Occupy Holiday Gifts

How do I give a good present and at the same time do good?

Patti Smith video: Thoughts on Occupy and The Year 2012

Where can you find new energy in the world? Who greeted the new year with the most profound and changeful ideas? Answer: The Poetry Project. Ian and I missed it this year. Though, The 38th Annual Poetry Project New Years Day Marathon at St.Marks Church in NYC went on as usual this year — as […]

The Poetry Project photos and report: Foamola, Steve Earle and more…

For my full set of photos, which I will update throughout the week, (more photos added on 1/7/2011) see the Flickr set: here. Ian and I went to the New Year’s Day poetry marathon for The Poetry Project at St. Mark’s Church in NYC. It was joyful and inspiring, as ever.

Video of Patti Smith: Smiling in the New Year

Patti Smith reading at the 2010 Poetry Project Annual New Year’s Day Poetry Marathon. The event is to raise money for this vibrant arts community and venue. More info: here. Video and description from Youtube user Clairedelune:

Kimberly’s comments on Patti Smith in Westhampton

Ian and I went to see Patti Smith and Her Band for our anniversary. After the show, we went for dessert. Then, we went back to the parking lot and made a video with reflections on the show. Includes brief comment on the political state of affairs in Long Island. (Oh, I forgot to mention […]

Patti Smith: current video

Video of a Patti Smith performance. Including: Because The Night Belongs To Lovers. Tributes to Woodstock.

Patti Smith recommends a youtube…

On Saturday, August 15th, Patti Smith performed in Westhampton Beach Long Island. Among her blessings and suggestions for the audience was to check out the song “Vecchia Zimarra” (which Smith described as “Ode to an Old Overcoat”) from La Boheme as performed in a Pavrotti Master Class on youtube.

Sheryl Crow Peace Music Video

How can you go wrong with Shirley, Allen & Jerry!

St Mark’s Poetry Project 1/1/08 photos

Photos and a quick report from The Poetry Project‘s 34th Annual New Year’s Day Marathon Reading, January 1, 2008 at St. Mark’s Church in NYC. More photos are at my Facebook page. The theme of the night was definitely “New Year’s Babies.” There were lots of children in attendance. And, as each performer stepped down […]

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