Kay Ryan & the Marin Poetry Chair – An Autumn Poetry Picnic on Mt. Tam
A benefit event for the California Poets in Schools featuring United States Poet Laureate Kay Ryan
WHO: California Poets in the Schools, Poetry Chair Productions and the Marin Arts Council present…
WHAT: Kay Ryan & the Marin Poetry Chair – An Autumn Poetry Picnic on Mt. Tam
The Cushing Memorial Amphitheatre, atop Mt. Tamalpais overlooking Marin and the San Francisco Bay, is the setting for autumn poetry readings featuring United States Poet Laureate Kay Ryan. Hosted by Marin Poet Laureate Albert Flynn DeSilver and the Marin Poetry Chair, this benefit event marking the 45th Anniversary of the California Poets in the Schools, also features poets Jane Hirshfield, Joanne Kyger and Paul Hoover; music by banjo and guitar virtuoso Tim Weed & Friends; and sandwiches, cookies and beverages or boxed lunches will be available for sale.
WHEN: 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10, 2009
WHERE: The Cushing Memorial Amphitheatre, 801 Panoramic Hwy, Mount Tamalpais State Park, Mill Valley
TICKETS: $22.50 per person / $45 per couple
Tickets available for purchase online at www.marinpoetrychair.org or at the door.
SHUTTLES: Free round-trip shuttles leave from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. from the Manzanita Commuter Parking lot at the junction of Hwy 101 and Hwy 1 – Stinson Beach exit, Mill Valley. Look for signs “Poetry Shuttles to Mt. Tam.”
WEBSITE: www.MarinPoetryChair.org or www.cpits.org
PLEASE NOTE: No parking will be allowed at the Cushing Memorial Amphitheatre or at Rock Springs. Free shuttle or hiking is recommended.
A benefit for California Poets in the Schools
celebrating 45 years of creative writing in California classrooms.
Added by KimTaylorpr on October 6, 2009