Poetry

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Many Restless Concerns by Gayle Brandeis

Airs at: Fri, 02/17/2017 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
Countess Elizabeth Bathory, also known as The Blood Countess and Countess Dracula, was a noblewoman and serial killer in 16th Century Hungary. She was accused of torturing and killing hundreds of young women. The Countess avoided prison and execution due to her powerful con... Read more

Make Valentine’s Day Great Again

Airs at: Sat, 02/15/2020 at 12:00am - 3:00am
  Dateless again, but that's no biggie, join Lady Danger, in the lovely RIP CITY Hardcore, Pogo, Gogo, poetry, Hiphop, Radioplay, electronic stuff, missed connections and more..... Today isn't for love, it's for the revolution  US League of Women Voters 1920 : The League ... Read more

Poets Take on the Presidents

Airs at: Mon, 02/17/2020 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Talking Earth
Unique takes on US Presidents by poet and artists Harold Johnson and Leanne Grabel. Harold’s new book presents thumbnail placards for each President’s portrait in the National Gallery as if a slave or black man was writing it- a mugshot of words and actions. Leanne picks up... Read more

Cleanness

Airs at: Thu, 02/20/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
  “Garth Greenwell, whose first book is a masterpiece, amazingly has written a second book that is also a masterpiece. The great enterprise that Joyce and Lawrence began—to write with utter literal candor about sex, grounding one’s moral life and philosophical insight in w... Read more

The Occasion

The Occasion is a themed poetry show airing monthly on fourth Mondays from 10pm-11pm. Hosted by Jennifer Perrine, The Occasion features interviews with poets, who offer a selection of their “greatest hits,” read poems written specifically for the show’s theme, and recommend... Read more

Buscando America on 02/11/20

Airs at: Tue, 02/11/2020 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
En Voces que luxan Karen Torrente habla de Xalxis, Poeta, kantora i Danzante de la cultura azteca. Alrededor de 500 migrantes intentaron entrar a México por el Río Suchiate, ocasionando enfrentamientos con la Guardia Nacional.  Un reporte de Irineo Mujica director de Pueblo... Read more

Poetry of June Jordan

Airs at: Mon, 02/10/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Frann Michel presents an edited recording of June Jordan reading "A Poem About My Rights,"  followed by a flash mob performance in Los Angeles of the Chilean feminist anthem "El Violador es Tu."   Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for February 10, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 02/10/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement hosts and we hear: Bill Resnick talks with James Ofsink of the organization Portland Forward about local struggles over the Portland Police contract. Joe shares memories of and a commentary by late Old Mole, Clayton Morgareidge The Left and the Law, with spe... Read more

Featured guest: AMELIA DIAZ ETTINGER

Airs at: Mon, 03/02/2020 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Wider Window Poetry
Featured guest Amelia Diaz Ettinger; additional poems by Tahereh Saffarzadeh Read more

"Brown Sugar Babe" by Charlotte Sherman

Airs at: Thu, 02/06/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
     Author Charlotte Sherman writes, "I love being brown and wanted to write a poem to highlight the splendor of this underestimated color for young boys and girls, so they too will love the skin they are in. When I first heard a beautiful, radiant, brown-skinned child say... Read more