This week's PoemCity events:
Wed 26 - Painting with Words with Reuben Jackson
6pm | Montpelier Bridge office, Stone Science Building, 62 Ridge St
Thu 27 – Vermont Poets at VCFA
7 pm | VCFA, 36 College Street, The Chapel in College Hall
Come listen to some of Vermont's finest voices as they read their poetry. Spend the evening with Didi Jackson, Major Jackson, Alison Prine, Karla Van Vliet and Diana Whitney as they share their words, thoughts and emotions.
Fri 28 – Writing About the Natural World with George Longenecker
1-4 pm | Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main St
Vermont is rich with natural beauty. Learn how to turn environmental images into meaningful poems that accurately reflect the natural world. Each participant will leave the workshop with with the first draft of a poem. Limit: 12 participants. Pre-registration required by calling the library at 223-3338.
Sat 29 – Poetry Reading: “The Catamount” by Sarah Van Arsdale
10:30 am | Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main St
Come join Sarah as she reads her narrative poem about the Vermont catamount. This reading is perfect for children 8 and older and adults. You'll enjoy her watercolor illustrations. Copies of "The Catamount" was recently published by Nomadic Press and will be available for sale and signing.
Sat 29 – Reception of the Art Resources Association Art & Poetry Exhibit
1-3 pm | City Center, 89 Main St
Members of the Art Resource Association teamed up with local poets to present visual art and poetry. Come enjoy these creative expressions and speak with the artists and poets who collaborated to produce this exhibit.
Sat 29 – Poetry Slam
5 pm | River Rock School, North Group classroom, Center for Arts & Learning, 46 Barre St
Join Slam Master Geof Hewitt at the Center for Arts and Learning for an evening of poetry performed by participants age 8 and above, including adults. This is a traditional slam with original writing only and a 3-minute time limit. Participants should be prepared with 2 original pieces of writing. Look forward to a spirited, fun competition.