February 14, Tuesday – Poetry a la Heart: Drive-By Love-In at four Santa Fe Nursing Homes- bring a short poem or just yourself. We will hand out Valentines hand-made the weeks before, sing a little, and read poems to the residents. Plans in the work, join us for 10:00-11:30 or 1:30-3:00 visits, and for lunch at Real Food Nation at 11:45. For details call Joan Logghe at 505-459-3482.
February 17, Friday, 5:30-7:00 ArtWorks opening of student art and poetry, Santa Fe Community Gallery on Marcy Street. Work from the public schools of Santa Fe and will be up for a month. Wander in. Catch the joy.
March 23, Friday, 5:00-7:00 Opening of Odes & Offerings, finale of Joan’s Poet Laureate tenure. 36 poets and 36 visual artists, a collaboration of text in the works. On display at The Community Gallery through June 8th with readings and workshops to accompany the show.
April 27th, Friday, 6:00 PM. Three Laureates Reading: Arthur Sze, Valerie Martinez, and Joan Logghe at the auditorium of the New Mexico History Museum. Celebration for Santa Fe Poet Laureate program.