ValleyArts brings Poetry & Tequila to the Oranges on “Roberto” Burns Night

ValleyArts brings Poetry & Tequila to the Oranges on “Roberto” Burns Night: 

Raising proceeds to Support the Arts

Orange, NJ - January 16, 2018- Every year the poetry of Robert Burns is celebrated, bringing together lovers of the craft to commemorate the life and influential work of the poetic legend. This year, on Friday, January 26th, ValleyArts, in partnership with Atticus Review and Garden State Kitchen, are graciously hosting, “Roberto Burns Night,” an evening filled with poetry, tequila tasting, and delicious apps-with a Latin twist! This special night has come together not only to pay tribute to Robert Burns, but in an effort to garner support for existing arts education and community outreach programs. Some of the programs that will benefit from your support include, Cirque Oranj, circus arts summer program nurturing performance and creativity in the education of local children, as well as Artfull: New Seen, a show of a local emerging artists in the Community Gallery.

“Inspired by an event at the Edinburgh Festival; ‘A Play, A Pint, A Pie’, ValleyArts wanted to celebrate Robbie Burns night with a twist. Our board chair, Scott Schultz, has a love of good tequila, and that became the starting point for ‘Roberto Burns’,” explained Jeremy Moss, Deputy Director of Valley Arts.  “We then layered the event with Mexican fusion appetizers, a live music performance, and of course poets - five of them! As a fundraiser for ValleyArts, we invite you to be part of this special evening.”

It is through the support and attendance of events like “Roberto Burns Night”, that ValleyArts is able to further their mission of supporting and collaborating with the local community, in an effort to inspire creativity and vitality through the arts, help build up and serve creative entrepreneurs, and encourage everyone to participate in the arts, culture, and creativity as a part of everyday life. To propel their mission, ValleyArts partners, serves, and supports artists, creative organizations, and the neighborhood through educational programming, community space, local events and partnerships.

Join ValleyArts on Friday, January 26th, for what is sure to be an indulging night for a good cause, in which all members of the surrounding community are invited to attend-whether you are a supporter of the arts, poetry lover, or tequila enthusiast! Tickets are on sale now at: squareup.com/store/valleyarts-inc.

About Atticus Review
Atticus Review is a weekly online journal that publishes fiction, flash, poems, creative nonfiction, video, music, book reviews, cartoons, animation, and whatever else we find worthy of eyes.

About Garden State Kitchen
Garden State Kitchen offers services for culinary startups, the centerpiece feature being a shared and fully-licensed commercial kitchen space available for hourly rental in Orange, New Jersey. Kris Ohleth is the founder and CEO.

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This event is being sponsored by Pollock Properties Group.