Getting There: A Poetry Show

Featuring Denzel Johnson-Green and Ian Lindsay

Signature Event Series Poetry

In honor of National Poetry Month, The Studio@620 welcomes Denzel Johnson-Green and Ian Lindsay as they present “Getting There”. Join us as these two poets talk about life in St.Pete, strange observations, quarantine madness, and getting to the “good place”, a land where the pandemic is over and parties never end. “Getting there” is about getting to that Elysian place of safety and normalcy; of good food, good friends, and the intimacy everyone’s been missing. The poets will also be accompanied by Black Crow drummer/pianist “Chaunces”.

This show will happen LIVE in The Studio@620 for a small audience. Advance tickets are required, no at the door ticket sales will be offered. Guests are required to wear a mask and observe social distancing and other pandemic protocols while on Studio grounds.
Denzel Johnson-Green works at the Studio@620, Tombolo Books, and The Museum of Fine Arts at St.Petersburg. Once a week, Denzel hosts a poetry gathering/workshop called Community Poetry at Black Crow Coffee, and he also co-hosts Keep St. Pete Lit’s “Virtual Poetry Hour”. Denzel is the creator of Neptune, a poetry and art magazine featuring writers and artists living in St.Pete. He spends his free time listening to lo-fi hip hop in his arm-chair, watching nature documentaries with his chameleon, Time.
Ian Lindsay has been teaching writing, in its various forms, within the community for five years. His prose and verse can be read in the Eckerd Review, RavensPerch, Fleas on the Dog & more. He urges others to read independent journalism, think critically, and listen. (Traits he works on himself). Three totems he holds most dear are affordable whiskey, habanero peppers, and his dog, Akira.


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