On Thursday, August 22, Northwind Reading Series presents an Ekphrastic* Evening. The group reading starts at 7 p.m. in the Northwind Arts Center, 701 Water St.
Writers are invited to share their responses to the 21st annual Art Port Townsend exhibit, Expressions Northwest, on display during August in Northwind Arts Center Exhibit Gallery.
This evening of interaction with the visual arts in the company of our vibrant writing community is part of the month-long calendar of Art Port Townsend arts festival activities.
The public is invited to attend this open-mic reading as listeners.
Northwind is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization that sponsors visual, musical and literary art events and education on the Olympic Peninsula. www.northwindarts.org
Suggested donation for the readings is $5.00. All proceeds will support Northwind Arts Center. For more information contact Bill Mawhinney 360-302-1159.
*ekphrastic in this context means "the literary representation of or response to visual art." A well-known example is W. H. Auden's "Musee des Beaux Arts."