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Kundiman at the Oakland Beast Crawl

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Join us at the sixth annual Oakland Beast Crawl! 

Kundiman fellows Cathy Linh Che, Chris Santiago, Grace Jahng Lee, Emily Yamauchi, and Bel Poblador will link the past and present while examining the personal and familial through poems, and story-truthtellings. This reading was curated by Mg Roberts

Learn more about Kundiman's reading Rise & Split here and be sure to check out our Facebook page.

About Beast Crawl


BEAST CRAWL is Uptown Oakland’s annual free literary festival featuring more than 200 writers in a single night, in dozens of events, spread out over three hours and thirty-eight local galleries, bars, restaurants, cafés, performance spaces, and storefronts. 

Each leg of The Beast lasts one hour, and offers a dozen different readings to chose from. There’s a half hour break between literary legs for socializing and relocating to a new venue before the next reading begins. You can even plan your route in advance. 

Crawl maps, curators, readers, and venues are all searchable on the website: Printed crawl maps will be available on the day of the festival at all the Leg 1 events, and at the Beast Crawl Information Table in front of The Legionnaire Saloon. 

Everyone is invited to the Leg 4 After Parties (marked with stars on the crawl map) starting at 9pm at The Legionnaire Saloon (drinks, dancing, 21+) and Telegraph Beer Garden (food, drinks, all ages).

Every city should have its own unique literary identity, and Beast Crawl is the beating literary heart of Oakland. 

Beast Crawl Literary Festival
Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017
5pm - 9pm readings; 9:30pm - 2am afterparty
Uptown Oakland

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Later Event: September 8
East Meets Words Open Mic