Back-to-Back Greatness in April: “SGV Poetry in Motion: A Teen & Youth Poetry Competition & Showcase” & “PEER POET PROGRAM: Show, Tell, Reveal”

Coming soon to a library near you.

There are two wonderful Nuvein collaboration events happening very soon. One on April 18th and the  other on April 19th (details below). Please come join us at the Arcadia Library or the Montebello Library to engage or support.

Taken together or individually, these events represent Nuvein’s mission to connect the communities of The San Gabriel Valley TO and THROUGH the Arts!

SGV Poetry in Motion: A Teen & Youth Poetry Competition & Showcase

Friday, April 18, 2014 at 3:00pm – 5:00pm, Arcadia Public Library

PEER POET PROGRAM: Show, Tell, Reveal

Saturday, April 19th, 2014 at 3pm-4:30pm, Montebello Regional Library Branch of the LA County Library

 

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SGV Poetry in Motion: A Teen & Youth Poetry Competition & Showcase

Within the Arcadia Library – Cay Mortenson Auditorium…

The Nuvein Foundation will partner with the Arcadia Library to host a Poetry Competition and Showcase for students (grades 6-12) that will be hosted by Kimberly Cobian and a special guest young poet host. Students in the competition portion of the event will be judged by a poet’s panel (this year the ZZyZx WriterZ Group) and awards will be given in various categories. Students in the Showcase (Open Mic) portion will be eligible for a single prize for overall performance and delivery.

Musical Performance by Dead Letter Office

Interested students should contact librarian, Petra Morris (pmorris@ci.arcadia.ca.us) or the Children’s Desk at the Arcadia Library for details

This event participates as part of the San Gabriel Valley Poetry Festival (https://www.facebook.com/SGVPoetryFestival).

Poetry submissions are due April 11th.

Also see ZZyZx WriterZ.

 

PEER POET PROGRAM: Show, Tell, Reveal

April 19th, 2014 – PEER POET PROGRAM: Show, Tell, Reveal
Montebello Regional Library Branch of the LA County Library
3pm-430pm

The Nuvein Foundation will offer a free community poetry program for students (grades 8-12) on poetry techniques that will also include peer exercises that will partner students to poets from across Literary Los Angeles. Chris Trevilla, president of the Foundation and published poet, will be leading this interactive workshop.

Guest poet Mentors:

Toti O’Brien, Gary Imperial, and maybe YOU!

For information on participating as a guest mentor, please email Chris Trevilla at ctrevilla@nuvein.org

For additional details, contact Beth Krupsaw (bkrupsaw@library.lacounty.gov) at the Montebello Library.This event participates as part of the San Gabriel Valley Poetry Festival (https://www.facebook.com/SGVPoetryFestival)

Poetry Comp