‘A Night of Art and Poetry’

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 6:00pm
‘A Night of Art and Poetry’

“A Night of Art and Poetry” will be held 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 5, at Red Rooster Coffee House, 202 S. Main St. The event will feature artwork by Northern State University students. The event, which is free and open to the public, honors National Poetry Month, Child Abuse Prevention Month and Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Proceeds from artwork sold will benefit Safe Harbor, Aberdeen’s domestic violence shelter. Featured guest will be poet Christine Stewart-Nuñez, associate professor in the English Department at South Dakota State University. Her piece "An Archeology of Secrets" was a Notable Essay in Best American Essays 2012. NSU English Professor Dr. Lysbeth Benkert and some students will also read poetry at the event, and there will be time for an open mic session. For more information, contact Safe Harbor at 605-226-1212.

Christine Stewart-Nunez