Celebrated poet Carolyn Forché, perhaps best-known for coining the term “poetry of witness” and for her groundbreaking anthology, Against Forgetting: Twentieth-Century Poetry of Witness, joins local Hedgebrook poets and performers, including Karen Finneyfrock, Tara Hardy, Storme Webber, and Rose McAleese, to celebrate Hedgebrook’s 25th anniversary with an electrifying evening of poetry and song. Presented by Hedgebrook.
Tickets are $15 /$20 for two tickets before April 5, at www.hedgebrook.org; $15 apiece at the door. Join us for a pre-show performance at 6 pm in The Public Room by members of Hedgebrook’s local poet community. Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue.
Other Arts & Culture, Community, Literary Events
Saturday, October 25, 2014, 7:30 – 10:00pm
Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. Free-$100.
Sunday, October 26, 2014, 2:00 – 4:15pm
Downstairs at Town Hall; enter on Seneca Street. $15-$30.
**SOLD OUT** Neal Stephenson and Cory Doctorow with Ed Finn: Reigniting Society’s Ambition with Science Fiction
Sunday, October 26, 2014, 7:30 – 8:45pm
Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. $5.