Friday, May 29, 2015

State of the Arts: Poetry in New Jersey

The TV program, State of the Arts, talked to New Jersey natives Maria Mazziotti Gillan, Joe Weil, and three-time poet laureate Robert Pinsky about following in the footsteps of Allen Ginsberg, William Carlos Williams, and Walt Whitman.

Watch the preview here!

This week on State of the Arts from PCK Media on Vimeo.

Tune in to NJTV every Sunday at 8 PM, and every Thursday at 11:30 PM. Catch episodes on WHYY every Sunday at 11 AM. This episode airs May 31 on NJTV, June 14 on WHYY.

The episode also features the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's deep connection to Newark with Artistic Director Robert Battle, looks at a new exhibition at WheatonArts in Millville with 11 glass artists and photographer Linda Troeller focuses the lens on herself, adding to a lifelong collection of self-portraits.

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