In Memorium, Antonina Rumore Clarke, June 13 1920-Nov 23-24 2010. Continue reading
Monthly Archives: November 2013
SING IN ME MUSEâ€”LETâ€™S HEAR IT FOR PANACHE: COURAGE ON THE JOURNEY TO PARADISE AND ALL YOU WISH FORâ€”AN EPIC SHOW FOR SURE!
CYRANO (opening his eyes, recognizing her, and smiling as he speaks: the actor must try to convey the multiple meanings of the word panache, a feather, the plume in his hat, display, swagger, attack, or just spirit.):
â€œI sing, not to hear the echo repeat, a shade fainter, my song! I think of light and not of glory! Singing is my fashion of waging war and bearing witness. And if my song is the proudest of songs, it is that I sing clearly to make the day rise clear!â€
â€• Edmond Rostand, Chantecler
SING IN ME MUSEâ€”LETâ€™S HEAR IT FOR PANACHE: COURAGE ON THE JOURNEY TO PARADISE AND ALL YOU WISH FORâ€”AN EPIC SHOW FOR SURE! The Odyssey, Divine Comedy, Cyrano de Bergerac, Pinocchio, Wizard of Oz, with notes of â€œFootlooseâ€ and Norman Gimbelâ€™s song about Don McLean made famous by Roberta Flack. Poetry on bravery with style, from Homer, Dante, Edmund Rostand, Cavafy, Robert Hass, Jack Gilbert, Emily Dickinson (of course), and more . . . Continue reading
LET’S GIVE A HAND FOR POETRY!
All hands on deck! Continue reading
DARLING YOU SEND ME
DELIVER US, SEND US: LETâ€™S HEAR IT FOR LETTERS, â€œJOY OF EARTH/DENIED THE GODS,â€ IN POETRY INSPIRING A RESURGENCE OF LETTER WRITING (YOU KNOW YOU NEED TO GIVE AND TO RECEIVE) Continue reading