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Rene Ricard at PennSound February 12, 2014: We're in debt to our friends at PennSound for posting video of Rene Ricard reading on Public Access Poetry on December 1, 1977. Ricard passed away on February 1st. PennSound writes to introduce the video: A multifarious talent whose career evolved in several phases, Ricard got his start as a member of Warhol's factory, appearing in [...] by

Hand-Picked Sounded/Nonimagined Internet Scenarios for Your Thursday December 5, 2013: No audio-visual issues here: We've rounded up some must-see/-hears for your ears-eyes on this lovely Thursday. First up on purview is Karinne Keithley Syers's Fancy Stitch Machine. Syers--if you missed her Emerson dance-thought-piece at The Chocolate Factory or haven't yet read her gorgeous performance text Montgomery Park, an "essay in [...] by

Communicating Obscurely: John Ashbery Unpacks ‘These Lacustrine Cities’ at PennSound November 25, 2013: Ever wonder what was going on in John Ashbery's "These Lacustrine Cities"? Well, straight from God's lips to your ear, you can find out! Al Filreis presents PennSound podcast #18 which features John Ashbery reading the poem and following it up with a close reading/explication. A rare occurrence indeed! From Al's intro: Rare it is that [...] by

Les Figues Sounds Off at PennSound November 5, 2013: We're excited to see that one of our favorite presses, Les Figues Press, now has their own PennSound page. Yesterday, PennSound posted two features (readings and conversations) with a host of poets from the Les Figues ranks. Here's what the good PS editors have to say about their recent acquisitions: Thanks to Katie L. Price, we're able [...] by

Let’s Go To Boise, Idaho! July 3, 2013: Idaho-native, Jeff Boruszak posted a fine portfolio of poetry from the Boise State University MFA Reading Series as a note on PennSound this week. The PennSound note's also featured on Jacket2. The portfolio is a showcase of poetry from the city of Boise, Idaho and it includes recordings of readings by Sandra Doller, Susan Schultz, Charles [...] by

All Ashbery, All the Time February 20, 2013: If you haven't made your way over to PennSound today, you ought to. They've posted some fresh audio and video of John Ashbery from his recent visit to the Kelly Writers House. Also added is a November 2, 2011 reading at Smith College. More about that: In his intro to that event, Michael Thurston offers a brief history of critics' [...] by

Sampling Silence in Ashbery February 12, 2013: We love it when poetry opens out into other disciplines and art forms. Last spring, the New School hosted a festival called How to Continue: Ashbery Across the Arts. Participants from a variety of disciplines engaged with John Ashbery's work, and all sorts of crazy and exciting things happened. Christian Hawkey chose to examine the collection [...] by

Listening to Fred Around the House February 11, 2013: So, right, "Her territory sunflower," the first lines of Fred Moten's poem "B Jenkins," perhaps my favorite poem of recent years. I encountered a recording of it first, & months went by before I found it on a page or on a screen. It was one of those situations where the phonotext (a lovely & useful coinage by Steve Evans) took [...] by

PennSound Posted Six New Leslie Scalapino Videos January 11, 2013: [caption id="attachment_59426" align="alignright" width="500"] Screen shot from a video by Cecilia Dougherty.[/caption] Well, this is terrific! Jacket2 has tipped us off that PennSound has posted six, count 'em, six new videos featuring three performances, a reading, and two memorials all surrounding the work of the late Leslie Scalapino. Head [...] by

Canadian poets take Manhattan (and Philadelphia) for four-day festival March 14, 2011: PennSound has posted over 20 videos and accompanying audio tracks from North of Invention: A Canadian Poetry Festival. Taking place over four days in January at Kelly Writers House in Philadelphia and Poets House in New York, the festival was organized by Charles Bernstein and Sarah Dowling and brought together emerging and established Canadian [...] by