Boog City 2015-16 NYC Events

Listing of Boog City NYC Poetry, music, and theater event from November 2015 to August 2016.

LI Poets Kimberly and Ian Wilder read at Sachem Library 8/25/15

Long Island poets Kimberly Wilder and Ian Wilder will perform at Sachem Library in Holbrook, on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at 7pm. The poetry reading is titled “Children & Grown-ups” featuring poems about childhood and admiration. Among the grown-ups mentioned will be parents, local poets, and other heroes. Monthly Series at Sachem Public Library Poetry: Verse […]

Ian reading poetry at Bards Day 6/28/2015

Ian is honored to have his poems Soul Patch and Out of Time included in the 2015 Bards Annual. He will be reading his poetry at he release party at 5th Anniversary Bards Day on Sunday June 28, 2015 from 2-6:30 PM

Walt Whitman’s Birthday: Celebrate poetry, nature, and silence on May 31st

Poet Walt Whitman was born on Long Island, New York, on May 31, 1819. Below are some videos and ideas about how everyone can celebrate this wonderful poet, thinker, and experimenter of language on his birthday. For those of us on Long Island, please do not forget the annual events at The Walt Whitman Birthplace […]

Suffolk County Poetry Review launch reading 5/9/15

The Wilders will join with other Suffolk poets for the Suffolk County Poetry Review reading and launch event on Saturday, May 9, 2015 at Dowling College

A poem for Nigel Hayes and his “beautiful” comment

Nigel Hayes of the Wisconsin Badgers was slightly embarrassed when his comment meant for the guys was broadcast to everyone in the room. Are beautiful women all men talk about when they are alone? I had to share the poem that Hayes’ words reminded me of… What Men Talk About When the Women Leave the […]

Boog Poets Theater Call for Work by 5/31/15

Call for Work for Boog Poets Theater with deadline of May 31, 2015. New playwrights & underrepresented voices encouraged. All welcome. Up to 15 minutes,

Happy Pi Day of the Century!

Pi Day of the Century happens today. π is fun! You can experience ten digits of Pi at exactly 3/14/15 at 9:26 and 53 seconds. To celebrate the beauty of math, and the perfection of circles, below is a classic poem. Onthewilderside dedicates this poem to anyone who has ever used Pi as a calculation… […]

Welcome to Boog City 8.5 Fest 2/14/15-2/15/15

Saturday., February 14 – Sunday. February 15, 2014, Boog City will be putting on their annual winter event, Welcome to Boog City 8.5 poetry, music, theater, and film festival. It will feature 46 poets, 12 musical acts, 4 short films, 1 poets theater play, and 1 d.a. levy lives visiting press over the two days. You can view the […]

Google Doodle for 2/1/2015: A Langston Hughes animated poem

A Langston Hughes poem to share with preschoolers to elementary students, plus thoughts on the Google Doodle.

Super Poem Sunday 2/1/15

A Super Bowl event for poets and their fans

Ed Sanders performs Yiddish-Speaking Socialists of the Lower East Side

Ed Sanders performs his song-poem Yiddish-Speaking Socialists of the Lower East Side at the Sidewalk Cafe, New York City, part of David Kirschenbaum’s Boog City 8 Poetry & Music Festival, on Poets’ Theater Night, August 3, 2014.

8th Boog City Fest Sked 8/1-8/5/14

8/1-8/5/14: Boog will be celebrating its 23rd anniversary by putting on the eighth annual Welcome to Boog City poetry, music, and theater festival.

Poets Theater Final Call for Work 5/31/2014

Focus: Poets Theater, Poetics Theater, and poetic approaches to theater.

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