Arts Celebration continues with Poetry Night

March 8, 2022 (Volume 45, Number 13)
Article by Peg West

GVSU Arts Celebration, image in tones of blue, swirling colors

Poetry Night will be presented virtually on March 14, 7 p.m.

Poetry Night, the next installment of the GVSU Arts Celebration, will highlight three writers who also are performers.

The community is invited to enjoy an evening of poetry with Danez Smith, Ericka “Kyd Kane” Thompson and Marcel “Fable the Poet” Price. The free, virtual event will be Monday, March 14, at 7 p.m.; register here to receive the link.

Smith, a nationally celebrated and award-winning poet, will be paired with two local poets. Thompson is the current Grand Rapids Poet Laureate, while Price previously held that role.

"Their bold, important work resonates both on the page and on the stage, and this evening promises to be an energetic, dynamic, challenging, moving, and unforgettable event," organizers said of the evening that continues a two-decades-long GVSU tradition of inviting acclaimed poets to share their work with the community.

For more information, visit the GVSU Arts Celebration website.

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This article was last edited on March 8, 2022 at 11:53 a.m.

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