a Community Open Mic

Come express yourself and get to know other artists in your community.
Presented by desert writers, artists and musicians.
Hosted by and Michelle C. & Donna F.

“As a society we must continue to stay connected to the arts and each other. I feel creative expression/arts/music allows that connection.” – Michelle C.

Poets 2-3 poems
Musicians 1-2 songs
Artists: 5-7 minutes
Writers: 5-7 minutes

Come early to RSVP your place!

Saturday, June 20th!
6:00 – 8:00pm
All Ages welcomed

*hot teas, coffee and water will be sold

happening at:

The Coachella Valley Art Scene
68571 East Palm Canyon Dr
Cathedral City, CA 92234

Last month, we had the fabulous Amie Fisher start off our featured performers for CONNECTED. This month we have, David Kelly.
August Reader
Amie Fisher: Bio
Amie Fisher was an agent for the Internal Revenue Service for over 21 years before she retired in 2006.
Amie is a world traveler and has traveled to exotic and unforgettable destinations  such as New Zealand,
Antarctica and Kenya, just to name a few.   Amie is very passionate about her brand of poetry she describes
as whimsical and surreal.  Amie has been living in the desert since 1992
September Reader
David Kelly: Bio
David Kelly recently resumed writing in workshops in Los Angeles and Palm Springs after a long hiatus from a stint as editor-in-chief of his high school newspaper. His essay, “Last Train from New York” will be published this fall by PEN Center-USA.  He is currently working on a piece about Lawrence Crossley, the first African-American resident of Palm Springs. Mr. Kelly spent most of his youth on the east coast where he earned degrees from Yale, NYU and Fordham Law.