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Dr. Philip Terman, co-director of the Chautauqua Writers' Festival and Clarion University professor who teaches creative writing, will offer a poetry reading at Clarion University-Venango Campus at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, February 15 in Robert W. Rhoades Center. Dr. Terman will be accompanied by Carlos Cintron and Mark DeWalt, members of the jazz band Catro.

Dr. Terman is the author of The House of Sages, Book of the Unbroken Days, and, most recently, Rabbis of the Air. His poems and essays have appeared in many journals and anthologies, including Poetry Magazine, the Kenyon Review, the Georgia Review, The Sun Magazine,, The Autumn House Anthology of Spiritual Poetry, and Blood to Remember: American Poets Respond to the Holocaust. He has received the Anna Davidson Rosenberg Award for Poems on the Jewish Experience.

Carlos Cintron plays the Conga drums and percussion. Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Cintron brings the authentic rhythms of salsa and Afro-Cuban styles to Catro's sound. With the band Bollo Mah Kissy, he was featured percussionist at Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.

Mark DeWalt is a freelance musician residing near Grove City who performs regularly on piano and keyboard throughout the region. He has been the leader of Catro for more than twenty years. He has toured in South Africa, Norway and Sweden.

Clarion University–Venango Campus, located in Oil City, is the oldest regional campus in Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education. The campus provides high-quality educational programs and personalized services to help students succeed. Students can begin any of Clarion University's 90+ bachelor's degrees at the Venango Campus, earn an associate degree, a bachelor's or master's degree in select areas, obtain a one-year certificate or participate in a variety of professional development and personal enrichment courses. The campus is home to Clarion University's School of Nursing and Allied Health, the Department of Applied Technology, and the Venango Department of Arts and Sciences. Clarion University–Venango Campus is committed to serving the needs of the community.


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Dr. Phil Terman to Offer Jazz Poetry Reading at Venango Campus