Saturday, October 27, 2012

Events: October 29

After Poe
Eighth graders at the Weare Middle School will listen to Poe's well-known tales and write short stories in the manner of Edgar Allan Poe. Students' writing will be displayed at the library beginning October 29. A bound story collection will be created after the display.
Event Location: Weare Public Library, Weare, NH 03281
Date: Beginning Mon, Oct 29, 2012 through early November
Time: 10:00am – 8:00pm

Poe &  Co.
Creative Writing students at New Hampshire Institute of Art will submit Poe-related (macabre) short stories or poems that will be selected by faculty to be read/performed at Teti Library, Fuller Hall. Additional readers will read excerpts from Poe, and there will be a special reading from faculty member Tim Horvath.
Event Location: NH Institute of Art, Manchester, NH 03101
Date: Mon, Oct 29, 2012
Time: 12:00pm – 12:00pm

Why Poetry is Important
″It is difficult to get the news from poems yet men die miserably every day for lack of what is found there.″ Poet and physician, William Carlos Williams implies (and in verse) that poetry is not only life-affirming but necessary to our survival. Explore the multifaceted importance of poetry and how the poet's role as a literary shaman leads to new openings in human consciousness. Diana Durham has a M.A. in English Literature, University College of London (UK). She is an independent scholar and author of The Return of King Arthur: Completing the Quest for Wholeness, and two books of poetry, Sea of Glass and To the End of the Night.
Event Location: Keene Public Library, Keene, NH 03431
Date: Mon, Oct 29, 2012
Time: 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Poetry of Edgar Allan Poe
Participants will be encouraged to come and read a favorite poem by Poe. There will also be "performances" (a choral reading and solo readings).
Event Location: Fuller Public Library, Hillsborough, NH 03244
Date: Mon, Oct 29, 2012
Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Edgar Allan Poe Film Festival: An Evening of Edgar Allan Poe
Vincent Price stars in An Evening of Edgar Allan Poe: The Tell Tale Heart, The Sphinx, The Cask of Amontillado, and The Pit and the Pendulum. 1970. NR. 53 mins.
Event Location: Moultonborough Public Library, Moultonborough, NH 03254
Date: Mon, Oct 29, 2012
Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm

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