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Community Poetry Reading Honoring Mothers | News Release | City of Alexandria

“Honoring Our Mothers with Poetry” Friday, May 12

For Immediate Release: May 8, 2017

Screen Shot 2017-05-08 at 3.04.10 PM.pngWendi R. Kaplan, Poet Laureate, City of Alexandria invites you to a special community poetry reading honoring mothers on Friday, May 12, 6 p.m.- 8 p.m., at the Durant Arts Center, 1605 Cameron St. The formal program will begin at 7 p.m.  Bring and read a poem that honors your mother, don’t forget to bring her to this one of a kind event!  Local poets will read poetry that celebrates and honors mothers.  The reading is hosted by Wendi R. Kaplan, Poet Laureate, and the Office of the Arts, City of Alexandria.

For additional about the literary and Poet Laureate programs, visit the Office of the Arts’ website at www.alexandriava.gov/Arts; email the Poet Laureate at poet@alexandriava.gov; or call Cheryl Anne Colton at 703.746.5565, email cherylanne.colton@alexandriava.gov.

The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the City’s Human Rights Code and the Americans with Disabilities Act. To request a reasonable accommodation or to request materials in an alternative format, contact Cheryl Anne Colton at 703.746.5565 (Virginia Relay 711) or e-mail cherylanne.colton@alexandriava.gov.

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