Local Art Non-Profit and Brewery Bring an Open Mic and Beer Tasting to Morris
The Prairie Renaissance Cultural Alliance and Goat Ridge Brewing Co. are teaming up to bring local artists together with locally crafted micro-brews at its first “Books, Beers, & Bars” open mic on Saturday, April 25th from at 630 Atlantic Avenue.
The open mic is free and open to the public. James A. Zarzana, author of The Marsco Dissident, and Rebecca Fremo, author of Chasing Northern Lights will be reading from their books. After their reading there will be a Q&A, and book signing.
Goat Ridge Brewing Co. will be providing several locally brewed micro-beers to taste for free. Goat Ridge Brewing Co. is opening in New London on April 11th and this will be their first public event. Goat Ridge Brewing Co. supports craft beer, community engagement and the celebration of local culture.
This open mic is another event in The Prairie Renaissance Cultural Alliance’s Read Local program. The Read Local program, which began in Marshall, MN, brings Minnesota authors to towns in Southwest Minnesota to participate in a variety of literary events and grow local artistic culture. The mission of the Prairie Renaissance Cultural Alliance is to advocate, promote, and coordinate arts, heritage, and cultural activities in Stevens County and the surrounding area by
* Supporting the creativity of all people
* Welcoming and celebrating a variety of cultures and perspectives
* Weaving arts, culture, and heritage into the fabric of the community
* Creating a physical place to see, do, experience art/culture/heritage.