Dana Gioia, California Poet Laureate At The Yuba Theatre April 4, 2017

Dana Gioia, California Poet Laureate

 Dana Gioia, California’s Poet Laureate, is on a mission to visit all 58 counties in California. Gioia  believes that poetry is for everyone. “It is not a remote or intellectual art. Poetry is our most concise, expressive, and memorable way of using words…”  Watch & Listen 

Sierra County is on Gioia’s agenda for Tuesday, April 4th in Downieville.  At 11:30 am he will appear at the Board of Supervisors meeting in the courthouse followed at 12:15 pm by Poetry at the Yuba Theatre.  Lunch at 1:30 pm in the Masonic Hall ($5, reservations by March 29th, call 289 2751).  Everyone welcome!

Learn more: Poet Laureate and On the Road with the Poet Laureate 

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This event is produced by the Sierra County Arts Council, State-Local Partner of the California Arts Council.

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