In partnership with Associated Writing Programs, which is having its annual meeting in Minneapolis this April, the Walker Art Center is hosting these free events Thursday April 9 from 5 pm to 11 pm:
- 5-9: Screenings of Basil King: Mirage, every half hour, Lecture Room, Free
- 5:30: Basil King book signing, Bazinet Lobby, Free
- 6:30: Minnesota Expatriates Poetry Reading, Walker Cinema, Free
- 7:20: Minnesota Expatriates book signing, Bazinet Lobby, Free
- 8:00: “Greatest Hits” Poetry Reading, Walker Cinema, Tickets $10 ($8 Walker members); book signing in Lobby to follow
- 9:00: Reviewers Party—All Welcome! Drinks and revelry in the Cargill Lounge, Free
All the events are open to the public as well as the AWP attendees. Nicole Peyrafitte will introduce the screenings, and Basil will be signing his latest book, The Spoken Word/The Painted Hand from Learning to Draw, Marsh Hawk Press, 2014.