25th Year of Inspiring Words and Music

Future Shows at The Arts Café Mystic

MARCH 22          ‘Youth Will Be Served’ – Celebrating Young Artists

  • Featured Poet:  Lisa Starr – Award-winning poet and writer; two-time State Poet Laureate of Rhode Island.
  • Music by Casey Flax
  • Opening Voices:  The student Poets Laureate of the region’s high schools.


APRIL 12         Celebrating Poetry Month

  • Featured Poet:  Mark Doty – Winner of the National Book Award and the UK’s T.S. Eliot Prize.  Simply, one of America’s greatest living poets.
  • Music:  Andrew Willis, the national and internationally heralded pianist will perform Bach’s great Partita in G on a replica Florentine Piano c.1736.


MAY 10          Celebrating 25 Years of The Arts Café

  • Featured Poet:  Marilyn Nelson –  Winner of the Poets’ Prize and three-time finalist of the National Book Award.  Former State Poet Laureate of Connecticut.
  • Music:  Nora Fox & J.Y. Lee – The glorious, if improbable, vocalist/cello duo.  Nora from Broadway and many other stages; J.Y. from international classical and jazz concert settings.