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Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 11:59 pm EDT

Meeting Location:
  • Online
Virtual Event

Give Local 757 – 24 Hour Webinar: Please Give and Join Us Live!

Thank you to everyone who donated! You are all amazing!

Stay tuned to our website's Give Local page for final results.

All-Day Webinar & Livestream

To celebrate Give Local Day, we are hosting a 24-Hour Webinar. Join us for the first ever Give Local 757 Muse-A-thon featuring literary programming, including writing workshops, games, and many interviews with Muse Authors, poets, teachers, and other members of the local arts community.

Guests include: Jayne Anne Krentz, Brad Parks, L Penelope, Jose B Gonzalez, Skye Zentz, Synnika Lofton, Noah Renn, Kindra McDonald, and many, many more.

See what's happening at The Muse in the video below, then click "Watch the Webinar" on the left side of the page to join live!


All times shown are ET, beginning Tuesday, May 11 2021.

12:00 AM  Official kickoff -- Welcome to The Muse and the 24 hour Muse-A-thon!
1:00 AM  Muse Teacher, Sierra Foltz, teaches craft workshop "Writing a Dada Poem & Cut-out Method"
3:00 AM "The Off Ramp" Podcast
6:00 AM Visual Journaling Hour with Christine Rucker
7:00 AM Meditation and Mindful Writing with Fran Walsh Ward
8:00 AM ASAP Program Coordinator for Hampton Roads Tim White joins us
9:00 AM Tidewater Youth Services Executive Director Jenny Hodge joins us
10:00 AM Master Storyteller Sheila Arnold joins us
11:00 AM TAO Executive Director Kate Powell and Program Director Stacey join us
11:30 AM Derek Sphohn and Susan Deutsch of The 20/30 Club
Noon Lunch Hour Write Now! with Alison Schoew
1:10 PM Best-selling author Brad Parks joins Michael Khandelwal
1:30 PM Award wining poet Jose B Gonzalez joins us
2:00 PM Creative meditative exercise with Anna Fitzgerald, founder of Heartbeat Hive
3:00 PM Muse Teacher and Author, Rebekah Coxwell joins Shawn and Susan.
3:30 PM Science fiction and fantasy writer L. Penelope joins Michael Khandelwal
4:00 PM Slover Library Programs Librarian Josette Dubois joins us.
4:30 PM Best-selling author Jayne Ann Krentz joins Michael Khandelwal.
5:00 PM Muse Youth Coordinator Remy Smidt and Muse Teen Teacher Synnika Lofton talk about the Teen Fellowship Program
5:30 PM Poet and Musician Synnika Lofton reads
6:30 PM Music -- Skye Zentz Live!
7:30 PM Poet Jorge Mendez joins us.
8:00 PM The world premier of The Poet's River Podcast. Host Noah Renn welcomes poet Kindra McDonald
9:00 PM Artist and Muse Teacher Kristin Mehaffey join us for a live comic demo
10:00 PM Gabriel Robinson  - Mini Roleplaying Game Live!
11:55 PM Countdown to Good Bye and Good Night + Final 2021 Give Local Tally!

Please note: This class or event will be held online (using Zoom or a similar live platform). To participate, students or attendees should have a stable internet connection. Class participants: you should have a computer or device with a webcam and microphone; and your Zoom link will be automatically sent to you after you register. Check your spam box if you don't see it.