Art in Common Places presents two free programs to celebrate Poem in Your Pocket Day

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Art in Common Places is pleased to present two programs to celebrate Poem in Your Pocket Day, April 27-28, as well as National Poetry Month. The April 27 program, at noon at the Selby Public Library, features poets Melanie Lavender and Don McLagan and artist Ann Burroughs. The April 28 program, at 6 p.m. on Zoom, features poet Danny Shot and artist Mara Torres González. Both programs include poetry readings and discussions of their collaborative work with Art in Common Places. Registration for these free events is required at – search by keyword “art in commonplaces”. For more information, visit Art in Common Places was founded in 2020 by Cynthia Burnell, Leslie Butterfield and Teresa Carson. The nonprofit’s mission is to put art – in the form of boards that combine images and words – in public places such as laundromats, car washes, doctor’s offices and more. common places that people can enjoy in their daily lives. For each broadside, an artist is paired with a poet, and they spend six weeks collaborating on a piece based on a theme they choose together.