|New Blue Moon Rising - Attleboro Arts Museum
||[Jan. 7th, 2006|05:45 pm]
Accepted With Extreme Prejudice
hola everyone, i hope you are all having a wonderful winter break. i just received the following e-mail and thought a few of you might be interested.|
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Dear Staff at RWU's Literary Magazine,
My name is Lauren Montanaro, and I am a former member (and former president) of Roger William's Lit Mag, back when it was Slaughterhouse publications. I graduated this past May, and now work at the Attleboro Arts Museum, which is close to the MA/RI line. I realize that the staff is on winter break, but if any of you know anyone who would be interested in the following event, please spread the word. Also, feel free to contact me at this email address if you have any questions after reading the following press release.
Thank you for your time,
Contact: Dore VanDyke Excutive Director
Margaret Skalski, ArtsReach Program
508-222-2644 X 11
Attleboro Arts Museum will host New Blue Moon Rising,
a celebration of performance poetry featuring new and
Attleboro, MA. The Attleboro Arts Museum will present
New Blue Moon Rising
a celebration of performance poetry featuring new an
emerging voices on Saturday January 21, 2006 from 2 to
5 PM in the Ottmar gallery. The event will highlight
the performances of contemporary poets, teens and
adults, and will include a unique opportunity for
youth from our area schools to participate in the
event through the Museum's ArtsReach teen outreach
New Blue Moon Rising will be hosted by Len Germinara,
poet and founder of many poetry venues including the
Nantucket Poetry Slam., The Daily Grind in
Bridgewater, MA, Poetribe in Brockton and others His
poem "Brautigan" received the Cambridge Poetry Award
for best narrative poem in 2003 and his recent
collection of poetry "Quaise" is available on line a
Two popular visiting poets, Regie Gibson and Tom
Daley, will perform selections of their recent
work. "Regie, you sing and chant for all of us.
Nobody gets left out." Kurt Vonnegut Daley's work
has been published in numerous journals, including
Prairie Schooner, 32 Poems, Salamander, Archipelago,
New Blue Moon Rising, a celebration of performance
Attleboro Arts Museum
86 Park Street, Attleboro, MA 02703
Link for directions – www.mapquest.com
Date: January 21, 2006
Time: 2-5 PM
Open Mic.2-3pm –All poets, teens and adults are
invited to participate in the brief open mic.
performanceSpace is limited. Arrive early to ensure
yourself an opportunity to read.
Prizes will be awarded to all students that read at
the open mic. and/or open slam.
Open Slam 3-5pm– Cash prizes for top three scores.
1st place $200.00, 2nd place $100.00, 3rd place $50.00
Poetry Slam, Inc. rules apply. Visit
www.poetryslam.com for details.
This event is sponsored in part by a grant from the
Attleboro Cultural Council, which is supported by the
Massachusetts Cultural Council
Refresments sponsored by Jaec's Coffee Café,
The Attleboro Arts Museum is an arts instituion
dedicated to promoting education, creativity and
cultural awareness through the visual and performing