Celebrating Yeats: 150 Years!

Updated June 11 The Irish Times has conveniently collected several essays about Yeats for your reading pleasure: William Butler Yeats was born a century and a half ago, on June 13th, 1865. This collection of articles marks the depth of his engagement with Ireland and with his art, both as […]

“Down By The Salley Gardens”

This is a clip from the Other Voices New York City video in 2011. Gabriel Byrne and Martin Hayes perform “Down By The Salley Gardens,” the beloved poem by William Butler Yeats. Down by the salley gardens my love and I did meet;She passed the salley gardens with little snow-white […]

A Special Holiday Present – Updated Dec 28!

Updated December 28 This is the perfect holiday present!  The music is amazing, the readings are great, and the sense of camaraderie, fellowship, and just plain fun is fantastic! Other Voices NYC October 2011: this is a playlist of several videos on YouTube from the event. Here is Gabriel Byrne […]

And Slowly Read, And Dream of the Soft Look

Poetry and the Creative Mind, the eighth annual benefit for the Academy of American Poets held at Lincoln Center in New York City on April 20, provided a rare evening devoted to poetry read by an array of celebrities, including Meryl Streep, Rosanne Cash, Sting, Julian Schnabel, Alan Cumming, and […]