March 7, Friday, 7:30 pm: Madison Museum of Contemporary Art (MMoCA) 227 State Street.
Be amused and amazed at MMoCA on the first Friday in March. This MMoCA Nights event will pay tribute to Surrealism, represented in both The Mystery Beneath and Real/Surreal exhibitions, with collaborative Surrealist parlor games and live poetry. WFOP members Jeannie Bergmann, Ron Czerwien, Morgan Harlow, Gary Powell, James P. Roberts, Richard Swanson, Wendy Vardaman, Sarah Bussee, Guy Throvaldsen, Ronnie Hess, Alice D’Alessio, Jackie Langetieg, Sandy Stark, Kathy Miner, Mary Rowin, Martha Kaplan, Jeanie Tomasko, Steve Tomasko, Susan Elbe, Robin Chapman, Sara Parrell, and Marilyn Annucci, along with other Madison area poets, will respond—as individuals or as a group—to the themes of Realism and Surrealism with readings, in the galleries, from 7:30–8:15pm. Guests may view the exhibitions beginning at 6:00 p.m., then enjoy a gallery talk with Michael Jay McClure at 6:30 p.m. Venice Gas House Trolley will perform live throughout the evening. Admission is $10.00.