A Road Tour of American Song Titles Karl du Fresne talks about his book Road Tour of American Song Titles Travelling across America he tracked down where the songs came from. Bob Cooper-Grundy and Kate Marshall play the songs. Sunday 5 March 3pm Carterton Memorial Club 35 Broadway Carterton Entry by Koha

You are invited to participate in an open mic on the theme of flight. 12 February 3pm Carterton Events Centre Win two adult tickets to Wings Over Wairarapa on Sunday Feb 19.

Contemporary poetry has plenty to offer new readers, and plenty more for those who already follow it. Yet its difficulty—and sheer variety—leaves many readers puzzled and overwhelmed. The critic, scholar and poet Stephen Burt sets out to help. In Close Calls with Nonsense: How to Read New Poetry, Victoria University of Wellington’s International Institute of […]

Sundays at 10:10 pm. Poetry through the radio, with music and interviews. Readings of poems by poets and an open mic during the show, where poets can recite their poems and talk a little about them. Find out more at http://www.planetaudio.org.nz/moonpoetry.

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