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Kanji character "haru" means Spring
Kanji character "haru" means Spring

Do you Haiku?

Web manager and resident poet Dale Hobson joins Todd Moe to kick off the 3rd annual NCPR Spring Haiku Invitational.  Go to full article

Giving Voice: Editing Old Poems is Like a Cuban Taxi

Giving Voice goes green this month on the theme of "Repair, Reuse, Recycle." We repair to the Readers & Writers archive from April 2006 to reuse a poem by Dale Hobson about recycling old poems into new ones: "Editing Old Poems is Like a Cuban Taxi."  Go to full article

Giving Voice: Editing Old Poems is Like a Cuban Taxi

Giving Voice goes green this month on the theme of "Repair, Reuse, Recycle." We repair to the Readers & Writers archive from April 2006 to reuse a poem of Dale Hobson's about recycling old poems into new ones: "Editing Old Poems is Like a Cuban Taxi."  Go to full article

Giving Voice: Poet Matt Frank

Matt Frank is a recent arrival in the North Country, coming here via Illinois, Alaska and Phoenix. A poet and a food writer, he teaches English and creative writing at Jefferson County Community College, and makes his home in Alexandria Bay. For our Giving Voice series, he talks with Dale Hobson about his writing, and about the sometimes painful process of growing as a writer. He reads the poem "The Dressmaker's Dummy" from his collection, Sagittarius Agitprop.  Go to full article
<i>Northbound</i>: Donnie, Kevin, Michael, and Larry
Northbound: Donnie, Kevin, Michael, and Larry

Open Studio (complete program)

Open Studio focuses on growing and evolving in the arts. We talk with Amy Kaissar, of Epiphany Theatre, about moving the theatre and its programs from New York City to Saratoga Springs. Co-host Beth Robinson chats with young musicians competing in the Orchestra of Northern New York's Young Artist Competition. In the Giving Voice segment poet Matt Frank talks about growing as a writer. And Northbound joins us for a mix of folk, acoustic and classic rock.  Go to full article

Giving Voice: Matt Frank

Matt Frank is a recent arrival in the North Country, coming here via Illinois, Alaska and Phoenix. A poet and a food writer, he teaches English and creative writing at Jefferson County Community College, and makes his home in Alexandria Bay. For our Giving Voice series, Dale Hobson talks with him about his writing, and about the sometimes painful process of growing as a writer. He reads the poem "The Dressmaker's Dummy" from his collection, Sagittarius Agitprop.  Go to full article
MaryLee Ballou shows off one of her scrapbooks
MaryLee Ballou shows off one of her scrapbooks

Heard Up North: an ice storm poem

The Ice Storm of '98 inspired creativity in many people. Songs, stories and photographs document what people endured ten years ago this week. MaryLee Ballou lives in Potsdam and is an avid scrapbook artist. She filled one of her books with images and words that week. Her poetic remembrance is today's Heard Up North.  Go to full article

Giving Voice: Loose Ends 2007

Dale Hobson's New Year's resolutions are all "continuing resolutions." He reads his new poem, Loose Ends 2007.  Go to full article

Open Studio (full program)

NCPR's monthly arts program is on the road for the holidays, airing live from the St. Lawrence County Arts Council in Potsdam. The theme is "tying up loose ends," and we celebrate the coming new year with music, art and words. Featuring music for the season with the some down-home old-time folk music with Stringfolks, knot art from Tim Whitten, a loose ends poem from Dale Hobson, and celebrating 10 years of the Adirondack Artists Guild in Saranac Lake.  Go to full article

Giving Voice: Loose Ends

Dale Hobson's New Year's resolutions are all "continuing resolutions." Here is a new poem for the New Year: Loose Ends 2007.  Go to full article

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