Fanwood Cultural Arts Council

Adele Kenny Director
Tom Plante Assistant Director, Carriage House Poetry Series
David Blechinger Performance Series
Catherine Anderson
Carole Oakes
Alex Pinto
Linda Radice
Robert Rosen Bloom
Gary Szelc
Catherine Watson
Kathy Mitchell Council Liaison

Kuran Cultural Arts Center


2017 schedule

Poetry Readings

Poetry readings begin at 8 p.m., and are free and open to the public. Featured readings are followed by an intermission and then an “open mic” opportunity for local poets to read one of their original poems. For more information, visit


February 21 – Amanda Berry & Tony Gruenewald

March 5 – Book Launch and Reception for Whatever Happens

March 21 – Donna Baier Stein & David Crews

April 18 – John Amen & Hank Kalet

May 16 – Katherine Soniat

June 17 – Book Launch and Reception for The Only Proof by Nancy Lubarsky

June 20 – Mary-Jane Grandinetti & Deborah Gerrish

July 18 – Laura Boss & Jim Gwyn

August – Summer Hiatus, No Reading

September 19 – Karen Lee Ramos and Daniel Ramos (At age 10, Daniel is the youngest poet to ever read in the Carriage House Series!)

October 17 – Poets’ Apocalypse

November 21 – Donna Beaver

December – Winter Hiatus, No Reading

Performance Series

All musical performances begin at 7 p.m. The suggested donation is $15 ($10 for seniors and students).

bobbyBelfry1April 8 – Bobby Belfry and Sarah Donner  

May 13 – Jazz with Ethan Wollman Trio and Joe Traina 

June 10 – Susan Graham and Carolle-Ann Mochernuk

Click here for more information on the Performance Series.