Piccolo Poetry Walk

In addition to Piccolo Spoleto festival goers attending the Sundown Poetry Series, they may also take part in the Charleston Poetry Walk sponsored by the Poetry Society of South Carolina.

The walk takes festival goers on an hour-long journey through downtown Charleston to see historic places where poets were once inspired by. “We have such a rich heritage of poets from and/or influenced by their time in South Carolina,” said Mary H. Harris, coordinator of the walk. ” It is great fun to let visitors and locals know a little more about them and hear their words.”

The walk starts at 125 Meeting St. and has several times to join starting at 10 a.m. Admission is $12.

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About Briana Prevost

Born and raised in New Orleans, Briana was bred on Southern food and culture. This helped cultivate her love of music from the sights and sounds of Mardi Gras Indians second lining down the street with the music of brass bands trailing close behind. Interning at MTV Networks this Spring, Briana used her music editorial ear to help draft licenses for new music from independent artists to Viacom programming and assist with the music licensing management of various shows and their download agreements. She has also worked as a production assistant for segments of WCNY’s cultural arts show, “Artifex,” and as Web Editor for New Orleans’ Jazz and Heritage radio station, WWOZ 90.7 FM. Briana has served as a New Orleans correspondent for SPIN Earth.tv, and contributed to arts and culture magazines throughout NOLA including Where Y’at Magazine, Offbeat Magazine, Louisiana Weekly, Gambit Weekly, Renaissance Publishing and NOLA.com, to name a few.

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