Cambrige center for adult education
Her poetry-music collaboration with Flux Without Pause, “Space Mothlight,” hit #16 on the Creative Commons Hot 100 list in 2015, and can be found in the curated WFMU Free Music Archive.If you want to learn something new this winter, you’re in the right place.Over in the South End, Barbara Lynch’s Gruppo wants to help impart a little of their culinary magic, with demos in everything from Ghanian comfort food to “ski lodge classics.” Art Epicure Cooking School, Brickbottom Artists Building, 1 Fitchburg St., Somerville, 617-996-5334, artepicure.com; Stir, 102 Waltham St., Boston, 617-423-7847, Take a German Class at Goethe-Institut Boston There are plenty of ways to learn a new language around these parts, but for the aspiring German student, no language academy draws raves like our own Goethe-Institut.Students will be expected to draft two poems by the end of the intensive that play with the major tenets of each movement. philosophy— and his identity as the progeny of a Black Panther Political Party member.November 4: “Crafting Storytelling that Sticks & Compelling Characters” (with Diana Norma Szokolyai) When telling a story, what are the underlying structures that make people want to keep reading? Participants will devise poems on Shakur’s turbulent, dichotomous lifestyle; addressing the question: Tupac. November 18: “Haiku Intensive” (with Janaka Stucky) Often misrepresented or only partially understood, the heart of Haiku contains many lessons and silence.
The class will analyze how the use of monosyllables, experimental syntax, stream of consciousness, prepositions, and dental consonants were employed by poets in each of these eras including Frank O’Hara and Robert Creeley.
September 30: “Writing Poetic Prose: Rising to the Lyric Register” (with Diana Norma Szokolyai) In this writing workshop, we will practice writing in the lyric register and elevate our writing into descriptive, poetic prose.
We will look intensively at writing “the moment,” slowing down and unpacking a single turn of the prism.
After examining some examples in literature, we will take to writing and revising our own pieces to unlock the lyrical qualities of a single moment.
Our aim will be to pull our readers into the emotionally charged and poetic world of our narratives.