Andrés Ajens reading from Cúmulo lúcumo in La Paz, November 2015

The poet, essayist, and editor Andres Ajens, reading poems in Spanish and Aymara outside the Palacio Quemado, the historic offices of the President…

Charles Olson’s reading for the Creeleys (early 1960s), from Larry Goodell

Check out Larry's site at: Charles Olson's Reading for the Creeleys by…

The Fugs, Exorcising the White House

In 1967, one of America's most original bands, The Fugs, went to Washington D.C. on a mission to levitate the Pentagon and exorcise the evil…

The Great Reigns, a Tribute to Erica Hunt – from Adrienne Amato and andrew whiteman

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Tears Streak, by Anne Waldman – from andrew whiteman, Adrienne Amato, and Sonic Poetry

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Minera – The Miner’s Song

MINERA - THE MINERS' SONG On July 5th, 2012, flamenco singer Rocio Marquez descended into the carbon mine at Santa Cruz de Sil (Spain) to sing a…

Poetry Is (speaking portraits), by George Quasha

Check out George Quasha's Vimeo series, Poetry Is (speaking portraits

Tribute to Juliana Spahr, by andrew whiteman

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Objectivist Michigan Poetry Conference 1973, introduction by Steel Wagstaff

In June 1973, Robert Vas Dias organized the second of three biennial National Poetry Festivals in Allendale, Michigan, where he was serving as the…

from The Contractor’s Song, by Tom Pickard

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Cid Corman readings from John Levy and Steel Wagstaff

Cid Corman and his wife Shizumi Konishi Corman opened CC's, a coffeeshop in Kyoto, in 1973. Cid had been living in Japan since 1962 (although he had…

Special Dispatch: Recovering a Suppressed and Vital Document of Post-War American Poetry

Around a decade ago, writing in the Contemporary Poetry Review (in a review of Louis Zukofsky: Selected Poems, ed. by Charles Bernstein, published by…