Annis, who is organizing and promoting the first such event in Denver, says the name tweak comes from his hope that the idea of “change” will be redefined on a more humane level that begins with language. To that end, the poetic convo will feature a number of local poets, as well as keynotes from former talk-show host Jay Marvin and Adam Roufberg of the World Peace Academy in Switzerland; a portrayal of Mother Jones by Sonia Skakich-Scrima; live metal music from Illicit Sects; participation by Free Speech TV; and an exhibit of 100,000 Poets for Change posters from around the world.
Attend 100,000[,000 Dead] Poets from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. today at the Oriental, 4335 West 44th Avenue, and tomorrow from 1 to 4:30 p.m. at the Merc, 2199 California Street; admission is free. Go to theorientaltheater.com or mercurycafe.com for details.
Sat., Sept. 28, 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 2013