September 8, 2017

Upcoming Poetry Readings

If you are in the area, please come!


November 4, 2017 at 5 pm: All Soul's Event at the Duluth Depot.

November 13, 2017 at 6 pm : Ladies of the Kaleva, Duluth, Minnesota

September 22, 2017 at 1 pm:  Finnfest 2017 at the Hilton in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Friday and Saturday reading events will occur in the sunny glass Atrium in Orchestra Hall.

September 9, 2017 at 2 - 6 pm:  A Finland Celebration!  The Crown Ballroom, Hibbing, Minnesota

In Finland: Sibelius: Kullervo and Kortekangas: Migrations

Finland celebrates 100 years of independence!

Migrations will have its premier in Lahti, Finland this fall.  October 19, 2017:

Migrations (Finnish Premiere), Lilli Paasikivi, mezzo-soprano, YL Male Voice Choir, Sinfonia Lahti, cond. Dima Slobodeniuk

The music is composed by Olli Kortekangas, the text is written by Sheila Packa. The Minnesota Orchestra Symphony is conducted by Osmo Vänskä.

Arts Express Workshop September 30 & October 7, 2017

I hope you can join us to do creative work in a supportive healing community!

Arts Express - For area cancer survivors & caregivers

Join us for one or all of our upcoming Arts Express activities this year! From a brief intro to a multi-day workshop in Duluth, our artist/teachers can guide ANY body into arts. Poetry writing, sketching & collage, movement, even video-making.
Arts Express Workshop:
Join a small group for this two-day workshop of expressive writing, drawing, and moving. Art for anybody guided by experienced artist/teachers: Sheila Packa, Elizabeth Kuth, and Lisa McKhann. Plus extra video component at UMD with Joellyn Rock, for 9 lucky participants who want to bring it all together in digital re-mixing!

Workshop - 10 hours of Creative Time
Saturday, September 30 and October 7
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
At Duluth Art Institute's Lincoln Center
2229 West 2nd Street, Duluth

Optional Video Collage Session
Tuesday, October 10 or October 17
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

UMD - Motion & Media Across Disciplines (MMAD) Lab

There will be a $20 registration fee. Space limited to 18 for the workshop.

Here's the link:
Register Now
Your spot in the workshops will be confirmed upon receipt of the registration fee.
Send $20, payable to Project Lulu, to:
Project Lulu, 2109 Minnesota Ave., Duluth, MN 55802
For more information about this Arts Express workshop, please contact Jeanne Riese,