the following dates:



View of Big Tujunga Valley, from the Angeles National Golf Course
Photo by Maja Trochimczyk

Calendar of Readings in 2011-2014

In 2014, the Village Poets Readings featured:
Village Poets at the 2015 Fourth of July Parade in Tujunga

In 2013, Village Poets met on the following Sundays at 4:30 p.m., at Bolton Hall Museum, except for two Saturdays, as noted. The readings presented the following Featured Poets:
In 2012, the Village Poets presented Monthly Readings with the following Featured Poets:

Marlene Hitt, 2013, photo by Maja Trochimczyk

In 2011,  Village Poets presented the following Featured Poets:
Group and Reading by Jessica Wilson and Jason Brain, 2013

 Index of Poets Featured 
at the Bolton Hall  Museum, in 2011-2015
  1. Millicent Borges Accardi, 6/24/2011 
  2. Sharon Alexander, 6/28/2015
  3. Judy Barrat, 6/26/2016
  4. Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo, 3/24/2013
  5. Jason Brain, 8/24/2013
  6. Don Kingfisher Campbell, 4/22/2012
  7. Ross Canton, 1/25/2015 (with Teresa Mei Chuc)
  8. Lisa Cheby, 1/22/2017
  9. Teresa Mei Chuc, 1/25/2015 (with Ross Canton), and 1/24/2016 with Seven Dhar 
  10. Beverly M. Collins, 7/28/2013, and 7/26/2015
  11. Brendan Constantine, 3/22/2015
  12. Jack Cooper - 8/24/2014 and 11/22/2015
  13. Marsha de La O (Ventura) and Jerry Garcia, 5/22/2016
  14. Joe DeCenzo, in Village Poets Extravaganza, 3/25/2013 and Meditations on Divine Names Book Tour, 7/22/2012
  15. Bill Cushing, poetry, and Chuck Corbisiero, guitar -  A Jazz Collaboration, 7/24/2016
  16. Seven Dhar, with Teresa Mei Chuc, 1/24/2016
  17. Susan Dobay, with Ed Rosenthal, 11/24/2013, with Cheby cancelled 1/22/2017
  18. Peggy Dobreer and 100 Thousand Poets for Change - 9/28/2014
  19. Heather Donavon and Steve McCormick, Songwriters, 8/28/2016
  20. Linda Dove - 10/26/2014
  21. Alex M. Frankel, 6/23/2013 
  22. Elsa S Frausto 1/27/2013
  23. Eddy M. Gana Jr. and Stephanie Sajor, 2/28/2016
  24. Jerry Garcia with Marsha de la O, 5/22/2016
  25. John Z. Guzlowski, 4/17/2011
  26. Sean Hill, with Apryl Skiles, 10/27/2013
  27. Marlene Hitt, in Village Poets Extravaganza, 3/25/2013 and Meditations on Divine Names Book Tour, 7/22/2012
  28. Marlene Hitt (new book "Clocks and Water Drops"), 5/24/2015
  29. Lois P. Jones, 11/25/2012, in Spiritual Quartet (with Taoli-Ambika Talwar, Susan Rogers and Maja Trochimczyk), 3/27/2011, Westside Women Writers on 8/23/2015, at the McGroarty Arts Center; with Alice Pero, 4/24/2016
  30. Georgia Jones-Davis, 8/28/2011, and  3/20/2016
  31. Douglas Kearney and Mandy Kahn, 9/25/2016
  32. Just Kibbe, 1/22/2012
  33. Mina Kirby, 7/28/2013
  34. Mariko Kitakubowith Kathabela Wilson, 3/23/2014; and  with Bill Cushing, poetry, and Chuck Corbisiero, guitar, 7/24/2016
  35. Deborah P. Kolodji, 8/26/2012,  Deborah P Kolodji and Naia, 11/27/2016
  36. James Levin  with J. Verl Silvester on September 27, 2015
  37. Stephen Linsteadt, 10/28/2012, and featured as painter in the Woman in Metaphor book publication party, 1/26/2014
  38.  Elline Lipkin, Altadena Poet Laureate, 8/28/2016
  39. Los Angeles Poet Society, 4/26/2015 at the McGroarty Arts Center
