January 19th, 2010

Egrets Reading

HSA Meeting in Pasadena!

Haiku Society of America, 1st Quarterly Meeting
Hosted by the Southern California Haiku Study Group
Organizers: Deborah P Kolodji and Naia

Friday, Feb 19, 2010
5:30 p.m. Dinner at Burger Continental, 535 South Lake Ave, Pasadena.CA (Don't let the name fool you - the menu includes an assortment of Greek, Armenian, Middle Eastern, and Mediterranean entries.)

7:30 pm. Haiku reading at Ten Thousand Villages, 567 South Lake Ave Pasadena, CA.
Urban Haiku performance, "Basho meets Spoken Word" performance. Poets include Victor Ortiz, Michael Dylan Welch, Eric Morago
Open Haiku mic.

Saturday, Feb 20, 2010

10:00 am. Museum tour, Pacific Asia Museum 46 N. Los Robles, Pasadena, CA
10:30 am. Southern California Haiku Study Group participation in a Poets-on-Site-style sampler performance. Haiku and haibun.

11:00 am. Lunch at Sitar, 618 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA

12:30 - 6:00 pm. A variety of readings, talks, and workshops at the Pacific Asia Museum, 46 N. Los Robles, Pasadena, CA
Presenters include Dr. Thomas Rimer, Genie Nakano (Performance art and haiku), Susan Antolin, Ce Rosenow, and others.

6:30 p.m. Dinner at McCormick and Schmick's, 111 N. Los Robles, Pasadena,CA
8:00 pm. - Salon at a private home.

Sunday, Feb 21, 2010

10:00 am. Gold Line Ginko. We will catch the Gold Line in Pasadena to Union Station, Olvera Street, and Little Tokyo.
12:30 pm. (approx) Little Tokyo - lunch and sharing of the day's haiku

As more information becomes available, I will post updates.

For those coming in from out of town, there are several hotels in the area. If interested, e-mail me for a list.

If you have questions or would like more information, please contact me at dkolodji@aol.com or Naia at Naia01@yahoo.com.