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Wednz Scene: 14th Annual Palm Beach Poetry Festival

Wednz Scene: 14th Annual Palm Beach Poetry Festival

October 4 / 17

Hello…A poetry festival, sounds fun right? Well thanks to the Association of Writers and Writing Program, the 14th Annual Palm Beach Poetry Festival will be held in Delray Beach, Florida January 15-20, 2018. Here is a peek at what this festival is about.


Credit source: AWP (Association of Writers & Writing Program)

14th Annual Palm Beach Poetry Festival

Delray Beach, Florida, United States

 

DETAILS

JAN 15  JAN 20, 2018

Festival

APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 10, 2016
TUITION / COST: $895 Poetry Workshops, Auditors $495, Individual Conference $99
SCHOLARSHIP: Available
A small number of partial tuition scholarships are available. Inquire with an application.


CONTACT: Susan R. Williamson, Director
PHONE: 561-868-2063
EMAIL: news@palmbeachpoetryfestival.org
WEBSITE: http://www.palmbeachpoetryfestival.org

Poetry workshops for qualified writers of poetry are limited to 12 participants and 3 auditors. Workshops are 16 total hours over six days. Individual manuscript conferences are also available.

14th Annual Palm Beach Poetry Festival in Delray Beach, Florida, January 15-20, 2018. Focus on your work with America’s most celebrated poets: Laure-Anne Bosselaar, Gabrielle Calvocoressi, Chard deNiord, Beth Ann Fennelly, Ross Gay, Rodney Jones, Phillis Levin, Aimee Nezhukumatathil, Tim Seibles. Six days of workshops, readings, craft talks, manuscript conferences, panel discussion, social events and so much more. Special Guest, Coleman Barks. Individual conference faculty includes Lorna Blake, Sally Bliumis-Dunn, and Nickole Brown.

Workshop admission is by an application. To find out more, visit http://www.palmbeachpoetryfestival.org.

Faculty

Featured Writers Include:

Laure-Anne Bosselaar, Gabrielle Calvocoressi, Chard deNiord, Beth Ann Fennelly, Ross Gay, Rodney Jones, Phillis Levin, Aimee Nezhukumatathil, Tim Seibles. Six days of workshops, readings, craft talks, manuscript conferences, panel discussion, social events and so much more. Special Guest, Coleman Barks. Individual conference faculty includes Lorna Blake, Sally Bliumis-Dunn, and Nickole Brown.

 

Genres

Poetry

Location

Delray Beach
Florida, United States

 

Palm Beach Poetry Festival

The 14th Annual Palm Beach Poetry Festival in Delray Beach, Florida, January 15-20, 2018. Focus on your work with America’s most celebrated poets: Laure-Anne Bosselaar, Gabrielle Calvocoressi, Chard deNiord, Beth Ann Fennelly, Ross Gay, Rodney Jones, Phillis Levin, Aimee Nezhukumatathil, Tim Seibles. Six days of workshops, readings, craft talks, panel discussion, manuscript conferences: Lorna Blake, Sally Bliumis-Dunn, Nicole Brown; social events, and so much more. Special Guest: Coleman Barks.

Ticketed Festival Events are open to the public and take place over six days and evenings. Workshop admission is by an application.To find out more, visit palmbeachpoetryfestival.org.

 

 

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Music Festivals for September 2017

Music Festivals for September 2017

September 6 / 17

Hello again….now we are concentrating on music festivals. Thanks to Music Festival Wizard, we now have the opportunity to see what festivals are playing this month.


Credit source: Music Festival Wizard

 

 LouFest 2017   St. Louis, MO September 9-10, 2017

Russian River Jazz & Blues 2017   Guerneville, CA September 9-10, 2017

Hopscotch Festival 2017  Raleigh, NC  September 7-10, 2017

Dancefestopia 2017  Kansas City, MO  September 7-10, 2017

Middle Waves 2017  Fort Wayne, IN  September 15-16, 2017

Nocturnal Wonderland 2017  San Bernardino, CA  September 15-16, 2017

Ellnora The Guitar Festival 2017  Urbana, IL  September 14-16, 2017

KAABOO 2017  San Diego, CA  September 15-17, 2017

Riot Fest Chicago 2017  Chicago, IL  September 15-17, 2017

FreshGrass Festival 2017  North Adams, MA  September 15-17, 2017

The Meadows Music Festival 2017  New York City, NY  September 15-17, 2017

Telluride Blues and Brews 2017  Telluride, CO  September 15-17, 2017

Grand Point North 2017  Burlington, VT  September 16-17, 2017

Music Midtown 2017  Atlanta, GA  September 16-17, 2017

Americanafest 2017  Nashville, TN  September 12-17, 2017

Cayuga Sound Festival 2017  Ithaca, NY  September 22-23, 2017

High Elevation Festival 2017  Denver, CO  September 22-23, 2017

Imagine Festival 2017  Atlanta, GA  September 22-24, 2017

 

