HARVEST THE ARTS! Mother’s Day Edition :: JAZZ & POETRY

2811 Mount Rainier Drive South  Seattle, WA 98144

(206) 722-7209

3:30pm, Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 20, 2012
Donations Graciously Accepted.  Refreshments Provided.A collaborative program of poetry, improvised and composed jazz music featuring the poetry of Paul Nelson and the new WA State Poet Laureate Kathleen Flenniken!Jazz and written Music by Jim O’Halloran, flutes; Michael Nicolella classical and electric guitars; and Greg Powers, trombone and tuba.  RSVP to harvestthearts@mountbaker.org 

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About Splabman

Paul Nelson is founder of SPLAB (Seattle Poetics LAB) in Seattle, the Cascadia Poetry Festival and the August POetry POstcard Fest (PoPo). www.POPO.cards. He has published a collection of essays, Organic Poetry & a serial poem re-enacting the history of Auburn, WA, A Time Before Slaughter (shortlisted for a 2010 Genius Award by The Stranger) and American Sentences, a book of 17 syllable poems drawn from the first fourteen of his 20 years of daily practice. The tenth anniversary edition of that book includes Pig War: & Other Songs of Cascadia. He’s interviewed Allen Ginsberg, Michael McClure, Wanda Coleman, Anne Waldman, Sam Hamill, Robin Blaser, Nate Mackey, Eileen Myles, George Bowering, Diane di Prima, Brenda Hillman, George Stanley, Joanne Kyger & many Cascadia poets (see: https://paulenelson.com/americanprophets/) has presented his poetry and poetics in London, Brussels, Bothell, Cumberland, BC, Qinghai and Beijing, China, Lake Forest, Illinois, Ukiah, CA, and other places & writes an American Sentence every day. www.PaulENelson.com
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