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Midtown Scholar Bookstore
"Almost Uptown Poetry Cartel"
Feature: Deanna Nikaido
1302 North Third Street
Harrisburg, PA 17102
Date: Thursday, December 8, 2016
Time:7-9pm

Unitarian Universal Church of Annapolis
"An Evening of Renewal: A Celebration of Poetry and Music"
Feature: Brian Gantz, Michael Glaser and Deanna Nikaido
333 Dubois Rd Road
Annapolis, MD
Date: Friday, August 26, 2016
Time:8:00pm

University of Baltimore, Moot Hall
"Bridges 2015 Mathematics Conference: Poetry reading"
Guest reading: Deanna Nikaido with open mic
1420 N. Charles St
Baltimore, MD 21201
Date: Friday, July 31, 2015
Time:3:30pm-5:30pm

Zu Coffee
"The Poet Experience"
Feature: Hiram Larew and Deanna Nikaido with open mic
934 Bayridge Road
Annapolis, MD
Date: Friday, March 22, 2013
Time:6:30pm-8:30pm

Visionary Art Musem - "An Army of Poets/Protest Cento Poem"
An evening of poetry and environmental concern to save the Great Spirit Bear coast Rainforest from pipeline destruction.

Evening Featured Readers:
Judy Tallwing, Apache Elder & Artist Creator of White Spirit Bear Painting
Michael Glaser, Poet Laureate of Maryland
Lance Henson, Native American Poet & Activist
Andy Shalall, Activist & Founder, Busboys & Poets
Deanna Nikaido, Poet & Jin Shin Jyutsu Practioner
L. Nef'fahtiti Partlow-Myrick, Poet & Teacher
& Rebecca Alban Hoffberger, Museum/Founder Director

800 Key Highway
Baltimore, MD 21230
Phone: 410-244-1900
Date: Thursday, March 21, 2013
Limited seating
Jim Rouse Visionary Center
Time: 6pm-9pm

Poetry Reading Janet Alfs, Sally Bellrose and Deanna Nikaido
Red Emma's Collective
800 St Paul Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
Date: September 25, 2012
Time: 7pm

Bookinday 2012 Summer Writing Fellowship
Bahia, Brazil
Date: June 30-July 14, 2012

Poetry Reading Kwame Alexander, Joanna Crowell and Deanna Nikaido
Purple Crayon Center for Learning and Social Innovation
Hosted by Sarah Hinawi
52 Main Street
Hastings on Hudson, NY 10706
Date: May 20, 2012
Time: 7pm

Poet Connection Reading
Tom Wyche, Rocky Jones, Diane Barker, Nathan Cobbs and Deanna Nikaido
Spaulding Public Library
5811 Old Silver Hill Rd, District Heights, MD
Date:Saturday, April 28, 2012
Time: 2-:30-4pm

Jazz and Poetry
Kwame Alexander, Joanna Crowell and Deanna Nikaido
Loudin County Public Library
Date: Friday, April 13, 2012
Time: 7pm

Bruce Stanley Memorial Poetry Series
Poetry Reading hosted by Elizabeth Stanley/Berks Bards
Rebecca Gonzalez and Deanna Nikaido
Reading Area Community College
10 South 2nd Street Reading, PA 19603
Date: Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Time: 6pm

April is the Cruelest Month Poetry Series
Poetry Reading hosted by Julie Fisher
Village Learning Place
2521 St Paul Street, Baltimore, MD
Date: Thursday, April 5, 2012
Time: TBA

Poetry In The Park Open-Mic Reading Series with Guests
Poetry Reading hosted by Lisa Munson
Rod Jellema and Deanna Nikaido
Starbucks Coffee
503 Ritchie Highway
Severna Park, MD 21146
Date: Saturday, November 19, 2011
Time: 7-9pm

Opposites Attract: "Breath In The Delaware"
A collaboration by visual artist Milt Friedy, poet Deanna Nikaido,and composer Jim Haines. Live performance and installation.
Hosted by Philadelphia Sculptors
Gallery 224, Anderson Hall University of the Arts
333 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Date: Friday, September 9, 2011
Time: 6pm

Barnes and Nobles/Lancaster
Poetry Reading hosted by Le Hinton
Rebecca Gonzalez and Deanna Nikaido
Red Rose Commons
1700 H Fruitville Pike
Lancaster PA 17601
Date: Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Time: 7:30pm

Borders/Lancaster
Hosted by Rich Hemmings
940 Plaza Blvd
Lancaster PA 17601
Date: Monday, June 13, 2011
Time: 7:30pm

