Cephalopod Appreciation Society 2015!

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Get ready to appreciate the Octopus, Squid, Chambered Nautilus, and Cuttlefish through poetry, music, film, science, art and more on MONDAY, June 8th, 2015 at Hugo House! Free, All Ages, Stickers.

Check out this all-star line-up of presenters:

POETRY!
* A Mf Flame
* Kevin J Craft
* Carolyne Wright
* Rebecca Hoogs
* w/ FEATURED READER: Nicky Beer, author of new poetry collection The Octopus Game

IMPASSIONED SPEECH!
* Ilvs Strauss “octopus walks into a bar - anthropomorphic projections in 3 part harmony”

SCIENCE!
* Biologist Stephanie Crofts – Fun Facts & Cephalopod Basics

* Geology Writer David B. Williams – Ammonites About Town: Getting up close and personal with 155-million-year old cephalopods

* Zoologist Hariana Chilstrom – Giant Pacific Octopus Sex Ed Talk

MUSIC!
* Renowned cellist Lori Goldston & drummer Dan Sasaki performing live accompaniment to cephalopod films

* YA novelist and musician Kevin Emerson performing an original cephalopod tune

* Singer-songwriter Levi Fuller performing Marianne Moore’s poem “The Paper Nautilus” as song

* Return of the Sea-Shantacular Sing-a-long with Betsey Brock, Rachel Kessler, & Friends

FILM!
* Footage from Seattle’s own marine cinematographer Diver Laura James (2015 winner of a Pacific NW Emmy Award for her documentary on sea stars)
* "Cepha-la-pod" animation short by the Kessler-Seiweraths

STICKERS!
* Britta Johnson

AND MORE!

Whether you are a long-time fan and CAS member or just curious to learn more about these incredible intelligent creatures, we hope you will come celebrate them with us!

Here's a review of last year's festivities in City Arts Magazine -- to get you excited: http://www.cityartsonline.com/articles/cephalopod-appreciation-society-gathering
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