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2017 Beast Crawl: 150 Authors, 36 Venues, 3 Hours | Oakland

Saturday, September 2, 2017 - 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Telegraph Beer Garden | 2318 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA

Uptown Oakland’s Beast Crawl will hold its annual free literary festival featuring more than 200 poets, writers and performance artists in a single night, spread out over 3 hours and 36 venues.

Local galleries, bars, restaurants, cafés, and storefronts will host dozens of events. Previous and current venues include Telegraph Beer Garden, Awaken Café, Farley’s East, Era Art Bar & Lounge, The Legionnaire Saloon, and many more.

2017 Beast Crawl: Huge East Bay Literature Pub Crawl
Saturday, September 2, 2017 | 5-9 pm
Uptown Oakland

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. It is recommended choosing one reading per leg. You can even plan your route in advance.

To curate these literary events for Beast Crawl, they have invited diverse collection of local reading series producers and literary rock stars including Tourettes Without Regrets, Saturday Night Special, The Pedestrian Press, Kundiman, Be About It, Lip Service West, Pochino Press, Queer Spectrum Media, Oakland Crossroads, Mixer 2.0, and many more.

Check out the lineups for each leg:

  • 1st leg: 5 pm to 6 pm
  • 2nd leg: 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
  • 3rd leg: 8 pm to 9 pm
  • 4th leg: (After Party): 9 pm to 2 am

Links: Event details

Cost: FREE


Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, East Bay, Fairs & Festivals, Literature, Theater & Performance
Address: 2318 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA

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