April 12-April 26, 2013 | 6 pmMy Favorite Poem Project
Santa Fe poets, politicians, business owners, and students and professors from the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) will celebrate National Poetry Month with free Friday readings during April.
The My Favorite Poem project, directed by award-winning poet and University of New Mexico professor Luci Tapahonso, invites community members to share their favorite works of poetry by other authors. IAIA will co-host the Santa Fe project at its campus April 12 and April 26. UNM will host its event with local community readers April 5 and 19th. For a listing of UNM readers and more information about the Albuquerque event, click here.
Santa Fe poetry readers include:
|Friday, April 12||Friday, April 26|
|Tony Abeyta, artist||Byron Aspaas, IAIA student|
|Sasha LaPointe, IAIA student||Mark Bahti, business owner, Bahti Indian Arts|
|Char Teters, IAIA core faculty, artist||Bette Booth, Santa Fe Green Lodging Initiative coordinator|
|Daniel Gibson, Native Peoples Magazine editor||Santa Fe Mayor David Coss|
|IAIA President Dr. Robert Martin||Santa Fe Poet Laureate & Creative Writing Faculty Jon Davis|
|Michael McGarrity, novelist||Ann Filemyr, College of Contemporary Native Arts Dean & poet|
|Mateo Romero, artist||Roberta Joe, Santa Fe Assistant County Attorney|
|Liz Stefanics, Santa Fe County Commissioner||Michael Lopez, U.S. Senator Tom Udall field representative|
|James Thomas Stevens, Creative Writing core faculty & poet||Laura Fragua-Cota, artist|
|Connie Tsosie-Gaussoin, artist and designer||Emmi Whitehorse, artist|
|Natalia Valles, Wood-Gormley Elementary student||Maura Dhu Studi, actor musician|
|Patrick Lannan, Lannan Foundation president||Oliver Prezant, Santa Fe Opera|
|Darlene Anderson, Anderson Real Estate|
All readings begin at 6 p.m. in IAIA’s Center for Lifelong Education. A reception will follow.
For more information, contact Dean Ann Filemyr at 505-424-5748 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Read a news release about the project.