The Poetic City

Series produced by Sarah Holtz

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Poets read their work in outside spaces throughout New Orleans.

NolaVie, a site devoted to life and culture in New Orleans, invites poets and poetry organizations to join in celebrating New Orleans' community of verse. The Poetic City is a series in which poets read or perform their work in a chosen outside location.

4 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
Caption: Michael Quess? Moore, Credit: Fernando Lopez
Michael Quess Moore, or, A Scribe Called Quess, describes himself as a poet, an educator, an actor, and an activist. When we met him before his per...

  • Added: Feb 08, 2018
  • Length: 07:02
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Mwende Katwiwa performs a poem about a police killing in New Orleans that occurred on Lundi Gras.

  • Added: Oct 04, 2016
  • Length: 02:24
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Cassie Pruyn reads her poem "Flaneur on Royal Street" on the corner of Ursulines and Royal in the French Quarter.

  • Added: Jul 12, 2016
  • Length: 03:12
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Sly Watts performs his poem "Passion" in City Park.

  • Added: Jun 28, 2016
  • Length: 02:35