LEWISTON – The Lewiston Council on the Art serves up both music and poetry at its Lewiston Arts Café series at 7 p.m. June 10 in the historic Lewiston Opera Hall, 732 Center St.
It its third program in the series the café teams with the Just Buffalo Literary Center for an evening of entertainment featuring poet Jennifer Campbell and musician Tom Stahl.
Campbell is an English professor at Erie Community College where she received the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Scholarship and Creative Activity. She is the co-editor of Earth’s Daughters and has published two books of poetry. Her poem, “Nothing Under the Bed,” received a 2012 Best of the Net nomination from Earthshine. She currently co-hosts the Center for Inquiry/Literary Café monthly reading series.
Stahl, who entertains with just a harmonica, guitar and his voice, is a recognized name on the Western New York music scene with a clear tenor and wide range of emotions, which take on a Bob Dylan-like quality at times. His list of awards include Buffalo Music Awards, ArtVoice Best of Buffalo, and Buffalo Nightlife Music and Club Awards.
Admission to the café is $2 general admission and free for members of the café and Just Buffalo.
The next program will be poetry by Ken Feltges and music from Dee Adams on Sept. 9. On Nov. 11 there will be a final evening of poets and songwriters in the round featuring award-winning poets and musicians presenting their work, one song and one poem at a time. Artists haven’t been announced.