poetry

8:48am

Thu April 19, 2012
Out in the Bay - April 19 - Poet Richard Howard

Fauns, 'Success,' cruising-spot ghosts and translating as an "erotic act"

‘Success’ and a Faun’s Afternoon. Richard Howard, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and translator, amuses us while musing on French fauns, ghosts of all-but-forgotten New York cruising spots, and the cultural figures he’s memorialized or channeled in verse – including painter Alice Neel, dancer Isadora Duncan and Madame Charles de Gaulle.  Now in his eighties, this “living legend” shares his poems, tells us about the eroticism of translation, and reflects on gay life before many of you were born.

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12:36pm

Sat March 31, 2012
Out in the Bay - April 5, 2012

"Fishing for Words": Toni Mirosevich's Pacifica Pier Poetry Walk April 14

Pacifica Pier Poetry & "Pier Pressure":   Poet and San Francisco State University writing professor Toni Mirosevich got a grant to write about “the strange, untamed world of the Pacifica Pier,” which juts into the ocean from the usually cool and foggy town of Pacifica, just south of San Francisco.

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4:23pm

Sat February 4, 2012
Folk Music & Beyond

Folk Music & Beyond Saturday February 11th at 3 pm

Jacques Brel

Art songs, chansons, jazz, and sung poetry.  Music by Jacques Brel and Gabriel Yacoub from France, Robb Johnson from England, Melanie O'Reilly from Ireland, and others.

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