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Constructing Spaces exhibition

October 18, 2018 - March 31, 2019
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road
London, SE1 8XX United Kingdom
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Make room for creativity at an interactive reconstruction of Scottish poet WS Graham’s creative space in an exhibition celebrating his centenary year. Bringing together Graham's library, his original writing desk, and manuscript copies of his poems, the National Poetry Library’s exhibition reflects on what makes a space 'creative' and how, in turn, these spaces shape …

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Concrete is Porous: poetry exhibition

November 3, 2018 - March 1, 2019
The Secret Handshake Gallery, 170a Baldwin Street
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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Concrete is Porous, Act 1: Visual is an exhibition of concrete poetry. The opening reception is November 3, from 2:30pm to 6:30pm at The Secret Handshake Gallery. The exhibition features work by bill bissett, derek beaulieu, Adeena Karasick, bpNichol, Gary Barwin, Gustave Morin, Grant Wilkins, Barbara Caruso, Judith Copithorne and more. Learn more here.

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February 1 - February 28
Oakland Oakland, CA United States + Google Map

BAMBDFEST:2019 is a multi-day, multi-venue festival in celebration of the Black Arts Movement Business District and Black arts, culture, and economics in Oakland, CA. The month-long festival in February 2019, produced by the Lower Bottom Playaz, Inc. in collaboration with BAMBD, CDC, and The Flight Deck, is funded by a Creative California Communities grant from …

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Crestone Poetry Festival

February 21 - February 24
Crestone Crestone, CO United States + Google Map

This four-day celebration of the spoken word includes readings, workshops, open mic opportunities, and lots of time for poets and friends of poetry from around the region to get acquainted. The event is intended to help grow and sustain a community of poets, writers, and literature enthusiasts in the mountains and high deserts of Colorado …

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Galiano Literary Festival

February 22 - February 24
Galiano Island Galiano Island, British Columbia Canada + Google Map

The Galiano Literary Festival is run by Galiano Island Books, one of the few remaining independent bookstores in B.C. The bookstore has been on the island for over 10 years, and has become a ‘hub’ of the island community. Writers appearing in the festival's 10th anniversary year include George Bowering, Alix Hawley, Kathy Page and …

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The Lament for Art O’Leary

February 22 - February 23
Irish Arts Center, 553 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019 United States
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Pulitzer Prize-winner Paul Muldoon presents his new translation of the greatest love poem written in the Irish language, in an extraordinary, genre-defying performance featuring Muldoon and acclaimed actors Lisa Dwan (The Beckett Trilogy, London, BAM) and Ruth Smith (Once: The Musical, Dublin), with original music performed live by members of the legendary Irish rock band …

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Exhibition: Women and the Small Press

February 1 @ 10:00 am - March 31 @ 5:00 pm
Scottish Poetry Library, Scottish Poetry Library, 5 Crichton's Close
Edinburgh, EH8 8DT United Kingdom
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This exhibition celebrates some of the women of the small press movement, featuring work from the Scottish Poetry Library’s small press archive and pamphlet collections. ‘Women and The Small Press’ displays these pieces together for the first time, allowing them to converse with each other and with the SPL’s other collections and spaces. Artists featured …

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10:00 am

Ekphrastic Poetry Workshop

February 23 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
University of Arizona Poetry Center, 1508 E Helen St
Tucson, AZ 85719 United States
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The tradition of ekphrastic poetry is a long, rich, and varied one, with poets from Ovid to Frank O’Hara taking delight in the mirroring (or reconstructing or deconstructing) a visual image via the use of a written text. In this three-hour workshop, participants will initially read and discuss a selection of compelling ekphrastic poems that …

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10:30 am

Winter Into Spring poetry workshop

February 23 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on February 9, 2019 at 10:30 am

One event on February 16, 2019 at 10:30 am

One event on February 23, 2019 at 10:30 am

One event on March 2, 2019 at 10:30 am

One event on March 9, 2019 at 10:30 am

One event on March 16, 2019 at 10:30 am

The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh Street
Bethesda, MD 20815 United States
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In literature and myth, winter is often portrayed as a symbol for death, while spring is considered a time of joyful rebirth. Yet both seasons offer beauty and danger, while the transition between the two can be particularly precarious -- for wildlife as well as for human beings. In “Winter Into Spring,” instructor Rose Strode …

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2:00 pm

Hello, Neighbour

February 23 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Avenue
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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Hello, Neighbour began with residents of Toronto submitting short content pieces animating a favourite element of the city; an intersection or a neighbourhood; a restaurant, a building, a park. Chosen submissions were then taken as inspiration by six artists — poets, writers and playwrights alike — to create pieces that will be performed as new …

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