Poetry Reading at 834 On The Avenue
Hosted by Artblocks
83 W. 36th Street
Hamden, MD
Date: Saturday, May 21, 2011
Time: 8:00-9:00pm

Capitol Bookfest /Charleston, SC
The Blue Bicycle Stage
Bryan Penberthy and Deanna Nikaido
Charleston, SC
Date: Saturday, November 6, 2010
Time: 4:30pm-5:10pm

Poe-Palooza
The Bethesda Writers Center in partnership with Pyramid Atlantic and National Endowment for the Art's Big Read Program
The Writers Center
508 Walsh St.
Bethesda, MD 20815
Date: Sunday October 31, 2010
Time: TBA

Capitol Bookfest /Largo MD
Capitol Centre (Borders Books)
Largo, MD
Date: Saturday, October 2, 2010
Time: 10-7pm

Baltimore Book Festival/And a Big Kiss to Beltway: 10 Years
Festival Stage
Mount Vernon Place 600 Block North Charles Street
Baltimore MD21201
Date: Friday, September 24, 2010
Time: 6:30-7:30pm

Capitol Bookfest /Harrisburg, PA
State Museum of Pennsylvania
Harrisburg, PA
Date: Saturday, September 18, 2010
Time: 10-7pm

The Yorkfest Poetry Festival
Poetry Celebration: Afternoon With Iris G. Press
343 W. Market Street
York, PA 17601
Date: September 12, 2010
Time: Noon to 5

Birdies Cafe
Poetry Reading
Hiram Larew and Deanna Nikaido
233 East Main Street
Westminster, MD 21157
Date: Saturday August 21, 2010
Time: TBA
Website: www.birdiescoffee.com

Bookinday 2010 Summer Writing Fellowship
Tuscany, Italy
Date: June27-July17 2010

BB Bistro
May Poetry Celebration
Barbara Decesare, Hiram Larew, Mary Bargteil, Rebecca Gonzalez, Deanna Nikaido
112 Annapolis St.
Annapolis, MD 21401
Date: Sunday May 14, 2010
Time: 6:30-9:30pm

Carroll County Art Center
Thursday Evening Poetry
Cliff Lynn and Deanna Nikaido
91 West Main St.
Westminster, MD
Date: Tues April 22, 2010
Time: 6:00-8:00pm

Barnes and Nobles / Bel Air
Manorborn Anthology Poetry Reading
Reading hosted by Alan Reese
Tollgate Marketplace
620 Marketplace Dr
Belair, MD 21014
Date: Sunday, November 8, 2009
Time: 1-3pm

Miller Center for Performing Arts
Reading Community College
Reading hosted by Elizabeth Stanley
2nd and Penn St
Reading, PA
Date: Tuesday, October 20, 2009
Time: 6:00pm
Phone:

3rd Friday Night Perverse
Hamilton Arts Gallery
Reading hosted by Julie Fisher
Poetry Reading with Sami Miranda,Leslie Peace Jubilee and Deanna Nikaido
2927 Hamilton Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21214
Date: Friday, October 16, 2009
Time: 8:20pm

Capitol Book Festival '09
Borders Books
931A Capitol Centre Blvd
Largo, MD 20774
Poetry Reading with R. Dwayne Betts, Barbara DeCesare, Le Hinton, Van Garrett, Rebecca Gonzalez, and Deanna Nikaido followed by signing
Date: Saturday October 3, 2009
Place: Radio One "Write On" Tent
Time: 4:10pm-5:05pm

Baltimore Book Fest '09
600 Block North Charles Street
Mount Vernon Place
Baltimore, MD 21201
Website: www.baltimorebookfestival.com
Date: Saturday, September 26, 2009
Time:4pm-5pm with Kwame Alexander

Date: Sunday, September 27, 2009
Time: 5pm-6pm with Lit and Art

2009 Manorborn Anthology
Publication Party and Poetry Reading
Rockfield Manor
501 Churchville Rd
Bel Air MD 21014
Date: Sunday, September 20, 2009
Time: 1-3pm

Barnes And Nobles/Lancaster
Reading hosted by Jeff Rath
Red Commons Room
1700 H Fruitville Pike
Lancaster PA 17601
Date: Wednesday, August 26, 2009
Time: 7:00pm

Poetry Reading
Watermark Art Gallery-Inner Harbor
Baltimore, MD
Date: July 26, 2009
Time: 2-5pm

Enoch Pratt Library
Poe Room
Deanna Nikaido and Kwame Alexander
400 Cathedral St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
Date: Tues July 8, 2009
Time: 6:30pm

The Ragged Edge Coffee House
Poetry and Live Music
110 Chambersburg St
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Date: Friday July 3, 2009
Time: 6:30-8:30pm
Phone: (717)334-4464

