The Loft Anthology: New England Poetry & Art Gala

Thursday, June 6, 2013

5:00 PM-9:00 PM

Cost: $15 per person

Providence Public Library
150 Empire Street
Providence, RI 02903

Grand Hall (1st Floor)

Thu, 2013-06-06 17:00 - 21:00

The Poetry Loft and Providence Public Library present:

New England Poetry & Art Gala                                     

Please join us for a special evening of Poetry, Paintings & Music, on Thursday, June 6, 5 – 9 PM in the library’s newly renovated Grand Hall and Ship Room.  A buffet and refreshments will be served; music by Pamela Cumming and Roselie Samter.

Featuring Guest Poets from throughout New England, the Gala celebrates the contributors of The Loft Anthology: New England Poetry and Art.  Browse the art exhibits, and be inspired by the poetry of Fred Marchant, Stephen Dobyns, Rick Benjamin, Wendy Mnookin, Alan Feldman, Vivian Shipley, Alice B. Fogel, Richard Hoffman, and others!  Winners of the 2013 Loft Prize for Poetry, judged by nationally acclaimed poet Denise Duhamel, will be announced live at the Gala.  

Tickets: $15 by June 1. To reserve seats, please send a check with names and emails of all attendees to:  The Poetry Loft, PO Box 8235, Cranston, RI 02920.  A confirmation will be sent to you with program details and additional information.    

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We hope to see you for this special event!