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Poets Laureate for Racine and Kenosha to be announced at Oct. 25 event

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The Kenosha/Racine Poets Laureate Program will induct the 2014-15 Poets Laureate for Kenosha and Racine from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, at Spectrum School of the Arts & Gallery, 610 21st St., on the DeKoven Center grounds. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Outgoing Poets Laureate Angie Aker (Kenosha), and Stephen Kalmar II and Darin Zimpel (Racine) will read from their work as well as introduce a few of the many Kenosha and Racine residents who participated in public programs they hosted over the past two years and who will present some of the work they created during that time. Racine poet Nick Demske will serve as master of ceremonies and introduce the Poets Laureate of Kenosha and Racine for 2014-15.

Guitarist Jamey Buencamino will provide music during the evening. Hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be served. There is no admission fee.


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