CONNIE ROBERTS in "POETS OUT LOUD" in NEW YORK CITY

Here’s what New York Times journalist Dan Barry said about Connie Roberts’ poetry: “In her vivid recounting of a childhood spent in one of Ireland’s notorious industrial schools, truth hides behind no “masquerade of metaphors.” Roberts honors children, holds adults accountable, and finds acceptance, all with a reportorial rigor that, through her soaring language and…

THE WONDERFUL DEBUT BOOK OF CONNIE ROBERTS' POEMS, "LITTLE WITNESS"

THE WONDERFUL DEBUT BOOK OF CONNIE ROBERTS’ POEMS, “LITTLE WITNESS” written by Charles R. Hale   Given a cruel childhood how does anyone function psychologically at a far greater level than his or her experiences might predict? It’s a question I’ve often pondered when thinking of my grandfather Allie’s extremely difficult youth.   Recently, I…

ARTISTS WITHOUT WALLS MEMBERS and FRIENDS "ON THE TOWN": WEEK of 11/17/13

Honor Finnegan will be performing Sunday, November 17th, at Music at Lily Pads @ UUCSC.  Joni Mitchell’s Blue: A 40th Anniversary Celebration, 3:00pm, 27 North Road, Peace Dale, Rhode Island. $15.  Honor will also be performing at  The Underground, Sunset Rodeo Wednesday, Nov. 20th, 7:00 – 9:00, 955 West End Ave New York NY.  In the round with Sharon Goldman,…