The Festival includes Poetry Talk Talk; local indie music; a Classic Albums Live (Patti Smith’s Horses); d.a. levy lives: celebrating renegade presses series with Spooky Girlfriend Press (Louisiana and Texas) poetry theater, and (of course) poetry readings.
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.
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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:
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 […]
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.
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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 […]