Public Poetry Announcement

Arts & Culture
12:43 pm
Wed April 2, 2014

Public Poetry Announcement: Jane Kenyon

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Current State contributor Stephanie Glazier reads "At the IGA: Franklin, New Hampshire", by Jane Kenyon.

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2:43 pm
Fri February 14, 2014

Public Poetry Announcement: Ana Castillo

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For this Valentine's Day, Current State contributor Stephanie Glazier offers Ana Castillo's "I Ask the Impossible." 

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12:05 pm
Tue January 21, 2014

Public Poetry Announcement: Michelle Boisseau

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Today's public poetry announcement: Current State contributor Stephanie Glazier reads "The Fury That Breaks" by Michelle Boisseau.

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12:18 pm
Tue October 29, 2013

Current State #190 | October 29, 2013

Today on Current State: possible decriminalization of marijuana in Lansing; Great Lakes Month in Review; MEA on recent RTW complaints; Public Poetry Announcement and local food innovation district.  

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12:13 pm
Tue October 29, 2013

Public Poetry Announcement: Ofelia Zepeda

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Today's public poetry announcement features Current State contributor David Clauson reading "Smoke in Our Hair" by Ofelia Zepeda.

Radio Made in Michigan
2:25 pm
Thu September 26, 2013

Current State #167 | September 26, 2013

Today on Current State: Cristo Rey Community Center's new Executive Director; Public Poetry Announcement; MSU Symphony opens new season; Voices of Experience series with 'Eternal General' Frank Kelley; and Banned Books Week.

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2:22 pm
Thu September 26, 2013

Public Poetry Announcement: Anne Sexton

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Anne Sexton's "With Mercy for the Greedy" is today's Public Poetry Announcement.

Current State's Public Poetry Announcements are read by regular contributor Stephanie Glazier.

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Radio Made in Michigan
2:45 pm
Wed September 4, 2013

Public Poetry Announcement: Brenda Shaughnessy

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Brenda Shaughnessy's "Visitor" is the featured Public Poetry Announcement read by Current State contributor Stephanie Glazier.

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Radio Made in Michigan
5:36 pm
Thu August 15, 2013

Public Poetry Announcement: Paisley Rekdal

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Paisley Rekdal's "Happiness" is the featured Public Poetry Announcement read by Current State contributor Stephanie Glazier. 

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Radio Made in Michigan
5:11 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Public Poetry Announcement: Gwendolyn Brooks

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Gwendolyn Brooks’ “The Bean Eaters” is today's Public Poetry Announcement.

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Radio Made in Michigan
3:28 pm
Thu June 27, 2013

Public Poetry Announcement: Eloise Klein Healy

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Eloise Klein Healy’s "Asking About You" is the featured Public Poetry Announcement.

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Radio Made in Michigan
4:24 pm
Fri May 31, 2013

Public Poetry Annoucement: Jessica Greenbaum

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Jessica Greenbaum’s “A Poem for S.” is this week’s Public Poetry Announcement.

Current State's Public Poetry Announcements are brought to you by the Center for Poetry at MSU's Residential College in the Arts and Humanities.

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:44 pm
Tue May 21, 2013

Public Poetry Announcement: Jane Kenyon

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Jane Kenyon’s “Afternoon At MacDowell” is this week’s Public Poetry Announcement.

Current State's Public Poetry Announcements are brought to you by the Center for Poetry at MSU's Residential College in the Arts and Humanities.

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Radio Made in Michigan
2:19 pm
Thu May 2, 2013

Public Poetry Announcement: John Balaban

 

Today's public poetry announcement features David Clauson reading "Passing Through Albuquerque" by John Balaban. 

Current State's Public Poetry Announcements are brought to you by the Center for Poetry at MSU's Residential College in the Arts and Humanities.

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Radio Made in Michigan
12:06 pm
Tue April 16, 2013

Public Poetry Announcement: Carl Phillips

In his Current State interview, Carl Phillips discusses writing poetry as both a solitary and a community action.
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Carl Phillips went from a high school Latin teacher to one of the most prestigious positions in American letters, a chancellor of the Academy of American Poets. The world-renown poet and professor at Washington University-St. Louis discusses his career and reads  one of his poems ahead of his visit to Michigan State University on Wednesday.

