“Flow” Interactive Exhibition Featured Event
Words on Water: Poetry & Jazz in Concert
Thursday, February 11, 2016, 5-7pm
Northcutt Steele Gallery,
MSU Billings, Billings, Montana
*Catered, Free and Open to the Public*
Free parking after 4:30 in student lots
Tami Haaland (MSUB Professor of English, Montana Poet Laureate 2013-2015), John Roberts (MSUB Asst. Professor of Music) and their students will present a series of water-related readings and musical improvisations on Thursday, Feb. 11 in conjunction with the exhibition.
MSU Billings Creative Writing Students Amelia Bacon, Desiree Kling, Thomas Mendenhall, Sierra Parcel, and Sarah Williams are writing responses to the works in the Flow exhibition and researching poems from well-known poets that address themes of water. This evening they will be reading a selection of these works.
MSU Billings Music Students Tyler Briceno (drums), Juanilla Chavis (bass) and Drew McDowell (guitar) accompanied by John Roberts will improvise responses to each reading. Additional jazz selections will be performed after the readings.
The Northcutt Steele Gallery will be open for viewing of the Flow exhibition and there will be a catered reception. Performances begin at 5:30 p.m.