Shiv Mirabito

If you are not at Art on Lark this Saturday afternoon, then take a ride down the Truway and check out the Woodstock Poetry Society at the Woodstock Community Center. This month, along with an open mic for poets and writers, host Phillip Levine has artist, publisher, writer, and yogi Shiv Mirabito as the featured poet.

Woodstock Poetry Society & Festival (www.woodstockpoetry.com) as part of the Woodstock Arts Consortium is sponsoring the following poetry event as part of the Woodstock “Second Saturdays” Art Events. For a full listing of “Second Saturday” events, see: www.artsinwoodstock.org.

Note the venue – we will be at the Woodstock Community Center this month. In July, we will be at The Golden Notebook, and for the remainder of 2013 we will be at the Woodstock Community Center.

Poet Shiv Mirabito & Friends will be the featured readers, along with an open mike when the Woodstock Poetry Society & Festival meets at the Woodstock Community Center, 56 Rock City Road, on Saturday, June 8th at 2pm. Note: WPS&F meetings are held the 2nd Saturday of every month.

The readings will be hosted by Woodstock area poet Phillip X Levine. All meetings are free, open to the public, and include an open mike.

Shiv Mirabito is a Tantric Buddhist-Hindu yogi, anthropologist, archivist, artist, photographer & poet who began writing as a teenager while living at Allen Ginsberg’s Cherry Valley poetry commune. He now divides his time between Woodstock, India & Nepal. His imprint, Shivastan Publishing, craftprints chapbooks & broadsides on handmade paper in Kathmandu.

Here’s our “developing” 2013 schedule of featured readers:

July 13th – Belinda McKeon; Cheryl Rice – Golden Notebook Upstairs
August 10th – Brett Bevell; Bruce Weber – WCC
September 14th – Greg Correll; Tyler Wilhelm – WCC
October 12th – Dorota Czerner; TBA – WCC
November 9th – George Wallace; Stuart Bartow – WCC
December 14th – Dennis Bressack; Donald Lev & Annual Business Meeting – WCC

For further information contact Phillip X  Levine (845)246-8565 or email: pprod@mindspring.com