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Thursday, February 8, 2018

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Feb
8
2018

Lucy Speaks: Rights, Witness, and Voice

Lucy Speaks: Rights, Witness, and Voice
Description:

Lucy Speaks: Rights, Witness, and Voice
This program is sponsored by the Office of Student Activities at Landmark College

Lucy Terry Prince is considered the nation's first African American poet, who raised her family and fought for her land in Guilford, Vermont. Storyteller/writer Shanta Lee Gander will engage the audience in a conversation about rights, witness and voice through the lens of Lucy Terry Prince's life. This interactive presentation also includes a live performance of Lucy's only surviving poem, 'Bars Fight." This is a part of the Peoples, Places, and History of Words project in Brattleboro. For more info about this project, please visit: www.brattleboro.com/words/

MORE ABOUT GETTING TO FAB GREENHOE THEATER IF YOU ARE COMING FROM OFF CAMPUS:

Enter the third entrance to Landmark College off of River Road South which will be on your left. The entrance is called Charles Drake Lane. Once you have turned into this entrance, follow the road (going over a couple of speed bumps) and you will come to a main parking lot. Enter Landmark College’s Fine Arts Building through the main entrance, and the FAB Greenhoe Theater is right there. Please ask someone if you get confused.

MORE ABOUT SHANTA LEE GANDER:

Shanta Lee Gander is an artist and multi-faceted professional inleadership, marketing, management, event planning, and other areas. As an artist, her endeavors incorporate writing prose, poetry, and articles, as well as photography. Shanta’s projects include a photography collaboration, Perfect Imperfection (storieswetellphotography.com) with photographer Liz LaVorgna (www.lizlavorgna.com). Shanta has an MBA from the University of Hartford and an undergraduate degree in Women, Gender and Sexuality from Trinity College. She currently serves on the Sandglass Theater board. She has previously been the president of the Arts Council of Windham County board and currently designs their creativity forums, Nourishing the Inner Artist: Conversations about Art, Creativity, and Imagination, which reaches the watershed region (VT, NH, and MA).

Shanta Lee's prose is sometimes incorporated into her weekly radio segments,Ponder This, for Green Mountain Mornings 100.3 FM/1490 AM WKVT. Her writing has also been featured in Rebelle Society, on theMs. Magazine Blog, in recent dispatches about Cuba as a guest writer in Vermont Views, and in VOICES, a mixed-media show that she has co-created with her husband taking place in April 2018 (originally debuted in April 2017).

When Shanta Lee is not trying to figure out her next photographic adventure into an abandoned place, she is working on a couple of book projects. She regularly adventures to various places including Manhattan, parts of the U.S. and abroad.

Time: 2/8/18 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: 19 River Rd S., Putney
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Shockwave

Shockwave
Description:

Shockwave - a collection of dynamic art and poetry by contributors to Shockwave Magazine, an arts collective through Washington County Mental Health Services. On display in SPA's third floor gallery.

Exhibit Dates: January 30 - March 17, 2018

Reception: Sat., Feb. 3, 3-5PM

For gallery hours and additional info, please visit: www.studioplacearts.com

Location: Studio Place Arts, Barre