Monthly Archives: August 2012

Two Modern Poems To Help Us Understand Orpheus

As I prepare for my Underworld performance with Chris Wheeling and Janet Hamill at the Spoken Aggregate wordfest on Sunday, August 26th at the Widow Jane Cave in Rosendale, I’ve been reading contemporary poems about Orpheus and Eurydice, the mythic … Continue reading

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Orpheus and Eurydice: The Way to the Underworld, by Janet Hamill

[On Sunday, August 26th, I’ll participate in the “Spoken Aggregate” poetry festival at the Widow Jane Mine in Rosendale from 1 to 4 pm. Three of us–Chris Wheeling, Janet Hamill, and myself–will present works inspired by the Underworld. Here, Janet … Continue reading

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Chris Wheeling Writes Poetry About the Underworld

[On Sunday, August 26th, I’ll participate in a poetry festival at the Widow Jane Mine in Rosendale, “Spoken Aggregate,” from 1 to 4 pm. Three of us–Chris Wheeling, Janet Hamill, and myself–will present works inspired by the Underworld. Here, Chris … Continue reading

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Janine Mower Joins Our Final Summer Woodstock History Walk

For our summer finale, Janine Fallon-Mower will join our Pocket Guide to Woodstock Village History Walk this Saturday, August 25th, starting at 10 am at the Golden Notebook, 29 Tinker Street. Our tour will include a visit to Mower’s Flea … Continue reading

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WDST Woodstock Roundtable Poems

On Sunday, August 26th a dozen poets will convene in the the Widow Jane Mine in Rosendale from noon til 4 pm for the 22nd Annual Subterrean Poetry Fest. This year’s event, “Spoken Aggregate,” will feature collaborations, music, mystery, mayhem … Continue reading

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Woodstock Village Walk to Visit the Artists Cemetery

Do you know what they say about the Woodstock Artists Cemetery? People are just dying to get in. Sorry. That’s a graveyard joke I should have outgrown at 17, but obviously haven’t. But did you know that the name came … Continue reading

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Village History Walk to Visit the Dutch Reformed Church

No building dominates the center of Woodstock like the Dutch Reformed Church. The classic white columns and solitary steeple stand like the gateway to the town and its history. Yet how many people have been inside? Not until last winter, … Continue reading

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After the War was Over: Post WW II Woodstock

(This article appeared in the Woodstock Times. Richard Heppner, the Woodstock Town Historian, will join our Pocket Guide to Woodstock Village History Walk at Saturday, August 4th, at 10 am at the Golden Notebook, 29 Tinker Street.) After the War … Continue reading

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