(BELMAR, NJ) — On Saturday, November fifth, poets, musicians, and artists will band collectively to gather meals for NJ households in want this coming vacation season. Organized by Soup Can Journal, a New Jersey primarily based artwork and poetry print publication, the occasion will happen at Belmar Arts Middle, a cultural hub situated proper on the Jersey Shore. The occasion begins at 6:00pm.
This is not going to be the primary time Soup Can Journal collects meals for his or her neighbors. In April, they hosted their “One Yr Canniversary” at one of many state’s most historic venues, The Strand Theater in Lakewood, amassing items for the household of a neighborhood poet. In July, they partnered with Meals Not Bombs to gather meals at ParkFest, a free music competition in Bradley Seaside. This time, their collaboration is with the Belmar Arts Council, who’ve been fervently supporting the humanities and poetry scenes in Monmouth County for nearly twenty years.
The scheduled lineup of expertise for the night is comprised completely of Soup Can alumni and contributors. As an added characteristic, after the highlight performers have completed taking the stage for the night time, the soapbox will divulge heart’s contents to the attendees with a poetry open mic, an ongoing apply of discovering the longer term expertise to publish in Soup Can.
“I am at all times excited to listen to from Soup Can poets,” displays Matthew Trice, Coordinator of Music Occasions at Belmar Arts Middle. “Their phrases are at all times uncooked, trustworthy, and playful. It is thrilling to see such a constructive drive created by a bunch of strangers turned mates.”
The lineup contains: Blush Ellis, Chris Rockwell Collective, Damian Rucci, Izzy Miz, Lake Champagne, Mychal Mills, Tyler Clark, and a poetry open mic.
Attendees are invited to get pleasure from reside music, poetry, a pop-up artwork present, and the newest challenge of Soup Can Journal. Organizers are asking for non-perishable meals in addition to can openers, pet meals, and female hygiene merchandise to be donated for distribution all through the neighborhood.
To order your spot, free tickets are accessible right here. All are welcome and invited to attend.
Belmar Arts Middle is situated at 608 River Street in Belmar, New Jersey.
Photographs by Kevin Andrade
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