Aug
9
9:00pm 9:00pm

Local Legends: Improv Comedy Inspired by stories from Arthur McMaster August 11th, 9 PM at Coffee Underground!

Local Legends is the Alchemy Comedy Theater's flagship weekly improv show at Coffee Underground. Every Friday night a different local legend (person of note) tells their own local legends (personal stories) to inspire this fully improvised show.  The Emrys Journal receives 50% of the proceeds for Arthur's Local Legend night! Come out and see our new Emrys President in this improv and support the Emrys Journal!


The Alchemy Comedy Theater runs shows every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday night at 7:30pm and 9:00pm in Greenville's iconic Coffee Underground theater at 1 East Coffee Street,  

Purchase tickets before the show at Eventbrite!

 

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Aug
1
7:00pm 7:00pm

Emrys Open Mic August 1st Cancelled, See you in September!

Location: Chicora Alley in the "back room," 608B South Main Street in downtown Greenville. 

Readings begin promptly at 7pm.
There are spaces available for reading.  Sign up by contacting us at emrys.info@gmail.com, or take your chances that night. Each reader has five minutes at the microphone.
  
Free and open to the public. 
You do not have to read to attend--come to listen and enjoy!   

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Jun
6
7:00pm 7:00pm

Emrys Open Mic, June 6

  • Tuesday, June 6, 2017
  • 7:00pm  8:00pm

Location: Chicora Alley in the "back room," 608B South Main Street in downtown Greenville. 

Readings begin promptly at 7pm.
There are spaces available for reading.  Sign up by contacting us at emrys.info@gmail.com, or take your chances that night. Each reader has five minutes at the microphone.
  
Free and open to the public. 
You do not have to read to attend--come to listen and enjoy!   

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May
17
6:00pm 6:00pm

Emrys/Hub City contest winners Reading is Wednesday, May 17th at 6:00 PM!

Join four winners of the annual Hub City/Emrys Creative Writing Prizes reading from their winning works Wednesday, May 17 at 6 p.m. at the Hub City Bookshop, 186 W Main St.
Spartanburg, SC 29306

Fiction prize winner Erika Pertell of Spartanburg will read from her story, "Supper." Matt Matthews of Greenville, fiction runner-up, will read from "Charles Wesley Bartlett Saves the Day."

Jill A. Coyle of Travelers Rest, poetry winner, and James Raff of Greenville, poetry runner-up, also will read.

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May
2
7:00pm 7:00pm

Emrys Open Mic, May 2

Location: Chicora Alley in the "back room," 608B South Main Street in downtown Greenville. 

Readings begin promptly at 7pm.
There are spaces available for reading.  Sign up by contacting us at emrys.info@gmail.com, or take your chances that night. Each reader has five minutes at the microphone.
  
Free and open to the public. 
You do not have to read to attend--come to listen and enjoy!   

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Apr
29
7:00pm 7:00pm

Sarah Stickney Reading at M.Judson

Please join us for a reading by the winner of the first Emrys Chapbook Prize!

Location: M.Judson 130 South Main St.

"These poems are smart, savvy, and original. They will prompt 'a happy clapping' among their readers, accompanied by murmurs (and for the less timid: shouts) of delight." - Thomas Lux, 2016 judge

Find out more and discover why Sarah Stickney's, "Portico" is the winner of last year's prize!

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Apr
4
7:00pm 7:00pm

Emrys Open Mic Tuesday April 4

Location: Chicora Alley in the "back room," 608B South Main Street in downtown Greenville. 

Readings begin promptly at 7pm.
There are spaces available for reading.  Sign up by contacting us at emrys.info@gmail.com, or take your chances that night. Each reader has five minutes at the microphone.
  
Free and open to the public. 
You do not have to read to attend--come to listen and enjoy!   

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Mar
7
7:00pm 7:00pm

Emrys Open Mic

Location: Chicora Alley in the "back room," 608B South Main Street in downtown Greenville. 

Readings begin promptly at 7pm.
There are spaces available for reading.  Sign up by contacting us at emrys.info@gmail.com, or take your chances that night. Each reader has five minutes at the microphone.
  
Free and open to the public. 
You do not have to read to attend--come to listen and enjoy!   

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Feb
7
7:00pm 7:00pm

Emrys Open Mic

The readings begin at 7:00 in the "back room" at Chicora Alley
608B S. Main Street, Greenville
There are spaces available for reading.  Sign up by contacting us at emrys.info@gmail.com, or take your chances that night. Each reader has five minutes at the microphone.
  
Free and open to the public. 
You do not have to read to attend--come to listen and enjoy!

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Jan
10
7:00pm 7:00pm

Emrys Open Mic Night

The readings begin at 7:00 in the "back room" at Chicora Alley
608B S. Main Street, Greenville
There are spaces available for reading.  Sign up by contacting us at emrys.info@gmail.com, or take your chances that night. Each reader has five minutes at the microphone.
  
Free and open to the public. 
You do not have to read to attend--come to listen and enjoy!   

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Nov
17
5:00pm 5:00pm

Clemson University's Annual Writers' Harvest Literary Benefit Reading

Emrys member Mike Pulley is organizing and emceeing Clemson University's Annual Writers' Harvest Literary Benefit Reading on Nov. 17th at 5 p.m. The reading, a benefit for Greenville's Loaves & Fishes, will feature award-winning novelist Nic Brown, plus Clemson faculty readers Will Stockton and Geveryl Robinson. The event will take place in the Self Auditorium at Clemson's Strom Thurmond Institute, 230 Kappa St. To gain admittance, simply bring a canned or dry goods donation to help feed the Upstate's hungry children. Author books will be for sale with a book signing to precede and follow the event. For more info: Mike Pulley at wpulley@clemson.edu (864-650-6094).

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Nov
1
7:00pm 7:00pm

Emrys Open Mic @ Chicora Alley

Emrys Open Mic takes place on the first Tuesday of the month promptly at 7 p.m. at Chicora Alley's "back room," 608B South Main Street in downtown Greenville.  The readings are open to the both novice and experienced writers.  Sign up by contacting us at  emrys.info@gmail.com, or take your chances that night. Each reader has five minutes at the microphone. Please remember to keep your material respectfulto all audience members.

The event is free and open to the public.  You do not have to read to attend - come to listen  and enjoy!

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Oct
28
to Oct 30

Semi-Annual Used Book Sale to support the Greenville County Library System

October 28 - 30 at the Merovian Center, 1200 Woodruff Rd., Suite E2

10/28: 3-7pm (Friends members only)

10/29: 10am-5pm (Open to the public)

10/30: 1-5pm (Open to the public, 50% off all items)

This year all school employees will receive complimentary admission to the VIP Preview night, Friday, Oct 28 from 3-7pm. School employees are asked to show their school ID to validate employee status and receive complimentary admission.

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