7 January 2005

Victorian Writers Centre and Heide MOMA events

On Thursday, 13 January, 6.30 for 7pm, the VWC and Heide MOMA present


Celebrate the synthesis of art, literature and life at the Heide Museum of Modern Art -- enjoy a glass of wine, the exhibition 'Art & Life at Heide' and performances celebrating Heide's literary associations.

Dr Janine Burke (author of Australian Gothic and The Heart Garden) will introduce the evening; Barry Dickins will talk about Charles Blackman, the schoolgirl paintings and the poetry of John Shaw Neilson; Shelton Lea will read the poetry of Barrett Reid, as well as his own poetry; and Ronn Morris will read some of Ern Malley's poetry, as well as some of her own in

Heide I, 7 Templestowe St, Bulleen
Adult $20, VWC/Heide members & concession $15 -- includes refreshments & exhibition entry
BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL: Call Heide on 9850 1500

*** ALSO -- the VWC's Summer Writing School is happening from Monday 17-Friday 21 January ... every day features a different discipline, and Friday is POETRY DAY, featuring:

What Makes This a Poem? -- 3hr workshop with Kristin Henry
The Joy of Form -- 3hr workshop with Myron Lysenko
Working as a Poet -- 2hr seminar and performance with Myron and alicia sometimes

For details, call the Centre on 9654 9068.

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