On the occasion of the birthday of the current Chair of the National Endowment for the Arts, program host Jack Foley looks at the personal creative work of Dana Gioia.
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A celebration of the art of poetry. A well-known poet himself, Jack Foley’s considerable historical knowledge and his awareness of the current “scene” are incorporated into his radio shows and have made them a kaleidoscopic, always stimulating attraction for anyone interested in poetry.
Tribute to George M. Cohan (1878-1942), a titan of the American theater. Host Jack Foley focuses on Cohan’s songs in today’s program. Part 2 of 3.
Tribute to George M. Cohan (1878-1942), a titan of the American theater. Host Jack Foley focuses on Cohan’s later career, particularly upon his "straight" plays. We hear Cohan reciting a speech from his play The Tavern. Part l of 3.
African-American/surrealist/beat poet Ted Joans (1928-2003). The conclusion to host Jack Foley’s tribute to the "last bohemian."
A tribute today to African-American/surrealist/beat poet Ted Joans (1928-2003). Program host Jack Foley talks to Joans’ longtime companion, painter Laura Corsiglia about her life with this "last bohemian." (2nd of 3-part tribute)
A tribute to poet and painter Ted Jones. Jack Foley Hosts.
Jack Foley, KPFA’s poet-in-residence, returns this week from the Middle East, with breaking news in spoken word.
Tribute to the New York magazine’s The Hudson Review: Excerpts from Along These Lines, a CD accompanying the 55th Anniversary Issue of the journal.
This tribute to the New York magazine’s The Hudson Review: the 55th Anniversary Issue features Dan Gioia’s essay Disappearing Ink: Poetry and the End of Print Culture. Part l of 2.
Poet Robert Sward and Jack Foley read essays on the subject Writers’ Friendships/Writers’ Enmity. Some surprising revelations emerge.