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Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival 2012

Monday, October 15, 2012

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Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival 2012

Over the past four days, Newark has been buzzing. The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation was in town again at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center for the 2012 Dodge Poetry Festival which turned downtown Newark into a poetry village. For four days (10/11 – 10/14) the festival showcased day-long programs featuring poets and writers from all over the world. Festival poets included the likes of Taalam Acey, Amiri Baraka, Ras Baraka, Eavan Boland, Nikki Finney, Lamar Hill, Philip Levine, Taylor Mali, Rachel McKibbens, Gregory Orr, Baraka Sele, Narubi Selah, Natasha Trethewey, C.K. Williams, and more.

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And The Winner Is…….

Saturday, October 13, 2012

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And The Winner Is…….

This week saw an outpouring of remarkable writing talent and creativity here at GlocallyNewark. We posted a Haiku Contest in step with the Dodge Poetry Fest happening at the New Jersery Performing Arts Center and we received an impressive amount of submissions from poets and writers with such an overwhelming range of concepts. The grand prize for the contest was slated as x2 tickets to today's DPF2012 program at NJPAC and the winner has been selected!

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GLOCALLY NEWARK HAIKU CONTEST

Sunday, October 7, 2012

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GLOCALLY NEWARK HAIKU CONTEST

GlocallyNewark is excited to invite you to post a submission for a haiku contest! The winner of the contest will receive 2 passes for admission to the Dodge Poetry Festival, Saturday, October 13, 2012. Here’s how it goes…

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LIVE & DIRECT – Saturday, Sept 8th

Thursday, September 6, 2012

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LIVE & DIRECT – Saturday, Sept 8th

This Saturday, Sept 8th, Gentleman Culture will be suited, booted, and ready to rock at what is growing to be one of the most engaging and undeniably entertaining showcases in NJ. The show is fittingly titled “LIVE & DIRECT” referring to the barrage of talented singers, musicians, and poets that perform throughout the night.

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Friday Night Writes

Friday, August 10, 2012

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Friday Night Writes

This past Friday, I had the pleasure of attending a truly inspiring spoken word poetry showcase here in Newark called Friday Night Writes.

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Harlem Book Fair in Newark

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

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Harlem Book Fair in Newark

Harlem brings us a celebration of literature, art, fashion, film, music and theater. The Harlem Book Fair Newark will be at the Paul Robeson Campus Center at Rutgers University - Newark this Friday and Saturday. It will feature more than 100 exhibitors, story- telling, screenings and performances.

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