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Radio Made in Michigan
3:16 pm
Fri April 12, 2013

Current State #65 | April 12, 2013

 Today on Current State: national organization for stricter gun laws; Public Poetry Announcement; and Capitol City Film Festival on it's third year in Lansing.

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1:44 pm
Fri April 12, 2013

Public Poetry Announcement: Theodore Roethke

  Today's public poetry announcement features David Clauson reading the  "Root Cellar." The poem is by Theodore Roethke.  

Current State's Public Poetry Announcements are brought to you by the Center for Poetry at MSU's Residential College in the Arts and Humanities.

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3:55 pm
Wed March 27, 2013

Public Poetry Announcement: Philip Levine

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For this Public Poetry Announcement, Current State producer Joe Linstroth and Stephanie Glazier, acting director of MSU’s Center for Poetry, discuss world-renown poet and Detroit native Philip Levine, whose work focuses on labor and working class issues.  The poem featured in this segment is titled  “Drum.” 

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Radio Made in Michigan
1:53 pm
Wed March 20, 2013

Public Poetry Announcement: Mary Oliver

Today's public poetry announcement features David Clauson reading the  "Morning at the Great Pond." The poem is by Mary Oliver.  

Current State's Public Poetry Announcements are brought to you by the Center for Poetry at MSU's Residential College in the Arts and Humanities.

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Radio Made in Michigan
5:36 pm
Thu March 14, 2013

Public Poetry Announcement: Festival of Listening

The sixth annual Festival of Listening is this Friday in East Lansing. The event, put on by MSU’s RCAH Center for Poetry, features live readings of poetry in other languages with no translation. And it’s a hit, having become by far the Center's most popular event.

Stephanie Glazier, acting director of the Center for Poetry, and David Clauson, an MSU student, talk about the festival and share a Swedish haiku.

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Radio Made in Michigan
2:53 pm
Thu February 28, 2013

Current State #34 | February 28, 2013

Today on Current State: February's biggest news stories; a Public Poetry Announcement with local poet Diane Wakoski; a friend remembers pianist Van Cliburn; and a Detroit Tigers' season preview with Mario Impemba.

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2:47 pm
Thu February 28, 2013

Public Poetry Announcement: Diane Wakoski

Duchess potatoes.

Diane Wakoski is an internationally renowned poet and a former MSU professor in creative writing. She discusses her career and shares one of her poems, "The Duchess Potatoes."

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Arts & Culture
2:43 pm
Fri February 22, 2013

Public Poetry Announcement: Jamaal May

Jamaal May is an internationally renown poet who grew up on Detroit's Westside.
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Jamaal May is a world class spoken-word artist and poet from Detroit. He has a guest performance at this weekend’s Poetry Out Loud Michigan high school state championships, which are being held in East Lansing.  Mr. May discusses his career, shares some poetry and tells us about the competition. 

Current State's Public Poetry Announcements are brought to you by the Center for Poetry at MSU's Residential College in the Arts and Humanities.

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Arts & Culture
12:41 pm
Thu February 14, 2013

Public Poetry Announcement: Jack Gilbert

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Our Public Poetry Announcement for Valentine’s Day features Jack Gilbert’s “The Forgotten Dialect of the Heart.”  Current State producer Joe Linstroth and Stephanie Glazier, acting director of MSU’s Center for Poetry in the Residential College in the Arts and Humanities, discuss Gilbert’s richly detailed poem and the limits of language when it approaches such broad, ineffable emotions like love.

Current State’s Public Poetry Announcements are brought to you by the Center for Poetry at Michigan State University’s Residential College in the Arts and Humanities.

Arts & Culture
11:49 am
Thu February 7, 2013

Public Poetry Announcement: Introduction and poet Robert Hayden

Michigan poet Robert Hayden was the first African American to be named, what is now called, poet laureate.

Today we’re starting a new recurring segment on Current State. It’s called Public Poetry Announcement.

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