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Poet Zachary Schomburg presents a small collection of his drawings, featuring portraits of poets important to him and his work.
Meet the artist! Join us for a reception for the work on August 13th from 3-5 p.m.  Afterwards, guests are invited to jump on the streetcar with us to our Summer Social at Hotel Congress.

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Chicago-area writer, historian, activist and publisher Marie J. Kuda compiled a lifelong personal collection whose holdings are on display for the first time in this exhibit of lesbian and feminist works. Exhibit runs until July 30th.

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Celebrate Phoenix’s summer months through a short series featuring Arizona artists and writers. Author Ken Lamberton will share photos and stories from his book Chasing Arizona: One Man’s Year-long Obsession with the Grand Canyon State, a collection of humorous essays about his travels to historical sites throughout the state: 52 destinations in 52 weeks. Join us July 22nd, from 5:30-7 p.m. at Changing Hands Bookstore, 300 W. Camelback Rd.

 

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Calling All Future Ambassadors of Poetry!   Have a passion to volunteer and spread the word about poetry? Have you always wanted to know more about the Poetry Center and share that knowledge with others? Then we want you to apply to join our docent program!  Submit your application by July 25!  

 

 
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Beat the Heat: Summer Socials in Tucson
Join collaborating artists Ben Olmstead and Simon Donovan for an informal discussion with Tyler Meier about the poetry that will be featured on the streetcar line.  Wednesday, July 23, 5.30 p.m. in the Copper Room at Hotel Congress, 311 East Congress Street.

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Upcoming at the Poetry Center
Whitman Circle Summer Socials: Poetry and the Tucson Modern Streetcar!
07/23/2014 - 5:30pm
Join the UA Poetry Center and celebrate Tucson’s summer months through a short series featuring local artists and writers. These free, informal gatherings are designed for any and all who wish... Read more
First Meeting of "Short Poems"
08/11/2014 - 10:00am - 08/12/2014 - 12:00pm
SOLD OUT. This workshop will focus on the success of narrative and lyric within a poem while keeping in mind ideas of restraint and concision in language, of letting go of the need to explain and... Read more
Whitman Circle Summer Socials: Susan Briante
08/13/2014 - 5:30pm
Join the UA Poetry Center and celebrate Tucson’s summer months through a short series featuring local artists and writers. These free, informal gatherings are designed for any and all who wish... Read more
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