Almond’s Third Artist & Writers Night Featuring Poet Kathryn Levy!
Almond, 1 Ocean Road, Bridgehampton, NY. 11932.
Almond announces the third monthly “Artists & Writers Night” hosted by poet Kathryn Levy on Wednesday January 9th. The evening will be themed around Frank O’Hara’s Lunch Poems and Larre’s the traditional French bistro where O’Hara and other writers and poets gathered. A family style three-course menu created by executive chef Jason Weiner will be served with discussions led by Kathryn Levy. The cost is $40, which includes the three-course dinner, a glass of local wine or craft beer, tax and gratuity.
“Through this event, we’re continuing the time-honored Hamptons tradition as an incubator of creativity,” chef Jason Weiner explains. The evening will give artists and writers the opportunity to gather together to exchange thoughts and ideas while enjoying a great meal.
About Kathryn Levy
Kathryn Levy was founding director of The Poetry Exchange and the New York City Ballet Poetry Project, two poetry-in-the-schools organizations. She is the author of The Nutcracker Teacher Resource Guide, a guide to classroom poetry instruction. Her poetry and reviews have appeared in such journals as The Seattle Review, Provincetown Arts, The Manhattan Poetry Review, The Southampton Review, Dahse Magazine, Blink, The East Hampton Star, and the Italian journal, Lo Straniero. Her poetry has also been included in the anthologies The Light of City and Sea, Adventures in the Spirit and We Begin Here: Poems for Palestine and Lebanon.
Ms. Levy has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and has received writing fellowships from Yaddo, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, The Ragdale Foundation, the Blue Mountain Center, the Vermont Studio Center, and Cummington Community for the Arts. Her readings and lectures include appearances at the KGB Reading Series, The Bowery Poetry Club, The Harvard Club of Boston, the Barbes Reading Series, Lincoln Center, Canio’s Books, and The Parrish Art Museum. She has taught poetry to hundreds of public school students throughout New York City and conducted courses in literature, film, theater, and arts education for numerous schools and cultural institutions. She currently works as a teacher and arts consultant, and divides her time between Sag Harbor and New York City.