Poetry, music, dance fest at NMU

MARQUETTE – Northern Michigan University will host its first International Poetry, Music and Dance Festival at 7 p.m. Saturday in Reynolds Recital Hall. This event is free and open to the public.

Featured guests from upstate New York and New York City will be poet Mario Moroni, pianist David Gaita and soprano Briana Sakamoto.

NMU faculty members Beverly Matherne, Carrie Biolo and dancer Maria Formolo will perform, along with Marquette Senior High School student Clara Biolo Thompson.

This program is sponsored by the English honor society Sigma Tau Delta and the NMU departments of English, music and modern languages and literatures.