Oct. 1: Paul Brady

Tuesday, October 4, 2011
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Vivaldi's Four Seasons

Friday, October 15, 2010
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On Kids' Classical Hour, the great violinist Gil Shaham gives us a note-for-note account of the themes in Vivaldi's The Four Seasons.  And he's joined by acclaimed actor Patrick Stewart reading Vivaldi's own poetry to accompany the music.

'Almost Invisible': New Poems From Mark Strand

By Joel Whitney   |   Saturday, May 5, 2012
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NewsPoet: Monica Youn Writes The Day In Verse

Monday, April 30, 2012
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Riding Routes of Poetry

Friday, April 27, 2012
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April 26, 2012


D Street Intersection (conbon33/Flickr)

BOSTON — Liam Day is writing a series of poems inspired by riding the MBTA bus routes. In each poem, like the view from each bus ride, his passing look at the city tells us something about what it means to be human.

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The Poet of Fenway

By WGBH News   |   Friday, April 20, 2012
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April 20, 2012

BOSTON —  Fenway's one-of-a-kind charm has inspired no end of literary giants, including such as Stephen King, poet Donald Hall and perhaps most famously John "lyric little bandbox" Updike. Today, Dick Flavin is carrying on the tradition as the official poet laureate of Fenway Park. Sure the pay is low — but that keeps competition for the spot down, he joked. This is his special verse for the Fenway centennial, as heard on The Callie Crossley Show. Listen to the rest of the conversation above.

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