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Poetry on the Beach

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Name: Poetry on the Beach
Date: April 18, 2020
Time: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM CDT
Event Description:
April 18th marks the first Poetry on the Beach. This event features poets from Corpus Christi, McAllen, San Antonio, and Austin. 2020 Texas Poet Laureate Emmy Perez will be a featured poet. The day begins with a sunrise reading by Rockport poet Rebecah Hall at 7 a.m. in front of the Beachfront Pavilion. The rest of the day’s events will take place in the Beachfront Pavilion. Sunrise Poetry Reading with Rebecca Hall– 7 am Bring your own blanket or chair.

Words of Welcome –7:15am
Coffee and Meet and Greet– 7:15-8 am
Sponsored by: Bella la Brew

South Texas Poets Panel – 8-9:45 am
Panel to include: Robin Carstensen, Janet Kuypers, Andrea “Vocab” Sanderson, Edward Vidaurre

Break –9:45-10 am
Sponsored by:

Break Out Sessions – 10-11:45 am
Choose one: Plein Air Poetry with Karen Tardiff or Session with Sarah Lenz

Lunch and Meet and Greet – 11:45 am-1 pm
Lunch Provided by: Local Restaurant

Texas Poet Laureate Emmy Pérez – 1-1:50 pm
Emmy Pérez, Texas Poet Laureate 2020.

Open Mic – 2-4 pm We will open up the floor to the public for an Open Mic.
Rockport Beach, 210 Seabreeze Dr.
Date/Time Information:
7 am to 4 pm
Contact Information:
Event Tickets $5
Lunch Tickets $10
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