Emily Dickinson Birthday Tribute

  Folger Theatre
201 East Capitol Street, SE Washington, DC 20003, United States

 Dec 9

 Full Price: $15
Our Price: $10

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Showtimes

  • Monday, Dec 9, 2019 / 7:30pm

Description

Poet Tom Sleigh reads his favorite Dickinson poems and shares from his own work. Artist Lesley Dill shares her Dickinson-influenced work. Following the presentation, the two artists will have a conversation about their shared muse. Artist Lesley Dill works with paper, wire, horsehair, photography, foil, bronze, and music. Her artworks are in the collections of over 50 museums, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Her opera based on Dickinson’s poems, "Divide Light", was performed by New York’s New Camerata Opera Company in 2018. Tom Sleigh’s 10 books of poetry include "Army Cats" (John Updike Award) and "Space Walk" (Kingsley Tufts Award). His book of essays, "The Land Between Two Rivers: Writing in an Age of Refugees", is being published as a companion piece to his latest book of poems, "House of Fact, House of Ruin".

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