BB Bistro
Poetry and Live Music
112 Annapolis St
Annopolis, MD 21401
Date: Friday June 12, 2009
Time: TBA

Fundraiser for Student Medical Association:
To help establish clinics that provide services for both
children and adults, ranging from ear infections to eye exams
and prenatal care
Crossroads Coffeehouse
6156 Ridge Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19128
Saturday May 30, 2009
Time: 4-6pm
Phone: 215.487.1923

Dreamers Poetry/Fredrick Coffee Co.
Featured with open mic to follow
Fredrick, MD
Date: Wednesday, May 20, 2009
Time: 7:30pm-@9:45pm
Phone: 301.698.0039
Link to article in Fredrick Times: http://www.fredricknewspost.com/sections/blogs/blog.htm?bid=7

Book Launch for Deanna Nikaido's "Voice Like Water and Kwame Alexander's "And Then You Know: New and Selected Poems"
Baltimore Wellness Center
3691 Park Ave
Ellicot City, MD 21045
Date: Sat April 11, 2009
Time: 1-3 pm pm

Book Launch for Deanna Nikaido's "Voice Like Water and Kwame Alexander's "And Then You Know: New and Selected Poems"
George Washington University, Gelman Library Rm 207
Celebration - poetry and live music
2130 H Street NW
Washington DC 20052
Date: Thursday, April 9, 2009
Time: 7-9 pm pm

Sunday Sabor Cafe
Poetry and Live Music
6209 Georgia Ave. NW
Washington DC
Date: Sunday March 22, 2009
Time: 1-3:50pm

"Mathematics and Love" in conjunction with National Joint Mathematics Meetings Conference
Poetry Reading from Anthology Strange Attractors: Poems of Love and Mathematics(release Oct 2008)
Marriot Wardman Park Hotel and Omni Shoreham Hotel
Washington DC
Date: Wednesday, January 7, 2009
Time: 7-9 pm

New Years Day Creative Alliance Poetry and Performance Marathon
Benefits Creative Alliances Art Ed programs
all day celebration - poetry, music and food!
3134 Eastern Ave
Baltimore, MD 21224
Date: Friday, January 1, 2009
Time: 11am-5pm
Admission: $5

Baltimore Ethical Society
Reading with Gregg Mosson and Deanna Nikaido
Open mic to follow
306 West Franklin St #102
Baltimore, MD 21201
Date: Saturday, Nov 1, 2008
Time: 7-9:30 pm
Phone: 410.581.2322

Minas Gallery Reading
Open mic to follow
36th Street
Baltimore, MD
Date: Sunday, October 12, 2008
Time: 4pm-6PM
Website: www.minasgalleryandboutique.com

Capitol Book Festival '08
Borders Books
931A Capitol Centre Blvd
Largo, MD 20774
Poetry Reading hosted by Kim Roberts with Terri Cross Davis,Lenard Moore, Dan Vera, Alita Terry, Katherine Young, Maritza Rivera and Deanna Nikaido followed by Signing
Date: Saturday October 4, 2008
Time: 1:30pm-2:45pm

Borders/Lancaster
Hosted by Lynn Fetterolf
940 Plaza Blvd
Lancaster PA 17601
Date: Monday, September 8, 2008
Time: 7:30pm

Cafe Muse
7356 Little River Turnpike Unit B
Annandale, VA 22003
Date: Monday, August 4, 2008
Time: 7pm

Barnes And Nobles/Lancaster
Reading with Gwynn McVay and Deanna Nikaido
Hosted by Jeff Rath
Red Commons Room
1700 H Fruitville Pike
Lancaster PA 17601
Date: Wednesday, June 25, 2008
Time: 7:30pm

Barnes and Nobles/Norfolk
Reading with Kwame Alexander with guests Titilayo Ngwenya and Deanna Nikaido
Norfolk, Virginia
Date: Saturday, May 3, 2008
Time: 2-4pm

Poetry Reading
Watermark Art Gallery-Inner Harbor
Baltimore, MD
Date: April 20, 2008
Time: 1 pm

Blue Hammock Writing Store
Reading with Kwame Alexander and Friends
795 Center Street #3b
Herndon, Virginia
Date: Friday, April 4, 2008
Time: 7pm
Phone: 703.435.9728

Public TV/Ch 19: Interview with Pat Patten "Ideas in Writing"
New Educational TV series to explore the craft of writing
Website: www.ideasinwriting.org

Maryland State Poetry Society
Minas Gallery reading with feature Gregg Mosson and Deanna Nikaido
Open mic to follow
36th Street
Baltimore, MD
Date: Sunday, February 17, 2008
Time: 4pm-6PM
Website: www.minasgalleryandboutique.com

