August 28, 2014
You can race cars, you can race horses…and you can race mice? Join us at the Pen & Pencil Club (1522 Latimer St.) on August 28th at 7:30 p.m. as we celebrate National Race Your Mouse Day for the August edition of Slam, Bam, Thank You Ma’am! It’ll be a night of friendly competition, refreshing drinks, delicious food, and warm atmosphere. We’ve got the pens and blue books. We’ll leave the mice in the lab.
August 21, 2014
Join Pen and Pencil club President and wine enthusiast Brad Wilson on Thursday, Aug. 21 at 7:30 p.m. for a look at the wonderful world of sherry, the legendary Spanish fortified wine that is emerging from an extended slump with new products and a new approach. There will also be an opportunity to taste a wonderful Spanish brandy, a personal favorite of Brad’s. Cost is $30 and includes appetizers. Sign up at the bar or call the club to sign up.
July 31, 2014
Join Pen and Pencil Vice President and wine enthusiast Brad Wilson for the next in our series of wine tastings, Thursday, July 31, when we present “Wines for a Philadelphia Summer” — wines to match some classic Philadelphia casual food. This one will be fun, frothy and light!
Cost is $30 and includes appetizers. Start time: 7:30pm. Sign up at the bar or call the club.
July 27, 2014
Sunday, July 27th, Whirlwind Press will be having their magazine-release party from 8-10 PM with an open mic. Bob Zell, Pen and Pencil doorman and bartender, will be hosting afterwards.
The poets contributing to the first edition will be reading their work during the first part of the program. A poem of Bob’s appears in the magazine, so he will be one of the readers.
Come support a fellow P&P’ers artistic endeavor and a fine night of the spoken word.
July 24, 2014
The summer skies are clear so take off with PBQ for another Slam Bam Thank You Ma’am! in honor of Amelia Earhart Day on Thursday July 24th at 7:30 p.m. at the Pen & Pencil Club!
The always fun Steve Volk will be returning as host to make sure you fulfill your laugh quota for the month.
With no cover, drink specials, delicious food, and plenty of fun, you’ll swear that you’re soaring above the ground.
You can check out the Facebook event HERE
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
June 18, 2014
Bill Morris has had a varied career. He’s worked as a reporter, feature writer and columnist at the Chambersburg (Pa.) Public Opinion, the Greensboro (N.C.) News & Record, and the Norfolk Virginian-Pilot.
His writing has appeared in the New York Times, L.A. Weekly, the Washington Post Magazine, the Daily Beast, Popular Mechanics and numerous other newspapers and magazines. He earned an Associated Press Public Service Award for his part in a series on the 25th anniversary of Brown vs. Board of Education.
His third novel is “.” He’ll talk about his career and read from the book.
June 7, 2014
The Club will be closed for a Private Event on Saturday June 7th until 10pm.
June 1, 2014
Sunday evening, June 1st from 8:00-10:00, the Pen and Pencil Club will be hosting a poetry reading. There will be six featured readers followed by an open mic where anyone can read a poem of their own. Members who would like to read are encouraged to do so or just come out to listen. The poets reading that night include James Feichthaler, Gregory Muller, Sean Lynch, Lester Mobley, Frank Sherlock, and Bob Zell.
James, Gregory, Lester, and Bob are members of the Dead Bards of Philadelphia (check us out on Facebook and Meetup). Sean Lynch has just released his first chapbook: The City of Your Mind. Frank Sherlock has several poetry books and poems published; he is the current Poet Laureate of Philadelphia.
May 29, 2014
Join P&P Vice President and wine enthusiast Brad Wilson for the latest in the series of wine tastings at the club May 29th at 7:30 p.m.
Details to come…
May 28, 2014
The Club will be closed for a Private Party on Wednesday May 28th from 7-10pm.