Carla Schwartz - Past Appearances

Saturday, January 26, 8 PM
Free Jazz and Poetry
Arlington Center for the Arts
Scott Samenfeld, Bass, Erik van Dam, Sax, Phil Neighbors, Drums, Carla Schwartz Poetry
20 Academy St

Sunday, January 27, 3 PM
Carla Schwartz, Adam Scheffler, Alison, Stone
Concord Library Poetry Series
Concord Free Public Library, Main Branch
129 Main Street,
Concord, MA
Periodicals Room

Sunday December 16, 2 PM
Brookline Poetry Series
Carla Schwartz and Lisa Dordal
Brookline Public Library
361 Washington St.
Brookline, MA 

December 9, 2PM Sunday
New England Poetry Club
Helen Casey, Phyllis Katz, Jean Kreiling, Carla Schwartz
Harvard University
Yenching Library Common Room
2 Divinity Ave
Cambridge, MA

Tuesday, October 16, 7 PM with Lee Varon and Julia Carlson
First and Last Word Poetry Series
Arts at the Armory Cafe
191 Highland Ave
Somerville, MA

Sunday September 16 2 PM
Old Frog Pond Farm
Plein Air Poetry Walk
Harvard, MA

Sunday September 23, 4PM
Plein Air Poetry Walk Art on the Trails
Beals Preserve, Southborough, MA

Sunday June 3, 2018, 1 PM

The Art of Words, Mike Amado Memorial Series
Featured Poet
Plymouth Public Library
132 South St, Plymouth, Massachusetts

Thursday May 3, 3019 Noon to 1 PM
Boston City Hall
1 Government Center, 3rd Floor
Mayor's Poetry Program Reading

Friday May 11, 2018
Garden in the Woods
Trillium Week
Evening Event
6 pm - 8 PM - Carla reads in the Ideas Garden 6:45 pm - 7:05 PM
Wine and Cheese Live Music and Poetry Benefit for New England Wildflower Society, 
180 Hemenway Road
Framingham, MA

$25.00 nonmembers, $20.00 Members
Details TBA

Saturday April 14, 2 - 4 PM
Carla Schwartz featured with 3 other poets
Tewksbury Public Library
300 Chandler St
Tewksbury, MA

Thursday, April 19, 2018 7 PM
Carla Schwartz co-featured with Heather Corbally Bryant
Gallery 55 Third Thursday Poetry
55 S. Main St
Natick, MA

Thursday April 26, 2018, 7 - 8 PM 
Carla Schwartz reads with David Coulter and Sarah Tuttle
Barnes and Noble
1 Worcester Road
Framingham, MA

Friday April 6, 7:30 PM - 9:15 PM
Part of Boston National Poetry Festival
Carla Reads with Video
Community Church of Boston
565 Boylston Street 2nd Floor

Friday March 30
Good Thang, Somerville Arts at the Armory
Carla Schwartz Reads Poetry
Time, 9 PM
191 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA
Performing Arts Space

Thursday November 30, 2017, 7 PM - 8:30 PM
Carla Schwartz Book Launch, Reading and Signing with Photography and Video presentation
Lexington Community Center, Dining Room
39 Marrett Road, Lexington, MA

Thursday December 07, 2017, 7:30 PM-9:00 PM
Carla Schwartz Book Launch, Reading and Signing with Photography and Video presentation
Arts at the Armory Cafe
191 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA

Saturday December 09, 2017, 10:00 AM - 1:10 PM
Carla Schwartz Reads at 11:40-11:55 AM
Framingham Library - Meet Framingham Authors 
49 Lexington St, Framingham MA


Wednesday, November 8, 2017 6:00 - 8 PM
Poets and Pints Happy Hour sponsored by Porter Square Books
Carla Schwartz featured with John J. Ronan
Aeronaut Brewery
14 Tyler Street
Somerville, MA
Saturday November 4, 2017, 2:15 - 4:15 PM - NYC!
Carla Schwartz featured with other Finishing Line Press Readers
Jefferson Market Library Branch
425 6th Ave, New York, NY 10011 (SW Corner of W. 10th St and Avenue of the Americas)
Close to W. 4th Street Station or Christopher St. Station
Friday, October 20, 2017, 7 PM
Roots & Wings, 319 N. Main St (Route 27, just south of where the pike crosses over Route 27, about a mile north of Route 9)
Natick, MA
Carla reads with other poets in celebration of the Wayland Poetry Garden and there will be music and Carla brings her books!

