Thursday, November 21, 2013

Silent art auction, poetry workshop and reading, music by Rhythm 203 -- Nov. 21 at Finnish American Heritage Center

Rhythm 203 will perform TONIGHT at the Finnish American Heritage Center in Hancock, following a poetry workshop and reading by U.P. Poet Laureate, Russell Thorburn. Rhythm 203 members, from left, are Sue Ellen Kingsley, Phyllis Fredendall and Norm Kendall -- pictured here at a Churning Rapids Fourth of July celebration. (File photo by Keweenaw Now)

HANCOCK -- Rhythm 203 will perform at 8 p.m. TONIGHT, Thursday, Nov. 21, in the Finnish-American Heritage Center Theater as part of the silent art auction sponsored by the Young Women's Caucus for Art.

The performance follows the poetry workshop (6 p.m.) and reading (7 p.m.) by U. P. Poet Laureate, Russell Thorburn.

During the workshop and continuing until 9 p.m., artwork by Joyce Koskenmaki, Cynthia Coté, Suzanne Kilpela, Yueh-mei Cheng, Phyllis Fredendall, Kenyon Hansen, Lindsey Heiden, Melanie Houghton, Shelby Winter, and others from the community will be up for silent auction bids.

The event is free and open to the public.

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