Issues: Miscellaneous

Back Home: A Conversation & Reading with Maurice Manning & Norman Minnick

Poets Maurice Manning and Norman Minnick share poems, tall tales and conversation about the nature of Kentucky poetry, from the lyric to the comic.$10, $7 for students and seniors, free to Poets House Members

May 13, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Urban Field Poetics: A Writing Workshop with Jonathan Skinner

$140, pre-registration required; call (212) 431-7920 or email classes@poetshouse.org    Building on the concerns uncovered in Skinner's two previous seminars, this workshop is an ecopoetics field audit that focuses on Poets House's location along the Hudson River and introduces site-based writing.Jonathan Skinner's poetry collections include With Naked Foot and Political Cactus Poems. He edits the journal ecopoetics and writes ecocriticism on contemporary poetry and poetics. He also teaches in the Environmental Studies Program at Bates College.

May 15, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Poetry & Watersheds: A Public Seminar with Jonathan Skinner

$10, $7 for students and seniors, free to Poets House Members; pre-registration is not requiredPoet and ecocritic Jonathan Skinner examines how poets are responding to our relationship to water, taking into account emerging science, politics, and social and ecological inequities.

May 14, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Celebrating The 175th Anniversary Of The Village Of Clyde

Clyde - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently presented a special New York State Resolution that was enacted in the New York State Senate to commemorate the 175th anniversary of the Village of Clyde. Senator Nozzolio also presented Sherryle Godkin, President of the Galen Historical Society, with a New York State flag that had been flown over the State Capitol in Albany.

May 6, 2010
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CSS Albany Advocacy Day 2010

Senator Montgomery greets members of the Community Service Society of New York (CSS) during their visit to Albany. Pictured with the Senator (from l-r) are Melissa Kostvoski, Jean Blount, Victor Pate and Gail Douglas.

May 6, 2010
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Poetry & Biodiversity: A Public Seminar with Jonathan Skinner

Poetry & Biodiversity: A Public Seminar with Jonathan SkinnerWednesday, May 12, 7:00–9:00pm$10, $7 for students and seniors, free to Poets House Members; pre-registration is not required

In recognition of the International Year of Biodiversity, this seminar with poet and ecocritic Jonathan Skinner looks at current poetics and cultures of biodiversity, including forest languages and invasive activity in disturbed ecosystems.

May 12, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Poetry & Biodiversity: A Public Seminar with Jonathan Skinner

Poetry & Biodiversity: A Public Seminar with Jonathan SkinnerWednesday, May 12, 7:00–9:00pm$10, $7 for students and seniors, free to Poets House Members; pre-registration is not required

In recognition of the International Year of Biodiversity, this seminar with poet and ecocritic Jonathan Skinner looks at current poetics and cultures of biodiversity, including forest languages and invasive activity in disturbed ecosystems.

May 12, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Praises & Offenses: Women Poets from the Dominican Republic with Linda M. Rodriguez Guglielmoni, Judith Kerman, Ylonka Nacidit-Perdomo & Angela Hernández Núñez

Dominican poets Ylonka Nacidit-Perdomo and Angela Hernández Núñez are joined by their english-language translator, Judith Kerman, and scholar Linda M. Rodriguez Guglielmoni for a reading and conversation.

$10, $7 for students and seniors, free to Poets House Members

May 11, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Chile’s Dante: An Evening with Raúl Zurita & Anna Deeny

Chile’s Dante:  An Evening with Raúl Zurita & Anna Deeny

The uncompromising Chilean poet Raúl Zuritareads from his work and talks with Anna Deeny, the English-language translator of his volume Purgatory.

$10, $7 for students and seniors, free to Poets House Members

May 6, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Close Observation: The Poetics of Flora & Fauna

Close Observation: The Poetics of Flora & FaunaA Reading & Conversation with Diane Ackerman & Kimiko Hahn

Diane Ackerman, acclaimed essayist and author of Dawn Light: Dancing with Cranes and Other Ways to Start the Day, talks with Kimiko Hahn, author of Toxic Flora and other poetry collections, about the role of environmental issues and science in their writing.

$10, $7 for students and seniors, free to Poets House Members

May 5, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Annual Chapbook Festival

Now in its second year, this two-day national festival of workshops and readings celebrates the microbook. Cosponsored by the MFA Programs in Creative Writing of the City University of New York; the Office of Academic Affairs and the Center for the Humanities at the Graduate Center, CUNY; the Center for Book Arts; the Poetry Society of America; and Poets & Writers.

@ The CUNY Graduate CenterFor more information, please visit www.centerforthehumanitiesgc.org/festival

Admission free

May 4, 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Annual Chapbook Festival

Now in its second year, this two-day national festival of workshops and readings celebrates the microbook. Cosponsored by the MFA Programs in Creative Writing of the City University of New York; the Office of Academic Affairs and the Center for the Humanities at the Graduate Center, CUNY; the Center for Book Arts; the Poetry Society of America; and Poets & Writers.

@ The CUNY Graduate CenterFor more information, please visit www.centerforthehumanitiesgc.org/festival

Admission free

May 3, 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Poetry for Children

"How Does a Bird Imagine? What Does a Tree Know?" with Richard Lewis

This performance, art and writing workshop led by children's poet extraordinaire Richard Lewis features a parade in spring-time imagining hats.

Admission free

Part of Ecopoetic Futures, a series of events that examine poetry and the environment. Programs in this series are funded, in part, by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York Council for the Humanities.

May 1, 11:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO ANNOUNCES LEGISLATIVE MEASURES TO STOP BULLYING IN NEW YORK STATE

In response to recent news stories highlighting the increase in incidents of bullying and cyber-bullying,  State Senator Mike Nozzolio has sponsored legislation to give New York schools the tools needed to crack down on bullying and to

May 5, 2010
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Its My Park Day!

It’s My Park Day – May 15th 2010

You can help!

On It’s My Park Day, Partnerships for Parks invites you and your family to help care for and celebrate our parks! It’s My Park Day activities are coordinated by local community groups, City Parks Foundation, and many divisions of the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation, including Urban Park Rangers, Historic House Trust, and Recreation.

May 15, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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MEETING WITH SENATOR GOLDEN AND DEPUTY MAYOR LEIBER

Senator Marty Golden

Cordially invites you to a meeting

With

Robert C. Leiber

Deputy Mayor

Economic Development

On

Friday May 21, 2010

3:00 pm

At

Bay Ridge Manor

476 76th Street

May 21, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Capitol Report with Senator John DeFrancisco 5/5/10

5/5/10 Senator John DeFrancisco honors Chief Petty Officer Jeremy Torrisi who saved 4 Lives in a Firefight in Afghanistan. Torrisi fought off the enemies w grenades & helped wounded even after he was shot in leg. DeFrancisco also discusses S.7678 relating to charter schools and reasons why he will not vote for another budget extender.

May 5, 2010
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Knights of Columbus 4th of July Parade

 

Parade Marches along 13th Avenue and concludes at the Knights of Columbus, Archbishop John Hughes Council 481, at 86th Street and 13th Avenue

June 26, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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