On Saturday, July 11th\u00a0at 8:30pm, the POEMobile, a beautifully hand-painted truck covered in multilingual poetry that houses an innovative, open-air text projection system, will visit Bridgeport\u2019s Arts Fest for the 3rd\u00a0year in a row. \u00a0This popular event, led by poetry ambassador Shanna T. Melton, \u00a0features Bridgeport\u2019s best and brightest poets. The POEMobile is presented by City Lore and Bowery Arts + Science and is sponsored by Housatonic Museum of Art at Housatonic Community College and supported in part by the Downtown Special Services District, City Lights Gallery, the National Endowment for the Arts, and by the City of Bridgeport Mayor's Office and the Bridgeport Arts + Cultural Council. The Housatonic Museum of Art\u2019s collection contains over 5000 works of art spanning ancient through modern times and is one of the largest permanent collections of any two-year college in the Northeast. As part of the POEMobile\u2019s event, the instrumental Impulse Ensemble\u00a0will perform an introductory 30 minute set beginning at 7:30 and then accompany the poets\u2019 performances. Impulse Ensemble \u00a0describe their sound as a free-flow fusion of World Music, Jazz and Spoken Word. The event will also feature performances by: Shanna T. Melton, Norah Pollard, Face, Ngoma, Antoinette Brim, Amina Seyal, Jasmine Eaton, and B. Leah. This event is free and everyone is invited to attend!