TURIYA AUTRY reads along with the brilliant trumpeter FARNELL NEWTON @ about 18:00 minutes into the video.
William Stafford was a poet, a lifelong pacifist, and National Book Award winner. He was a conscientious objector during WWII, and taught at Lewis & Clark College for decades. Through archival stills, and readings by Garrison Keillor, Paulann Petersen, Kim Stafford and Stafford himself, get to know the art, life and legacy of Oregon’s beloved poet laureate on the 100th anniversary of his birth.
... Oregon poet and educator is releasing her first book of poetry. Turiya Autry has been working on Roots, Reality and Rhyme for about 15 years. Autry has also been at the center of the Portland slam poetry scene for years and directs education programs for the Caldera Arts program. In both roles, she mentors youth and promotes their voices in the arts. That work has led Autry to some unexpected places, one of which is explored in Roots
OPB's State of Wonder
talks about Turiya and her newly released book Roots, Reality & Rhyme:
01:15 - 03:20 Arts Tax update
03:40 - 14:45 Alicia Jo Rabins / A Kaddish for Bernie Madoff
16:03 - 25:00 Eastern OR Film Fest
25:23 - 31:15 Poet Turiya Autry
31:33 - 37:30 Novelist Ruth Ozeki
38:50 - 44:49 Ragnarok
44:55 - 52:20 Cecile McLorin Salvant