Event: Read-In World Peace Poets

You’re invited   Musicians, poets and lovers of peace please join us for the 3rd annual Read-In!  This is a FREE and public international event.  Sign up today via email at worldpeacepoets@gmail.com for a five minute slot to share what peace means to you.  The read in ends when the last poet speaks.  A lightContinue reading “Event: Read-In World Peace Poets”

Event: A Night at the Gallery

You are invited to A Night at the Gallery Saturday March 21st, 7:00 p.m. “BRD recently received incredible community support for a new choreographic project with Seattle modern dance great, Mary Sheldon Scott. Join the dancers of Bellingham Repertory Dance and choreographer Scott on Saturday, March 21st for a unique performance in the Western Gallery.Continue reading “Event: A Night at the Gallery”

Christmas Card 2014

Merry Christmas from the S.P. Laws staff! -Shannon, Brad, Vin, Robert, and Byung-hun Click HERE to view our holiday card in Super-High-Speed Definition™ So, how was your 2014?  What a mixed bad of nuts, right.   Robots went to Mars, the Rosetta spacecraft‘s Philae probe successfully lands on Comet 67P, the Ferguson, Mo. ruling (WTH?),Continue reading “Christmas Card 2014”

Event: Three Poetry Host

  You’re invited… My new poetry book, Odd Little Things, will officially launch September 6, 2014 at Village Books, 4-5:00.  Please join me and my two poet-sisters, Carla Shafer and Erica Reed as we share our poetry.  Books will be  available for purchase and sign at the event. Three’s COMPANY I asked Carla and EricaContinue reading “Event: Three Poetry Host”

Event: Mayor’s Arts Award/Speech

Tonight at 5:30 Here’s my thank you speech:      I am filled with joy and encouragement over this award.  It is a humbling experience to be listed with the other artist from the past years and those receiving it today.  Many of whom are on my list of people I want to be someday.Continue reading “Event: Mayor’s Arts Award/Speech”

Poem: Rondo

Did I love thee?  I only did desire To hold thy body unto mine, And smite it with strange fire Of kisses burning as a wine, And catch thy odorous hair, and twine It through my fingers amorously. Did I love thee? Did I love thee? I only did desire To drink the perfume ofContinue reading “Poem: Rondo”

International Peace Poets

The Bellingham Poets for Peace Read-In! Write-On! Event is pleased to announce the confirmed international speakers: Candice James,Duke Ashrafuzzaman, Bernice Lever, Max Tell Bong Ja Ahn, Lilija Valis, Janet Kvammen, Farina Reinprecht, and Una Brauhns. Referring to this collaboration of Canadian poets and American,Farina said it best, “We are a team” ***

Event: Read-In! Write-On!

Some local poet and writer friends are organizing a World Peace Read-in! and Write-on! It will be held on Saturday, November 9, 2013 from 2 PM to 8 or 9 pm. at 910-14th Street (St. James Presbyterian Church). There will be an opening and welcome reception at 2 pm. People will be welcome to comeContinue reading “Event: Read-In! Write-On!”

Event: Fairhaven Art Block Party

Come one, come all to the first annual  Fairhaven Art Block Party! Spontaneous street poetry provided by the  Chuckanut Sandstone Writers Theater. This festival is designed to spotlight the  wonderful artistic community in the   historic district of Fairhaven. I’ll be one of the street poets, with my book  Madrona Grove in hand. **See youContinue reading “Event: Fairhaven Art Block Party”