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WordXWord @ The Mount

Presented by WordXWord Festival at The Mount / Edith Wharton's Home, Lenox MA

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Jul 20 - 22 2021
WordXWord @ The Mount

WordXWord presents a mini-festival of poetry, spoken word and storytelling at The Mount / Edith Wharton’s Home.

WordXWord presents a mini-festival of poetry, spoken word and storytelling at The Mount / Edith Wharton’s Home. Celebrating home-grown poetry and spoken word, as well as the work of visiting artists, festival events will be held outdoors taking advantage of The Mount’s beautiful setting and open spaces. All WordXWord events are free, however reservations are encouraged. Visit EdithWharton.org to make reservations and for more information.

Each evening is a "doubleheader" featuring a 45

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ADMISSION INFO

Free Admission

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Additional time info:

Tuesday, July 20

6P - Walkin’ with WordXWord
Wear your walking shoes and follow along as poets respond to the SculptureNow exhibition on the grounds of The Mount/Edith Wharton’s Home. Each evening will offer a different combination of poets and responses!

7P - Accomplice[d]
WordXWord has challenged poets to step outside of their typically solitary discipline to create and perform collaborative pieces.

Wednesday, July 21

6P - Walkin’ with WordXWord
Wear your walking shoes and follow along as poets respond to the SculptureNow exhibition on the grounds of The Mount/Edith Wharton’s Home. Each evening will offer a different combination of poets and responses!

7P - WordsXWomen
Featuring the voices of 9 women, spanning 7 generations and a broad spectrum of approach and style. Grace Rossman, Melissa Cairns, Dianne Olsen, Don’Jea Smith, D Colin, Liv McKee, Ashley Alafberg, Hazel Glazer, & Nicki T.

Thursday, July 22

6P - Walkin’ with WordXWord
Wear your walking shoes and follow along as poets respond to the SculptureNow exhibition on the grounds of The Mount/Edith Wharton’s Home. Each evening will offer a different combination of poets and responses!

7P - Story Slam
Storytellers spin tales around the theme “unsaid” in a lively, friendly competition.

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In addition to the performances, each evening will get underway with the Wild Words Cafe orchestrated by Melissa Cairns. From 5-5:45P each evening all are invited to join in a very social hour. Bring your own snacks, catch up with old friends, make new ones, try your hand at a writing challenge, or just chill out! Plus a poetry-book swap (leave one and/or take one).

In the case of rain or inclement weather, events will be held in The Mount’s large event tent where proper social distancing will be maintained.

LOCATION

The Mount / Edith Wharton's Home

2 Plunkett Street, Lenox, MA

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Wheelchair Access

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