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Greensboro Bound: Lots of events with strong UNCG ties

When Greensboro’s first large-scale literary festival is held this weekend, UNCG will be well represented:

 

Thursday, May 17

Introduction by Fred Chappell (Creative Writing) with a talk by Brett Ingram ’95
6 p.m. reception, Weatherspoon Art Museum

Friday, May 18

Lorena Guillén (Music) and Alejandro Rutty (Music) with the Difficulties with Mark Engebretson (Music)
8:30 p.m., Scuppernong Books

Saturday, May 19

A Conversation with Lee Smith and Michael Parker (Creative Writing)
9:30 a.m., Greensboro Cultural Arts Center, Van Dyke Performance Space

Unicorn Press Panel including Mark Smith-Soto (Languages, Literatures and Cultures)
9:30 a.m., Greensboro Central Library, Nussbaum Room

Bull City Press Panel including Emilia Phillips (Creative Writing)
11:15 a.m., Greensboro Central Library, Nussbaum Room

Greensboro Opera: 15-minute opera for middle schoolers, directed by David Holley (Music) with music by Mark Engebretson (Music)
1 p.m., Greensboro Cultural Arts Center, Van Dyke Performance Space

Jabberbox Puppets with Marianne Ginger ’74 MFA and Deborah Seabrook ’75 MFA
2 p.m., Greensboro Cultural Arts Center: Hyers Theater
*For mature audiences

Contemporary Muslim Writing Beyond Politics: A conversation including Omar H. Ali (Honors College, African American & African Diaspora Studies) and Deonna Kelli Sayed
3:15, Cultural Arts Center, Hyers Theater

A Conversation about “The Bright Hour,” by the late author Nina Riggs 04’ MFA; introduction by Provost Dana Dunn
4:30 p.m., Greensboro Cultural Arts Center, Van Dyke Performance Space

Short Story Panel including Steve Cushman ’02 MFA
4:30 p.m., Greensboro History Museum, Mary Norris Preyer Hall

The Music of John Prine and the Blues, with Dr. Emily Edwards (Media Studies) and Eddie Huffman
9:30 p.m. Greensboro Project Space

Sunday, May 20

Novel Panel moderated by Holly Goddard-Jones (Creative Writing) including Jim Minick ’15 MFA
2:15 p.m., Greensboro Central Library, Nussbaum Room

UNCG M.F.A. Panel moderated by Terry Kennedy ’99 MFA (Creative Writing) with Heidi Czerwiec’95 MFA, Kerry French ’06 MFA, Sarah Rose Nordgren ’07 MFA
2:15 p.m., Triad Stage Upstage Cabaret

Feminist Panel moderated by Dr. Jennifer Feather (English), including Ashley Lumpkin
2:15 p.m., Greensboro Cultural Arts Center, Van Dyke Performance Space

Poetry Panel including Lauren Moseley ’08 MFA
3:30 p.m., Triad Stage Upstage Cabaret