1. Canoe Theatre Festival 2015: Mary Pinkoski


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    Mary Pinkoski,Edmonton's Poet Laureate, recites a poem she wrote for the 2015 Canoe Theatre Festival ... in a canoe.

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    • Karens' abseiling is poetry in motion


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      Karen Sherwood, is a local artist, who abseiled by the side of Andrew Motions' poem to raise money for the Red Cross. the poem by the former poet laureate is on Owen Building in the Centre of Town.

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      • Full Show: Going Home With Maya Angelou


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        Revisit an episode from over 30 years ago, in which Bill joined the legendary writer on her return to the small town where she grew up.

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        • Preview: Going Home With Maya Angelou


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          We revisit an episode from over 30 years ago, in which Bill joined the legendary writer on her return to the small town where she spent much of her childhood. This show airs on most PBS stations the weekend of Aug. 9, 2014. Check local listings at http://billmoyers.com/schedule.

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          • Preview: Maya Angelou on Facing Evil


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            In this second of two programs celebrating the life and work of the late Maya Angelou, Bill Moyers revisits a 1988 documentary in which he and Angelou attended a conference on “Facing Evil,” held in the Hill Country of central Texas. Evil was a topic about which Angelou, the victim of childhood rape and virulent racism, had a lot to say.

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            • Joe DeCenzo for Los Angeles Poet Laureate 2014


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              Mayor Garcetti is taking nominations for a new Poet Laureate for the City of Los Angeles. I can't think of a more appropriate opportunity for the Sunland-Tujunga artistic community to shine and share our famous history and poetic talent: http://www.culturela.org/brochure/Poet_Laureate_Program_Guidelines_5.23.14.pdf For your consideration, Joe DeCenzo for 2014 Poet Laureate for the City of Los Angeles! For more info on Joe DeCenzo and the Village Poets of Sunland-Tujunga please visit: http://www.villagepoets.com/joe.html Video produced by the STNC Media Team... Improving the Quality of Life in Sunland-Tujunga! Get Involved and Share your voice! http://www.stnc.org Camera and edit by Krystee Clark STNC Entertainment Industry Representative. Join the Sunland-Tujunga Neighborhood Council for public meetings every 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7pm and the Arts, Culture and Recreation Committee starting at 6pm. North Valley Neighborhood City Hall 7747 Foothill Blvd, Tujunga, CA. Phone: 818-951-7411 STNC Info at Empower LA! http://empowerla.org/stnc Join us on Facebook! http://www.facebook.com/SunlandTujungaNC

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              • Pew Fellow Poetry: Frank Sherlock


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                The 2013 Pew Fellow poets—Emily Abendroth, Jenn McCreary, Sueyeun Juliette Lee, and Frank Sherlock—brought Philadelphia verse to the West Coast in early May, when they read at San Francisco State University’s Poetry Center. Their trip was made possible through Center support. Curious about what they presented, we asked the poets to share samples of their work. Watch Frank Sherlock read his poem "Little Sensation."

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                • Natasha Trethewey Reading | 2013-2014 Lannan Readings and Talks Series


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                  Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practice Readings & Talks Series 2013-2014 March 25, 2014 US Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey reads in Copley Formal Lounge at 8:00 PM. Introduction by Professor Carolyn Forché.

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                  • Poetry and Jazz: Three Poems by Philip Levine


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                    On February 28, 2014, U.S. Poet Laureate Philip Levine read three of his poems at the Rogue Festival in Fresno, CA, accompanied by the Benjamin Boone Evolution Quartet. All music is original by Boone and written specifically for each poem. The Pulitizer prize winning Levine is Professor Emeritus at California State University Fresno. Benjamin Boone is a professor of music there. A CD of Levine reading 26 poems with the band, and a one hour concert video are in the works, so stay tuned.

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                    • Jim Ciletti on Why he Became a Poet


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                      Former Pikes Peak Laureate Jim Ciletti talks about what inspired him to start writing poetry.

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