Kelly Writers House hosts ‘Steve Cobs’ and other literary treats

The Daily Pennsylvanian
February 14th, 2013

For Valentine’s Day, a veteran of the 1960s folk music revival shared his music and story with a small crowd of students and fans.

This year’s Blutt Singer-Songwriter Symposium brought singer-songwriter Loudon Wainwright III to the Kelly Writers House. One of the House’s few invitation-only events, the symposium allowed 50 guests the opportunity to meet — and listen to — the Grammy award-winning artist.

The Blutt symposium has been connecting the Penn community to working artists since 2006. Mitchell and Margo Blutt, who have funded the event since its inception, described the symposium as “a fantastic way to tie together writing and music” and their way to “try to encourage music in an academic way.”

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