Wednesday, December 5, 2012
The upcoming Munroe Saturday Nights event on Dec. 8 in Lexington will feature the Concord Academy Poetry Slam Collaborative and a number of seasoned poets with Lexington ties.
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
The following announcement was provided on behalf of the Munroe Center for the Arts. The written and spoken word, as explored through plays and poetry, take center stage in the next Munroe Saturday Nights event, to be held at 7:30 p.m. this Sataurday, Dec. 8. Munroe’s acclaimed practice of offering staged readings of new plays will continue with the first of this season’s play reading series, which will encompass the first half of the Dec. 8 program. Works by Massachusetts playwrights Don Cohen, Melinda Lopez and Maxine Lopez-Keough, and Michael Towers will be presented. Cohen, a Lexington resident who will also direct the evening’s plays, offers two compelling monologues, “Anne at Sixteen” and “Samson.” The Lopez duo offers us “Bad …
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Award-winning slam poet and Lexington resident Regie O’Hare Gibson will appear at Munroe Saturday Nights with oud and guitar player Christopher T. Dotson this Saturday, Dec. 10.
The following is a press release from Munroe Saturday Nights/the Munroe Center for the Arts. National Poetry Slam Champion Regie O’Hare Gibson, a Lexington resident, will headline the next Munroe Saturday Nights event, to be held Saturday, Dec. 10, at 7:30 p.m. at the Munroe Center for the Arts. O’Hare Gibson is currently completing an Artist-in-Residence semester at Berklee College of Music and received his MFA from New England College. He has lectured and performed widely in the U.S., Cuba and Europe, most recently at Teatro Binario 7 in Milan, Italy. In 2008, as a representative of the U.S., O’Hare Gibson competed for, and received, the Absolute Poetry Award in Monfalcone, Italy. O’Hare Gibson and his work appear in "love jones,” a …
Friday, November 11, 2011
This week's "Munroe Saturday Nights" at the Munroe Center for the Arts in Lexington, will feature to four noted female poets, including two from Lexington.
The following is a press release from Munroe Saturday Nights. Four outstanding female poets, two from Lexington, will be featured in the next Munroe Saturday Nights performing arts program to be presented on Saturday, Nov. 12, at the Munroe Center for the Arts, 1403 Massachusetts Ave., in Lexington. The evening’s program, which begins at 7:30 p.m., is free, with donations gratefully accepted. Lexington resident Cammy Thomas, whose book of poems, Cathedral of Wish, was published in 2005 by Four Way Books, received the 2006 Norma Farber First Book Award from the Poetry Society of America. Thomas’ poems have appeared in The Healing Muse, Marlboro Review, Runes, and Sahara; she teaches English at Concord Academy. Lexington resident Ros …
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Meetings, art, education and the weather forecast today in Lexington.
1. In today's public meeting schedule, the Human Services Committee, the Community Center Task Force and the Hanscom Field Advisory Committee are meeting this evening at Cary Hall and the Town Office Building. 2. Summer school it's not, but Cary Memorial Library is offering some educational -- and fun -- programming at 4 p.m. this afternoon. There's a creative writing program, called "Riddle Me a Poem," for children in grades 3 and 4, and a "Geography is Fun" program for kids entering grades 4 to 6. Attendance is limited; online and in person sign up began Monday, July 11. 3. Also at the library today is the "Heart Gallery," an exhibit of portraits of youth in state foster care in need of adoption. It's organized by the Massachusetts …