Art Beat: Poetry and art at Poquatuck Hall in Orient

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Poquatuck Hall in Orient (Credit: File)

‘Poetry @ Poquatuck,’ an annual celebration of poetry and art, begins at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 1, at Poquatuck Hall in Orient. The evening will feature readings and a pop-up gallery as well as pairings of artists and poets intended to result in poems inspired by art.

Participating artists are Megan Barron, Gail Horton, Kristian Iglesias, Holly Mastrangelo, Estefany Molina, Cindy Pease Roe, Rita Rooney and Nadira Vlaun. Poets are David Berson, Miranda Beeson, Vivian Eyre, Billy Hands, Jason Hefter and Yvonne Lieblein. Suffolk County poet laureate Pramila Venkaetswaran and former poets laureate Tammy Nuzzo-Morgan and Ed Stever will be special guests.

Guests may provide their own beverages and are invited to bring an appetizer or dessert for the after-party. Admission is $10; proceeds benefit Poquatuck Hall. Contact Ms. Lieblein at [email protected].