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September 19, 2013

Assembly: Entropy — Poetry Set To Music

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Photography by Jen Long

12 – 1 pm, Contemporary Art Gallery

“Part of Locally Made’s One Room.

In Assembly, gather for casual meetings of the minds and unexpected happenings curated by local artists and designers. Congregate for poetry readings, sonic performances, movement, projection, and more.

Christopher Johnson curates Entropy. Poetry set to music, from 9/17-9/22.

9/19: The SwampBirds
The SwampBirds will perform a selection of songs they have written, adapted from the poetry of T. S. Eliot, e. e. cummings, W. S. Merwin, and Emily Dickinson, as well as a few songs of our own writing.—The SwampBirds

Free with museum admission.

The SwampBirds emerged from the marshes of Rhode Island to put some twangy sounds to poetry and song. We are:
Bronwen Konecky: vocals, guitar, banjo
Jen Long: vocals, guitar, accordion
Rachel Rosenkrantz Riemer: vocals, upright bass
Sue Metro: slide guitar
Peter(Pedro)Weinberg: vocals,drums