[Local events] FWD: Deadline extended, Write a Line for the Line

David Abel passages at rdrop.com
Mon Apr 30 14:04:01 PDT 2012


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       Note: Deadline extended -- new deadline May 2*

*CALLING ALL WORDSMITHS --- WRITE A LINE FOR THE LINE!*

Short Poetic Lines Wanted for New MAX Line Public Art Project**

*REQUEST for SUBMISSIONS*

Construction has begun on TriMet's Portland -- Milwaukie Light Rail 
Transit Project (PMLR), scheduled to begin service in 2015. Running 7.3 
miles from Portland State University to Oak Grove, the future MAX Orange 
Line will connect downtown and inner Southeast Portland to Milwaukie and 
Clackamas County.

Project artist Buster Simpson and collaborator Peg Butler invite the 
public to submit original, short poetic lines of text for*/Orange 
Lining/*, a two phase public art installation to span the length of the 
light rail alignment.

All those with a connection to the region are invited to submit lines of 
text for the project.

Submissions must be original and should evoke places, people, and 
travels along the new light rail alignment. *Submissions must be 50 
characters or less (including spaces)*. Distilling a message of civic 
relevance to this level of brevity is your challenge!

Lines may be submitted through the project website and via email or mail:

*www.orangelining.net
lines at orangelining.net
/Orange Lining/, P.O. Box 4963, Portland OR, 97208*

*DEADLINE TO SUBMIT LINES IS MAY 2, 2012 AT MIDNIGHT, PST*

Multiple submissions may be included in each entry. Please include your 
name, email address, mailing address, and phone number (or other contact 
information). By submitting your lines for consideration, you agree to 
the Terms and Conditions of the project. More information about the 
project, including the Terms and Conditions, may be obtained on the 
website, by emailing info at orangelining.net, or by calling 503-622-9044.

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