The new documentary Louder than a Bomb hit Louisville this month as part of a project put together by Jeffersontown High School's arts & humanities departments. Students were left inspired and excited by performance poetry. Film subject Nate Marshall was also flown in from Chicago to visit and conduct workshops with young poets.
Fiction, poetry, nonfiction, screenwriting and children's lit authors to speak
Dogged Dream Creations offers an opportunity for artists, poets, musicians and models to be involved with an upcoming show titled Poetry, Pop and Paint. That explores poetry and pop culture in several media.
Local poet, critic, and author Erin Keane is featured in the March issue of Louisville magazine.
Join Sarabande Books at the beautiful 21c Museum Hotel for a night of music and poetry. This a free event. What a great way to spend a Monday evening!
Have you been looking for some help in writing or publishing that book? Join the Kentucky Arts Council and the Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning for Literary Activities at Saturday's Kentucky Crafted: The Market at the Kentucky Exposition Center.
Celebrate National Poetry Month with Garrison Keillor and Billy Collins at The Kentucky Center. Keillor, of A Prairie Home Companion, will interview Collins, author and former Poet Laureate of the United States.
Local comedian Robert Morgan hosts an open mic every Tuesday at the Bardstown.
Louisvillian and international poet Truth B. Told released 2 albums at Jazzy Blu Cafe on December 28, 2010. Here are some videos of several of the amazing performers who came together to celebrate with him.
Christopher Owens, A.K.A Truth B. Told is an award winning rising international poet from Louisville who has a desire for a grammy nomination in his sights. He is throwing a huge party for his birthday and to release the 2nd album in his Lyrical Therapy Trilogy on December 28 at Jazzy Blu and everyone is invited.
A summary of local news for December 7, 2010
Video of Truth Be Told performing his award winning piece My Testimony at Sub Rosa the Gypsie Courtyard.