Join slam master Geof Hewitt for an afternoon of poetry performed by participants ages 8 and above, including adults. This is a traditional slam with original writing only and a three-minute time limit. Participants should come prepared with two pieces of writing.
Like the pairing dialogue of our trails and the mountains above, toward the view of worlds far within and well beyond, or the burgeoning dance of spring from our long wintered floors, or likewise the collective liberation of all our illuminating calls for freedoms of peace, poet, composer, and jazz bass clarinetist Toussaint St. Negritude presents an evocative collaboration of words and tones in the Hunger Mountain Co-op Café. Performing his own broad explorations of poetry and music, on select pieces he will also be accompanied by special guest musicians.
Join Kellogg-Hubbard librarian Nicole Westbom in the children’s tent for fun with poetry. Write poems, listen to stories, and take part in other hands-on activities.
Magic Hat Presents Mud Season Music Series: Japhy Ryder Adv Tix: http://www.sevendaystickets.com/events/53672441/japhy-ryder _________________________________ Japhy Ryder: A tight-knit group of musicians living, working, and performing in and around Burlington, Vermont, Japhy Ryder draw upon a diverse range of influences to create their unique blend of instrumental hip-hop, dub, rock and afro-beat. Bass heavy, percussion driven grooves lay the foundation while trumpet, synths, samples, and guitar blend the realms of improvisation and composition. Over the past several years, Japhy Ryder have had the privilege of sharing the stage with such visionary artists as Femi Kuti, The Roots, and Bernie Worrell and have played at many prestigious venues and festivals, including Vermont’s Higher Ground, New York City’s Knitting Factory, and Camp Bisco. Will Andrews – trumpet/synth/samples Patrick Ormiston – bass/synth Zack DuPont – guitar Jason Thime – drums Matt DeLuca – percussion
Join us for tea as we hear the voices of teachers and students of the Montpelier Senior Activity Center: Charlie Barasch, Liz Benjamin, Jane E. Bryant, Jeanne Weston Cook, Sarah Franklin, and Geof Hewitt. Down Home Kitchen will wow us with a delicious tea featuring scratch-made goodness. There is a charge for tea and food, but you can attend without buying food.