View of the Penokee Hills in northern Wisconsin, where Gogebic Taconite (GTAC) plans to put a huge open pit iron mine. (File photo © Pete Rasmussen, Moving Water Photography, and courtesy Penokee Hills Education Project. Reprinted with permission.)
WASHBURN, WIS. -- Join those who care about the Penokees on Thursday, March 14, at StageNorth, Washburn, Wis., for a night of writers reading their stories and poems about the Penokee Hills. Starting at 7:30 p.m., the reading will be broadcast live on WPR stations 90.9 WUWS in Ashland and 91.3 KUWS in Superior, as well as on Northland College radio station 97.7 WRNC, and will be taped and filmed for further broadcasts. People may listen to the live broadcast online at www.wrnclp.org.
The event is free with a suggested donation to support StageNorth. Expect music and more, before, and after! Here is the program:
Part One: 7:30 p.m. -- Marilyn Wilson, Cassie McCrow, Jack Stewart, Rob Ganson, Anne Miller, Andy Butter, Ros Nelson, Maureen Matusewic, Melissa Helman, Phil Sorensen, Maggie Kazel, Mike Wiggins.
-- 15 min. intermission --
Part Two: 8:45 p.m. -- Justus Grunow, Eric Sharp, Eric North, Stacy Craig, Emily Loker, Rob Ganson, Howard Paap, Fred Bruney, Elizabeth Bader, Andy Butter.