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40 Nights of the Voice – Tribute to Kamau Brathwaite

May 11 @ 6:00 pm - June 19 @ 7:00 pm

Kamau Brathwaite has left us all an extensive and generous inheritance. His work reaches back to our collective past. He tended to that in his role as historian and cultural critic but he was also never afraid of innovation. Beginning on the occasion of his 90th born day (May 11), we honour his gifts for …

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4:00 pm

Poetry Crash Cart: Loving & Working During Covid-19 — for Health Care Students and Workers

May 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 20, 2020

This is a weekly hour and a half of poetry for health care students and workers. For people working in acute and ongoing moments of need. For all of us now. What might poetry do here? Poet Ronna Bloom will introduce poetry that has been used in hospitals, and is being shared widely now online, …

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6:00 pm

Caroline Bergvall presents Night & Refuge – Live Writing Room

May 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This event via Zoom offers a unique opportunity to witness the creation of a collaborative poem between six different UK-based poets. Following a brief set by Caroline Bergvall, the poets will be exploring themes of the night, of seeking refuge, and share their processes whil developing the shared poem. This collaborative process is loosely inspired …

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7:30 pm

Poets Corner Live Virtual Reading

May 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Poets Corner is experimenting with live virtual readings. It’s a first for them, but they’re nervously excited about the prospect. Poets Corner's usual format is to have two featured poets preceded by an open mic segment. Because they’re on a steep learning curve, they have decided to go with just one featured poet, yet still …

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