The Nightbird Reading features Rives, Rachel Eliza Griffiths, Rocket Sled

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Blackbird Poetry Festival evening event. Coffeehouse-style reading with music. Tickets at the door or online at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/353577.

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On My Mind: Frank O’Hara

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Blackbird Poetry Festival – April 23rd on the Campus of Howard Community College

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The day’s schedule:

10:00AM Poetry Police start to patrol HCC campus looking for National Poem in Your Pocket Day violations
11:00–12:20PM Rachel Eliza Griffiths meets with HCC’s student writers (closed)
11:00-12:20PM (Burrill Galleria) Rives meets with students and community (open and free)
2:30–4:30PM
DH-100 (Kittleman Room)
Main Stage Reading in Duncan Hall (Kittleman Room 100): Kendra Kopelke, Rachel Eliza Griffiths, and Rives along with regional poets, HCC students, and faculty (open and free)
7:30–9:30PM
DH-100 (Kittleman Room)
Nightbird Reading with Rives and Rachel Eliza Griffiths and a performance by musical group Rocket Sled. ($15, $10 for seniors and for students with an id)

Purchase tickets for the Nightbird reading online at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/353577.

Link to the Howard Community College page on the Blackbird Poetry Festival.

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Springing Forward: Before the Cherry Blossoms, Haiku for Hope Workshops, Gallery Show

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Click on the image to link to the Blossoms of Hope webpage and more information on the workshops and other Cherrybration events.

  • Thu, Mar 21 from 6 – 8 pm – MILLER: 9421 Frederick Rd, Ellicott City
  • Wed, Mar 27 from 6 – 8 pm – SAVAGE: 9525 Durness Lane, Savage
  • Sat, Mar 30 from 2 – 4 pm – ELKRIDGE: 6540 Washington Blvd, Elkridge
  • Sat, Apr 6 from 2 – 4 pm – MILLER: 9421 Frederick Rd,Ellicott City
  • Thu, Apr 11 from 6 – 8 pm – EAST COLUMBIA: 6600 Cradlerock Way, Columbia
  • Sat, Apr 13 from 2 – 4 pm – CENTRAL: 10375 Little Patuxent Pkwy, Columbia
  • Wed, Apr 17 from 6 – 8 pm – CENTRAL: 10375 Little Patuxent Pkwy, Columbia
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Three… any one of them has the possiblity… ummm…

Wonderful advice from Naomi Shihab Nye.

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The Lesson of the Falling Leaves – Lucille Clifton

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Posing with (The Collected Poems of) Lucille Clifton

At a recent HoCoPoLitSo board meeting. We were all missing Lucille, happy to have the newly published Collected Poems on hand.

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