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Music and Poetry Along the River Concert
08:35AM / Thursday, August 17, 2023
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WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Join the Hoosic River Watershed Association (HooRWA) for the Music and Poetry Along the River Outdoor Concert on Thursday, Aug. 24 at 5:30pm at The Spruces. 
This concert is free and open to the public and will be held on the lawn behind the pond near the Pollinators Garden. Bring a lawn chair or blanket for this outdoor concert. Picnickers and families welcome. 
If inclement weather is predicted, check after noon on Thursday Aug. 24 if the concert needs to be canceled. 
Participating poets in the Music and Poetry Along the River project include: Elizabeth Beck, Sarah Sutro, David Crews. Dianne Olson, Adrian Dunn, April Patrick, Adriana Brown, Yeshe Rai, and Alison Kolesar. Musical artists include: percussionist Daniel O'Connor, singer/guitarist Auyon Mukharji, band Wintergreen with Jared Polens, Alice and Larry Spatz, singer/guitarist Deborah Burns, and singer/songwriter Bernice Lewis, and performing artists couple  - Wendell Beavers and Erika Berland. 
All artists' mini-concerts have been posted to HooRWA's YouTube channel
 of the project, "We are ever so grateful to all the artists who participated in this project," Executive Director Arianna Alexsandra Collins said. "As a poet, this project is dear to my heart and I hope to see a plentiful audience come out and support their friends and neighbors on the 24th." 
 "Riverworks! is an annual HooRWA project with a different theme and challenge to a different sector of artists each year," she said. "It is our sincere hope that this project promotes appreciation and discussion on the value of the Hoosic River and its tributaries and ways the public can enjoy and protect the Watershed."
This program is supported in part by a grant from the Cultural Council of Northern Berkshire, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency. Sponsorship opportunities are available for interested businesses.
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