Midwest Writing Center presents Spectra March 13 at Rozz-Tox


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Posted Online: Feb. 26, 2014, 11:13 am
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Press release submitted by Midwest Writing Center.

The Spectra Reading Series, voted a top 10 reading series in the Midwest by LitBridge, returns to Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island, at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 13th with the return of two Spectra alums Adam Fell and Caryl Pagel, who have new books out, and a multi-talented poet/nonfiction author Lisa Wells.
The show is free.
Spectra is also accepting submissions from local poets to read at future events. To submit, email up to 3 poems to mwc@midwestwritingcenter.org with the phrase "SPECTRA Submission" in the subject line.
Contact Ryan Collins at Midwest Writing Center to be a speaker or for more information: (563) 324-1410 | mwc@midwestwritingcenter.org.
The 2014 season of Spectra manifests thanks to the generous support of the Illinois Arts Council Agency and the Riverboat Development Authority.



















 




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  Today is Tuesday, Sept 2, the 245th day of 2014. There are 120 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: It is estimated that 300,000 people attended the recent Democratic convention in Chicago when Gen. George B. McClellan of New Jersey was nominated as a candidate for president of the United States.
1889 — 125 years ago: Alderman Frank Ill, Winslow Howard and Captain J.M. Montgomery returned from Milwaukee, where they attended the national Grand Army of the Republic encampment.
1914 — 100 years ago: Three members of the Rock Island YMCA accepted positions as physical directors of other associations. Albert Cook went to Kewanee, C.D. Curtis to Canton and Willis Woods to Leavenworth, Kan.
1939 — 75 years ago: Former President Herbert Hoover appealed for national support of President F.D. Roosevelt and Congress in every effort to keep the United States out of war.
1964 — 50 years ago: The Rock Island Junior chamber pf Commerce has received answers to about 65 % of the 600 questionnaires mailed out recently in a "Community Attitude Survey" to analyze sentiments of citizens towards their city's various recreational, educational, and civic service programs.
1989 — 25 years ago: The two thunderstorms passing through the Quad Cities last night and early today left some area residents reaching for their flashlights.






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