Margo Taft Stever Poetry Reading, 2/19/20, with Music by Bing Yang Li and art by Karacabey Levni Sinanoglu

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The Poetry Institute -- New Haven

Feb 17, 2020, 10:51:03 PM2/17/20

Pi Poetry Series


Margo Taft Stever


Music by Bing Yang Li


Painting by Karacabey Levni Sinanoglu


Wednesday, February 19, 2020


We will take Poetry into special dimensions

for this event, with an audience participation exercise

involving the visual arts.

And  with some music as well.

Margo Taft Stever is the author of five collections of poetry including Cracked Piano and Ghost Moose.  Margo is also the founder of the HudsonValley Writer’s Center in Sleepy Hollow, New York. The reading will be combined with music by a student from the Yale School of Music. The event will take place from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 19.

Bing Yang Li, graduated from Central Conservatory of Music in China. 2017-2019 full scholarship and Teaching Assistant job in University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Currently Study in Yale School of Music for Master degree. Four times selected in Youth Music Culture Guangdong(YMCG) Festival, held by Yo Yo Ma.

Karacabey Levni Sinanoglu graduated from the Yale School of Art in 1996, majoring in painting. In 1995, he was the recipient of the Arnold Bittleman Memorial Prize for painting and upon graduating from the Yale School of Art, he was awarded the Alice Kimball English Traveling Fellowship, which allowed him to travel extensively in the Middle East, an experience that greatly influenced the subject matter of his painting. He held positions as a visiting professor and adjunct instructor at Yale University, Hampshire College, Quinnipiac University and Gateway Community College. Sinanoglu was the son of Paula Armbruster and Oktay Sinanoglu, both retired professors at Yale University.


On the third Wednesday of each month, The Poetry Institute Poetry Series celebrates an eclectic mix of poetic voices.  Free.  Refreshments.  (And participants are invited to bring something to share.)  Open mic.  Outstanding featured readers.  In a casual setting.  Open to all members of the public (and even others).


 The Institute Library
847 Chapel Street
New Haven, CT

right next door to the Tattoo Parlor


Doors Open at 6:30. Reading starts at 7:00.

Please arrive a few minutes early to sign up for the reading.


 Great Poetry!  


 In a Warm, Friendly Environment

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