Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, 4:00 p.m.

Night Animals: Collaborative Imaginings of Word, Note, and Lens

CD, Santon, and Ose Manheim invite you to a fundraiser to support the recording of original music, spoken word, and visual art — celebrating the power of imagination to reveal, unite, and heal.

55 Granite Street
Malden, MA
RSVP to (781) 605-8609 or

More information on the collaboration at

CD Collins and Santon at Gateway Regional Arts Center - poster
Download a copy of the poster
(1.3MB PDF).

Saturday, July 19, 2014, 7:00 p.m.

CD and musician Santon in a live performance of music and spoken word.

Gateway Regional Arts Center
101 East Main Street
Mt. Sterling, KY
(859) 498-6264

More information

Saturday, May 17, 2014, 2:00 p.m.

CD and musician Santon perform live on Malden (Massachusetts) Access Television as part of the Open House Showcase.

Comcast Channel 3 and Verizon 28 in Malden.

More information

Saturday, April 12, 2014

CD reads at the Boston National Poetry Month Festival.

Boston Public Library
700 Boylston Street
Copley Square

More information

CD Collins California libraries posterSaturday, March 29, 2014, 1:00 p.m.

CD will perform live.

Arcata Branch Library
500  Seventh Street
Arcata, CA 95521
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Thursday, March 27, 2014, 7:00 p.m.

CD is the featured performer.

Fortuna Branch Library
753 14th Street                
Fortuna, CA 95540  
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Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 7:00 p.m.

Live performance.

Trinidad Branch Library
380 Janis Court.
Trinidad CA 95570

Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 6:30 p.m.
Free the Poets! Tuesday Night Poetry Series

Humboldt County Library
1313  3rd Street
Eureka, CA  95501  
Directions to the library
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Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, 12:45 p.m.

CD will read along with Barry Hellman. Doors open 11:30 a.m. There will be music starting at noon. The poetry begins at 12:45 p.m. Free admission and refreshments.

Plymouth Center for the Arts
11 North Street
Plymouth, MA 02361 
(508) 746-7222

Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, 7:00-9:30 p.m.
The Story Space at Out of the Blue Gallery

CD is the featured storyteller at this event, where seasoned speakers and newcomers alike are welcome to tell their tales. $5.00 requested donation. For more information, visit

The Story Space meets at:

Out of the Blue Gallery
106 Prospect Street (near Central Square)
Cambridge, Mass.

Download the flyer (230K PDF).

Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
HONK! Festival

CD will perform a spoken-word piece with the Brass Messengers and dancers from the Dance Complex. Also featured will be Lo Gallucio, Poet Populist of Cambridge.

Jill Brown-Rhone Park
Central Square
Cambridge, Mass.

More information on HONK!

Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, 7:00 p.m.
CD release party

Toronto, Ontario

Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Irving Street Studios Reception and Performance

CD will read at this opening reception for the Irving Street Studios Exhibit.

Commerce Place
350 Main Street
Malden, Mass.

The exhibit is open to the public though Oct. 4, 2013. It can be seen at the Commerce Place Building during open hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.

Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, 7:00 p.m.
Cervena Barva Press Reading Series

CD will read along with Judah Leblang and Kathryn Kulpa|. Admission is $3.00. Reception to follow. Detail about the event and the authors are on the Cervena Barva Press website. The reading will be at:

Arts at the Armory
Basement, Room B8
191 Highland Avenue
Somerville, MA

Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013
Tech@LEAD Pilot Event, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

In collaboration with the Carl and Ruth Shapiro National Center for Accessible Media at WGBH and the Smithsonian Institution, the Center will present Tech@LEAD. Tech@LEAD is a pilot event that will bring together diverse experts and practitioners from a variety of fields, including the arts, education, design, exhibition, media, electronic and information technology, online experiences and mobile and portable device development and manufacture — all to advance the development and application of innovative technologies that support the inclusion of people with disabilities in the cultural life of our world. Tech@LEAD is a by-invitation-only event. More information at the Kennedy Center website.