[Local events] Fwd: Opening reception/reading, Thurs. 6/5

David Abel passages at rdrop.com
Sat May 24 16:07:11 PDT 2008


from Paulann Peterson:


The final stop of the exhibition "How the Ink Feels" will be the Hoffman 
Gallery of Contemporary Art at Lewis & Clark College, June 5, 2008 
through July 13, 2008. This exhibit is cosponsored by the Friends of 
William Stafford and Lewis & Clark College.

Lewis & Clark College is located at 0615 SW Palatine Hill Road, 
Portland, Oregon.

“How the Ink Feels” has been traveling the country for almost a decade, 
bringing thousands to view its collection of fine poetry broadsides at 
sites ranging from Eugene to Chicago, Atlanta to Ketchikan.

In celebration of the exhibit's nine-year journey, an opening event will 
be held on June 5th, 2008, 5:00-8:00 pm.

Lawson Inada, Ingrid Wendt, Ralph Salisbury, Paulann Petersen, and Kim 
Stafford are among the poets who will read their work in the exhibit, 
plus broadsides with poems by others including William Stafford, Stanley 
Kunitz, Rita Dove, Naomi Shihab Nye, Li-Young Lee, Joy Harjo, E. 
Ethelbert Miller, Gary Snyder, and 37 others. The opening program will 
also feature a reading by Fred Marchant, editor of the newly published 
early poems of William Stafford, _Another World Instead _(Graywolf 
Press, 2008). A broadside printed for the occasion by Arizona artist 
Karla Elling will be available for those in attendance.

Summer gallery hours for public viewing are: Thursdays from 4:00-8:00 
pm, Saturdays and Sundays from noon - 4:00 pm. through July 15th, 2008. 
To make arrangements for additional viewing times or dates, please 
contact Doug Erickson, Lewis & Clark College Archivist and Head of 
Special Collections, 503-768-7254.

This project is supported in part by a grant from the Oregon Arts 
Commission and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.


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