IceHouse Tonight celebrates National Poetry Month Tuesday night

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IceHouse Tonight

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Poetry Showcase – National Poetry Month
Tuesday, April 27, 7PM

To celebrate National Poetry Month, Live from IceHouse Tonight presents 6 outstanding local poets in an online event. Each poet will read a 10 minute set. Event produced by the Crowded Kitchen Players.

Suggested donation for the show: $5
Venmo: Lynn Alexander @Elynnarts

Poets include:

Lynn Alexander – E. Lynn Alexander is a poet, artist, and founder/organizer of Lehigh Valley Poetry which is a collaborative group meant to expand opportunities through events, workshops, and shared resources. Currently, this involves virtual programs such as open mics.

Kristina Haynes – Kristina Haynes is a poet living in Bethlehem, PA and is a co-founder of Basement Poetry. Her second collection of poems, Chloe, is available for purchase on

Ann E. Michael – Ann E. Michael currently directs the writing center at DeSales University. Her most recent collection of poems is Barefoot Girls; her next book, The Red Queen Hypothesis, is slated for publication by Salmon Poetry sometime in 2021. More info at

Danielle Notaro – An OG writer/actor of the Lehigh Valley, Danielle has also studied, taught and read in New England and Mid-Atlantic States. She’s published in several magazines and journals. Her book, Limn the Mask, was self-published in 2013. In 2019, she released a CD of pieces from her book w/improv music, Limn the Chord. She won Outstanding Spoken Word Artist from the Lehigh Valley Music Awards in 2018. To buy book:…/dp/1484075668. To buy CD:

Roy Smith – Roy Word Smith lives in Bucks county Pa and has been writing for about thirty years. He is currently working on another novel and writes poetry as well. Roy has been published in Live At Karlas – 13 New Hope Poets and Phantom Billstickers Cafe Reader out of New Zealand. He has also been published in Apiary and Bucks county writers magazine as well as several others such as River Heron Review. He was the MC of New Hope Beat Poets Society for eight years.

Matt Wolf – A poet and mindfulness instructor, Matt has also organized over 50 poetry-related events since 2014. Matt was named the Outstanding Spoken Word Artist by the Lehigh Valley Music Awards in 2019. You can purchase his book of poetry and photography, A Journey, at

The show will be streamed on the IceHouse Tonight Facebook page and the IceHouse Tonight Youtube channel.

Live from IceHouse Tonight delivers local arts to your living room. Presenting a diverse selection of virtual performances, the series is part of the larger IceHouse Tonight series, which features over 100 events each year. The series is proudly sponsored by Fig Bethlehem magazine


One thought on “IceHouse Tonight celebrates National Poetry Month Tuesday night

  1. This looks to be another great IceHouse Tonight event! — but I am disturbed that they use a profoundly invasive and anti-democratic platform like Facebook rather than doing events through their own website.

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