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Rain of Poems July 23, 2012: Who: Casagrande, over 300 poets from 204 countries What: Rain of Poems, London 2012 When: Tuesday, 26 June 2012, 9 PM Where: Jubilee Gardens, Southbank Centre, London “Open Door” features audio, video, and online media to document dynamic interactions between poetry and its audience. “Open Door” showcases performance, [...] by

Hackney Hear syncs contemporary poetry to the Olympic experience March 14, 2011: About Hackney Hear from Hackney Hear on Vimeo. While the last line from Tennyson's 1833 poem "Ulysses" has been chosen to adorn the wall of the Olympic Village, the award-winning Hackney Podcast has a more modern take on incorporating poetry into the Olympics. Hackney Hear is a new project that links up over 400 audio recordings— poetry, [...] by

Olympic athletes hit the (poetry) wall in London December 13, 2010: With pretty much every other "boosting" substance in sports coming under scrutiny these days, London thinks Olympic athletes could use a little inspirational help from poetry, according to the BBC. Winning Words asks fans to nominate their favorite works until January 6th for inclusion on a poetry wall that will live in the Athletes' Village, [...] by