State poet laureate at arts center Thursday
The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts will hold an exhibition night at the Jamestown Arts Center on Thursday, Feb. 28, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Following opening remarks by Rick Benjamin, Rhode Island’s poet laureate, there will be readings from fellowship winners including Leigh Medeiros for playwriting, Anna Solomon and Edward Delaney for fiction, and David O’Connell for poetry. There will also be a traditional Irish step dance by Kevin Doyle. The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.