poetry

PCL Presents Series This Week — Onomatopoetry

The Providence Community Library presents “Onomatopoetry” a series of interactive performance, art and music events being held throughout the week. Learn how to create poems, raps, stories, art, and music at these free, two-hour workshops, with dynamic African American artists who will share their history, and their creative performance secrets. The workshops — presented by …

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Music Inspired By Sarah Whitman At Athenaeum

The Providence Athenaeum presents “Volumes of Forgotten Lore” a musical program inspired by poet Sarah Helen Whitman, written by Anna Ghublikian. Inspired by the life and work of Sarah Helen Whitman, a literary legend of Providence and one-time fianceé of Edgar Allan Poe, Volumes of Forgotten Lore is a libretto born in the archives of …

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Origami Poems Project At Rochambeau Library

Origami poems are actually a collection of one to five original poems which are “bound” in a “book” that requires one page of paper to make. This idea began as a class prompt given to a group of poets by Barbara Schweitzer. It was her idea of creating and spreading these books of poetry à …

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Poetry With Kate Schapira At Smith Hill Library, April 7th

Join us at Smith Hill Library on Wednesday, April 7th at 6pm, as Kate reads from her new book “Town” and Read and Rap Youth read from their upcoming poetry book! Kate Schapira is the author of TOWN (Factory School, Heretical Texts, 2010) and several chapbooks from Portable Press at Yo-Yo Labs, Cy Gist Press, …

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Something About Helen

This is a heads-up for an event one week away. The Providence Athenaeum will be holding a fundraiser to commemorate the bicentennial of the birth of Edgar Allen Poe. (Actual birth date was January 19, same as hers.) The evening will include … dramatic readings from Poe and his amours; an exhibit of rare Poe …

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I Have Found My Medium

And it is microfoam. I have always been very creative… I just never had any talent*.  Maybe this is it. Seen here is an actual photograph of my first successful effort at latte art. (It’s actually incredibly primitive by the standards of the competitive latte art community who produce delicate fir trees and Gothic paisley …

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Poetry & Fiction Downtown This Thursday Eve

This Thursday, December 11, from 6:00-7:30pm, at Providence Public Library’s Central Library, 150 Empire Street, Downcity Providence, RI, we will host a group of poets & writers to read, sign, and otherwise socialize with all who can come to this free literary soiree. The event features poets Rosemarie Waldrop, Keith Waldrop, and Ray Ragosta, as …

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Digital Poetry Series at FH XIII

Wednesday 11/7, 8pm Our monthly Digital Poetry Series continues: Humanola {enunciated assemblages} HoneyBeast {soma sonata} Ex-Soophie Nun Squad! Humanola is an artist and musician and poet living in Providence. “All [his] silvers were peutered, and [his] genitals were neutered” HoneyBeast is an artist and musician living in Providence. “Maralie left the bevy, singing.” Go to …

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