City Lights: Poet Nikky Finney; Yinzi Kong And Will Ransom; And More

Nikky Finney, winner of the National Book Award for Poetry for her book "Head Off & Split," talks to Lois Reitzes on "City Lights."
Nikky Finney, winner of the National Book Award for Poetry for her book "Head Off & Split," talks to Lois Reitzes on "City Lights."
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Wednesday on “City Lights with Lois Reitzes”:

  • 1:15: Lois Reitzes sits down with poet Nikky Finney to talk about her acceptance speech at the 2011 National Book Awards, her radical libretto “The Battle Of And For The Black Faced Boy,” and her lecture at Georgia State University.
  • 18:57: Reitzes speaks with Kevin Gillese of Dad’s Garage and Jerry Habima Theatre actors Katie Rouille and Luke Davis about their collaboration on the upcoming short film “That Was Awesome.”
  • 32:47: Violist Yinzi Kong and pianist Will Ransom of Emory University join Reitzes to talk about being newlyweds and their upcoming performance of “Music For A Wedding.” Part of the Emory Chamber Music Society’s series of free concerts at the Carlos Museum, that performance takes place Friday, September 14 at noon.