On Friday, January 14th, The Switch is co-hosting the kickoff day, of a marathon reading of poet Charles Olson's Maximus. It is a three day event in Portland, to commemorate Olson's hundredth birthday.
Friday, Jan. 14th
4:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Olson's Maximus Marathon, Day 1, Vol. 1
poets & artists to be announced
Here is the release about the marathon:
Friday-Sunday, January 14-16, 2011 A Marathon Reading of The Maximus Poems by Charles Olson (1910-1970)
Joining the many celebrations of Charles Olson's centennial that have taken place over the past year, Spare Room, in Portland OR, has organized a three-day marathon reading of Olson's book-length epic, The Maximus Poems.
Friday, January 14, 4:00 - 9:00 pm Switchyard Studios 109 E Salmon Street Jacqueline Motzer, Jesse Morse, Zachary Schomburg, Christopher Luna, Dan Raphael, Laura Feldman, Michael Weaver, David Abel
Saturday, January 15, 2:00 - 7:00 pm galleryHOMELAND 2505 SE 11th Avenue Alicia Cohen, Sam Lohmann, Jennifer Bartlett, Jaye Harris, Donald Dunbar, John Hall, Susan Rankin, Dan Raphael, Rodney Koeneke, Endi Hartigan
Sunday, January 16, 2:00 - 7:00 pm YU 800 SE 10th Avenue Lisa Radon, Linda Austin, Tim DuRoche, Patrick Hartigan, Meredith Blankinship, Joseph Mainz, Jamalieh Haley, David Weinberg, Castle, Paul Maziar, Drew Swenhaugen, James Yeary