Santa Clarita Celebrates Community Talents with 2023 Sidewalk Poetry Winners

Santa Clarita Celebrates Community Talents with 2023 Sidewalk Poetry WinnersSource: Facebook/Artsinscv
Juliette Kessler
Published on October 19, 2023

Santa Clarita has announced its 2023 Sidewalk Poetry Winners, showcasing literary talent within the community. With the theme of "The Senses of Home," poets reflected on their personal relationships with the city. This initiative celebrates diversity and artistic expression while promoting a deeper connection to the local environment, as per the City of Santa Clarita press release.

The winners this year are La’Fonda Bernal-Brown, Ariel Penn, Lorraine A Padden, Charles Harmon, Kevin Burke, Sheila Scott Head, Yvette Nicole Kolodji, Forbes Black, Kel H, and Sandra Payne. Their poems will soon adorn sidewalks at selected sites throughout the city,

For more details about Sidewalk Poetry, the poems, and on future artistic opportunities in Santa Clarita, visit SantaClaritaArts.com and keep an eye on the Arts in SCV social media pages on Facebook and Instagram.