Black Range Poetry & Pickin’ Festival

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In celebration of the Centennial of the Gila Wilderness, the Black Range Poetry & Pickin’ Festival includes music, poetry, food and beverages, book sales and art vendors. Poetry readings will be moderated by Frederico Almarez, New Mexico State University / Dona Ana Community College.

Special guest poets and readers:
Janice Lucero (Isleta Pueblo), Michelle Hall Kells (UNM)

Schedule of Events

Saturday June 1

4-5:30pm: Tiffany Christopher and Mollie Fischer – Guitar/Cello Americana Duo
6-7pm: NM Poetry Anthology Poetry Readings, Ruben Leyva (Chihene Nde Apache): Ancestral Land Acknowledgement & Gila Tribute Reflection
7:15-9pm: Music by John Coinman (singer / songwriter and music supervisor for “Dances with Wolves”) with Blair Forward

Sunday June 2

12-2pm: Black Cat Poets (Truth or Consequences)
2-4pm: Hillsboro Pickin’ Circle Jam

Sponsored by the Southwest Educational Cooperative and the Sierra County Arts Council

Date / Time
Saturday June 1st 4-9pm & Sunday June 2nd 12-4pm
50 Main Street
Black Range Lodge
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