Series, with Open Mics and Features
Check the event’s site for changes before venturing forth, especially in winter.
DIRE READING SERIES. OOTB Art Gallery, Central Square, Camb., MA
Fiction and poetry. The hilarious host Timothy Gager is worth the cover charge for this usually-first-Friday-of-the-month series. DireReader.com.
First and Last Word Poetry Series, the Armory, Somerville
It’s literally in a (now-swanky, funky, quaint) former armory.
$4. Small tables; booze and food for sale.
Hosts: Harris Gardner + Gloria Mindock.
Poetry the Art of Words (PTAOW): Mike Amado Memorial Series, Plymouth Guild for the Arts, 11 North St.
Poetry reading hosted by PTAOW’s Jack Scully.
FREE. Great food! Donations appreciated.
One Sunday per month. Check website for details.
Stone Soup Poetry Series, OOTB Art Gallery, Central Sq,
The oldest weekly poetry series in Greater Boston. Mondays, 8-10pm.
Hosted by Chad Parenteau. Open-Mic sign-up 7:30. $4 donation suggested. Check the site.
Eastern Point Lit House & Press
Second Sunday Reading Series & Open Mic : 2-4 p.m.
The Hive, 11 Pleasant Street, Gloucester MA 01930
Free with a suggested donation of $5 to support the series.
Open mic: 3-4 p.m.
Eastern Point Lit House & Press, 12 Blake Ct.