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Tanka and Arts Club Mid-Week Meeting + FIELD TRIP to Noon Concert

Wednesday, February 15, 2012
10:00am to 11:30pm
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We will be reading from "red lights" , American contemporary tanka journal. The field trip is to this concert, nearby... We will have a tanka meeting until 11:30 then we can go to this nearby Noon concert: (lasts less than an hour) David Rubinstein, pianist Feb.15, 2012 at 12 noon - Pasadena Presbyterian Church Noon Concert Series - 585 East Colorado Bl. Program: Lyric Pieces by Edvard Grieg - free admission David is a good friend of Elsa Frausto, our dear friend poet from Tujunga. She will be there. Tanka is a five line lyrical form, it precedes haiku, it means little son. It often embodies a leap of imagination and emotional component. Some of our members have published here. Japanese poets of antiquity kept tanka dairies, travel journals, and collections that served as an expression of their lives. A discussion of tanka poetry and other poetry plus read and bring copies of your own poems. Join our friendly meeting at tables outside the Red Door Cafe. We'll also work on drawing from photos of Asian objects. Look for Kathabela's flowery hat to located the group table. New poets and listeners welcome.
For more information, please contact Kath Abela Wilson by phone at 805-886-9384 or by email at kathywilson@oldflutes.com.