We’ll be drawing on ParOct favorites for this event:
we will read Wallace Stevens‘s “The Emperor of Ice-Cream” at 1:30 PM,
and Gertrude Stein‘s “Stanzas in Meditation,” with audience participation, at 3:00 PM.
Followed by free food for all, performers and audience, at Gertrude’s!
From the Poetry Out Loud website:
Please join us at the Maryland Poetry Out Loud State Finals, March 9, 2013, 1:00 pm, at the Baltimore Museum of Art’s Joseph and Rebecca Meyerhoff Auditorium. The competition will be hosted by Aaron Henkin, host of WYPR’s weekly arts and culture radio magazine, The Signal, with performances by Emmy-nominated singer/songwriter ellen cherry and Baltimore-based improvising chorus, Parallel Octave.
The event is free and open to the public.