Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Ed Rosenthal reads from "The Desert Hat" at the Cobalt Cafe

On Tuesday, July 22, 2014, Ed Rosenthal read from his book of survival poems, The Desert Hat, published by Moonrise Press in 2013. The host, Rick Lupert created a broadside with one of Ed's poems that was available to all the listeners at the event.  More details about the book may be viewed on "The Desert Hat" website. 

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Ed Rosenthal - Featured Poet at the Cobalt Cafe, July 22 at 8 pm

Poet- broker and the author of "Desert Hat"  Ed Rosenthal will be featured at the Cobalt Cafe on July 22, 2014, at 8:00 p.m.  The Cafe is located at: 22047 Sherman Way, Canoga Park, CA 91303. Cross street: Topanga Canyon Road (halfway between 101 and 118, the Cafe is to the West of Topanga Canyon Rd)

Ed will read from the "Desert Hat" and a broadside with one of his poems will be available for purchase.  "The Desert Hat" -  a volume of poetry inspired by a six-and-a-half-day ordeal of Ed Rosenthal, a Poet-Broker, who survived alone after being lost in the Mojave Desert in September 2010.  An experienced hiker, he unexpectedly veered far away from his usual route and could not find his way back. He found refuge in Salvation Canyon, was several times missed by search-and-rescue aircraft and helicopters, and finally, miraculously was found by San Bernardino County Sheriff's Deputies.

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The weekly reading series at the Cobalt Cafe in Canoga Park, California, hosted since 1994 by Los Angeles poet Rick Lupert. Come by any Tuesday night. The Cobalt opens at 7:30 pm on Tuesdays. The reading starts at 8:00 pm. Sign up for the open reading before 9:00 pm. One drink minimum. (Sodas, bottled water, chips and candy. No Alcohol.) 7 minutes maximum at the microphone. All ages. No content restrictions.