  40. Rick Lupert, 11/20/1011
  41. Radomir Luza, 2/26/2012
  42. Maria Elena B. Mahler, 1/26/2014, as editor of Woman in Metaphor anthology of poetry inspired by the paintings of Stephen Linsteadt.
  43. Shahe Mankerian  with Shandy & Eva Duo, 10/23/2016  
  44. Neil McCarthy, 4/27/2013
  45. Steve McCormick, with Heather Donavon, Songwriters, 8/28/2016
  46. Meditations on Divine Names Book Tour with Maja Trochimczyk, 7/22/2012
  47. Naia, with Deborah P Kolodji, 11/27/2016
  48. Ruth Nolan, 10/23/2011
  49. Passing of the Laurels Ceremony at McGroarty Arts Center, Dorothy Skiles becomes the next Poet Laureate, 4/15/2012
  50. Alice Pero, 6/26/2011, with Lois P Jones, 4/24/2016
  51. Brenda Petrakos,  5/24/2015
  52. Thelma T. Reyna, 7/26/2015
  53. Cindy Rinne, 5/22/2011
  54. Sharon Rizk , 2/26/2012
  55. Susan Rogers, 8/23/2015, with Westside Women Writers, McGroarty Arts Center
  56. Luis J. Rodriguez, Los Angeles Poet Laureate  on October 25, 2015
  57. Ed Rosenthal, with Susan Dobay, 11/24/2013
  58. Mary Kay Rummel, 11/23/2014
  59. Sonya Sabanac, 8/23/ 2015 with Westside Women Writers, McGroarty Arts Center
  60. Margaret Saine, with Eva Zmijewska, guitar, 2/26/2017
  61. Stephanie Sajor, with Eddy M. Gana Jr., 2/28/2016
  62.  J. Verl  Silvester  with James Levin on September 27, 2015
  63.       Dorothy Skiles, Poet Laureate of Sunland Tujunga, 2/23/2014
  64. Apryl Skies, 10/27/2013
  65. Dorothy Skiles, 9/25/2011, in Meditations on Divine Names, 7/22/2012, and Passing of the Laurels, 4/15/2012
  66. Susan Rogers in Spiritual Quartet (with Lois P. Jones, Taoli-Ambika Talwar, and Maja Trochimczyk), 3/27/2011
  67. Kathi Stafford, 5/27/2012 and 8/23/2015 with Westside Women Writers 
  68. Julia Stein, 6/22/2014 
  69. Shandy & Eva Duo, Songwriters, 10/23/2016  
  70. Sharmagne Leland St. John, 9/23/2012
  71. Spiritual Quartet (Lois P. Jones, Taoli-Ambika Talwar, Susan Rogers and Maja Trochimczyk), 3/27/2011, and 8/23/2015
  72. Taoli Ambika Talwar in Spiritual Quartet (with Lois P. Jones, Susan Rogers and Maja Trochimczyk), 3/27/2011
  73. Maja Trochimczyk, in Meditations on Divine Names Book Tour, 7/22/2012, Passing the Laurels, 4/15/2012, the Spiritual Quartet, 3/27/2011 and Westside Women Writers on 8/23/2015 at the McGroarty Arts Center.
  74. Judith Terzi, 5/26/2013
  75.  G. Murray Thomas, 6/24/2012
  76. Kathleen Travers, 1/23/2011
  77. Village Poets Extravaganza, with Dorothy Skiles, Marlene Hitt, and Joe DeCenzo, 3/25/2012
  78. Mari Werner, 2/27/2011
  79.  Westside Women Writers (Millicent Borges Accardi, Lois P. Jones, Susan Rogers, Maja Trochimczyk, and Sonya Sabanac) at the McGroarty Arts Center, 8/23/2015
  80. Jessica Wilson, 8/24/2013 and 4/26/2015 with Los Angeles Poet Society
  81. Kathabela Wilson, with Mariko Kitakubo and Rick Wilson (flutes), 3/23/2014
  82. Mariano Zaro, 2/24/2013
  83. Eva Zmijewska with Shandelica - Eva and Shandy Duo, with Shahe Mankerian,10/23/2016; with Margaret Saine, poet, 2/26/2017
Group after Reading by Cindy Rinne, with her Fiber Art, 2011

Dorothy Skiles and Marlene Hitt at Bolton Hall Museum, 2014




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