And the Poet Sang: The Heart’s Place with Jamie O’Reilly and Michael P. Smith
Saturday, February 9th,
Sunday, February 10th, 3:00 PM
61 W. Superior
This event is free on a first come, first served basis. Doors open 30 minutes before a program. Programs typically last one hour.
And the Poet Sang: The Heart’s Place features celebrated duo Jamie O’Reilly and Michael P. Smith performing songs of love—love of place, heart, and homeland. They will perform original song-settings of poems by luminaries ranging from Gabriela Mistral and Frederico García Lorca to Anne Carson and ancient Irish and Chinese writers. Material from Smith and O’Reilly’s folk cabarets, Pasiones: Songs of the Spanish Civil War and Hello Dali: From the Sublime to the Surreal, will also be featured.
A group exhibition featuring work by Poetry magazine cover artists depicting the mythical creatures Pegasus and mermaids from poetry immemorial. Artists include Lise Haller Baggesen, Ana Benaroya, Lilli Carré, Alexander Cohen, Stephen Eichhorn, Carson Ellis, Clay Hickson, Tony Fitzpatrick, Krista Franklin, Julia Goodman, Jenny Kendler, Kate McQuillen, Jessie Mott, Julie Murphy, Diana Sudyka, and Shoshanna Weinberger.