.Addie Mahmassani

Addie Mahmassani is a poet based in Santa Cruz. She holds a PhD in American Studies from Rutgers University-Newark and is currently an MFA student in creative writing at San Jose State University. There, she is a Teaching Associate as well as the lead poetry editor of Reed Magazine, California's oldest literary journal. She also surfs, sings and loves a part-sheepdog named Lou.
Miss You Like Hell
Feb 1, 2023

‘Miss You Like Hell’ Takes Off

When San Jose native Ivette Deltoro joined City Lights Theater Company as an intern out of college, she never predicted that it would lead...
Tod Dickow
Jan 30, 2023

Tod Dickow and The Charged Particles Play at Mama Kin

The Charged Particles provide an apt tagline for themselves: “Jazz with a spark!” Since the band’s founding in the early 1990s, this virtuosic trio...
San Jose Stage Company’s SATCHMO AT THE WALDORF featuring L. PETER CALLENDER.
Jan 30, 2023

Satchmo at the Waldorf Opens at San Jose Stage

Terry Teachout’s mind-boggling one-man, three-character Satchmo at the Waldorf opens Wed night in San Jose. This bio-play takes full advantage of the medium of...
Tony Peebles
Jan 23, 2023

Tony Peebles Leads Thursday Jazz Jam at Mama Kin

Looking for a place to jam besides the living room? Mama Kin is just the spot, with its new Thursday Jazz Jam quickly taking...
Adam Klipple
Jan 15, 2023

Adam Klipple and the Organ Soul Explosion Play Mama Kins

Mama Kin continues its opening month festivities with renowned composer and keyboardist Adam Klipple and his band the Organ Soul Explosion. A member of...
Dale Watson
Jan 15, 2023

Country Singer Dale Watson Plays at The Ritz

Rocking a silver pompadour and many tattoos, singer Dale Watson brings the sounds of country legends like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash and George Jones...
Mercy Terrace
Jan 9, 2023

Mercy Terrace Rocks at Playback Studios

This Friday the 13th arrives in the midst of flooding coasts and sliding hills. Logic might say “batten the hatches,” but emotion definitely calls...
Happy Dog Duo
Jan 2, 2023

Happy Dog Duo Perform Two Piano Show at Mountain View CPA

As Happy Dog Duo, Eric Tran and Nathan Cheung offer a rare musical combination of humor and classical skill with their legendary four-hand, two-piano...

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