Monday, April 25, 2011

"Earth Voices" by Cindy Rinne - May 22, 2011

Our next Featured Poet, on May 22, 2011, at 4:30 p.m., will be Cindy Rinne, a fiber artist and poet. An open mike reading will precede and follow the featured poet. The reading will take place, as always, at Bolton Hall Museum in Tujunga.

Cindy Rinne grew up in Kansas City, Missouri. She has lived in San Bernardino over 25 years. Cindy is a fiber artist who enjoys stitching together stories. She has exhibited her artwork internationally. Cindy is a poet. She coordinates mixed-media poetry events, is featured in solo poetry events, lectures and teaches visual poetry workshops.

Cindy has a poem in the chapbook for the Art VULUPS Project of Riverside County and gave a lecture at Cal State University San Bernardino about her Collaborations of Art and the Spoken Word. She has been published several Poets on Site Chapbooks including one about her art work. Cindy's poetry appeared in Phantom Seed and the Solstice Literary Magazine of the College of the Desert. She also took part in a part of the Award-winning Poetry Audio Tour of the Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena. Cindy has given solo presentations of her poetry and art in Chinatown (LA), Pasadena, La Canada Flintridge, and Claremont.


Village Poets of Sunland-Tujunga will present the poetry of Millicent Borges Accardi in June and of Alice Pero in September. Other notices will be posted in the future.