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May 25, 2000

May 25, 2000

The zuihitsu, for which there is no Western counterpart, is a Japanese genre sometimes described as a prose miscellany or random notes.

June 14, 2000

June 14, 2000

Poems By Heart brings people together to recite from memory the poems they love. Participants are asked to memorize a new poem each month that someone else has written.

July 19, 2000

July 19, 2000

Poems By Heart brings people together to recite from memory the poems they love. Participants are asked to memorize a new poem each month that someone else has written.

September 20, 2000

September 20, 2000

Co-sponsored with The Council of Literary Magazines and Presses

October 11, 2000

October 11, 2000

Poems By Heart brings people together to recite from memory the poems they love. Participants are asked to memorize a new poem each month that someone else has written.

October 12, 2000

October 12, 2000

Librettists, poets and scholars Ishmael Reed and Kenward Elmslie read from their work and discuss the connections between poetry and opera.

October 14, 2000

October 14, 2000

Acclaimed writer and author of the Easy Rawlins mystery series Walter Mosley joins Staten Island native and poet/novelist Donna Masini to read from their work and

October 19, 2000

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Poetry Talks, Poetry NYC
October 19, 2000

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) was revered during his lifetime as America's beloved national bard, and for generations afterwards he was a staple of the hearthside and the schoolroom.

October 26, 2000

October 26, 2000

World musician Fareed Haque improvises on the guitar to accompany two vocalists performing the poetry of Pablo Neruda in English and Spanish.

October 26, 2000

Featuring Robert Chapman, Linda Susan Jackson, Jacqueline Johnson and Luis Reyes Rivera

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