"Turn of Phrase:" Conversations Between a Poet and Bassist

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Kick off National Poetry Month by experiencing a poetry reading enhanced by a musical response! Heather and Chris will highlight a few poetic forms and demonstrate the process of their call and response. Join them live as the two exchange a serene dialogue perfectly paired with a relaxing spring afternoon.

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Registration is not required and drop-ins are welcome space permitted. Please, however, RSPL (by registering below) so we can gauge how many people to expect at the program. 

About the Performers

Heather Grant is a poet and writer. She has contributed poems to various journals and anthologies and has self-published two chapbooks, Chasing the Shadow and Enfolded in Your Embrace. Heather has given poetry readings at the Canal Street Gallery in DC; Divergent Arts Poetry Series, Phoenix, AZ; Stacey’s Coffee House in Falls Church with singer, Connie McKenna. Contact Heather at heathergrant.poetry@gmail.com or at heatheragrant.com.

Chris Kosky has been playing Double Bass and Electric Bass for more than 40 years and loves playing a variety of musical styles, as well as collaborating with poets and performance artists. Chris was a member of The United States Air Force Band from 1993-2015, and currently enjoys freelancing and teaching in the Washington, D.C. area. She is the author of a Double Bass method book called The Thumb Transition Zone.