Thursday, March 11, 2010

Thursday updates - 3/11/2010

Angelee Deodhar sent this wonderful haiga in response to my note about the frogs singing in North Carolina. I love the wide grin on the frogs, which is the way I've been smiling lately.



Richard Krawiec sent this:

A Salon of Music, Poetry, and Theater

Saturday, March 27, 7:30pm, Common Ground Theater

featuring

Fleur de Lisa, a female vocal quartet performing original music that blends elements of jazz, choral, blues, and folk, with lyrics based on poems by Kathryn Stripling Byers, Jaki Shelton Green, and others, will premiere their new CD, The Unworn Necklace (which includes songs based on poems by Roberta Beary). Fleur de Lisa is one of only 8 groups selected to compete in the Mid Atlantic Regional Finals for the Harmony Sweepstakes, a national competition for vocal groups.

Plus, Durham poet Grey Brown, Literary Arts Director of HealthArts Network at Duke, and author of two books of poetry, including the recent "When They Tell Me"(Finishing Line Press) will be reading her funny and inspiring poetry.

And! a staged reading of Cluck Variations, a play by Richard Krawiec, about a suburban white Southerner, and an African American from Chicago, who meet at a manmade pond in a gated community and try to overcome the barriers of race and culture to connect as women. There is a special cameo by a giant Jewish Duck. Acted and directed by members of PlayGround: A Theatre Co-operative.

Tickets $10
Fro more information, or to reserve a ticket - rkwriter@gmail.com or call 919-810-2863



Colin Stewart Jones sent this:

Notes from the Gean is now accepting Haibun and Renga/Renku; Ray Rasmussen and Alan Summers are the respective editors. See our submissions page for details.

Kirsty Karkow will also be guest editor for issue five.

www.geantree.com



A new issue of Shamrock Haiku Journal is online.

http://shamrockhaiku.webs.com/currentissue.htm



Lyrical Passion Poetry E-Zine sent this:

"2009 MICRO-FICTION Competition" - Winners!


1st Place, Dustin Putnam "Liminal Realm"

2nd Place, Ruth Schiffmann "In Ink"

3rd Place, James Tipton "Summer Picnic"


Awards:

1st Place Prize - $ 200.00 (US) & Certificate
2nd $ 70.00
3rd $ 30.00

Honorable Mentions:

Dustin Putnam, "Back Country Bonanza"
James Tipton, "Lovers"
Grant Flint, "Once I Saved My Son"

1 comment:

Alan Summers said...

Another great list of things happening!

I love Angelee's haiga! ;-)

all my best,

Alan
Alan’s Area 17 blog
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