October 9th CELEBRATION with Poetry, Dance, Music, Visual Arts, Willimantic, Connecticut The line up will include Poetry, Dance, Music and Visual Arts, plus the writer Wally Lamb.
Download an interview with organizers Marge and David Schneider here.
Willimantic Makes it Happen and the Rays of Hope Project have a fun evening in store for you.
It’s a celebration with Poets, Dancers, Musicians, and Visual Artists, featuring writer Wally Lamb at the Capital Theater in Willimantic Connecticut on October 9th 2010. The event features some of the artists featured in Wally Lamb’s latest book, 'I'll Fly Away: Further Testimonies from the Women of York Prison' (2007). Plus world music, Afro, Celtic, Jazz and Funk: the music of Alvin Carter with African Drum, Katherine Blossom on Celtic Harp, Richard McGhee with flute and Peter Onofrio on Digeridoo, and singers Margaux Hayes and gospel singer Tonya Cherry May round out the program. Contact Margedavidpeace@yahoo.com for tickets and information.
There will be an auction run by the Mayor Ernest Eldridge, and you could wind up with 2 tickets to an African safari! The CELEBRATION is a chance to find great items, and you will be helping deserving people who have recovered from hard times to get what they need the most, JOBS.
This is the culminating event for the CooperARTiva fiesta that will be going on all day October 9th on Main Street in Willimantic, where people can workshop on how to trade job skills cooperatively. The doors open at 6:00 PM at the Capital Theater, 896 Main St., Willimantic, the curtain opens at 7:00 PM. Again for further information contact Marge or David Schneider for tickets at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 860-872-6899.