[Local events] FWD: Laura Winter, and Zhang Er, this weekend at Lan Su Chinese Garden
david at thetextgarage.com
Wed Apr 6 17:02:33 PDT 2016
/Portland's Chinese Garden observes Poetry Month //
//with weekly readings, tours, and workshops throughout April/
*Lan Su Chinese Garden*
239 NW Everett Street
According to Chinese tradition, a garden landscape without poetry is not
complete. Luckily, Lan Su is graced with a wealth of poetic
inscriptions! Classical Chinese gardens – including Lan Su – are filled
with poetic inscriptions as text, calligraphic ensembles, engraving,s
and plaques. Poetry is one of the five elements, along with rocks,
architecture, water, and plants, necessary for a comprehensive Chinese
garden. Learn about Lan Su’s poetic couplets and inscriptions all month
long with workshops, tours and poetry series featuring local and
/Wednesdays at 3:00 pm: Poetry workshops/
/Thursdays at 2:00 pm: Poetry tours/
/Saturdays at 3:00 pm: Peach Blossom poetry readings/
/Sundays at 3:00 pm: Listen to the Fragrance Chinese heritage poetry
Readers and workshop leaders include *Laura Winter, Zhang Er, Paulann
Petersen, Sam Roxas-Chua*, and many others.
*This coming Saturday at 3:00 pm you can hear Laura Winter, and on
Sunday at 3:00, Zhang Er*.
For full information, see the Poetry Month page on the garden web site
All events are free with garden admission or membership, and no
registration is required.
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