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July 2017

ART/SPEAKS A Free Writing Lab

July 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship,
10341 Water St (Hwy 42)
Ephraim, WI 54211
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Write On, Door County is pleased to present a special edition of Art/Speaks in collaboration with the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship and artist Bonnie Hartmann. Art/Speaks is a free writing lab encouraging people to write in response to the images on exhibit. Led by an accomplished writer, these 90-minute writing activities are perfect for both beginning and advanced writers in any genre. About Art/Speaks: The practice of using words to comment on a piece of visual art—ekphrasis—is an ancient one. One of…

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ART/SPEAKS: A Free Writing Lab

July 14 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 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 90-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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Poetry Meets Music with Midsummer’s Music

July 15 @ 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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$60

Writing the Mother / Daughter Experience with Kathryn Kysar and Denise Low-Weso

July 20 @ 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Write On, Door County,
4177 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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At the core of most women's lives is, for better or worse, her mother. Through short samples and poignant prompts, participants will write about the beautiful, fraught, and complex mother/daughter relationship. They will leave the day with several pieces of writing started and a renewed sense of interest in exploring the women in their worlds. Women of all experiences and cultures welcome. To register online click here, for other options call (920) 868-1457. Three hours of class time will be…

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Poetry Meets Music with Midsummer’s Music

July 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship,
10341 Water St (Hwy 42)
Ephraim, WI 54211
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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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Moveable Mic: Open Mic Reading Series

July 25 @ 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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$15

All Weather Poems with Kaija Johnson

July 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Write On, Door County,
4177 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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It's raining words and the wind is blowing poems through the trees! What words will fall on you? What poems with you find? Fun romps through nature and imaginative play will help kids create their very own poems to keep! For children in 1st - 3rd grade. To register online click here, for other options call (920) 868-1457.   Kaija Johnson heads Write On’s program for youth. Kaija joined the organization in summer 2016 and leads free family activities as…

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ART/SPEAKS: A Free Writing Lab

July 28 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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 90-minute writing activities are perfect for both beginning and advanced writers in any genre. The current exhibit features the works of artists Judi Ekholm, Craig Blietz, Susan Hale, and Marcia McDonough are featured in this exhibit. Participants will select a work by one…

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$100

Girls Camp Out, Write On – Level One with Vinni Chomeau & Ann Heyse

July 31 - August 2

What could be better that three days and two nights on the land and in the waters of Door County? We'll hike, we'll swim, we'll tell campfire stories and sleep in tents and cook over a camp stove. Throughout it all, we'll read a little and write a lot. To register online click here, for other options call (920) 868 - 1457. Dates: Monday, July 31 - Wednesday, August 2 Cost: $100, includes all meals and supplies Located at Peninsula…

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$375

Writing & Yoga Retreat with James Mihaley and guests

July 31 @ 9:00 am - August 4 @ 3:00 pm

Join us for our third annual Writing and Yoga Retreat led by poet and yoga instructor James Mihaley, with guest instructors. Relax your mind and body as you practice yoga on the beach and on the farm and find inspiration for your writing in the woods and on the shores of Green Bay. Get in tune with nature and with your self as you explore the natural beauty of Door County and apply your attentiveness to your own writing. Through…

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