POETRY OF BLUES
WHERE: Water Street Studios, 160 S. Water St., Batavia, and adjoining Kiss The Sky stage
WHEN: 7 p.m. May 20
COST AND INFO: $5, $3 for students; waterlinewriters.org
ABOUT: Waterline Writers presents "Let The Blues Be Your Muse!" – featuring writers and musicians Latrina Childs, Joan Colby, Sharon Kotzin Frolick, Paula Garrett, Robert Hellenga, Dave Ramont (shown), Al Schubert, Christopher Stolle and Emily Hollis Tipping. The event includes original poetry, prose and essays that evoke or celebrate blues music, as well as live blues performances. Wine and beer are available for purchase, with food from The Market at Gaetano’s. The event is a prelude to Blues & Roots on Water Street from 6 to 11:30 p.m. June 9.