Poetry & Art Series :
On Thursday, Sept. 26, Poetry & Art Series 2013 features poet and translator Nikola Madzirov with special guests from Poetry International, SDSU's annual literary journal edited by Ilya Kaminsky. DJ Gill Sotu will provide music. There will be treats and beverages as always. Bring wine or snacks to share and get in free. Those who would like to participate on the open mic that follows the features, please contact Michael Klam at email@example.com or call 619-957-3264. Visit us online at sandiego-art.org.
Madzirov is the author of several collections of poetry including Studentski Zbor award-winner Locked in the City. His additional honors include the Hubert Burda European Poetry Award, the Miladinov Brothers poetry prize and residencies at the University of Iowa’s International Writing Program. There will also be readings of select translations from Poetry International by MFA poets from SDSU.
The Poetry & Art Series (established in the summer of 2001) in the Museum of the Living Artist is itself both a unique show and a unique venue. Poets and audiences gather in the museum to witness a live collaboration between writers and visual artists.
Poetry & Art gives regional artists an opportunity to express themselves in a variety of forms and styles. Audiences hear poetry and prose in dialogue with painting, photography, sculpture, music and dance. Any featured guests serve not only as entertainment but also as inspiration for developing artists. The free speech event reveals the diversity and importance of the region’s artists.
Poetry & Art Series since 2001 --Poetry & Art takes place in the 10,000-square-foot San Diego Art Institute at Balboa Park and includes music and snacks. The event is open to the public and audience members can participate or simply enjoy the show. Cost is $5. Open mic signups start at 6:30 p.m., and the event runs 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. (Bring wine to share and get in free.)
WHAT: Poetry & Art Series 2013 reading and open mic
DATE: Thursday, September 26, 2013
TIME: 6:30-9:30 p.m.; open mic signups at 6:30 p.m.
LOCATION: The Museum of the Living Artist, 1439 El Prado, Balboa Park
COST: $5, members free, wine and snacks (bring to share and get in free)
The San Diego Art Institute’s Museum of the Living Artist features a new exhibition of works by talented Southern California regional artists every four to six weeks in this specially designed 10,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art gallery space. The San Diego Art Institute is dedicated to the advancement of the visual arts through outreach, education and exhibition. The institute’s mission is to maintain a center for emerging artists and the visual arts in San Diego.
Poetry International is an annual literary journal published by SDSU with Ilya Kaminsky as editor-in-chief.
San Diego Writers, Ink is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that offers classes, groups, workshops, readings and other literary events at The Ink Spot and other locations throughout San Diego County. SDWI publishes A Year In Ink, an annual anthology of poetry and prose by regional authors.
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