Cascadia in Tacoma

The 5th Cascadia Poetry Festival happens in Tacoma, Oct 12-15, 2017. Among the Main Stage poets are Michael McClure (5 days before his 85th birthday), CA Conrad, Patricia Smith, Lorna Dee Cervantes, Bruce Weigl, Philip Red Eagle, WA Poet Laureate Tod Marshall and...

Cascadia 2, Huge Success (Take Survey)

The second Cascadia Poetry Festival was a huge success, both in terms of the content, the depth of the dialog and the finances. Blog posts are rolling in from Joanne Arnott: http://joannearnott.blogspot.ca/2014/05/cascadia-poetry-festival.html Kim Goldberg:...

SPLAB 20th Anniversary (Jan 18, 2014)

It was December 13, 1993, when It Plays in Peoria Productions was formed in Auburn, Washington. A 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to, among other things: Injecting a Little Wisdom into the Information Age. We were started as an organization that existed to...

12th Ginsberg Marathon

Bless Jack Remick for doing what I did not have the energy to do after SPLAB’s 12th Ginsberg Marathon. It happened June 1 and 2, 2013, at Spring Street Center, which is also the Seattle Subud House. (This is important as it was pointed out during the Marathon by...