Arts & More http://wmuk.org en Poet Darius Gardner Keeps His Poems Front And Center, No Paper Necessary http://wmuk.org/post/poet-darius-gardner-keeps-his-poems-front-and-center-no-paper-necessary <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Tonight, poet Darius Gardner will be performing spoken word in conjunction with the<a href="https://www.facebook.com/pages/Black-Arts-Cultural-Center/57610443538"> Black Arts Festival</a></span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. It's one of three performances he's got scheduled this weekend.&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p>But when we met&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">a week ago</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, he was still deciding what to write and perform. It’s all part of his process.</span></p><p></p><p> Sat, 26 Jul 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Erin Williams 16027 at http://wmuk.org Poet Darius Gardner Keeps His Poems Front And Center, No Paper Necessary Top Irish Ensemble Téada To Play Richland Community Hall http://wmuk.org/post/top-irish-ensemble-t-ada-play-richland-community-hall <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Téada is one of the top ensembles playing Irish traditional music today and they're playing at the Richland Community Hall Saturday night&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">at 7:30 p.m.</span></p><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:09:00 +0000 Cara Lieurance 16050 at http://wmuk.org Top Irish Ensemble Téada To Play Richland Community Hall Is An Electronic Track Ever Finished? Hollow & Akimbo Says Yes http://wmuk.org/post/electronic-track-ever-finished-hollow-akimbo-says-yes <p><a href="http://www.hollowandakimbo.com/">Hollow &amp; Akimbo</a> will play <a href="http://www.tasteofkalamazoo.com/music">Taste of Kalamazoo</a> on Saturday night at 8 p.m.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:05:48 +0000 Rebecca Thiele 16043 at http://wmuk.org Is An Electronic Track Ever Finished? Hollow & Akimbo Says Yes 2014 Black Arts Fest Promises Cultural Fun http://wmuk.org/post/2014-black-arts-fest-promises-cultural-fun <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The&nbsp;</span><a href="http://the%20black%20arts%20and%20cultural%20center%20is%20presenting%20their%20most%20fun%20event%20of%20the%20summer%20-%20the%20black%20arts%20festival.%20it%27s%20four%20days%20of%20fun%20both%20indoors%20and%20out%20-%20from%20poetry%20and%20film%20to%20comedy%20and%20fun%20for%20kids.%20wmuk%27s%20erin%20williams%20talked%20with%20the%20bacc%27s%20interim%20director%20yolonda%20lavender%20about%20the%20festival%20weekend%20ahead/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Black Arts and Cultural Center</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;i Mon, 21 Jul 2014 21:13:33 +0000 Erin Williams 15961 at http://wmuk.org 2014 Black Arts Fest Promises Cultural Fun Larry and Lina: Busy Chicago Poets In A Digital World http://wmuk.org/post/larry-and-lina-busy-chicago-poets-digital-world <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Larry Sawyer and </span>Lina<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Vitkauskas<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> of Chicago are busy poets. In addition to publishing numerous poetry books, they helped start the Chicago School of Poetics and are co-editors of <em>Milk Magazine</em>, one of the first online poetry forums in the late </span>1990s<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. You can find their work at <a href="http://kazoobooks.com/">Kazoo Books</a> in Kalamazoo.</span></p><p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:47:07 +0000 Zinta Aistars 15966 at http://wmuk.org Larry and Lina: Busy Chicago Poets In A Digital World