Calling all poets: A Celebration of Poetry Month

Published: 2/12/2019 4:22:39 PM
NewburyCalling all poets

The Literary Arts Guild of the Center for the Arts, Lake Sunapee Region invites all local poets to submit poems for their upcoming “A Celebration of Poetry Month” Poetry Contest. The theme for the contest is “The Courage to Create.” All New Hampshire poets may submit one original unpublished poem inspired by this theme. Members of the Center For the Arts’ Literary Arts Guild are not eligible for this contest. The judge for the contest will be Ala Khaki, a distinguished Iranian/American poet from New Hampshire. There will be one winner in each of the following categories: high school, middle school and elementary school. The complete rules for submission can be found at Submissions should be mailed by March 10 to Dianalee Velie, P.O. Box 290, Newbury, 03255, 938-2734. You may also email The winning poets will be honored and invited to read their poems at a public celebration of poetry on April 5 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at The Meeting Room of the Newbury Town Offices, 937 Route 103, Newbury. This event is free and open to the public. If you would like to learn more about the Center for The Arts and the scholarship program or to volunteer, perform or sponsor a program, please contact us at 526-4444.

New LondonChorale’s kick-off

Kearsarge Chorale, under the direction of Donald R. Cox, began rehearsals Jan. 28 in preparation for its spring concert, titled “It Might as Well Be Spring.” The concert will be held at 3 p.m. April 28 at the Sawyer Center Theater at Colby-Sawyer College in New London. The program will include madrigals from the 16th and 20th centuries, a baroque song with flute accompaniment, love songs, spirituals and familiar Broadway choruses. Tickets will be available at Tatewell Gallery and Morgan Hill Bookstore in New London, at Main Street BookEnds in Warner or

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