Dreamers Poetry/Fredrick Coffee Co.
Featured with open mic to follow
Fredrick, MD
Date: Wednesday, February 13, 2008
Time: 7:30pm-@9:45pm
Phone: 301.698.0039
Link to article in Fredrick Times: http://www.fredricknewspost.com/sections/blogs/blog.htm?bid=7

Creative Alliance Poetry and Performance Marathon
Benefits Creative Alliances Art Ed programs
all day celebration - poetry, music and food!
3134 Eastern Ave
Baltimore, MD 21224
Date: Friday, January 1, 2008
Time: 11am-5pm
Admission: $5

Publication reading celebrating the new anthology "Family Pictures" (ed. Kwame Alexander Capitol Bookfest 2007) featuring Katy Richey, Jacqueline Jules, Mary-Sherman Willis and Deanna Nikaido, guest host Kim Roberts
Capitol Bookfest Anthology -"Family Pictures"
Grace Church 1041 Wisconsin Ave N.W.lower Georgetown neighborhood
Washington, D.C.
Date: Tuesday, November 27, 2007
Time:7:30pm
Phone: 202-333-7100
Series hosted by David Bujard and Sally Avignone-Free Admission

Zu Coffee
"The Poet Experience"-monthly event/
Featured with open mic
934 Bayridge Road
Annapolis, MD
Date: Friday, November 30, 2007
Time:6:30pm-8:30pm

Interview with Joe Gorham WHUR 96.3 FM
Howard University
Washington, DC
Date: Thursday October 25, 2007
Time: 12 am

Rumi 800th Birthday Celebration Event
Watermark Art Gallery-Inner Harbor
Baltimore, MD
Date: October 21, 2007
Time: 2pm

Capitol Book Festival '07
Blvd @ Capitol Center
Largo, MD
Reading with Abdul Ali, Anthony Ash, Carolyn Joyner, Hiram Larew, Tony Medina, Kim Roberts and Deanna Nikaido
Date: October 6, 2007
Time: 3pm

Rooftop Poetry Sunset-Poetry Reading
Capitol Bookfest Anthology -"Family Pictures" 3601 Wisconsin Ave N.W. Apt 603
Washington, D.C.
Date: Friday, September 21, 2007
Time:6pm-8:30pm

Baltimore Book Fest
600 Block North Charles Street
Mount Vernon Place
Baltimore, MD 21201
Website: www.baltimorebookfestival.com
Date: September 30, 2007
Time:12pm-1:30pm

Urban Code Magazine(online publication) September 2007 Edition: One of three featured poets

Book Expo(Book Signing)
Jacob Javits Convention Center
New York, NY
Date: Sunday June 3, 2007
Time: 11:30am-12:30pm/table 20

Meditative Writing: How to Catapult Your Creativity Workshop and Poetry Reading
Breathe Books
8810 W 36th Street
"The Avenue" in Hampden
Baltimore, MD 21211
Phone: 410-235-READ(7323)
Date: May 15,2007
Time: 7-9pm

Baltimore City Community College / Poetry Workshop
2901 Liberty Heights Ave
Baltimore, MD 21215
Phone: 410-462-8300
Date: May 1, 2007
Time: 12pm-1pm

Poetry Reading with Beltway Journal / April edition authors
Arlington Virginia Public Library
Baltimore, MD 21201-4303
Phone:
Date: April 22, 2007
Time: 7 pm

Journaling Workshop and Poetry Reading
Clayton Fine Books
317 N Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21201-4303
Phone: (410)752-6800
Date: April 14,2007
Time: 12-2pm

Publishing Workshop/Reading
With Writers Lair CEO Shana Yarborough
University of Baltimore
Baltimore, MD
Contact: Writers Lair Books
Date: March 24, 2007
Time: 12-3pm

Vibrating With Silence/Publication Party
Liriodendron Mansion
502 West Gordon Street
Bel Air, MD 21014
Date: February 17, 2007
Time: 1-4pm

Breathe Books
8810 W 36th Street
"The Avenue" in Hampden
Baltimore, MD 21211
410-235-READ (7323)
Date: July 21, 2006

Visionary Art Musem - Rumi Festival
800 Key Highway
Baltimore, MD 21230
Phone: 410-244-1900
Date: June 17, 2006
Location: Outdoor Amphitheater
Jim Rouse Visionary Center
Reading Time: 3:15 pm

Bunch Of Grapes Bookstore, Inc.
44 Main Street,
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568
508-693-2291
800-693-0221
April 21, 2006
7pm-9 pm