First Annual Poetry Palooza

April 23rd, 2011 – 1st Annual Hamilton PoetryPalooza, Hamilton Public Library (NJ), 1 Justice Samuel A. Alito, Jr. Way, Hamilton, NJ 08619 (609) 581-4060. Peter Dabbene will read at 1 p.m., followed by poets Nancy Scott at 1:30, Ray Brown at 2 p.m., and Eric Heller at 2:30. A workshop for teens will run before the readings, from 12 p.m. to 12:45 p.m., and an open mic session will follow the reading at 3 p.m.


April 16th, 2011 – Peter Dabbene’s short play “Passage” is part of the 3rd Annual Lawrence One Act Playfest. Performances at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m., at the Lawrence Library, 2751 Brunswick Pike, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648.

Starry Winter Night: Peter Dabbene reads “Baby Einstein: World Animals: A Retrospective Review.”

February 17, 2010 – Starry Winter Night: Peter Dabbene reads “Baby Einstein: World Animals: A Retrospective Review.” At the Solley Theater in Princeton, NJ  (free admission; sponsored by Bloomberg). Come rediscover the pleasure of listening to stories read aloud. Listen to several writers from the Princeton area read or perform a variety of imaginative and original short fiction, nonfiction, memoir and dramatic pieces. Each work is under 10 minutes in length. Presented by the Princeton Arts Council in collaboration with the Princeton Public Library. Link to Paul Robeson Center for the Arts calendar.