This weekend’s The Clearing in a Germantown arboretum is part of a project to identify, celebrate, and memorialize Philly’s Black women poets.
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The interactive event will feature a number of renowned artists, storytellers, and poets.
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Poet Nina Elizabeth Ball taps into her love for the arts as director of programming and education at the African American Museum in Philadelphia (AAMP).
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Jazz on Market in Camden celebrates the late Sandra Turner-Barnes and Lamont Dixon and their artistic contributions. It’s the first event at their new Market Street home.
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Composer Valerie Coleman said the words of Sanchez’s poem about the innocence of Black children naturally translated to notes for a new work by the Philadelphia Orchestra.
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Airea D. Matthews’ road to honored poet was a winding one, having left behind a career in the business world to pursue her art.
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Poet, educator, and activist Sonia Sanchez is this year's winner of the Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize.
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Larry Robin will publish the 25th anniversary edition of the annual anthology Poetry Ink, and stage a marathon poetry reading event via Zoom to celebrate.
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The twin-brother team that makes up Delaware’s poets laureate help students discover “the heart that art brings into our lives.”
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