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Shakespeare in April: 400 Years and Growing!

This program on April 22 celebrates the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare (1564-1616)--arguably the world's greatest writer--with student performances, professional dramatic recitations, a short creative play performed by the Virus Theater, and a roundtable conversation with the audience featuring local Shakespeare enthusiasts...

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Poet Laureate Term Extended

The Selection Committee for the Poet Laureate of Silver City and Grant County unanimously agreed to offer Elise Stuart, our current Poet Laureate, a further year in the role. Elise Stuart has a number of projects (a literary radio show, work with local schools) that will benefit from her maintaining her role as Poet Laureate for a third year...

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Living under a wide sky, turquoise bright, in a land where crinkled mountains rise purple and brown behind stretches of grass or cacti, some write of their days. Living in that crease where the past and present meet, where English and Spanish and languages of the indigenous meld, some write of their encounters. The Festival celebrates those who write in or about the Southwest, and brings together their readers to touch the rough and smooth of their words, to taste the fire and cool of our written life.--Tom Hester

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