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Poetry Moves launches 5th season

2018-01-03T11:31:22+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Literary Arts|

Please join Printed Matter Vancouver, Arts of Clark County, and C-TRAN in celebrating the launch of Season 5 of Poetry Moves. Selected poems now appear on overhead display cards inside every C-TRAN bus through June 2018. A reading and honoring of poets will be held Sunday, January 14, 12:30 - 2:30 p.m. at the Downtown [...]

Arts commissioners seeks new county poet laureate

2017-10-10T17:51:05+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Arts advocacy, Community Involvement, Literary Arts|

The Clark County Arts Commission is accepting applications for a resident who will serve as the next Clark County Poet Laureate. The commission is seeking an experienced poet to share his or her passion for the literary form with the community. This two-year position includes public speaking engagements, teaching, open mic readings and stewardship in [...]

Building an art center that works

2018-02-05T11:15:38+00:00 May 30th, 2017|Community Involvement, Dance, Economic Development, Literary Arts, Music, Performing Arts, Visual Art|

Not an arts center—an art center. We need both in our community. An economically viable visual art center that fulfills the need for exhibition space, studios, and classrooms has been a topic of conversation in Vancouver for decades. Past attempts and plans often patched a visual art component on to a performing arts facility. This [...]

Poetry Moves launch party set for January 15

2016-12-04T23:55:22+00:00 December 4th, 2016|Community Involvement, Literary Arts, Public Art|

In mid October, Printed Matter Vancouver publishers and Poetry Moves jurors Christopher Luna and Toni Partington announced winners for Season 3 of Poetry Moves. The program is sponsored by Printed Matter Vancouver, Clark County Poet Laureate Christopher Luna, Arts of Clark County, and C-Tran. The new batch of poems will appear in all C-Tran buses [...]

Christopher Luna named Clark County Poet Laureate

2015-03-03T06:06:51+00:00 March 12th, 2013|Literary Arts|

Vancouver poet, visual artist and editor, Christopher Luna was officially named Clark County Poet Laureate on February 26 at a meeting of the Clark County Arts Commission. In this new role, Luna will act as a cultural ambassador, composing poems for special events and occasions. His main duty is to promote poetry and literature, nurturing [...]

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