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Cristin’s Talk Mentioned in TEDxPhilly Write-Ups

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Cristin’s talk at the November 18, 2010 TEDxPhilly garnered some mentions in write-ups of the event. Click the links to read the write-ups: Technically Philly and Geekadelphia.

Cristin to Speak at TEDxPhilly

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Cristin is thrilled to be in the inaugural line-up of the TEDxPhilly Conference, joining other fantastic speakers such as Stephen Powers (creator of the killer “A Love Letter For You” project), Ursula Rucker (grounding-breaking poet) and Nic Esposito (a Sustainable Practices activist), among others. For more information (including how to buy tickets), please visit the TEDxPhilly website here. UPDATED: To watch a video of Cristin’s TED Talk, please click here.

Five Poems by Cristin published in Used Furniture Review

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Cristin is proud to have five poems of her included in the Used Furniture Review, alongside her poet and pal, Taylor Mali. To read Cristin’s five poems, please click here.

New Poetry by Cristin appears in Union Station

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Cristin is proud to be the third issue of Union Station magazine, alongside new poetry by Thomas Fucaloro, Kevin Coval, Victoria McCoy and Corrina Bain, among others. Check out the full issue, the first one produced with new poetry editor Jeanann Verlee, by clicking here. Check Cristin’s poem, “Starter Marriage,” by clicking here.

Cristin to Feature at the Providence Encyclopedia Show

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Cristin will be speaking on “Theory of Color” by Johann van Goethe at the third incarnation of the wonderfully mad Providence Encyclopedia Show. The show, which is curated by the irrepressibly funny poet Megan Thoma, brings together writers and performers of all ages to speak on various & strange themed topics. Other performers include Sarah Kay, Erich Hagan, Tony Brown, Mckendy Fils-Aime and Alex Charalambides. The show starts at 8pm and will be held at Brown University’s MacMillan 117 Hall. For more information, please visit the Providence Encyclopedia FB page here.

Cristin to Feature at Boston’s Cantab Poetry Slam

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Cristin is extremely honored to be making her debut at the famous Cantab Poetry Slam. One of the most respected venues in the Poetry Slam community (and curated by the absolutely fantastic Simone Beaubien), the show starts at 8pm with an open mic, featured poet and poetry slam. The Cantab is located at 738 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Mass. For more information, please visit the Cantab Poetry Slam website here.

Cristin to Perform at Berklee College of Music in Boston

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Cristin is thrilled to be performing a feature set at the Berklee College of Music in Boston on Tues Nov 9. The feature will take place at 7 Havliand, room 306 on the 3rd floor. Show begins at 7pm with a brief open mike, then a slam, and then closes out with the feature poet. Please
The poetry club meets from 7-8:30pm and I would really love you there for the whole time. I know the students would love for you to hear them read. If you have any questions, please contact Caroline Harvey who organizes the series.

Cristin to Attend NYC debut of Sarah Kay’s “Square One”

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Cristin is excited to be attending the premier of Sarah Kay’s one-woman show “Square One,” which is enjoying it’s NYC debut on Monday Nov 8th as a part of the United Solo Festival. The show was Kay’s senior thesis project Brown, and is described as “an homage to the work of writer Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz… a quiet story set in New York City. It is part love letter, part crossword puzzle. But mainly, it’s about learning where to start.” For more information on the show (which may or may not have been sold out by this point), please click here.

Cristin to Perform at the Polestar Reading Series

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Cristin is thrilled to be reading at (pal and La Petite Zine editor) Melissa Broder‘s Polestar Reading Series in Brooklyn on Sunday Nov 7th. Cristin will be performing alongside poets Aaron Fagan and Garrett Kalleberg, The Show starts at 6pm, at happens at the wonderful Cakeshop (152 Ludlow Street) in NYC’s Lower East Side. To RSVP and/or spread the word on Facebook, click here.

Cristin to Perform at the Kelly Writers House

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Cristin will be performing poetry (with special guests) and serving up some of her delish pumpkin chili on Tues Nov 2nd at 6pm at a FREE show at UPenn’s Kelly Writers House. From their site: “Come meet this year’s ArtsEdge Writer-in-Residence, Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz. A popular New York City slam poet, Cristin will be performing both solo and multi-voice poems (with special guests!). Cristin will also be providing sparkling apple cider and her own home-made (and award-winning!) Pumpkin Chili, for the bravest and the hungriest audience members. Copies of her latest books will be available for sale, and Cristin will sign books & answer questions after the reading.” For more information, please see the KWH website here.

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