 

 Life is Beautiful Festival 2017  Las Vegas, NV  September 22-24, 2017

Pilgrimage Music Festival 2017  Franklin, TN  September 23-24, 2017

Bourbon & Beyond 2017  Louisville, KY  September 23-24, 2017

Pygmalion Music Festival 2017  Champaign, IL  September 20-24, 2017

Music Tastes Good 2017  Long Beach, CA  September 30-October 1, 2017

Sugarlands Mountainfest 2017  Gatlinburg, TN  September 28-October 1, 2017

Meeting of the Minds 2017  Schuylkill Haven, PA  September 29-October 1, 2017

 

 

Just click on the links to get the info you need. Come back this Saturday for more new stuff! Enjoy the rest of your Wednesday, be blessed.

 

 

 

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Scene Weekend: Silver Scream Fest 2016

Scene Weekend: Silver Scream Fest 2016

February 27 / 16

Good Evening friends….I found this festival last night and for those of you who are horror fans, this should be a treat. Read on…..


(cred: Silver Scream Fest)

SILVER SCREAM FEST 2016

March 4 – 6, 2016
Roxy 14
85 Santa Rosa Ave, Santa Rosa CA 95404

Welcome to the first annual awards-based competition calling for both films and comics! Famous Monsters has partnered with the Santa Rosa Entertainment Group to seek out the next generation of great genre filmmakers in order to share their creations with the world!

Designed to discover new talent, unite the entertainment community, and encourage genre conversation, the annual SILVER SCREAM FILM & COMIC FESTIVAL is a three-day event comprised of film screenings, award ceremonies, social gatherings, and celebratory parties.

SILVER SCREAM FILM & COMIC FESTIVAL is now accepting feature and short length films, animations, screenplays, and comic book or graphic novel submissions.

 

Guests:
Rick Baker – The man responsible for the amazing makeup effects for An American Werewolf in London, who won an Oscar for the film, has been around in Hollywood for decades. Baker has worked his makeup magic in other films such as Harry and the Henderson’s, The Incredible Shrinking Woman, including Michael Jackson’s Thriller video.

 

John Landis – This is the dude who directed the comedy-horror cult classic An American Werewolf in London, Landis also directed National Lampoon’s Animal House, Coming to America, and let’s not forget, Michael Jackson’s Thriller.

 

David Naughton – Remember him as David Kessler in An American Werewolf in London? I sure do! Naughton has been in film and tv, including Hot Dog….The Movie, My Sister Sam, MacGuyver, JAG, or you might also remember him in a few Dr. Pepper commercials.

 

Bela Lugosi Jr. – Yep…he’s the son of the legendary actor who became Count Dracula. He’s an attorney practising entertainment, intellectual property, licensing and business law. As President of Lugosi Enterprises, Lugosi has kept his father’s legacy alive.

 

Robert Englund – Freddie Kruger…..Englund has become an icon for his role in Wes Craven’s Nightmare on Elm Street. Let’s not forget the tv series V, he was the friendly alien remember? Besides acting, Englund has been busy with voice-over work, directing and as well as a few other projects.

 

Heather Langenkamp – Name sounds familiar…..come on she played Nancy Thompson….Nightmare On Elm Street? Langenkamp has been in working the Hollywood circuit for a long time, not only in acting, but directing and documentary filmmaking. She and her husband own the makeup F/X company, AFX Studio.

 

Other guests include:
  • Darick Robertson
  • Rob Prior
  • Eric Keyes
  • Walter Walsh
  • Kevin Burns

 

A tribute to Wes Cravenfilms, and more!

 

 

For those living in the Santa Rosa area, go to www.silverscreamfest.com to see if you can still get tickets to this event.

Have a safe and blessed weekend my creative peeps!

 

 

 

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