Archive for 'Poetry'

Listen to Your Mother — Giving Mother’s Day a Microphone

Listen to Your Mother — Giving Mother’s Day a Microphone

May 05, 2015—Taking place at SOPAC on Saturday, May 9, "Listen to Your Mother" features live readings by local writers on the beauty, the beast and the barely-rested of motherhood. Each [...]

High School Teacher Makes His Mark Among International Poets at Princeton Poetry Festival

High School Teacher Makes His Mark Among International Poets at Princeton Poetry Festival

March 12, 2013—Gary J. Whitehead--Tenafly High School teacher, published poet and crossword puzzle-maker-- is readying for third biennial Princeton Poetry Festival, which opens with the state finals of Poetry Out Loud [...]

Poetry and jazz, sans the bongos: PoemJazz with Robert Pinsky & Friends

Poetry and jazz, sans the bongos: PoemJazz with Robert Pinsky & Friends

February 05, 2013—Poet Robert Pinsky showcases the music of words and the language of jazz improvisation in "PoemJazz" at the Pollack Theatre of Monmouth University. [...]

Poetry Out Loud 2012

Poetry Out Loud 2012

March 23, 2012—Interviews and stunning performance videos from this year's winner and runner-up. [...]

Poetry Out Loud State Finals: Words in Action

Poetry Out Loud State Finals: Words in Action

March 21, 2011—Great Poems, Eight Brilliant Young People, One State Champion. [...]

Poet Rafey Habib

Poet Rafey Habib

January 11, 2011—Christopher Benincasa talks with Dr. Rafey Habib, Professor of English at Rutgers University, author of many books on literary criticism – and a poet. His book Shades of Islam: [...]

Readings of Poet Joe Weil

Readings of Poet Joe Weil

November 06, 2008—State of the Arts producer Christopher Benincasa follows poet Joe Weil around his home town of Elizabeth, New Jersey, stopping along the way to read work from his two [...]