Further thoughts on the cultural labor of poetry and art. Not merely "is it good?," but "what has it accomplished?"...reviews of recent poetry collections; selected poems and art dealing with war/peace/social change; reviews of poetry readings; links to political commentary (particularly on conflicts in the Middle East); youtubed performances of music, demos, and other audio-video nuggets dealing with peaceful change, dissent and resistance.
Saturday, November 1, 2008
A Reading by Fady Joudah
Check out this recent poetry reading at the Palestine Center in Washington D.C., by Palestinian-American poet Fady Joudah, winner of the Yale Younger Series Award and translator of Mahmoud Darwish.