Poetry

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Weekdays in April during the noon hour

Join Julia Figueras during the noon hour to celebration National Poetry Month.

Ruth Stone's Vast Library of the Female Mind

Mon, 04/10/2023 - 10:00pm

An intimate portrait of the brilliant poet, Ruth Stone--her life and stunning poetry.

Celebrating Poetry Month: Author Talk with Clint Smith

Wed, 04/05/2023 - 8:00pm

Join us and learn about best-selling and award-winning writer Clint Smith’s new collection of poetry, his inspiration, his creative process, and more.

Poetry in America: Robert Hayden

Mon, 01/11/2021 - 9:00pm

See a different side of President-elect Biden, as he talks about the work of Robert Hayden.

The Grateful Dead - Downhill from Here

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 9:00pm

A concert performance video by the Grateful Dead recorded at Alpine Valley Music Theatre in 1989.

Song: Mirror of the World

Sun, 06/21/2015 - 2:00pm

American opera baritone Thomas Hampson hosts this 13-week series which explores classical song – poetry set to music – and its reflection as a prism for understanding culture and history.

VOCES: El Poeta

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 6:00pm

Meet renowned Mexican poet Javier Sicilia, who ignited an international movement for peace after the brutal murder of his 24-year old son

WXXI Poetry Moments 2015

Airs 3:31 p.m. on AM 1370 and at 9:20 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on Classical 91.5

A partnership with BOA Editions, celebrating more than 35 years of independent publishing

WXXI Poetry Moments 2014

Airs 3:30 p.m. on AM 1370 and at 4:30 p.m. on Classical 91.5

A partnership with BOA Editions, celebrating more than 35 years of independent publishing

State of the Re:Union with Al Letson "Birmingham, AL: The Long Story Short"

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 9:00pm

Birmingham tends to provoke thoughts of Freedom Riders, church bombings, civil rights marches and police dogs.

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