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The Poetry Brothel: Haunted Hearts

Presented by The Poetry Brothel at Bow Market, Somerville MA

Oct 31 2023
The Poetry Brothel: Haunted Hearts

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The Poetry Brothel is an immersive literary cabaret that fuses poetry, activism, vaudeville, burlesque & magic with 1-on-1 poetry readings.

Bow Market Upstairs will be visited by the presence of Madame Betty BOOM and her bevy of poetry whores, tarot & palm readers, burlesque creatures, and other beauties who will welcome you into their mysterious fold at a one-of-a-kind immersive event for one night only on HALLOWEEN!

At The Poetry Brothel, a “madam” presents a rotating cast of poets, artists, and artisans who operate within self-constructed character, “erupting into verse in public and luring guests into back rooms for ... view more »



Bow Market

1 Bow Market Way, Somerville, MA 02143

COVID-19 Phased Reopening Details


Proof of vaccination will not be required. Please test prior to the event and do not attend if you have been exposed recently. Masking is strongly suggested but not required.

Face Masks Required: No
Social Distancing: No
Limited Capacity: No
Reservations Required: Yes
Proof of Vaccination Required: No

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