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DVD Screening Monday Night- Pittsburgh Center for the Arts

Many of you know my next career is filmmaker!   And on Monday 11/15 my second film will be screened.  The first one was Dorothy Holley: Quart Jar Poet. The doors open at 7.  The screening starts at 7:30 and the film is one hour in length.  Michael Wurster: The City Books Session. Simmons Hall (which is the basement)  Fifth Ave at Shady Avenue.  Light Refreshments. Free and open to the public. Filmed and edited by me.  A little shameless self-promotion.  Michael Wurster was one of the original founders of the Pittsburgh Poetry Exchange and many people have taken classes from him.  He taught at the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts for 18 years.  I filmed it over 4 years ago and am very glad to have completed the film.  You will hear him read a few of his poems and be interviewed by me.  If you are a former student you might want a copy of the DVD which will be on sale for $10. Michael is bringing copies of his latest book as well.  The British Detective.  Excellent music brings the film to life. Used with permission from songwriter Christopher Jones from his Heartland Variations CD.  Hope you can come.

Michael Wurster crossing 12th St at Carson on the South Side on the way to City Books for the interview.

12 responses

  1. Toni

    Wow! You are really a gal of many talents. This is way cool!!!! Congratulations, Ruth!!!!

    November 13, 2010 at 6:41 am

  2. You truly are AMAZING, we all know that but it just keeps getting more exciting. Congratulations Ruthie

    November 13, 2010 at 7:18 am

  3. erica

    It’s on my calendar. Plan to be there. Very excited!!! Thanks for all this info!!!

    November 13, 2010 at 7:43 am

  4. Lynda

    I am so impressed!! I am going to try to come on Monday Ruth!

    November 13, 2010 at 7:46 am

  5. I didn’t know about film making but that’s awesome. Have a great evening.

    November 13, 2010 at 8:07 am

  6. Sue Reinfeld

    I am so proud – see you Monday night.

    November 13, 2010 at 9:59 am

  7. Sally

    Congratulations on your new film! Let me know how Monday night goes and know that I wish I could be there!

    November 13, 2010 at 10:20 am

  8. connie

    Totally AWESOME- Where do you find any time to sleep / rest ?

    November 13, 2010 at 10:30 am

  9. mary ann

    You continue to amaze me!!!!Going to try really hard to attend so excited….thanks for the invite.

    November 13, 2010 at 11:52 am

  10. Kay Comini

    I’ll be there Monday. Didn’t know about the Dorothy Holley film…how can I get a copy of it?

    November 13, 2010 at 6:42 pm

  11. Lisa

    Deb and I, the former ESL team, are planning to come!
    Lisa
    ps WHEN DO YOU SLEEP???

    November 14, 2010 at 9:18 am

  12. marlene

    We are so proud of you!! Love you.

    November 14, 2010 at 6:27 pm

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