Housatonic Museum of Art presents: Live from the POEMobile: Bridgeport Arts Fest!

Housatonic Musweum of Art

Jul. 12, 2014, 08:30 pm

900 Lafayette Blvd


The POEMobile, a beautifully hand-painted truck covered in multilingual poetry that houses an innovative, open-air text projection system, will visit Bridgeport’s Arts Fest. Led by poetry ambassador Shanna T. Melton, Bridgeport’s best and brightest poets will perform along with their verses writ large on the façade on the McLevy Building at State and Broad Streets.For more information visit www.housatonicmuseum.org.
The POEMobile is presented by City Lore and Bowery Arts + Science and is sponsored by Housatonic Museum of Art at Housatonic Community College and supported in part by the Downtown Special Services District, City Lights Gallery, the National Endowment for the Arts, and by the City of Bridgeport Mayor’s Office and the Bridgeport Arts + Cultural Council. The event also features music by the hip-hop and jazz fusion trio The Mighty Third Rail, an award-winning New York based trio that mixes the elements of Hip Hop poetry, beat-boxing, violin and upright bass.

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