Midnight Voices, March 19

The young dead soldiers do not speak,
Nevertheless they are heard in the still houses: who has not heard them?
they have a silence that speaks for them at night when the clock counts

Archibald MacLeish

Calling all poets, slammers, word smiths, lyricists, play writes, rappers, misfits, musicians and anyone who has the gift of gab! We are hosting Midnight Voices, a monthly collaborative coffeehouse, spoken word, and poetry series at Friends Meetinghouse Cambridge (5 Longfellow Park) 7:00 pm March 19, 2015. This event is open to everyone. This month’s featured reader is Melida Arredondo.

Melida is a community activist in Boston and has been especially active with suicide prevention, her family has had to deal with veteran suicide. She is also active with Warrior Writers, and is the spouse of Carlos Arredondo, known for his peace work and for his work during the Boston Marathon bombing.

After the featured reader, there will be 5 min open mic slots available to anyone. We encourage first timers and seasoned performers to come out. We are actively seeking co-sponsors and talent to be featured readers in upcoming months. If you have any ideas about this or want any other information please contact Eric Wasileski Ericwasileski@gmail.com

Warrior Writers Boston and the Smedley D Butler Brigade Chapter 9 VFP, Veteran-Friends in conjunction with the FMC Peace and Social Concerns committee are hosting. These events are open to everyone. Next months featured reader is Preston Hood, April 16th 7:00 pm.