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Wildlands Social Club – April 2017

April 20, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

An evening of talks and stories about why wild places matter. This is the launch event for a new quarterly series hosted by KNLT in partnership with West Sixth Brewing and 21c Museum Hotel. Talks will cover conservation, art, health and the economy; the evening will also include poetry readings inspired by wildlands.

This is a free event open to the public. The program will begin at 6:30pm. Come early and stay late to socialize.

Featured speakers and poets:

Conservation: Biodiversity in a rapidly changing world
Scott Hotaling, nature photographer & PhD candidate, UK Dept. of Biology

Art: What’s art got to do with it?
Zoé Strecker, visual artist, writer & Transylvania University professor of art

Health: Medicine from the wildlands
Tara Littlefield, Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission botanist

Economy: Building community via wild places
Gerry James, storyteller, photographer & The Explore Kentucky Initiative founder

Poetry Readings:
Eric Scott Sutherland, poet
Whit Baker, writer & visual artist

Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/396259197406727/


April 20, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm


West Sixth Brewing
501 W 6th St
Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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