The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

Northumberland County

June 5, 2013

Night of artistry kicks off

SUNBURY — Poets and musicians will gather for the first “Saturday Night Expressions” event featuring an open mic June 16 at The Hotel Edison, 401 Market St., Sunbury. The evening kicks off at 7 p.m.

Among the expected guests are Maria James Thiaw, spoken word artist and professor of literary and cultural studies at Central Penn College; Carla Christopher, York County poet and laureate and host of the Arts Cable Show “Culture and Main;” and Melanie Simms, award-winning poet and Sunbury resident.

The event, organized by Meghan Beck, Ray Taylor and Melanie Simms, also offers a competition for prizes for music and poetry with winners chosen by the audience.

For more information contact Simms at (570) 286-2683 or Taylor at (570) 286-5605.


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