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Wednesday, March 17 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Kerry Dancers: A Family Portrait in Poetry

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The Worcester Senior Center Celebrates St. Patrick's Day and the Worcester County Poetry Association's 50th anniversary with a reading from Kerry Dancers, Curt Curtin's newest poetry collection. Curt, his wife, and fellow poets/friends will read selected poems. You'll meet Da, Ma, Aunt Nora and the rest of the family, dance a reel in Boston's Hibernian Hall, and "shake the hand of the man who shook the hand" of notorious Boston Mayor James Michael Curley. With lively fiddle by members of the New England Enrichment Foundation, you'll be dancing in your seat.

This will air on Worcester Cable Station, Channel 192 subsequently be available on YouTube. Initial air time is estimated; program will run for several days after initial airing.

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Curt Curtin

Curt Curtin is a lifelong poet with three self-produced chapbooks and many individual poems appearing in journals and other publications. In 2005 he was the recipient of the Jacob Knight Poetry Award and in 2010 received the Frank O’Hara award for poetry. In 2019 he won second place... Read More →

Wednesday March 17, 2021 11:00am - 12:00pm EDT