Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Dodge Poetry at NJPAC: Jersey Voices April 24


You don’t have to wait until 2016 for more Dodge Poetry at NJPAC. Three Friday evenings of poetry, music, dance, performance and conversation were scheduled this spring on March 6, April 24 & May 15, 2015 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, N.J.

All events will be held at 8:00 pm. Tickets are only $15 each, or get the remaining 2 for $20 by calling the NJPAC Box Office at 1-888-GO-NJPAC or purchasing the Dodge Poetry Ticket Package here.

Robert Pinsky

Former U.S. Poet Laureate and Long Branch native Robert Pinsky and a sampler of New Jersey poets when NJPAC presents Dodge Poetry at NJPAC: Jersey Voices. Some of the poets who make the Garden State the Poetry State whose work will be covered include Renée Ashley, Cat Doty, Maria Mazziotti Gillan, Kathleen Graber, Peter Murphy, James Richardson, Vincent Toro, BJ Ward, Joe Weil and Gretna Wilkinson. This evening of poetry is on Friday, April 24, 2015 at 8PM in The Chase Room.

"Poetry Like Bread: Poems of Political and Social Consciousness" ​​​​featuring Martín Espada & Patricia Smith, with discussion and Q&A will be held on May 15.


New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), located at One Center Street in downtown Newark, New Jersey, is among the largest performing arts centers in the United States and is the artistic, cultural, educational and civic center of New Jersey.

Visit www.njpac.org or call 888.GO.NJPAC for more information.

Maria's Official Site is at MariaGillan.com.  Her latest publication is the poetry and art collection, The Girls in the Chartreuse Jackets.