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Working in America – Word X Word Fesitval
June 25, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
For this event, the poet’s challenge is to use their art to explore and share personal stories centered around working in America – the challenges, triumphs and realities – from work we love to work that doesn’t love us back. (Information for poets interested in sharing their work)
“Work is about a search for daily meaning as well as daily bread, for recognition as well as cash, for astonishment rather than torpor; in short, for a sort of life rather than a Monday through Friday sort of dying.” – Studs Terkel
Working in America (Poets Creating Conversation)
June 25, 7P, Berkshire Museum, 39 South Street, Pittsfield
Poets Creating Conversation is a multi-part series that asks poets to help us unpack and navigate through issues that we are all inexorably wrapped in. Expect hard truths and humor; cautionary tales and inspirational stories all rolled into a fast paced program.