“I have nothing to say, I am saying it, and that is poetry.” – John Cage
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1. Artistic Verses: Come on out to PFAC and listen Newport News students share some of their poetry. This event will include a reading from Nathan Richardson and an awards ceremony. For more info, please click on this link: http://www.pfac-va.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2&Itemid=5
2. Ekphrastic Poetry: Barbara Drucker Smith invites everyone to visit the PFAC gallery, find an inspirational Impressionist piece, write a poem and share it at the next PFAC poetry reading on April 10th. There will be free admission to PFAC on March 29th, April 5th & 6th. Please click on link for more details: http://www.pfac-va.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2&Itemid=5
3. Writer’s Conference: The 6th Annual HRW Writers’ Conference comes to The Westin Town Center in VA Beach in mid-September featuring Brad Parks and Janet Burroway. Please see flier for more details.
A Few Reminders
a. NSU Writer’s Festival – The 2nd annual William Carroll Writer’s Festival will be held at NSU form March 25th to March 27th. The features include Godchild the Omen, Shonda Buchanan and Tim Seibles and an open-mic hosted by Synnika Lofton. Please see attached for more details. http://goodwordpoetryplus.blogspot.com/2014/03/nsus-2nd-annual-writers-festival.html
b. PPP & NAPOMO: Poetry, Prose & Pizza returns just in time for National Poetry Month beginning in Prince George on April 3rd. Please see venue list or click on this link for more details: http://www.meetup.com/PoetryProsePizza/
c. Sunday Specials @ The Venue: During National Poetry Month, The Venue will host three special open-mics in the month of April with different themes. For more information: http://goodwordpoetryplus.blogspot.com/2014/03/napomo-sundays-at-venue-on-35th.html
d. Ms. Angelou at W&M: Maya Angelou will be at William & Mary on April 15th. For more information: http://goodwordpoetryplus.blogspot.com/2014/02/william-mary-welcomes-maya-angelou.html
e. DD Delaney Returns: Oceans of Feelings returns to The Venue on 35th on April 19th and 25th starting at 8:00. Tickets are $10. Please see venue list for more details.
f. A Poetry & Burlesque Show! The Venue on 35th welcomes all to “Lyrics Revealed” on April 26th. There are two shows (7:30 & 9:30). Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. For more information: http://goodwordpoetryplus.blogspot.com/2014/03/coming-this-april.html
g. Poquoson Poetry Contest – The contest goes from Monday, March 4th to March 31st with an awards reception on May 4th at 3:00. For more information, please refer to page 4 of the attached link: http://ppll.ent.sirsi.net/custom/web/content/PPLWinterSpring2014Color.pdf
h. Returning to the Chrysler: After a one year venue absence, “Poetry at the Chrysler” returns to the Chrysler Museum on May 15th, July 17th, and October 16th from 6:30 to 8:30. For more info, please see venue list.
i. PSV Festival: The annual PSV Poetry Festival will be held in Williamsburg on May 16th and 17th. The festivities will include open-mics, workshops, and a poetry banquet. Please click on link for more information: http://www.poetrysocietyofvirginia.org/
Please be sure to check my Facebook page or my blog: www.goodwordpoetryplus.blogspot.com, for things that may come up or change during the week.
That’s it for now. Have a great weekend!!