Boxing Meets Poetry
The Hartford Club will host a boxing exhibition Friday night as part of The Connecticut Young Writers Trust Triple Knockout event that includes writing workshops, music and poetry.
The boxing exhibition will be coordinated by local trainer John Scully, Hartford professional boxer Mike Oliver and local amateur champion Sammy Vega. Scully, a former light heavyweight contender, will also participate in a poetry exhibition with poet and Connecticut native Gabrielle Calvocoressi.
The bouts will begin [after] 7 p.m. Scully and Calvocoressi will read their works in the afternoon and evening programs.
The Hartford Club is located at 46 Prospect St., Hartford. Suggested donation is $35. For information and reservations, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 860-690-0211.