Newmark Theatre

William Stafford Centennial Celebration

UPDATE: The Stafford event will be held tonight as scheduled. A limited number of stand-by tickets in the 2nd balcony will be available at will-call before the event.

The ArtBar will not offer the full dinner menu on Friday, February 7. The bar will open at 5pm with pizza available. Matt's Bar concessions (2nd floor Hatfield Hall) will also be open at 6:30pm.

Featuring Li-Young Lee and Ted Kooser
Appearances by Kim Stafford and Paulann Petersen
Hosted by Matthew Dickman

William Stafford, Oregon’s most renowned poet, was a prolific writer who published over 70 volumes of poetry, including the National Book Award winner Traveling Through the Dark. He served as Oregon’s Poet Laureate for fifteen years, and taught at Lewis & Clark College for more than thirty.
This event celebrates the life and work of a writer whose influence is still felt today. The evening will include readings from nationally-known poets and local authors, as well as archival footage.
Visit for more information.
This event is sponsored in part by Lewis & Clark College, Paul G. Allen Family Foundation, Ed & Sue Einowski, OPB, and Willamette Week. 

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