poetry http://kalw.org en Philosophy Talk asks: What is Love? http://kalw.org/post/philosophy-talk-asks-what-love <p>It may seem doubtful that philosophers have much to tell us about love (beyond their love of wisdom). Surely it is the poets who have the market cornered when it comes to deep reflection on the nature of love. John and Ken question the notion that love cannot be captured by the light of reason by turning their attention to the philosophy of love with philosopher-poet Troy Jollimore from CSU Chico. Fri, 04 Jul 2014 12:02:09 +0000 Devon Strolovitch 46110 at http://kalw.org Philosophy Talk asks: What is Love? Kitka sings hidden poems of Sophia Parnok, "Russia's Sappho" http://kalw.org/post/kitka-sings-hidden-poems-sophia-parnok-russias-sappho <div><p><strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong></p><strong>Uncovering a censored lesbian poet from Russia’s Silver Age</strong>. As Russia continues its anti-gay crackdown, Oakland-based women’s chorus Kitka performs "<a data-mce-="" href="http://www.outinthebay.org/wp-admin/kitka.org"><em>I will remember everything</em></a>," a world premiere of a cappella music that gives voice to poems by Sophia Parnok, a censored lesbian poet from Russia’s Silver Age a century ago.&nbsp; Some call Parnok “Russia’s Sappho.” <em>Out in the Bay</em>'s Eric Jansen and Nora Elmeligy stopped by Kitka's rehearsal Monday night to capture some of the sumptuous music being prepared for the June 20-22 premiere, and to speak with Kitka director and singer Shira Cion and composer Eric Banks, who translated Parnok’s poems and set them to music, about their inspiration for this concert.&nbsp; Broadcast: <strong>7pm PDT Thursday, June 12</strong>, on kalw.org + 91.7 FM SF Bay Area.<em> [photo: Myles Boisen] Wed, 11 Jun 2014 16:38:00 +0000 Eric Jansen 45056 at http://kalw.org Kitka sings hidden poems of Sophia Parnok, "Russia's Sappho" Radio Poets: Ruth Velasquez http://kalw.org/post/radio-poets-ruth-velasquez <p></p><p><strong>Ruth Velasquez</strong> is a student at San Francisco's Cleveland Elementary School, where she writes poetry and plays soccer as part of the AmericaSCORES program.&nbsp; KALW is proud to bring her voice to the air during National Poetry Month.</p><p></p><p><b>“Who am I?”&nbsp;</b></p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 14.0px Arial"><span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px"><b>Cleveland Elementary School</b></span></p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 14.0px Arial"><span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px"><b>By Ruth Velasquez&nbsp;</b></span></p> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Kevin Vance 43037 at http://kalw.org Radio Poets: Ruth Velasquez Radio Poets: Marlon Barreno http://kalw.org/post/radio-poets-marlon-barreno <p></p><p><strong>Marlon Barreno &nbsp;</strong>is a student at San Francisco's Junipero Serra Elementary School, where he writes poetry and plays soccer as part of the AmericaSCORES program.&nbsp; KALW is proud to bring his voice to the air during National Poetry Month.</p><p>“Missing My Dad”</p><p>Marlon Barreno</p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 15.0px 'Times New Roman'"><span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">J. Sierra Elementary School</span></p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 15.0px 'Times New Roman'; min-height: 15.0px">&nbsp;</p> Tue, 29 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Kevin Vance 43036 at http://kalw.org Radio Poets: Marlon Barreno Radio Poets: Bridgette Marin http://kalw.org/post/radio-poets-bridgette-marin <p></p><p><strong>Bridgette Marin</strong> is a student at San Francisco's E. R. Taylor Elementary School, where she writes poetry and plays soccer as part of the AmericaSCORES program.&nbsp; KALW is proud to bring her voice to the air during National Poetry Month.</p><p></p><p></p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: center; font: 18.0px 'Times New Roman'"><span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">Me</span></p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 18.0px 'Times New Roman'"><span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">Today I feel like a balloon going free</span></p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Kevin Vance 42979 at http://kalw.org Radio Poets: Bridgette Marin