First Night Celebrations

Lighting Up The New Year With Poetry

Date(s) & Times

December 31, 2016

6:00-9:00 PM

New Years Eve


First Night Button Required


Red Circle Sponsors: Bill and Hazel Hough

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Keep St. Pete Lit and Calusa Press are teaming up for a fun First Night activity!
There will be poetry and letter press printing! Come see how it is done!

Join 11 local poets as they ring in the new year with lyric illumination. The evening is curated by the local literary arts organization, Keep St. Pete Lit. Receive a hand-letterpressed art print by Calusa Press, featuring a ten word poem by each participating poet.

Reading Times and Participating Poets (times may vary)

6:00-6:15pm: Silvia Curbelo

6:15-6:30pm: Hunt Hawkins

6:30-6:45pm: Peter Meinke

6:45-7:00pm: Jalessa Blackshear

7:00-7:15pm: Helen Pruitt Wallace

7:15-7:30pm: Donald Morrill

7:30-7:45pm: Gloria Munoz

7:45-8:00pm: Eleanor Eichenbaum

8:00-8:15pm: Anda Peterson

8:15-8:30pm: Enid Shomer

8:30-8:45pm: Maureen McDole