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Jax Poetry Fest

April 4, 2018-April 7, 2018

Free

JaxPoetryFest.org

Hope at Hand is celebrating National Poetry Month with its 3rd Annual Jax Poetry Fest. Jax Poetry Fest is a four-day event that includes poetry workshops, spoken word, interactive poetry and a high school poetry contest.

April 4, 2018
Join us as we kick off Jax Poetry Fest from 5-8 PM. Nile Stanley will be hosting spoken word on the Hemming Park Café stage during Art Walk and inside MOCA we have a haiku and watercolor workshop.. Adjacent to the café, our tent will also feature interactive poetry activities during Art Walk.

April 5, 2018
The fun continues on the 5th floor of MOCA from 5-8 pm on April 5, with classes facilitated by Harolyn Sharp, Nile Stanley, Stephanie Brendle, Lena Shaqareq and more. Hope at Hand will run a session, “What is Poetry Thearpy?”

April 6, 2018
On April 6 from 2-4 pm at MOCA, Jax Poetry Fest classes include Tanka poetry, “Crossing Bridges,” “Finding Your Audience & Building Fans,” and “Returning Words to Real Objects.”

April 7, 2018
The final day of Jax Poetry Fest will feature Fredrick Dale, Keri Foster, Kristy Lee Schatz and Jenn Wolfe facilitating classes on MOCA’s 5th floor from 1-4 pm.

All supplies necessary for Jax Poetry Fest are provided for free to the public. To learn more about the times and events at #JaxPoetryFest2018, please visit our Facebook page: Jax Poetry Fest and our event website, JaxPoetryFest.org.

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Hope at Hand and Jax Poetry Fest are sponsored in part by the City of Jacksonville, the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville and the FL Division of Cultural Affairs.

Details

Start:
April 4, 2018
End:
April 7, 2018
Cost:
Free
Website:
jaxpoetryfest.org

Organizer

Hope at Hand
Email:
madeline@hopeathand.org
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Venue

MOCA Jacksonville
333 North Laura St
Jacksonville, FL United States
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