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Carpe NPM

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There’s just about one week left in April; if you’re looking for ways to savor the end of National Poetry Month, check out the Academy of American Poets’ 30 ways to celebrate national poetry month. This list includes suggestions ranging … Continue reading

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April is the Coolest Month

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Photo by Giulia van Pelt “Poetry…flexes muscles you don’t use often enough. Poetry expands the senses and keeps them in prime condition. It keeps you aware of your nose, your eye, your ear, your tongue, your hand.” –Ray Bradbury Celebrating … Continue reading

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Morris Arts: In Flux Gallery Reception Set for Sept. 21 at 14 Maple Ave in Morristown

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  Join Morris Arts and Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 21 for a free opening reception for the Gallery at 14 Maple’s 16th exhibit, In Flux. The exhibition features works by 11 outstanding artists and reflects … Continue reading

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Ask a Poet: C. BAIN

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Welcome to Ask a Poet, where each week we will present (in no particular order) a Q&A with a poet who will be coming to the Dodge Poetry Festival this October 20-23. Through these blogs, you’ll be able to get … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Festival Videos – Richard Blanco

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Today’s featured Festival film is a reading by Richard Blanco from the 2014 Dodge Poetry Festival. Enjoy his poems “América” and “Mother Picking Produce.” For more information about Richard, check out our blog about him, visit his website, or follow him on … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Festival Video – Gary Snyder

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Today’s featured Festival film is a reading by Gary Snyder from the 2014 Dodge Poetry Festival. Enjoy poems “Mu Chi’s Persimmons,” “Why California Will Never Be Like Tuscany,” “Chiura Obata’s Moon,” and “A Letter to M.A. Who Lives Far Away.” For more … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Festival Videos – Sophie Cabot Black

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  Today’s featured Festival film is a reading by Sophie Cabot Black from the 2014 Dodge Poetry Festival. Enjoy her poems “Already Broken,” “Somewhere in New Jersey is the Center” and  “Love Poem.” For more information about Sophie Cabot Black, check out our blog … Continue reading

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Whose Year in Poetry?

Posted on by Martin Farawell, Poetry Program Director

As someone who strives every day to introduce poetry, and especially contemporary poetry, to students and readers, I have been heartened to see poetry reviews appear more frequently in The New York Times Book Review in recent years. So I … Continue reading

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Poetry in the Classroom: Listening to Poetry

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From Homer to Hip Hop   Concept: In The Sounds of Poetry, Former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky writes that the reader’s body is the medium of the poem: not the page, the human body. If you think about the … Continue reading

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How Learning to Play Dungeons & Dragons Makes Me a Better Creative Leader

Posted on by Kacy O’Brien, Program Manager at Creative New Jersey

With the holiday season upon us, and lots of hours spent with friends and family sprawled around living rooms, assembling toys and reading/arguing over directions to gadgets and games I’m grateful for a very particular game I’ve been learning to … Continue reading

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Jersey Give Back Guide: Foodshed Alliance

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From Thanksgiving to New Year’s, we are highlighting each of the organizations featured in the Jersey Give-Back Guide, an online giving gadget that takes the guesswork out of year-end giving. Foodshed Alliance Connect Website: http://foodshedalliance.org Twitter: @FoodshedNJ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/foodshedalliance/ What they do: The … Continue reading

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Jersey Give Back Guide: Creative New Jersey

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From Thanksgiving to New Year’s, we are highlighting each of the organizations featured in the Jersey Give-Back Guide, an online giving gadget that takes the guesswork out of year-end giving. Creative New Jersey  Connect: Website:  www.creativenj.org Twitter: @creativenj Facebook: Facebook.com/CreativeNJ   … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Grateful for A Wonderful School Year

Posted on by Michele Russo, Associate Director

As the school year comes to an end, we want to thank the teachers and faculty who make our High School programs a success. They do a great deal of legwork to enrich their students’ education with a live poetry … Continue reading

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Hyperbole 101: Charitable Sector as Wild West

Posted on by Nina Stack, Council of New Jersey Grantmakers President

  There was a piece in the New York Times two weeks ago that has caused quite a stir within the philanthropic sector.  My colleagues within regional associations of grantmakers as well as other colleagues representing philanthropy and nonprofits around … Continue reading

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