Two arts councils representing Johnston and Alamance Counties are the latest agencies to agree to support the Piedmont Laureate Program. They will join the City of Raleigh Arts Commission, Durham Arts Council, Orange County Arts Commission, and United Arts Council of Raleigh & Wake County.
Bearta Powell, the Lebanese-born Raleigh, NC, author whose new book “Orphans of War”
MAYOR MEEKER TO PROCLAIM APRIL AS RALEIGH POETRY MONTH; 2009 PIEDMONT LAUREATE TO READ POETRY AT MUNICIPAL BUIILDING ON THURSDAY
“Whereas, the art of poetry enriches the City of Raleigh by inspiring, enlightening, and entertaining our citizens.”