Cholla Needles

Cholla Needles

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Centered in Joshua Tree, California, Cholla Needles loves to talk with writers and artists who live in the desert, or love visiting the desert for inspiration. Contact us: [email protected] and visit our website at chollaneedles.com


Live Nov 17, 2019 - Miriam Sagan - featured reader
Nov 18, 2019 • 39 min
01 Introduce Miriam • 02 Miriam reads from Cholla Needles 35 pt 1 • 03 Miriam reads from Bluebeard’s Castle • 04 Miriam reads from 100 Cups of Coffee • 05 Miriam reads from Luminosity • 06 Miriam reads from Cholla Needles 37 Pt 2 • 08 Outro
Live Oct 20 AM
Nov 14, 2019 • 19 min
Ernest Alois, Suzanne Ross, Peter Jastermsky & Rich jibber jabber about Poetry Politics Art & Music
Live Oct 19 Afternoon Show
Nov 12, 2019 • 29 min
Ernest Alois shares his greatest hits, along with new pieces. Bonnie Brady reads from her beautiful memoir, Impressions of Guatemala.
Live Oct 19 Morning Show
Nov 9, 2019 • 26 min
At the Art Tours 2019 - Eva Montville’s Studio featuring Cynthia Anderson and Cindy Rinne! With special appearances by Robert M. and Suzanne Ross. Good Times!
Live October 20, 2019
Nov 9, 2019 • 37 min
Featured reader John Brantingham performing at Space Cowboy Books in Joshua Tree, CA.
Presents Rose Baldwin Oct 12 & 13, 2019
Oct 17, 2019 • 31 min
Rose Baldwin is the author of the novel Mike’s Magic Burgers and a collection of The Claire Stories. Recorded live at the Art Tours Studio 105 in Joshua Tree over two days. Rose Moderated the readings both afternoons.
presents Ellen Baird, Oct 13, 2019
Oct 17, 2019 • 27 min
Ellen Baird is an author, editor, event co-ordinator and in her spare time teaches writing at Copper Mountain College. Recorded live at the Art Tours Studio 105.
with Lisa Mednick Powell Oct 13, 2019
Oct 16, 2019 • 24 min
Lisa reads from Cholla Needles 34, and from her powerful first book Finding The Azimuth. She also sings outdoors with a battery operated Casio =:-) You can see Lisa with her husband Kip performing at the Joshua Tree Saloon Mondays from 1-3, and Saturday…
with John Kenny, Oct 13 2019
Oct 16, 2019 • 20 min
John Kenny reads from his novel, The Spark, and answers audience questions. John has been a firefighter since 1989, and is currently a fire Captain in Ottawa. The Spark has a five-star rating on Amazon. 01 Intro to John Kenny • 02 The Spark Chapter 1 • 03…
Live Oct 12, 2019 PM
Oct 15, 2019 • 23 min
01 Intro • 02 Lauren Henley - Corpse Wax • 03 Eva Montville - Nature • 04 Antique? • 05 Kit Brooks - The Earth’s Revenge • 06 Jonathan Maule - Coach • 07 Jonathan Maule - Dear Red (High School) • 08 L. I. Henley - Story • 09 L. I. Henley - Three Hawks •…
Live Oct 12, 2019 AM
Oct 15, 2019 • 26 min
01 Intro • 02 - You know… • 03 Emails • 04 Rose Baldwin - New Construction • 05 Susan Rukeyser- I Didn’t Mean To Write This • 06 Josie Kim Parker - Dream • 07 Angela Mia Torres reads Paula Swanson • 08 Rose Baldwin reads Stephen Dunn • 09 Rose Baldwin -…
Live September 29, 2019 at The Palms in Wonder Valley Part 2
Oct 8, 2019 • 19 min
14 George Howell - Part 2 • 15 George Howell - Scorpion • 16 Laura Berry - Rugby Ball • 17 Cynthia Anderson - Future Archaeology • 18 Bonnie Brady - Before Us • 19 Marie Bobin - from Station Eleven • 20 Bonnie Brady - Memories • 21 Susan Rukeyser - Desert…
Live September 29, 2019 at The Palms in Wonder Valley
Oct 8, 2019 • 34 min
01 George Howell - Host * 02 George Howell - 2 Stories * 03 Laura Berry - 2 Poems * 04 Suzanne Ross - The Goldfish Problem * 05 Susan Rukeyser - Pathological * 06 Cynthia Anderson - Poems from Route * 07 Brenda Littleton - There Is Nothing Else Left * 08…
Live September 28, 2019 at Art Colony in Morongo Valley
Oct 7, 2019 • 30 min
01 - Peter Jastermsky - Host • 02 Peter Jastermsky - Five Poems • 03 John Sierpinski - Two Poems • 04 Jan Gray - from Station Eleven • 05 John Sierpinski - reads Gabriel Hart • 06 Jan Gray - reads Bonnie Brady • 07 Marty Fenn - Survival • 08 Jan Gray -…
Live Sept 26, 2019 at Landers Brew in Landers, CA
Sep 27, 2019 • 47 min
01 John Sierpinski - Intro • 02 John Sierpinski - Seven • 03 John Sierpinski - Magic • 04 Patty - excerpt from Tagore • 05 Stephanie Ballard - excerpt from Station Eleven • 06 Susan Rukeyser - Desert Mother Home • 07 Patty - Loose Gravel • 08 Brinell…
Live Sept 20, 2019 at Coyote Moon Cafe in 29 Palms, California
Sep 23, 2019 • 33 min
Cholla Needles Show #3 intro • 02 Douglas Tibbets - intro • 03 Douglas Tibbits - A Love Prayer • 04 Douglas Tibbets - First Glance • 05 Douglas Tibbits - first time • 06 Mike Vail - intro • 07 Mike Vail - The Salvation of San Juan Cajon ptA • 08 Mike Vail…
Live Sept 15, 2019 at Space Cowboy Books in Joshua Tree, CA
Sep 17, 2019 • 29 min
Susan Rukeyser, moderator, Rich Soos - poem of thanks, Mike Stillman - segment deleted, Dave Maresh - Fixer Upper, Ernest Alois - Personal Survival, Bonnie Brady - Swimming Upstream, Cynthia Anderson -Big Bobcat Eating, Rose Baldwin -After, Peter…
Meet Poet Cynthia Anderson speaking on her new book, Route (2019)
Sep 9, 2019 • 37 min
Cynthia discusses her new book, Route, from Cholla Needles Arts and Literary Library. She also talks about her collaboration with artist Susan Abbott, and some of the writers who have inspired her life and work.