See Robert Hass & Forest Gander in The Green Room at Maui Arts and Cultural Center on Friday, December 13th. Hass and Gander are renowned poets, and will together present an evening immersed in the power of language. The event is part of the Memorial Series, and honors Merwin Conservancy’s late founder, W.S. Merwin. There’ll be a courtyard reception after the presentation … [Read more...] about Robert Hass & Forest Gander in The Green Room at Maui Arts and Cultural Center
Nonprofit arts leader Sonnet Kekilia Coggins assumes the role of Executive Director of the Merwin Conservancy beginning September. She will initially work part-time and begin full-time work in late October. Coggins comes to the nonprofit from her 5-year-long job as Deputy Director of the Williams College Museum of Art in Massachusetts. At WCMA, she was responsible for … [Read more...] about Merwin Conservancy welcomes new Executive Director Sonnet Kekilia Coggins
A newly commissioned immersive installation inspired by poet W.S. Merwin will open next month in Chicago. The installation coincides with the May 16 opening of the American Writers Museum, located in Chicago’s famed “Loop” neighborhood. The special exhibit, entitled Palm: All Awake in the Darkness, was created by artist duo Susannah Sayler and Edward Morris (in collaboration … [Read more...] about New W.S. Merwin-inspired installation to open at American Writers Museum
Author Michael Ondaatje will make an appearance in the Green Room at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center this Saturday, June 25. Known for his beautiful works, Ondaatje will dissolve the lines between poetry, past and present, thought and feeling, intellect and imagery. He’s authored books like The Collected Works of Billy the Kid (1973), Running in the Family (1982) and Anil’s … [Read more...] about W.S. Merwin Conservancy hosts author Michael Ondaatje at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center
1. In September 2013, Molokai’s unemployment rate (not seasonally adjusted) was 10.8 percent. According to an Oct. 20, 2014 news release from the state Department of Labor and Industrial Relations, what was Molokai’s unemployment rate in September of this year? A. 11.6 percent B. 12.6 percent C. 13.6 percent D. 14.6 percent E. 15.6 percent 2. According to a survey written … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: How well do you know W.S. Merwin’s palms?