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Tree of Life Foundation

Health Literacy Project

       The Village

June 12 - Books Inc

Tureeda Mikell and James Cagney

Alameda Island 

June 9th

Berkeley Poetry Festival

The Proclimation

 

June 1st - BAM -  Beast Crawl

16th & Broadway, Oakland

7  - 9 PM

May 20th - PEGASUS Book release

The Body: Oracle of Memory

Shattuck Berkeley 

7 - 9PM

https://www.instagram.com/p/C661pVVuNnl/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link&igsh=MzRlODBiNWFlZA==

April 24th - MoAD

Black Fire II

National West Coast Reading

 

April 23rd - Marriot Marqui

MHSF Redefining Crazy Presentationwn Pa

April 7th MoAD

Values of the Brown Paper Exhibit by Mary Graham

Tureeda Mikell - Presents

James Baldwin & Brown vs Board of Education

March 29th - Pegasus Books

Berkeley, CA

7 - 9PM

March 21st The Racket  - Defiance

San  Francisco in the Mission

7PM

March 10 - Food for Thought

Medicine for Nightmares

Shizue Seigal 

https://storynet.org/events/nsn-2024-conference/

 

MARCH 18th 2 - 5 PM

Joyce Gordon Gallery

Wombmen Speak

406 - 14th Street

Oakland, CA

 

25th  - 12-4 PM

 CAST

Tarot in Pandemic

and Revolution

447 Minna Street 

SF. CA

 

FEBRUARY - 2nd. 

 

 James Cagney, winner of the

James Leland American Academy of Poets Award and

Tureeda Mikell, Author of, SYNCHRONICITY

Bird & Beckett in San Francisco, CA

Reading 7-9 PM

 

4th 

World Community Solidarity 11-4PM

Oakland Asian Cultural Center

 

9th. 

 

Extreme - Stanford University

Poetry Reading featuring

Lakiba Pittman, Josiah Alderete

and Tureeda Mikell

 

14th. Well Red - San Jose Poetry Center

Robert Pesich, Host

Featuring, Tureeda Mikell

 

21st. Heart to Heart - Virtual Poetry Night, 7PM PST

Monica Korde, Bellmont Poet Laureate, Host

Featuring, Tureeda Mikell

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85163514423

Meeting ID: 851 6351 4423

 

22nd Bird & Beckett, features

Black Fire, The Anthology

Published by Willow Press

Dr. Kim McMillan, Editor

Featuring many S.F. Bay Area Writers and Poets

 

23rd. MoAD 3rd & Mission

Presents, Black Fire, The Anthology

Published by Willow Press

Dr. Kim McMillan, Editor

 

Featuring many S.F. Bay Area Writers & Poets

 

 

 

 

 

 

January 2023

             

4th  - join Zoom Poetry Program 

          Kim McMillon, Tureeda Mikell, John Curl 

         Alameda Island Poets - Kimi Sugioka, 

         Alameda Poet Laureate and Cathy Dana, Hosts 

               Meeting ID: 884 8489 3144 Passcode: poetry 

                  

6th  - Jimi Evins Exhibit - The Village  6 - 9 PM

          featuring Poets, Tureeda Mikell Charles Blackwell

          with Dance Expression by Linda Johnson

          Joyce Gordon Gallery. - 406 14th St. Oakland, CA 94612

 

 

              

14th - East Wind Books featuring 

          Tureeda, Avotcja, Barbara, Janice

          2066 University Avenue; Berkeley, CA 94704

 

 

 

 

        

15th -  FILOLI's Stories in Bloom - features Tureeda Mikell

           2pm-3pm,Filoli | Vibrant Landscape of the Bay Area

           86 Cañada Road, Woodside, CA 94062

 

         FILOLI'S Table-Scape Features KWANZAA

           From - November 19th 2022 - January 8, 2023 

 

 

 

27th.   Tongo Eisen Martin S.F. 8th Poet Laureate & Friends

               Golden Gate Park-Band Stand, San Francisco, CA

               6 - 8 PM

 

 

 

FEBRUARY

 

 

2nd.   James Cagney, winner of the

           James Leland American Academy of Poets Award and

          Tureeda Mikell, Author of, SYNCHRONICITY 

          Bird & Beckett in San Francisco, CA

          Reading 7-9 PM

 

4th     World Community Solidarity 11-4PM

          Oakland Asian Cultural Center

        

 

9th.    Extreme - Stanford University

          Poetry Reading featuring

           Lakiba Pittman, Josiah Alderete

           and Tureeda Mikell

 

 

14th.   Well Red - San Jose Poetry Center

           Robert Pesich, Host

           Featuring, Tureeda Mikell

 

21st.   Heart to Heart  - Virtual Poetry Night, 7PM PST

          Monica Korde, Bellmont Poet Laureate, Host  

          Featuring, Tureeda Mikell 

           https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85163514423

           Meeting ID: 851 6351 4423

 

 

22nd    Bird & Beckett, features

            Black Fire, The Anthology

            Published by Willow Press

            Dr. Kim McMillan, Editor

             Featuring many S.F. Bay Area Writers and Poets

 

 

23rd.     MoAD 3rd & Mission 

              Presents,   Black Fire, The Anthology

              Published by Willow Press

              Dr. Kim McMillan, Editor

              Featuring many S.F. Bay Area Writers & Poets

 

PAST EVENTS

December  2022

12/3 AFROFUTURISM - 2 PM - NATIONAL READING, BLACK FIRE

HELD ONLINE, - KIM MCMILLIN - CURATOR

12/4 FOR MOTHER EARTH - 2 PM -NATIONAL READING

HELD ON LINE - KIM MCMILLIN , CURATOR

12/7 BERKELEY MUSEUM BAMFA - THE LONGEST NIGHT - 7-9 PM IN PERSON READING FEATURING TUREEDA MIKELL &

AYODELE NZINGAEVENT, POET LAUREATE OF OAKLAND

MK CHAVEZ, CURATOR

12/9 SOTA STUDENTS READ - 6:30 PM- S.F.,CA

IN PERSON EVENT - RUTH ASWA SCHOOL OF THE ARTS

12'14 MOAD POETS IN RESIDENTS READ - 6:30 PM, S.F., CA

IN PERSON EVENT - MUSEUM OF THE AFRICAN DIASPORA FEATURING

TUREEDA MIKELL & NEFERTITI ASANTI

November

October

September

August

July

June

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Largest supplier of online Black Children’s Books In the U.S.

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Featured in;

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Temba Tupu - Emory University

Drumvoices Revue - Volume 17

March canceled until further notice


Eessu's

BAM

Lower Bottoms Theater

Eth -No -Tec


BAY AREA GENERATIONS

Joyce Gordon Gallery

406 14th St. Oakland

 

2/15/2020, SATURDAY, 7PM

Tureeda Mikell book release

SYNCHRONICITY: The Oracle of Sun Medicine

published by Nomadic Press at

East Side Arts Alliance

2277 International Blvd.

Oakland, CA 94601

2/18/2020, Tuesday, 8 PM

The Marsh

Berkeley, CA 94701

2/22/2020, Saturday, 3-5 PM

La Palabra Musical

Cesar Chavez Library

3301 East 12th Street @ 33 Ave

Oakland, cA 94601

2/29/2020

DeYoung Museum

Soul of a Nation

Fire Thieves Poetry Reading

San Francisco, CA

MARCH 10th

CITY LIGHTS BOOKS

Tureeda Mikell book release

SYNCHRONICITY: The Oracle of Sun Medicine

Columbus, S.F., CA - the last before shutdown

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