Words Aloud Poetry Cooperative (Grey-Bruce)

 

2003 Schedule:                                            (GO to 2004 Schedule)

 

February 14:

For everyone in love with life     -     celebrate valentine’s day

with poetry by       Liz Zetlin  & five course meal  

Winner of the Stephen Leacock Award for Humour, Liz Zetlin marries love with laughs. After listening to Liz, you walk out the door & everything seems a little more miraculous. Her love of food and gardening will accent appetites throughout the sensuous menu by Chef Dawna Proudman. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.

at    Along the Picket Fence   TEA ROOM

515 Main Street North, Mount Forest  FRIDAY, February 14

6:30 p.m.  Tickets $30. (519) 323-9643

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WORDS ALOUD Grey/Bruce Poetry Cooperative presents

 

2003 UNESCO's World Poetry Day &

Dialogue Through Poetry Readings

 

Friday, March 21st, 2003, at 7:30 PM

 

 

At the  BEAN CELLAR in Owen Sound

(next to the Roxy Theatre)

 For more information,

GO TO 210303

 

For a full roster of poets and our Reading Schedule for Friday Night:

GO To: poetryschedule

 

June 22, 2003:

Words Aloud invites you to Celebrate Summer

Spoken Words for the Solstice

Sunday, June 22, 2003             7:30 p.m. until dark

Southampton Café  -  rooftop patio
poetry, prose, laughter with
Jennifer Frankum, Paul Scott, Anne Duke Judd,  and others...

tickets $5.00 include dessert and specialty coffee or tea by chef Armen Higgins

donations accepted for local literacy programs
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July 1, 2003 – Tuesday, Canada Day 7:00 pm

 

Daniel Kolos launches his first poetry collection,

                   Slipped Out

 

Come early and join Anne and Daniel, Michael and Matthew

for a lamb roast, a croquet game, a walk around the Labyrinth

and a swim, but BYOB and musical instruments and lawn chairs

 

Priceville Fireworks at dusk!!!       All activities are free  For information, e-mail damilos@bmts.com

The Slipped Out poetry collection is $20.00, tax included

(Visa, MasterCard, check and cash accepted)

This First Edition of 110 collectible copies was printed and hand bound by Gavin Stairs of Pendas Productions, London, Ontario

 

 

Friday, July 4th, 7:30 PM

 

13th  Annual Art Garden opening

and Self Portrait show

 

The Flesherton Gallery and Local Colour

 

With Poetry Reading by the members of

Words Aloud Poetry Cooperative:

Judy Lowry

Liz Zetlin

Barbara MacKay

Daniel Kolos

 

Followed by a Drum Jam at 10:00 PM


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July 12, 2003

 

Eugenia Gold Rush Festival

 Eugenia Falls pavilion, 1:30 pm

 

Ode to the Gold Rush:

Daniel Kolos, a member of the Words Aloud Poetry Cooperative, reads commissioned poem:

Fool’s Lure

 

Junior Poetry contest

 

Grades 7-8 entries:            Rhyme Form Delivery Prize

1.       Jason Ducket                   9          6          9          1st

2.       Reuben McCallum          7          5          5

3.       Jinger Lorenz                  8          5          5

4.       Brittany Brown                8          7          8          2nd

5.       Maia Lemon                    7          8          5          3rd

 

Grades 4-5 entries:

      1.  Zoe Zetland                  6          8          8          2nd

      2.  Brook Fuller                 9          8          5          1st

      3.   Devon Kloosterboer   10         5          5

      4.   Wade Walker              8          8          5          3rd

      5.  Andrea Jansen              5          7          5

 

Those who did not attend automatically received 5 points for Delivery.

Points for Rhyme were also awarded as ‘Structure’ for those entries where Rhyme was irrelevant.

 

Junior Poetry contest

More information will be forthcoming!

 

 

What is Words Aloud Poetry Cooperative?

 

A group of independent poets who regularly bring the spoken word to the many communities of Grey and Bruce Counties (in Ontario).  Membership is by participation.

 

LINKS TO MEMBER POETS WEBSITES:

 

Daniel Kolos

http://www.bmts.com/~damilos/poetry.html

currently acting as Coordinator

 

Liz Zetlin

http://www.poets.ca/linktext/direct/zetlin.htm

 

Anne Duke Judd

http://www.bmts.com/~brucedale/judd.htm

 

Jennifer Frankum

http://www.bmts.com/~brucedale/jenni.htm

 

Dawna Proudman

http://www.bmts.com/~brucedale/dawna.htm

 

Jon Radojkovic

http://www.bmts.com/~brucedale/jon.htm