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Love Your Library for Free Events on Valentine’s Day



Love Your Library for Free Events on Valentine’s Day

Dunedin (Tuesday, 5 February 2013) – Fancy doing something different for Valentine’s Day?

The Dunedin City Library and Port Chalmers Library are each holding an evening event that provides a romantic alternative to a box of chocolates or a dozen red roses.

From 6pm-7.30pm, Dunedin City Library will host the first of three poetry evenings by the University of Otago Poetry Collective, Poetry with a Pulse: Prelude, starring former Burns Fellow, Bernadette Hall and 2012 NZ Post Poetry Book Award winner, Rhian Gallagher. Audience members will be treated to a series of poems recited by these two highly-regarded local poets, with an opportunity to talk to them about their inspiration.

From 6.30pm–7.30pm, Port Chalmers Library will host English folk singer/songwriter Jake Wilson, whose latest album, All’s Well, brings the voices of the fated Scott expedition to life through a series of haunting ballads and songs. Audience members will have the rare opportunity to enjoy Wilson’s music before he embarks on a journey to perform in the Antarctic.

So this Valentine’s Day, why not pick a library, and let a genuine wordsmith deliver you something deep and meaningful?

Poetry with a Pulse: Prelude
Join the first in a trio of live readings.
Immerse yourself in the poetic charm of Rhian Gallagher and Bernadette Hall.
Thursday 14 February, 6.00pm – 7.30pm
4th Floor, City Library
FREE
Bookings essential: 03 474 3690 or library@dcc.govt.nz
Brought to you by the University of Otago Poetry Collective

Live Music: Jake Wilson
The fated Scott expedition is brought to life through music.
English folk guitarist Jake Wilson performs songs from his album All's Well before embarking on his own expedition to Antarctica.
Thursday 14 February, 6.30pm – 7.30pm
Port Chalmers Library
Friday 15 February, 12.30pm - 1.30pm
City Library, Ground Floor
FREE
Visit www.jakewilsonmusic.com


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