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Neuse River - Union Point Park

Latest happenings and things to do in and around New Bern through June 10th

5th: Jonkonnu Workshop, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Tryon Palace’s Waystation. Call 252-639-3500. 5th: Behind The Scenes: Costume Shop, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Tryon Palace’s Waystation.  Call 252-639-3500. 5th: Nexus Poet’s presents Poetry Open Mike with Katie Bowler Young, 7:30 p.m. at New Bern Arts and Wellness Center, 919 Broad St. 7th: Coastal Women’s …

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Nexus Poets - Katie Bowler Young

Nexus Poet’s presents Poetry Open Mike with Katie Bowler Young

Katie Bowler Young will be the Featured Poet at the Nexus Poet’s Poetry Open Mike at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 5 at the Arts and Wellness Center located at 919 Broad St in New Bern. Katie Bowler Young, author of State Street (Bull City Press, 2009), will read from her recently finished manuscript Through Water with Ease, about Hurricane …

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Poetry in Plain Sight

New Bern selected as new host city for statewide “Poetry in Plain Sight” initiative

This spring, poetry will bloom in select New Bern storefronts as a statewide program, Poetry in Plain Sight, comes to Eastern North Carolina. Originally launched in Winston-Salem in 2013, Poetry in Plain Sight brings poetry to the community through broadsides posted in storefront windows. Beginning March 1, twelve businesses in New Bern will …

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Spoken Word Poetry Expo coming to New Bern!

Laura Johnson enjoyed interviewing Meg Wethington about the upcoming Spoken Word Poetry Expo. Listen to the interview on Radio Free ENC’s WNOS 105.9FM or 1450AM or here: https://newbernnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/NBN-spoken-word-poetry-042013.mp3 Meg announced that April is National Poetry Month and she’s excited to be part of the Spoken Word Poetry Expo on Saturday, April 20 at …

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