NORMAN -  Singer/songwriter Beth Brown and singer/songwriter/poet Nathan Brown will collaborate their artistic abilities in concert at Norman’s historic Santa Fe Depot, 200 South Jones Avenue, on Sunday, November 21. The concert is part of the Performing Arts Studio's Winter Wind Concert Series beginning at 7 p.m. The tickets are $15 and advanced purchase is recommended through PAS or ticketstorm.com.

 

            These talented artists will come together in Norman, Okla. to collaborate two art forms – music and poetry – creating an artistic synergy you will not want to miss.

 

            Inspired by an electric moment at a Rickie Lee Jones concert, Beth Wood threw caution and her day-job to the wind to become a full-time musician.  Twelve years, thousands of shows, seven albums, and numerous awards later, Wood says she has never looked back. Wood credits living in Austin with awakening her musical creativity. This is when she began writing songs and performing them in clubs and coffeehouses.

           

            Beth Wood’s exceptional musicianship, clever songwriting and warm stage presence has been winning audiences from coast to coast.  Beth believes that her healthy obsession with words, an innate musical sense, and keen observational skills allows herself to be suitable for a modern day troubadour.

 

            Nathan Brown will be performing alongside Beth Wood. Brown has been the creator of six award-winning poetry books. Along with poetry writing, Brown has worked as a professional songwriter and musician for 15 years.

 

            Brown’s mission is to take back poetry from the hard, academic grip of the ivory tower and the brooding, beret-sporting-village-types who are all too often using poetry for personal therapy. Brown travels widely, offering readings, creativity workshops, and photography exhibitions in effort to bring back the hint of a smile and the hope for a good story in poems.

 

            PAS office hours are Tuesday through Friday from 8 am to 2 pm. Winter Wind Concerts are made possible by grants from the Norman Arts Council, the Oklahoma Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as the generous support of many local businesses, organizations and individuals.

For more information about Winter Wind or other PAS programs, visit http://thepas.org or call 307-9320.

 

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Contact: Rick Fry

(405) 307-9320

rick@thepas.org