Wider than the Sky: A Celebration of Poetry in Word, Image and Performance
The Harvard-Westlake Upper School invites the school community and Los Angeles-area high-school students and teachers to its first annual festival of poetry, "Wider than the Sky: A Celebration of Poetry in Word, Image and Performance." The event, which will be held Saturday, October 25, will feature readings, performances, and workshops by renowned poets and artists.
The day-long festival (9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.) will feature renowned poets Sharan Strange and Douglas Kearney as keynote speakers. Los Angeles’s own Youth Poet Laureate, Amanda Gorman, will perform her work and emcee the performances of other young poets.
Admission to the festival is free and includes breakfast and lunch. The first 200 students to sign up will receive a free book by one of the event's keynote poets.
To RSVP, visit click here. For more information, visit hwpoetryfestival.blogspot.com or the event's Facebook page.