Public welcome to enjoy poetry reading under Woodhaven’s tall pines
What: An evening of poetry and live music
Who: Award-winning poet Jeff Latosik; music by Natalie Ingram, and Syren and the Waves
When: Friday, June 19 at 7 p.m.
Where: Woodhaven Eco Culture Centre, 969 Raymer Road, Kelowna
UBC Okanagan’s Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies plans to make a mid-summer’s evening unforgettable with a poetry reading under the stars and the tall pines of the Woodhaven Eco Culture Centre.
As part of the Woodshed Reading Series, award-winning poet Jeff Latosik, author of the acclaimed collections Tiny, Frantic, Stronger and Safely Home Pacific Western, will be reading at Woodhaven on Friday, June 19.
Latosik’s poems have appeared in magazines and journals across the country and he has received rave reviews for his work. To add to the evening, singer and songwriter Natalie Ingram, and Syren and the Waves musical group will provide accompanying music.
Latosik’s first collection of poetry Tiny, Frantic, Stronger won both the P. K. Page Founders’ Award and 2008’s Great Canadian Literary Hunt and his second book, Tiny, Frantic, Stronger and Safely Home Pacific Western, has been highly acclaimed.
Friday’s reading is part of the Woodshed Reading Series; the public is encouraged to attend this free event and enjoy a night of music and verse under the tall pine trees at the Eco Culture Centre. Woodhaven Eco Culture Centre is located at 969 Raymer Road, in the Mission area of Kelowna.
The Woodshed Reading Series is sponsored by the Canada Council for the Arts, UBC’s Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, The Association of Literature, Environment and Culture in Canada, and the Regional District of the Central Okanagan.
The Woodshed Reading Series is in its second year and will host readings throughout May to August. Follow the events at facebook.com/groups/Woodshedreadings or blogs.ubc.ca/woodhavencentre