April 23, 2013 in GPRX Blog by Jones Franzel
After the events in Boston in last week, many of us are needing an injection of hope. And while the topics that the young poets in the Louder Than A Bomb Youth Poetry Festival tackle are often painful, the way in which these young people use words will give you hope. Raw talent, passionate delivery, gifted insight. Louder Than A Bomb is exactly that: words more powerful than violence.
Enjoy the whole series from WBEZ on PRX.
April 10, 2013 in GPRX Blog by Jones Franzel
April is Poetry Month, and what better way to enjoy the giant menu of poetry than by browsing PRX’s smorgasbord of options? From Maya Angelou to Walt Whitman to the poets incarcerated at Northern California juvenile facilities. This is a playlist to be savored.
January 29, 2013 in GPRX Blog by Jones Franzel
Have there been moments in your life when you came to a fork in the road?
On the 50th anniversary of Robert Frost’s death, Chicagoans recite Frost’s most famous poem and discuss their own paths taken, and not. From the brilliant producers at Curie Youth Radio.
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