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ARTbar(d): Taste of Poetry with Kierstin Bridger

Weehawken Creative Arts
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It’s ARTbar(d)! We make things. Poems are made things . . .so let’s make one! Even if you’ve never tried or maybe your skills are rusty let’s see what we can churn out over a couple of cocktails and a few laughs!

It’s the end of the day so let’s enjoy a few hours of delicious poetry. We’ll taste our way in! We’ll enjoy both edible delights as well as savory words on the page. We’ll discuss some luscious poems, and try our hand at lyric writing using our senses. Beginners are not only welcome but encouraged!! Come for a lark, a laugh or to enjoy word play at its most delectable!

At Weehawken and Sherbino's ARTbar(d), we strive to provide a positive, creative outlet in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Our hope is to inspire the community to discover their imaginative side and cross the bar into other dimensions of creativity. The classes we offer require no experience (and of course, liquid inspiration will also be available!). Open your door to creativity and give it a shot! $25 includes instruction, inspiration and a drink!

Kierstin Bridger is a Colorado writer and author of Demimonde (Lithic Press) which won the 2017 Women Writing The West's Willa Award for Poetry. All Ember (Urban Farmhouse Press) is her full collection. Bridger has won the Mark Fischer Poetry Prize, the 2015 ACC Writer?s Studio award, and was short-listed for the Manchester Poetry Competition in the UK. She is is both editor of Ridgway Alley Poems and Co-Director of Open Bard Poetry Series. She co-hosts Poetry Voice with poet Uche Ogbuji. Find more of her work in December, Prairie Schooner and Painted Bride Quarterly. She earned her MFA at Pacific University. Kierstinbridger.com