Monday, October 03, 2005

Book Release, Potluck, Signing, Reading

Weathered Pages: The Poetry Pole

132 poets

“Start the poetry now.” Thomas McGrath

Weathered Pages: Book Release / Potluck / Book Signing / Reading

Sunday, October 9, 2005 ( Allied Arts Center 5000 West Lincoln Avenue Yakima


Potluck on the Picnic Grounds at Allied Arts: Noon to 1:30—Meet each other, sign books, celebrate your work, your way of working, your being in the world. For the poets and their friends and families

Reading 2-5 pm Allied Arts Theatre on the grounds—for the public. Everyone.

The Plan: Yakima Valley Poets to host poets coming in from out of town

Please bring: Salad, Main Dish, Bread or Fruit for 4-6 people

Dessert, coffee, bottled water provided by Allied Arts, Blue Begonia Press and Starbucks

RSVP to Jim Bodeen: by Thursday October 6th.

If you need a place to stay, please let Jim know. We’ll find accommodations.
If you would like to host a poet in Yakima, please let Jim know.
And if you have any questions let’s hear them too.

In the hard service of the word. In that spirit.

Directions to Allied Arts Center:
If you are coming into town from Seattle or Ellensburg: after crossing the Selah bridge into Yakima take the 1st exit (Highway 12, Exit to Naches) and then the 40th Ave Exit, stay on 40th until you reach the light on Lincoln. Turn right on Lincoln Ave continuing until you reach Gilbert Park and Allied Arts Gallery.

If you are coming from the South: Take the Nob Hill Exit off I-82, cross over the freeway and stay on Nob Hill until you reach 40th Ave. Turn right on 40th continuing until you reach the light at Lincoln. Turn left on Lincoln Ave, continuing until you reach Gilbert Park and Allied Arts Gallery.

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