APRIL IS NATIONAL POETRY MONTH AND YOU ARE INVITED TO ATTEND A SPECIAL EVENT …
“POETRY is when an emotion has found its thought, and thought has found words” … Robert Frost 1874-1963
Jonal Gallery at 653 Locust Street in historic uptowne Columbia, Pennsylvania is pleased to welcome back Lancaster poet, author and actress Chris Longenecker and her husband and fellow actor Rick Shoup for a one night appearance during “National Poetry Month” on Saturday, April 14, 2012.
Their performance, entitled “TRAMP ASTROLOGER”, will showcase the re-enactment of the poetry of Robert Frost. One of Frost’s many sides deals with his “emotions” about “the sun, the moon and the stars”.
Chris has been studying and reciting Robert Frost since her teenage years. She now has more than 100 of his poems committed to memory. Chris is also a poet, in her own right, publishing her first book of “emotions” that has found its words in “How Trees Must Feel” (Cascadia Publishing House, LLC – 2011). Chris is a member of the Lancaster Literary Guild and had preformed in numerous venues bring to life the poetry of Robert Frost.
At this performance Chris will be re-enacting Robert Frost’s poems that focus on “the sun, the moon and the stars”. She will be joined, in part, by her husband and fellow actor Rick Shoup during this special event.
Chris will also be sharing some excerpts from her own book during this exciting performance. Her book, “How Trees Must Feel” will be available for sale and she will be happy to personalize your copy at the end of this performance. Her book is also available on CD in our Alverta Arts Shop.
So, please join us Saturday, April 14, at 7:00pm* for the performance of “TRAMP ASTROLOGER” with Chris Longenecker and Rick Shoup. Admission is $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for students, with valid school ID. Advanced prepaid reservations are required and can be obtained at the gallery, by phone (717.681.9400) or you can request reservations through our web-site: www.jonalgallery.com (once we receive your request we will contact you to complete your reservations).
If you have never seen a Chris Longenecker & Rick Shoup performance before, you must see this one, if you have, this is another “must experience” event. Bring your favorite Frost request for Chris, or bring a favorite poem of yours to share on this special evening!
See you here at the gallery,
John & Dale
*Gallery open at 7:00pm for this event, performance begins at 7:30pm.
Gallery hours of operation: Saturdays 10am-5pm; Sundays noon-5pm; Fourth Fridays 5-9pm