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August 2017

ART/SPEAKS: A Free Writing Lab

August 25 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Edgewood Orchard Galleries,
4140 Peninsula Players Rd.
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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Write On, Door County is pleased to partner again this season with Edgewood Orchard Galleries on Art/Speaks, a free writing lab encouraging people to write in response to the images on exhibit. Led by an accomplished writer, these 60-minute writing activities are perfect for both beginning and advanced writers in any genre. The current exhibit is Abstraction. Color, texture, line, and shape inspire this exuberant collection by artists new to Edgewood. What does their work inspire in you? About Art/Speaks: The…

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Poetry Meets Music with Midsummer’s Music

August 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Bjorklunden,
7590 Boynton Lane
Baileys Harbor, WI 54202
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Midsummer’s Music asked Write On to invite poets who would create original poems based on music to be played at one of Midsummer’s concerts. Poets were sent a CD of music to be performed the night of their concert, but with no information as to the composers or other details. Poets were asked to write a poem or poems in response to the emotions evoked by the music they heard. Music and Poetry will take place at eleven of Midsummer’s…

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Poetry Meets Music with Midsummer’s Music

August 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bjorklunden,
7590 Boynton Lane
Baileys Harbor, WI 54202
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Midsummer’s Music asked Write On to invite poets who would create original poems based on music to be played at one of Midsummer’s concerts. Poets were sent a CD of music to be performed the night of their concert, but with no information as to the composers or other details. Poets were asked to write a poem or poems in response to the emotions evoked by the music they heard. Music and Poetry will take place at eleven of Midsummer’s…

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Poetry Meets Music with Midsummer’s Music

August 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Birch Creek Music Performance Center,
3821 County Road E
Egg Harbor, WI
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Midsummer’s Music asked Write On to invite poets who would create original poems based on music to be played at one of Midsummer’s concerts. Poets were sent a CD of music to be performed the night of their concert, but with no information as to the composers or other details. Poets were asked to write a poem or poems in response to the emotions evoked by the music they heard. Music and Poetry will take place at eleven of Midsummer’s…

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September 2017

Poetry Meets Music with Midsummer’s Music

September 4 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Gordon Lodge,
1420 Pine Drive
Baileys Harbor, 54202
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Midsummer’s Music asked Write On to invite poets who would create original poems based on music to be played at one of Midsummer’s concerts. Poets were sent a CD of music to be performed the night of their concert, but with no information as to the composers or other details. Poets were asked to write a poem or poems in response to the emotions evoked by the music they heard. Music and Poetry will take place at eleven of Midsummer’s…

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SELECTING THE TRUTH: Pulling Essays from Everyday Life with Linda White

September 5 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Ephraim Historical Foundation,
3060 Anderson Lane
Ephraim, WI 54211
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In this class, participants will be encouraged to sort out what they want to write about, to help them determine where to start. They will be encouraged to write about the smallest and largest details of life: to see the beauty of a spider, the push and pull of a first day of school, the satisfaction of a job well done. The emphasis will be on selecting which of these details to write about, seeing the possibilities. This class will…

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Great Lakes/Great Books discussion group

September 7 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Door County Maritime Museum,
120 N Madison Ave
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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A monthly book club discussing works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that have the Great Lakes as their setting or subject matter. The 2017-2018 season kicks off with a discussion of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's The Song of Hiawatha.  Written in 1855, Longfellow's epic poem tells the story of an Ojibwe warrior, Hiawatha, and his love for a Dakota woman, Minnehaha, set along the south shore of Lake Superior. Held the first Thursday of every month in the Bridgewater Room of the…

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The Best Book I Never Read

September 7 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Starboard Brewing Company,
151 N. 3rd Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, 54235
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We’ve all done it. Our high school English teacher or a college lit professor assigned a novel that we had every good intention of reading, but time slipped away. So, the night before the exam, we scanned the Cliff Notes or watched the film adaptation. We didn’t do so well on the exam. Here’s a chance to read those books without having to worry about your grade point average! Enjoy some of the fine crafted beers of Starboard Brewing Company…

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ART/SPEAKS: A Free Writing Lab

September 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Margaret Lockwood Gallery,
7 S. Second Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Write On, Door County is pleased to partner with Margaret Lockwood Gallery on Art/Speaks, a free writing lab encouraging people to write in response to the images on exhibit. Led by an accomplished writer, these 60-minute writing activities are perfect for both beginning and advanced writers in any genre. Offered the second Friday of every month, year-round. Watch for information about the selected art piece and guest writer for this month's Art/Speaks program! About Art/Speaks: The practice of using words to…

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AUTHOR MEET AND GREET: Sarah Stonich

September 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fair Isle Books,
1885 Detroit Harbor Rd.
Washington Island, WI 54246
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Write On and Fair Isle Books present an opportunity to meet and talk with novelist Sarah Stonich. Sarah will great book buyers and sign copies of her novels. Sarah Stonich is the author of several novels and a memoir, including Shelter, Vactionland, These Granite Islands, and The Ice Chorus. She has been awarded a number of grants, including a Minnesota State Arts Board Fellowship and a Loft McKnight Fellowship. Her first novel, These Granite Islands was translated to eight languages and was short-listed…

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