Poetry read outside on a balmy summer afternoon – what could be better? This event brings together poets from the Emberlight National Poetry Contest to read their works, and celebrate the awarding of Poet Laureate honors to the top contestant. Woven into the afternoon will be music from mandolin player Fran Strong and guitar player Anthony Hanson-Lynn. Don’t miss this delightful Performance Infusion finale!
Emberlight’s Performance Infusion series provides audiences an understanding of what makes artists love and pursue their work, and what it takes to bring their ideas to life. The Infusions unite nature and craftsmanship by bringing accomplished artists and curious audiences together in the heart of Art in the Park. The 2022 Performance Infusions occur each Saturday through July and August at 1pm in the Miners Memorial Heritage Park. The lineup includes Out of Many, One (July 9), Tales of Laughing Fox (July 16), Kivajat Finnish Dancers (July 23), Fit to be Tied: A Broom Maker’s Tale (July 30), String Time in the Park (August 6), Anneal Appeal: the Art of Coppersmith (August 13), Building and Firing the Emberlight Dragon Kiln (August 20, and Poetry in the Park (August 27).
The 2022 Performance Infusion series is made possible through generous support from the Jacqueline C. Bassett Memorial Fund.