Students take a personal journey down the Erie Canal by speaking in the voices of the era.
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In this residency, learners can have several opportunities to explore the possibilities of poetry and write their own poems in different ways.
Students take a personal journey down the Erie Canal by speaking in the voices of the era. An experienced teaching poet or writer leads literary exercises involving vintage maps, photographs, drawing
A writing workshop adaptable to existing classroom studies or grade-level curriculum. The class’ s basic framework includes presentation of poetic tools, such as metaphor and alliteration, followed by
Students participate in basic yoga poses such as Mountain, Tree, Lion and Downward Dog, which create a silent and peaceful state of concentration. To explore the relationship between movement and lang
Ancestral Links – Love and Other Revolutionary Mumblings combines poetry and African-American spirituals to tell the story of African descendants who endured the United States slave trade. The pro
Combining traditional and slam poetry, this performance includes ensemble pieces and compelling solos. Dance and acapella vocals are also incorporated. Political and modern in theme, the artists often
Encourage diversity with this presentation of world stories and poems which help students accept and appreciate differing ethnic backgrounds.
Explore the oral storytelling tradition through both traditional works, and pieces written by the artist. As an actor, Celes Tisdale makes poetry come alive for students while encouraging their own se
A poetic performance and historical overview of the African and African-American experience. The artist presents literature from ancient Africa as well as modern poetry.
A poetic performance and hist