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Subject: English: Poetry

Poetic Urge Series

Poetry has been a form of communication ever since people began communication with one another. It has developed as an art form over the centuries, taking on various structures, be they traditional, free verse or prose. Today, we have seen a rebirth in the interest of poetry; people of all ages from all walks of life Click for more

Poetry at the Cafe

Poetry at the Cafe

Cafes have been centers of literary culture for hundreds of years from the caf├ęs of Europe to the coffeehouses in the U.S., where Beatniks read their unique verse. Today, cafes and clubs are again being used as poetry performance venues. Celebrating this trend, this program uses the cafe approach to introduce viewers to a variety of poets who share poetic styles that range from classic to contemporary. In order of appearance, the performers include: Jimmy Townes and the North Hollywood Trance Band; Kelly Brown and Egyptian Slim; G. Murray Thomas; Kim Conrad; Tim Reynolds; Roland X; Kennon B. Braines; Ahromuz; and Dr. Mongo. 00/08DE JSCA 60 min.

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