April Preview with Connect2Culture

Emily Frankoski walks us through what's ahead.

As we move into warmer weather and inch our way closer to a post-pandemic world, Emily Frankoski with Connect2Culture joined us on the KOAM Morning News to share what’s happening in the month of April.

Scroll down for Part II and more information.

From events and performances to exhibits and classes, Connect2Culture brings the 4-State art world together in a way that continues to build on what is now a thriving creative community.

 

PERFORMANCES:

Connect2Culture Presents: Live from The Sheldon with Zakir Hussain
Saturday, April 24–Saturday, May 1
Online at bit.ly/connect2culture-youtube

Free and open to the public

More information: Chris Peimann, cpeimann@thesheldon.org, 314.533.9900 X19

 

EVENTS:

National Poetry Month

April 2021

 

Virtual Reading

Thursday, April 8 | 7:00pm

On Facebook at facebook.com/HarborPoems.

Free and open to the public

More information: Allison Blevins, ablevins@pittstate.edu

 

1000 Words

Tuesday, April 13 | 6:30–8:00pm

At Spiva Center for the Arts (222 W 3rd St)

Free and open to the public

More information: Shaun Conroy, sconroy@spivaarts.org, 417.623.0183

 

Open Mic Poetry Night (Ages 21+)

Friday, April 23 | 7:00pm

At Joplin Empire Market (931 E 4th St)

Free and open to the public

Reservations required; reserve your spot at bit.ly/open-mic-poetry-night-2021.

More information: Emily Frankoski, emily@connect2culture.org, 417.501.5550

 

Poem In Your Pocket Day

Thursday, April 29 | All Day

Throughout Joplin
Free and open to the public.

More information: Emily Frankoski, emily@connect2culture.org, 417.501.5550

 

EXHIBITS:

Paint in Motion by Philip Ledbetter

April 2–May 15, 2021
At artCentral Carthage (1110 E 13th St, Carthage, MO)

Free and open to the public; donations appreciated

More information: Alice Lynn Green-Mathé, artcentral@artcentralcarthage.org, 417.358.4404

 

CLASSES:

Spiva in Bloom (Ages 21+)
Saturday, April 17 | 2:30–3:00pm
At Spiva Center for the Arts (222 W 3rd St)
Cost: $35 per person

Registration required; register at spivaarts.org/classes.

More information: Jade Henning, jhenning@spivaarts.org, 417.623.0183