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1203 13th Street Suite A
Boulder, CO 80302
(303) 495-3303

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Hours: 7AM until 9PM

Seven Days a Week
Where: 1203 13th Street Suite A
Boulder, CO 80302
(303) 495-3303
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Innisfree Poetry Bookstore & Cafe is celebrating our
Second Anniversary 2012
Thank you to all the poets and poetry lovers out there! We couldn't have made it without your support.
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Featured Poets, Open Poetry Readings, Music and much more

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Innisfree Poetry Bookstore & Cafe is your local poetry bookstore in Boulder, Colorado. We are the third exclusively-poetry bookstore to open its doors in the United States.

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Innisfree This Week Thru Saturday February 8: Open, Sinclair & Worrell, Douglass, and Rose

Innisfree This Week:

Tuesday February 4 at 7PM – Weekly Open Poetry Reading

Wednesday February 5th at 4PM – Tom Worrell and John Sinclair

John Sinclair (born October 2, 1941) is an American poet from Detroit, one-time manager of the band MC5, and leader of the White Panther Party—a militantly anti-racist countercultural group of white socialists seeking to assist the Black Panthers in the Civil Rights movement—from November 1968 to July 1969. Sinclair was a member of the Class of 1960 at Albion College in Albion, Michigan, but he dropped out after his freshman year. Sinclair attended the Flint College of the University of Michigan, now the University of Michigan-Flint. During his time at UM-Flint he served on the university’s Publications Board, school newspaper “the word”, and was the president of the Cinema Guild. He graduated in 1964.

Tom Worrell has performed with Johnny Adams, Deacon John, Marva Wright, Mem Shannon, Walter Wolfman Washington, Solomon Burke, Johnny Sansone, The Wild Magnolias and Shebe Kimbourgh. His recording experience includes appearances with the Wild Magnolias, J. Monque’D, and The Professor Longhair Foundation Presents Piano Night at Tipitina’s C.D.

Thursday February 6th at 7PM – Karen Douglass

Karen Douglass’s books include Red Goddess Poems; Bones in the Chimney (fiction); Green Rider, Thinking Horse (non-fiction); and Sostenuto, (poems), and The Great Hunger (poems) from Plain View Press, 2009.

Saturday February 8th at 2PM – Helene Rose

Helene Rose, MS, is dedicated to inspiring and nourishing your inner light. She has a BS in Mechanical Engineering, a MS in Curriculum Development, and enjoys supporting people of all ages to empower self-knowledge and self-understanding. When she writes, she gathers up all the love she feels and experiences and tries to capture it into the words she places on the paper. She lives in Boulder, Colorado with her children.

Innisfree This Week: Thru Friday January 31

Thursday January 31 at 7PM - Troy Suben Troy is a local poet living in Boulder. Troy grew up in Baltimore, Maryland. He graduated from the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at Naropa University. He has been a student of the Dharma since 06. He aspires to work with up-and-coming poets and to nurture the ongoing Boulder Poetic presence. He will →

Innisfree This Week- Thru January 25, 2014

Innisfree This Week- Thru January 25, 2014: Tuesday January 21 at 7Pm - Weekly Open Poetry Reading hosted by Asa Lott. Thursday January 23rd at 7PM - Vicki Mandell-King & Ran Huntsberry Vicki Mandell-King has been writing poetry for what seems most of her life. She intended to do so as a career, but in 1970, a stranger on an airplane observed, “It →

Saturday January 18 at 7PM – Ambiance

Ambiance is a music duo formed by Katie Tall (piano/guitar) and Amelia Petrie (vocals/guitar). Originally, they came together to share their passion for music. They loved working together so much that they are now collaborating on writing their own songs to make an EP. They tailor their performances to meet the needs of the venue, and their set list includes →

Friday January 17th at 7PM – Music of Ten Thousand Things

Friday January 17th at 7PM - Music of Ten Thousand Things Although things remain thoroughly embryonic for the new band based out of Boulder, "The Ten Thousand Things", they are a band that reaches into a bounty of influences within the Folk, Soul, and Blues traditions; while at the same time attempting to remain wholly original. Their influences range from The →

Tuesday January 14th at 7PM – Weekly Open Poetry Reading

Hosted by Asa Lott, this reading welcomes all.