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Jayne Cortez: April 12, 1985

The Poetry Center presents Jayne Cortez [as part of a program shared with French...

Aired: 04/12/1985

Wanda Coleman: April 14, 1985

The Poetry Center presents Wanda Coleman, performing her poetry as part of the Women...

Aired: 04/14/1985

Audre Lorde: September 26, 1974

The Poetry Center presents Audre Lorde, reading her poems from New York Head Shop and...

Aired: 09/26/1974

June Jordan: August 20, 1998

The Poetry Center co-presents June Jordan, acclaimed poet, essayist, political...

Aired: 08/20/1998

June Jordan: April 15, 1993

The Poetry Center presents June Jordan reading her essay "Requiem for the...

Aired: 04/15/1993

June Jordan: April 20, 1977

The Poetry Center presents June Jordan reading her poetry, from the collection Things...

Aired: 04/20/1977

Wanda Coleman: October 14, 1982

The Poetry Center presents Wanda Coleman reading from her book of poems, Mad Dog Black...

Aired: 10/14/1982

Gwendolyn Brooks: April 21, 1997

The Poetry Center presents Gwendolyn Brooks, reading at Wheeler Hall, the University...

Aired: 04/21/1997

Maya Angelou: October 14, 1971

The Poetry Center presents Maya Angelou, reading and commenting on her poems from the...

Aired: 10/14/1971

Darius James: April 21, 2019

The Poetry Center and City Lights Books co-present Darius James, reading and in...

Aired: 04/21/2019

Morgan Parker and Charif Shanahan: February 28, 2019

The Poetry Center presents Morgan Parker and Charif Shanahan, reading and in...

Aired: 02/28/2019

Lauren Levin and Melissa Mack: February 21, 2019

The Poetry Center presents Lauren Levin and Melissa Mack, reading and in conversation....

Aired: 02/21/2019

Brenda Iijima and Janice Lee: December 1, 2018

The Poetry Center presents Brenda Iijima and Janice Lee, reading from new works....

Aired: 12/01/2018

Lewis Jordan Trio, for Langston Hughes on His Birthday: February 1, 2018

The Poetry Center presents the Lewis Jordan Trio in performance on the 116th...

Aired: 02/01/2018

Leroy F. Moore Jr. and Lisa “Tiny” Gray-Garcia: November 1, 2018

“Stop Sweeping Us. We Are Not Trash,” a performative workshop and reading...

Aired: 11/01/2018

M. NourbeSe Philip: October 27, 2018

The Poetry Center, as the inaugural event in the Leslie Scalapino 21st Century...

Aired: 10/27/2018

Brontez Purnell and Tommy Pico: September 13, 2018

The Poetry Center presents Brontez Purnell and Tommy Pico, reading and in...

Aired: 09/13/2018

Wendy Trevino and Oki Sogumi: February 16, 2017

The Poetry Center presents Wendy Trevino and Oki Sogumi, reading and in conversation....

Aired: 02/16/2017

The Black Aesthetic: April 26, 2018

The Poetry Center presents The Black Aesthetic, including curatorial members Jamal...

Aired: 04/26/2018

Dale Smith, on Robert Duncan and Charles Olson: February 8, 2018

The Poetry Center presents Dale M. Smith speaking on Robert Duncan and Charles Olson,...

Aired: 02/08/2018