taos poetry festival

When: June 11-17, 2017
Where: Somos Salon Space and Taos Community Auditorium
More information: Visit Taos Poetry Festival website

COST: Full Festival Pass: $146 which includes all workshops or pay at the door for each event. Most events are $8. Sliding scale donations accepted.

THE TAOS POETRY FESTIVAL proudly welcomes Taos-based poet Phyllis Hotch, Asheville-based poet Allan Wolf, Brooklyn-based poet & Rumi translator Haleh Liza, and selected youth poets from Northern New Mexico to the stage at the Taos Community Auditorium on Saturday, June 17. All other poetry events will be held at the SOMOS SALON SPACE in downtown Taos throughout the week of June 11-17.

THE TAOS POETRY FESTIVAL has two goals: 1) To offer the Taos community an opportunity to interact with some of the nation’s best poets; 2) To create an event which provides the community and our youth poets a platform for meaningful conversations, hands-on learning, cultural bridge building, academic exploration, and healthy collaborations. These opportunities include readings, workshops, poetry shows, and many chances to engage with our guest poets during the festival. Youth poets 19 and under are admitted free to all events.

Taos Poetry Festival Schedule

Tuesday, June 13,  7-9:00pm
Open Mic: Poet’s Living Room with Ron Stock

Wednesday, June 14 2-4:30pm
Salon: Poetry of War And Peace with Haleh Liza and James Navé

Thursday, June 15
10:00am-12:00pm      Creative Social Stewardship with Cara Hagan
2:00pm-5:00pm          Performance Workshop: Control The Stage With Allan Wolf And James Navé
7:00pm-9:00pm          Open Mic: The Poet’s Living Room with Ron Stock

Friday, June 16
10:00am-12:00pm Salon: Fall In Love with Poetry with Helah Liza and James Navé
3:00pm-5:00pm Open Mic: The Poet’s Living Room with Ron Stock

Saturday, June 17
10:00am-1:00pm Writing Workshop: Write on Bedroom Walls with Allan Wolf
1:30pm-4:30pm Writing Workshop: Dissolve In A Sea Of Spirits With Haleh Liza
6:30-9:30pm Big Stage Poetry Show: “Let Us Go . . .”  with Phyllis Hotch, Allan Wolf, Haleh Liza, and Selected Youth Poets

Made Possible In Part By New Mexico Arts, A Division Of The
Department Of Cultural Affairs And The National Endowment
For The Arts.



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