Sunday, September 24, 2017 4-6 PM
Art on the Trails Ekphrastic Poetry Reading
Beals Preserve, Route 30 Entrance (Opposite Chestnut St)
Southborough, MA

Here is a link to the events page
Here is a link to the Beals Preserve page


Friday, August 18, 2017 9:12 PM

Boston Poetry Marathon
Outpost 186
186 1/2 Hampshire Street
Cambridge, MA


Thursday, May 18, 2017

Easton Community Access TV
For the love of Words
Carla Schwartz, Featured Poet
Easton Community Access Television | 508-230-7200
50 Oliver Street Suite 201a N. Easton, MA 02356


 Thursday, April 27, 2017 12 Noon
Room 801 Boston City Hall
Carla reads her poem, Gum Surgery, which is mounted at the N. Elevators, 6th Floor, Boston City Hall
as part of the Mayor's Poetry Program for 2017
Friday November 25, 2016
 Thang, Arts are the Armory,
All Day Avant-Garde Performance of music, dance, and spoken word. 
 191 Highland Ave Somerville, MA
 9-5 all day, Free.

    Thursday, November 10, 2016, 7 PM
   Small Surprises, Deep Intimacies: Poets Frannie Lindsay, Kim Garcia, and Carla Schwartz
   Trident Booksellers and Cafe (upstairs)
   330 Newbury Street
   Boston, MA

Sunday, September 18, 2016, 9:30ish PM
Featured Poet 
Lizard Lounge Poetry Jam
Lizard Lounge
1667 Mass Ave
Cambridge, MA 
Open mike follows
$5.00 (or so) cover

  Friday May 20, 2016, 8 PM
  Wake with the Sun, Live: Poetry, Video, Photography, and Q & A
  Tiny Houses, Off-the-grid Living, Invasive Species, Nature and Environment
  Carla Schwartz performs poetry with video and photography from her blog,
  Live at Richard Cambridge's Poetry Theatre
  Arts and the Armory main stage
  191 Highland Ave
   Somerville, MA 
   $10 cover, Doors: 7:30 PM

Sunday, April 17 2016 2 PM
Brookline Poetry Series, one of two featured poets before the open mic
Brookline Public Library
361 Washington Street
Brookline, MA
$5.00 suggested donation

Wednesday, March 30, 2016, 7 PM
  Carla performs poems from Mother, One More Thing, with shadow puppets on video
  and other pieces on the piano with improvised vocals
  Duck Village Series
  Aeronaut Brewing Company
  14 Tyler Street
  Somerville, MA
Friday, March 11, 2016 7:30 PM
Chapter and Verse, with Preston Hood and Nina MacLaughlin
Loring Greenough House
12 South Street

Jamaica Plain

Thursday December 21, 2017, 3PM-4PM
Carla Schwartz Book Signing and Reading Event with Photography
Avidia Bank
270 Cochituate Rd, Framingham, MA 01701


Monday April 06, 2015 7:00 PM  - Poetry night at Barnes and Noble, Framingham

Please come to Barnes and Noble in Framingham for a special night of poetry readings and Q and A featuring:
Monty Brower (The Earthen Vessel), Carla Schwartz (Mother, One More Thing) and Jason Tandon (Quality of Life).

1 Worcester Rd, Framingham, MA 01701


Thursday, April 16, 2015, 7:30 PM   Gallery 55 Natick
Carla Schwartz performs poetry from Mother, One More Thing, with piano, Deborah Norcross performs shadow puppetry to accompany Carla's work

Third Thursdays at Gallery 55
55 S. Main Street, (across from the Gulf Station) Natick, MA
Come at 7 PM to schmooze

Monday December 8, 2014
6:30 PM - 10 PM 
Colonial Inn Open Mike
(Carla Schwartz, mini set performer, along with featured artists Hatrack Gallager and Steve Rapson)
40 Monument Square
Concord, MA


