Jan '03 [Home]

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The Words of My City:  New Yorkers Read New York Poems

Great Hall, Cooper Union (12/3)
Reviewed in a Personal Essay by Daniela Gioseffi

The New Year's Day Poetry Marathons at Poetry Project and the Knitting Factory:  The Bowery Poetry Club, a Third (Hopefully United) Way?

The city's annual Jan 1 marathons—the Poetry Project's original and Bruce Weber's alternative—each present over a hundred performers in three-minute segments, the products of otherwise correspondent downtown communities which, unfortunately, start the year at odds with one another.