One event on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at 4:00 pm
One event on Thursday, February 4, 2021 at 4:00 pm
One event on Saturday, February 6, 2021 at 4:00 pm
Drawing inspiration from the colossal beauty of the natural world, Writing the Wild focuses on writing nature/eco/eco justice poems with a view to publication. Taught by award-winning poet and editor, Pam Uschuk, this course meets for 4 days, 1.5 hours each day, every other day for one week.
This class explores how diverse writers use their observations about and interactions/interconnection with the wild natural world to fuel-inject and enliven their poems. Emphasis is on technique as well as on a spiritual connection to land. Among the poets studied are Linda Hogan, WS Merwin, Joy Harjo, Drew Lanham, Camille Dungy, Alison Hawthorne Deming, Alice Walker, Louise Erdrich, Luis Alberto Urrea, Leslie Marmon Silko, etc.
White Sands Missile Range will open Trinity Site to the public after a brief pause in activities due to COVID-19 on October 2, 2021. Trinity Site is where the world’s first atomic bomb was tested at 5:29:45 a.m. Mountain War Time July 16, 1945. The open house is free and no reservations are required. At the site visitors can take a quarter-mile walk to ground zero where a small obelisk marks the exact spot where the bomb was detonated. Historical … Read More
The SFCC Santa Fe Literary Review will host contributors reading selections from the 2021 issue, via Zoom, Thursday, October 21, 2021, 5-7 p.m. The event is free, but pre-registration is required at https://bit.ly/3ncYWeo. Login information will be emailed to you on the morning of the event. Complimentary copies of the Santa Fe Literary Review are available at the Santa Fe Public Library branches, the Vista Grande Public Library in Eldorado, the Santa Fe Higher Education Center at 1950 Siringo Road, … Read More
The Santa Fe Symphony continues its season with Beethoven’s Emperor at the Lensic Performing Arts Center, Sunday, October 10, 2021, 4 p.m. Celebrating the 251st anniversary of master symphonist Ludwig van Beethoven, the Symphony brings back piano virtuoso Drew Petersen to play Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat Major, op.73, “Emperor.” Also on the docket is Beethoven’s Symphony No. 2 in D Major, op.36. Tickets are $22-$80. For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit the website, or call 505-983-1414.