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Saugerties marks national poetry month

Saugerties marks national poetry month

Activities include a combination poetry walk and window shopping event with a correspondence contest, a series of poetry readings over the course of the month and an hour-long reading of a new translation of the Odyssey written by Emily Wilson, the first penned by a woman in the over 60 translations of Homer’s text into English.

Edelman  at Cross Contemporary

Edelman at Cross Contemporary

Work by Edelman, including a new series of self-portraits, will be part of the new two-person exhibit that opens this weekend with a preview from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, March 2 and an artists’ reception from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday March 3 at Cross Contemporary, 99 Partition Street, in Saugerties.