Third Thursday Poetry Night

Third Thursday Poetry Night with Elaine Cohen

Third Thursday Poetry Night

Poet and visual artist Elaine Cohen will read from her work at the Social Justice Center, 33 Central Ave., Albany on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 7:30PM.

Gloversville native Elaine Cohen is the co-author of Unfinished Dream: The Musical World of Red Callender the auto-biography of the great jazz bassist, & of the poetry chapbook Solita: A Sojourn in Mexico.  She currently lives on Cape Cod where she paints & composes photographic collages.

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A reading by a local or regional poet is held each Third Thursday at the Social Justice Center.  The event includes an open mic for audience members to read.  Sign-up starts at 7:00PM, with the reading beginning at 7:30.  The host of the readings is Albany poet and photographer Dan Wilcox.  The suggested donation is $3.00, which helps support this and other poetry programs of the Poetry Motel Foundation, and the work of the Social Justice Center.  For more information about this event contact Dan Wilcox, 518-482-0262; e-mail:

The Social Justice Center, founded in 1981, is a non-profit organization working for progressive social change through education, community building and collective action.  The center advances the struggles against racism and for peace and justice.  For further information about the SJC call 518-434-4037.


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