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February 3, 2020

MetroLines Poetry Reading and Reception on February 11

Join Arts in Transit, Inc., for the MetroLines Poetry Reading and Reception on Tuesday, February 11, celebrating the 15 local poets selected for the MetroLines program. Art enthusiasts, poetry lovers and other attendees will have the opportunity to meet the poets, hear their winning original works, and listen to readings from featured guest, St. Louis Poet Laureate Jane Ellen Ibur. The reception will be held at High Low (3301 Washington Avenue), located in the Grand Center Arts District, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. The event is free and open to the public.

MetroLines is an Arts in Transit, Inc., public art program that showcases the work of talented local poets by reproducing their selected works on posters and displaying them on MetroBus vehicles and MetroLink trains for up to a year. Funding for MetroLines is generously provided by the Missouri Arts Council and Regional Arts Commission.

When: Tuesday, February 11 | 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Where: High Low
3301 Washington Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63112

What: Reception showcasing the work of the 15 local poets selected for the MetroLines program 

Who: Jane Ellen Ibur, St. Louis Poet Laureate, Featured Poet

2019 MetroLines – Winning Poets:
Keith Byler
Pamela Garvey
Andy Smart
Gemma Fish
Maria Balogh
Eugene Budnitsky
Julie Barnes
Marie Chewe-Elliott
Cate Curtis
John Randall
Gail Eisenhart
Riley Gibbons
Paul Stroble
Andrea Jackson
Abigail Fox Green     

About Metro Transit
Metro Transit operates the St. Louis region’s public transportation system which includes 400 clean-burning diesel buses that serve 77 MetroBus routes in eastern Missouri and southwestern Illinois. Metro also operates MetroLink light rail vehicles on 46 miles of track serving 38 stations in the two-state area, and operates Metro Call-A-Ride, a paratransit fleet of 122 vans. Metro Transit is a Bi-State Development enterprise.