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August 2017

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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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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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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WASHINGTON ISLAND LITERARY FESTIVAL

September 22 @ 10:00 am - September 24 @ 1:00 pm
Trueblood Performing Arts Center,
870 Main Road
Washington Island, WI 54246
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2017 WASHINGTON ISLAND LITERARY FESTIVAL: Exploring Frontiers, Real and Imagined Write On, Door County is proud to be a partner of the Washington Island Literary Festival. Now in its fifth year, the festival is THE small conference for those who love to read and those who want to write. The theme for this year’s festival is “Exploring Frontiers, Real and Imagined.” We have assembled a diverse and stellar group of authors who explore very real as well as imagined frontiers in…

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Moveable Mic: Open Mic Reading Series

September 26 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 1.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Fireside Restaurant,
11934 Highway 42
Ellison Bay, 54210
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Moveable Mic is Write On's open mic reading series returns to the Fireside Restaurant in Ellison Bay! Hosts Sharon Auberle and Ralph Murre emcee 90 minutes of readings of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and more. The Fireside series takes place the fourth Tuesday of every month June through October. Come to listen, come to share! Come with old friends and leave with new friends!  

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October 2017

Great Lakes/Great Books discussion group

October 5 @ 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 selection for this month is Good Seeds: A Menominee Food Memoir by Thomas Pecore Weso. For Menominee Indians, the "Good Seeds" of life are the "manoomin" or wild rice that also gives the tribe its name. This new food memoir by tribal member Thomas Pecore Weso takes readers on a cook's journey through the North Woods tribal lands. Weso…

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