"These poems live in nature but visit jail cells, casinos, city streets, meth labs, marinas, and San Francisco's Tenderloin..." - Joyce Jenkins, editor, Poetry Flash. Native American Poets read their work from the anthology, Red Indian Road West: Native American Poetry from California. Accompanied by musician, Mignon Geli, on the native wood flute, the book's editors, Kurt Schweigman (formerly known as Luke Warm Water), and Lucille Lang Day, are joined by contributors, Stephen Meadows, Linda Noel and Kim Shuck to read original work.
2pm to 4pm, Berkeley Central Public Library -3rd Floor
$42-$64. 642-9988. www.calperformances.org
8pm, First Congregational Church, 2345 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
$25 adv / $30 door. 644-2020. www.thefreigt.org
8pm, Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse, 2020 Addison Street