Tuesday December 16, 2014
Carla Schwartz and Lea Banks featured poets
At 9 Mill St in Greenfield
Doors open at 7:00
Open Mic at 7:30 – Ten five minute open mic slots
Two featured writers
Book signing and selling of local writers works
Come out to read
Featured Readers Read for 20-25 minutes
Hope to see you there
$1 to $5 sliding scale donation


Thursday, October 23, 2014 6:30 - 7:30 PM
Carla Schwartz, Featured Artist
Tatnuck Booksellers
Route 9 and Lyman Street in the Westboro Shopping Center
Westborough, MA


Saturday, October 11, 2014 6- 8:30 PM

Mr. Hip Presents Carla Schwartz plus Nicole Terez Dutton and other artists
UFORGE Gallery
767 Centre Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130


Thursday Oct 2, 2014 7 PM - 9:30 PM
Cervena Barba Press
Featured Poet with Frannie Lindsay
Arts at the Armory (downstairs, basement, in Studio B8)
191 Highland Ave.
Somerville, MA


Saturday July 26, 2014 2 PM - 6 PM
Carla Schwartz, Regie Gibson, Lo Gallucio, Richard Cambridge, Irene Koronos, and Andy Peterson read poetry around their Language, Art, and Sculpture exhibits
Decordova Sculpture Park and Museum
open mike follows the featured readers


Thursday July 24, 2014 7 PM - 8:30 PM
Carla Schwartz plus two other poets read
Framingham Public Library
49 Lexington Street
Framingham, MA 




Tuesday June 17, 2014 7 PM - 9:30 PM
First and Last Word Poetry Series
Featured Poet
Arts at the Armory Cafe
191 Highland Ave.
Somerville, MA

Saturday May 17, 2014 10:30 am - 1 PM
Wake Up and Smell the Poetry
Featured Poet
HCAM Community Access Television Studio
77 Main Street
Hopkinton, MA

May 11, 2014 (Mother's Day for Mother, One More Thing!)
Lizard Lounge Poetry Jam
Featured Poet
Doors at 7:30 PM
Feature starts around 9:30 PM (ish)
Open mic follows the feature
$5.00 cover
Jeff Robinson Jazz Trio 
1667 Mass  Ave
Cambridge, MA 

Lizard Lounge


April 28, 2014 8-10 PM
Featured Poet
Out of the Blue Gallery
106 Prospect Street
Cambridge, MA


May 3, 2014 Massachusetts Poetry Festival
WordTech Poets session
Poetry of the Body: WordTech Poets Read
Universalist Church, Second Floor
211 Bridge Street
Salem, MA
2:45 - 3:45 PM


April 24, 2014
Natick Morse Library 
Featured Poet with Jacqui Morton and Ani Gjika 
14 E Central Street
Natick, MA
Starts at 7:00 PM

April 17, 2014 7:30 PM
Featured Poet
Gather at 7:00 for conversation and drinks
Open mic follows the feature
Gallery 55 Third Thursday Reading Series
55 S. Main Street
Natick, MA

April 6, 2014
Emerson Umbrella Open Mic
Featured Performer along with Cooper and Kenneally
40 Stow Street
Concord, MA
Starts at 7:00 PM
Feature around 8:00 PM or so
$5.00 cover

Here Carla read from the book, as well as perform on the piano.

April 10, 2014 7 PM
Book launch for Mother, One More Thing
Come for hors d'oeuvres and celebrate the book
Carla reads, accompanied by Marty Ballou on bass

Cafe at the Arts at the Armory
191 Highland Ave
Somerville, MA
Parking in the rear

March 11, 2014
Newton Free Library Poetry Series
Featured Poet
Open Mic 

330 Homer Street
Newton, MA
Starts at 7:00 PM
Feature around 8:00 PM or so
No cover
See NewtonFreeLibraryWebsite


September 4, 2013 7:30 PM
Harvest Cafe Open Mic, Featured performer
Hudson, MA
Gather at 7:00 for conversation and food and drink
Feature at 8:30 PM
hosted by Paul Rogoshewski
September 30, 2012
Lizard Lounge Poetry Jam
Doors at 7:30 PM
Feature starts around 9:30 PM
Open mic follows the feature
$5.00 cover
Jeff Robinson Jazz Trio 
1667 Mass  Ave
Cambridge, MA 

Lizard Lounge