City Lights: Slam Poetry; Robert Shaw; And More

Local slam poet Daryl Funn talks about the National Poetry Slam Competition in Decatur, Georgia.
Local slam poet Daryl Funn talks about the National Poetry Slam Competition in Decatur, Georgia.
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Wednesday on “City Lights with Lois Reitzes”:

  • 1:46: Jeffrey Baxter, administrator for the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chorus, discusses ASO conductor Robert Shaw’s take on Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy” for the Atlanta 1996 Olympics opening ceremony;
  • 12:01: On today’s “Writer to Reader,” novelist Joshilyn Jackson talks about how writers spend their time between books;
  • 22:08: Local slam poet Daryl Funn talks about the National Poetry Slam Competition in Decatur;
  • 36:55: Atlanta PlanIt’s Kimberly Harbrecht previews what’s going on this week on Atlanta’s stages.