[Local events] FWD: Laura Winter, and Zhang Er, this weekend at Lan Su Chinese Garden

David Abel 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 
regional poets.

    /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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