You are invited to an all
ages, after-hours Arts and Appreciation Party!
FROM 5:00 TO 6:00 PM: Poetry lab for families
with Becca Barniskis, art activities for all ages and a student art show.
FROM 6:00 TO 7:30 PM: Poetry and music from the Sonoglyph Collective
Sonoglyph Collective combines poetry, storytelling, and songwriting with collective musical
improvisation to create unique and engaging spontaneous performances. It features poets Hawona Sullivan Janzen, Lynette
Reini-Grandell, and Kathryn Kysar; and musicians Aaron Kerr (cello), Sean Egan
(clarinet), Bobb Fantauzzo (world flutes), and Jonathan Townsend (percussion).
of the Collective have performed poetry and music together at venues and events
in the Twin Cities and Greater Minnesota, including The Soap Factory, Banfill-Locke
Center for the Arts, Normandale Writing Festival, Hamline Midway Library,
International Beat Poetry Festival, Bemidji Library Book Festival, Patrick's
Cabaret, The Loft Literary Center, and KFAI's Write On! Radio.
Becca Barniskis holds an MFA in creative writing
and has been teaching poetry to people of all ages for almost 20 years. She has
taught in schools and other community venues around the world and is a roster
artist for COMPAS,
the largest arts education roster in Minnesota. In 2012, she received the
Ordway Education Award in Community Commitment in recognition of her ongoing
and outstanding work in arts and education.
This event is brought to you by the MN Music Coalition, the Saint Paul STAR Program and the Hamline Midway Library.