Great Twin Cities Poetry Road Show in Bemidji this Weekend!

May 11th and 12th, 2012 – Great Twin Cities Poetry Road Show: Reading and Workshops

Reading Friday May 11th, 2012 5:30 to 7:00pm: Hosted at the Headwaters Unitarian Universalist Fellowship located at 522 America Ave. Downtown Bemidji.

The BCAC presents the “Great Twin Cities Poetry Road Show” as a part of the 2012 Spoken Word Series.  Join us on Friday May 11th from 5:30 to 7pm for an artist reception and reading featuring Matt Mauch, Paula Cisewski, Sean Hill and LouAnn Muhm.  Reception with refreshments start at 5:30, reading begins at 6:00pm with Q&A and book signing to follow.  The artists will be reading their own work including selections from “Poetry City, USA Vol. 2″

Workshops on Saturday May 12th to be hosted at Bemidji Public Library Conference Room – 509 America Ave.  Downtown Bemidji.  Workshop is $45 for one, $80 for both (students $20 per session with student ID).  Limit 20 per session, early registration recommended.  For more info. http://bcac.wordpress.com/spoken-word-series/2012-sw-series/  To register call 218-444-7570 or visit the art center at 426 Bemidji Ave.

Morning Workshop – 9:00 am to 12-noon – Poets Matt Mauch and Paula Cisewski
“No discovery for the writer, no discovery for the reader”

Afternoon Workshop – 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm – Poets Sean Hill and LouAnn Muhm
“P
ast Inspiration: Using Historical Research in Poetry and Creating Found Poems from Historical Documents.”

The 2012 Spoken Word Series is made possible by a Region 2 arts Council Grant through an appropriation by the Minnesota State Legislature and the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund passed by Minnesota Voters on November 4, 2008.

 

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