April is National Poetry Month, and Cape Fear Community College is celebrating once again by bringing a free public performance of poetry to the Wilmington community.
The Cape Fear Community College English Department announces today the 4th annual ARTS POETICA, a free public performance of poetry featuring CFCC students and other local talents in acting, music, performance, film, and dance. The performance–a far cry from the typical quiet “poetry reading”–promises to deliver a veritable variety show of acts that have created their own spin on works by poets Mark Strand, Naomi Shihab Nye, and others. This year’s performance will begin with a special film screening of NC Poet Laureate Cathy Smith Bowers reading her poetry.
The CFCC English Department stands by its commitment to being a part of Wilmington and offers this event free to the public to celebrate poetry as it was intended–as a way for a community to connect through shared experience and the sheer joy of entertainment.
ARTS POETICA 4, hosted by WAAV personality and performance artist Rhonda Bellamy, will take place Tuesday, April 12th and Wednesday, April 13th, at 7:30 p.m. at City Stage, 21 N. Front Street, downtown Wilmington. The event is free to the public. No tickets are required but first come, first served.