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Watershed Environmental Poetry Festival
Saturday | September 26, 2015 | 12:00 pm — 4:30 pm
Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park | 2151 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
Join us for the 20th annual Watershed Environmental Poetry Festival! Featuring: Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Robert Hass; poets Brenda Hillman, Jane Mead, John Shoptaw; Malcolm Margolin (Heyday Books); Novella Carpenter, Farm City; Genny Lim with poetry and jazz;Simon Ortiz (Acoma Pueblo); California Poets in the Schools students with poet-teachers John Oliver Simon and Maureen Hurley; also readings by Chris Olander, Kirk Lumpkin, Gerald Fleming, Mk Chavez, J. David Cummings, Maya Khosla, Theresa Whitehill; music by The Barry Finnerty Trio, River Village exhibits: books, literary and environmental organizations.
Strawberry Creek Walk at 10:00 am precedes the main event with poetry and natural history commentary, meet at Oxford and Center Streets, UC Berkeley.
All free admission. 100 Thousand Poets for Change event, presented by Poetry Flash and Ecology Center/Berkeley Farmers’ Market.Visit Event Website >>
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