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Read two poems now from J. Bradley’s ‘The Bones of Us’ (out March 15)

March 5, 2014
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Read two poems now from J. Bradley’s ‘The Bones of Us’ (out March 15)

We ran a story in this week’s issue about local poet Jesse Bradley’s new book, but due to the constraints of print, we weren’t able to show you any of the work. Here now, you can read a couple of the illustrated poems from the book. “The Bones of Us began when my eventual ex-wife...
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Poet Charles Simic gives reading and free master class tonight at Rollins

February 6, 2014
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Poet Charles Simic gives reading and free master class tonight at Rollins

As the first event of this year’s Winter With the Writers literary festival, poet Charles Simic appears tonight at Bush Auditorium on the campus of Rollins College. From 4-5:30pm, Simic conducts a master class, which is free and open to the public. At 7pm, he’ll read, be interviewed onstage, and sign books for the...
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Burrow Press presents Love Poems With Susan Lilley workshop

February 1, 2013
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Burrow Press presents Love Poems With Susan Lilley workshop

Do yourself a favor and let poet Susan Lilley help re-work your darling sonnets in this Burrow Press Writes creative writing workshop, so that your lines might be of the, shall we say, more romantically sound variety.
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Ashley Inguanta’s The Way Home literary release party at Timucua White House

January 6, 2013
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Ashley Inguanta’s The Way Home literary release party at Timucua White House

The Way Home comes out Jan. 4 and, in the collaborative spirit that she loves so much, Inguanta will celebrate by performing her collection at the Timucua White House on Jan. 6, with musicians Mandy Burgan and Benoit Glazer, as well as dancer Christin Carlow.
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Tod Caviness hosts Speakeasy: The Violent Edition at Will’s Pub

August 13, 2012
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Tod Caviness hosts Speakeasy: The Violent Edition at Will’s Pub

On the heels of The Dark Knight Rises shootings, then, the responsibility is great for Orlando’s most daring public speakers to haiku us out of the “too soon” weeds.
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Share your favorite poem at Ashley Inguanta’s Poetry Cover Night

July 15, 2012
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Share your favorite poem at Ashley Inguanta’s Poetry Cover Night

But the dilemma before potential performers is the same as the one that confronts cover bands: Is it best to go with a lesser-known work you can totally own, or to put your own mark on a favorite that everyone knows?
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Gregory Orr reading at Atlantic Center for the Arts

May 20, 2012
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Gregory Orr reading at Atlantic Center for the Arts

Orr posits that writing can “bring ordering powers to the chaos that surrounds us.”
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Selection Reminder: The Genghis Khan Guide to Etiquette!

January 26, 2012
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Selection Reminder: The Genghis Khan Guide to Etiquette!

Through Jan. 29 – The Genghis Khan Guide to Etiquette British slam poet, comedian and former psychiatric nurse (yes, all of the above) Rob Gee is coming to these shores for a performance of his one-man show The Genghis Khan Guide to Etiquette. Described by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation as both “brilliant” and “hilarious,”...
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Photo Gallery: DemoGraphic at Urban Rethink

September 16, 2011
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Photo Gallery: DemoGraphic at Urban Rethink

If you read this week’s Culture2Go column, you know all about last night’s DemoGraphic event at Thornton Park’s Urban ReThink. Just in case you missed out on the art show/open-mic night/30th birthday bash for local artist Tisse Mallon, we’ve got photographic evidence of the artistic use that Jessica Earley, Thomas Thorspecken, and others invested in...
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