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100 THOUSAND POETS FOR CHANGE

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Craft Performance Poetry & spoken word Storytelling Writing & literature
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Date and time

We’ll email you reminders a week before and the day before the event.

Location

Elora Poetry Centre & Gallery

7324 Wellington County Road

Wellington County, ON

Access

Free, and accepts optional pay-what-you-may donations for admission.

Offered in English.

About

This year our theme will be 'Acceptance,' which will be shown in the following way:

Sonnets of Walter Benjamin, written between WW I and WW II, have been translated by Carl Skoggard from German into English and set to music by Peter Skoggard. These will be sung by a baritone and tenor, accompanied by piano. A Q & A period will follow this section.

Following these songs, Peter Skoggard's musical settings of poems by e. e. cummings will be performed, including a jazz singer. Finally, works of Kurt Weill will be sung.

Finger food and drinks will be served after the performance so guests can mingle.

Note: Most musicians are from the local area. So far Alan Macdonald has been chosen as baritone and will be involved in selecting other voices.

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Organizer

Elora Poetry Centre & Gallery

The Elora Poetry Centre & Gallery brings in different poets, composers and musical artists from our region, as well as many places outside our immediate area, hoping to present a widespread view of poetic and musical arts.

Contact

Daniel Bratton / carol williams

Beaverhouse@bell.net

This event is part of a hub:

CommUNITY: A Melody of 25 years - Centre Wellington (Elora & Fergus Tourism)

Elora Fergus Arts Council & Township of Centre Wellington Centre Wellignton, ON

The Township of Centre Wellington (Elora & Fergus Tourism) and the Elora Fergus Arts Council invite you to be a part of Culture Days 2024, a celebration of arts and culture like no other! This year’s theme, “CommUNITY: A Melody of 25 year...

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