Summer Poetry Pub Crawl Coming Saturday, June 13th

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A “Summer Poetry Pub Crawl” will rhyme its way through various Burien pubs on Saturday, June 13th, starting at 6:45pm.

It’s a “Singles Meetup” event, and according to their website:

Poets, Performance Artists, Friends and many others will bring poetry to the streets of B-Town as they eat and drink, read poetry and then drink some more!

Poets and friends will descend upon the Burien Neighborhood to eat and drink and visit up to 10 pubs in a 6 block vicinity. Dress up (like your favorite real or imagined poet…”look it’s Emily Dickinson, Ann Sexton, T.S. Eliot, Dylan Thomas, Bill Shakespeare, Chuck Bukowski, the unknown Poet……!”) and bring poems to recite to the crowd. A few guitar pickers and singers may join us too.

We will bring POETRY to the PUB people of Burien on Saturday June 13th!!

First we will gather and eat at Mick Kelly’s, a unique Irish Pub known for custom curing some of the best Corned Beef you’ve ever tasted, Reubens, Corned Beef and Cabbage, Shepherds Pie, Irish Stew… Guinness and spirits. Gather at 6:45 pm to 7:15 pm. We’ll hang there until about 8:00 pm and then it’s out into the streets of Burien where we will read and dash in and out of Pubs and other establishments.

Bring flashlights, who’s got a bull horn? noisemakers, slide whistles, clickers, castanets, small bongo’s, cow bells (need more cow bells! as we visit the pubs of Downtown Burien (a four block area).

We know several poets who are planning to attend including: Michael C. Ford, Mimi A.k. Allin, Jacob Jans, Christopher J. Jarmick, Phillip Randolph, and others.

Here’s the schedule, far as we know it:

  1. 1st stop between 6:45 pm and 8:00 pm:
    Mick Kelly’s Irish Pub
    Gather, eat, read, drink between 6:45 pm to around 8:00 pm
    At 3rd and 152nd
    435 SW 152nd Street, Burien, WA 98166
  2. 2nd stop around 8:00 pm to 8:45 pm or so will be:
    Elliott Bay Brewhouse & Pub
    At 4th and 152nd
    255 SW 152nd St. Burien, WA 98166

Other stops will probably include:

  1. Wah Long Sports Bar
    Between 152nd and 153rd at Ambaum
    15220 Ambaum Blvd, Burien
  2. Bison Creek Pizza and Pub
    153rd, just East of Aumbaum
  3. Hob Nobber Tavern
    At 153rd and 3rd
    447 SW 153rd St Burien, WA 98166
  4. BreakTime
    152nd Just East of Aumbam on 152nd
    635 SW 152nd St, Burien, WA 98166
  5. Elmer’s
    151st and Aumbaum
    15027 Ambaum Blvd SW Burien, WA 98166
  6. The Mark Restaurant and Bar
    918 SW 152nd Street, Olde Burien WA 98166
  7. Tin Room
    923 Sw. 152nd St. Burien WA 98166

And a few other possibilities including the Christian Science Reading Room!

We hope you’ll join us. Dress up, dress down, Bring something to read (shorter pieces will work best). or just hang out with us.. we loves a crowd.

Remember, Safety First! If you’re drinking, who is you’re designated driver? Do you know the number of a Taxi service?

And Look Out.. a… a September in Kirkland or West Seattle, or Queen Anne Poetry Pub Crawl may follow!!!

For more information email: [email protected] who is helping to promote this event for her friends.

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