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Win Tix to LA Chamber Orchestra's Exploration of Words, Music and Social Meaning

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Poet Robert Pinsky | Photo: Emma Dodge Hanson


Poet Robert Pinsky | Photo: Emma Dodge Hanson
For the first time, the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra this year is producing a series of concerts, entitled Westside Connections, that take "a look at the connections between music and other artistic disciplines." Last month, former National Endowment for the Arts chairman and Californian poet Dana Gioia took the stage with the music group and next week Thursday three-time U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky will read poetry between Mozart's Quintet in E-flat major for Piano and Winds and Schoenberg's Verklärte Nacht (“Transfigured Night”). The concert is at the new Broad Stage at Santa Monica College at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 5. Tickets run $37 a piece, but we are giving away two pairs of tickets in this contest. To enter, comment on this post with a one sentence poem of your creation (don't think too hard, just do it!). More details on entering the contest are below.

Here's how the contest works:

  • Enter the contest by making a comment on this post. Comments must fit the criteria, stated below.
  • The criteria of the comment is that write a one sentence poem of your own creation.
  • The contest closes at 12:00:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 3, 2009.
  • Two of qualifying entries will be randomly selected to receive a pair of tickets to the March 5th show at the Broad Stage in Santa Monica. They will be notified via the e-mail connected to their LAist.com login. They must confirm the receipt of the e-mail by 10:00:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 3, 2009 or the tickets will be released to another winner.
  • Tickets will be held at the will-call pick up at the event

Good luck!