Spoken Arts

Poems by Ric Vrana

Talking Earth Anthology:   Poems by Ric Vrana    Ric Vrana appears regularly in numerous venues and open mics in the Portland poetry scene and his work has been published in several local anthologies and zines.  His early days of stand-up poetry were done in Seattle where he found himself at the beginning of the long running Red Sky Poetry Theater in the early 1980s.  He fell in with a bad crowd, and after a long slog through graduate school became a professor of Geography in Portland.  After some disagreeable business with the dean, however, he found himself a job where he works as a planner, and, upon being called back up to be an adjunct in another part of the university, continues to te

Vinyl Pajama Party on 12/06/11

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Vinyl Pajama Party
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Tue, 12/06/2011 - 3:00am - 5:30am
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The Firesign Theatre meet Andrei Codrescu

The Firesign Theatre

meet

Andrei Codrescu

Film Reviews with DK Holm

program: 
The Monday Sampler
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Mon, 11/28/2011

DK Holm, film reviewer for http://vanvoice.com/film_tv , talks about the new releases Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, starring Gary Oldman, and The Adventures of Tintin, a stop motion animated feature, directed by Steven Spielberg. And, Fortunato joins in with some thoughts on the proposed feature film to be adapted from the BBC's long running science fiction TV series, Doctor Who.

12:32 minutes (11.48 MB)

Talking Earth on 11/21/11

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Talking Earth
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Mon, 11/21/2011 - 10:00pm - 11:00pm
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Poets Carlos Reyes and Henry Hughes Read and Talk

Poets Carlos Reyes and Henry Hughes read and speak with host Barbara LaMorticella on Talking Earth Monday Night November 21, from 10-11 PM. Reyes reads from his new book, The Book of Shadows, New & Selected poems; and Hughes shares his own poetry and poetry from the new anthology he's edited, The Art of Angling: Poems About Fishing.

Writers on Craft on 11/17/11

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Writers on Craft
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Thu, 11/17/2011 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Poet Jane Hirshfield discusses the craft of writing on a new show, Writers on Craft

Host Suzanne LaGrande interviews award-winning poet Jane Hirshfield about the process of writing poetry and what she knows now about writing she didn't know when she first started. Ms.

DK Holm and Fortunato review The Rum Diary and 12 Angry Men

program: 
The Monday Sampler
program date: 
Mon, 11/14/2011

 DK Holm, film reviewer <www.vanvoice.com> recommends the upcoming release of the DVD version of  12 Angry Men(1957), starring Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Jack Weston, Martin Balsam, and Jack Klugman. Fortunato offers up the new release staring Johnny Depp, The Rum Diary. Which is based on an early novel by Hunter S. Thompson.  Also, announcements of upcoming screenings of films by Sergei Eisenstein and F.W. Murnau.

12:29 minutes (11.44 MB)

Poems by Robert A. Davies

 

Talking Earth Anthology:   Four poems from Sometimes Subversive by Robert A. Davies Now in his 80s, Robert Davies maintains the perpetually fresh approach to his work of the true artist.  His five collections of poetry have ranged from poems about his acre of land in the tiny forest town of Timber to poems about caring for AIDS patients, war, and urban inequalities.  In his latest book, Sometimes Subversive,  published in 2009,  he casts a wise eye on the society around him and on the most essential people and events of his own life. 

Between the Covers on 11/10/11

Program: 
Between the Covers
Air date: 
Thu, 11/10/2011 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Suzanne LaGrande interviews award-winning poet Jane Hirshfield about her new book, Come Thief

Host Suzanne LaGrande interviews award-winning poet and translator Jane Hirshfield. Ms.

Between the Covers: Poet Jane Hirshfield

program: 
Between the Covers
program date: 
Thu, 11/10/2011

A podcast of Between the Covers with host Suzanne LaGrande, broadcast on November 10, 201. Suzanne LaGrande interviews award-winning poet and translator Jane Hirshfield.  Ms. Hirshfield is the author of seven collections of poetry, including After (HarperCollins, 2006); Given Sugar, Given Salt (2001), which was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, The Lives of the Heart (1997), The October Palace (1994), Of Gravity & Angels (1988), and Alaya (1982).

28:21 minutes (25.96 MB)
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