Thursday, January 08, 2015

Poetry, wine at Meadows Museum of Art, Shreveport, Thurs, Jan 15, 5:30 to 7 pm

Poetry reading, Meadows Museum, Shreveport. Ashley Havird at podium. Stan Carpenter photos.

Poetry at the Meadows Museum of Art at Centenary College will feature a reading and book signing by Dr. David Havird, author of Map Home (Texas Review Press, 2013) and Ashley Mace Havird, author of The Garden of the Fugitives (Texas Review Press, 2014, and the X. J. Kennedy Prize), to be followed by an open mic session, for which sign-up begins at 5:30 pm. The event, free and open, goes to 7 pm.

The reading and reception happens in conjunction with the exhibition "Poet of the Ordinary: Photographs by Keith Carter" on Th, 15 Jan, from 5:30 to 7 pm. The event is free and open to the public.

Readers are encouraged to visit the exhibition and compose a poem in response to the photographs.

The Museum is free and open to the public Tues through Fri from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sat from 12 p.m.-4 p.m. 318.869.5040.

Photo Stan Carpenter.

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