Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Poetry, prose for prez

Toward International Peace through the Arts
Stanley Eugene Tannen, Founder and Director

Presents

POETRY AND PROSE FOR OUR NEW PRESIDENT
Monday, January 26, 2009 , 12:30 to 2:00 p.m.
St. Peter's Church
619 Lexington Avenue at 54th Street New York City
with
Eli Wallach, Anne Jackson, Richard Griffiths,
Marian Seldes, Ronald Rand, Charles Turner,
Frances Sternhagen and other special guests

PROGRAM
may include
Ralph Waldo Emerson
“ Concord Hymn”
Vachel Lindsay
“Abraham Lincoln Walks at Midnight”
Stephen Spender
“I Think Continually of Those Who Were Truly Great”
W. H. Auden
“Musée des Beaux Arts”
Richard Wilbur
“Advice to a Prophet”
Robert Frost
“Mending Wall”
Faiz Ahmed Faiz
“A Prison Evening”
Du Tu Le
“What I Leave to My Son”
Ha Thi Thao
“Our Son’s Profession”
J. G. Mocoancoeng
“Drought”
Walt Whitman
“I Hear America Singing”
Abraham Lincoln
“ Gettysburg Address” and “Second Inaugural Address”
Toni Morrison
from Song of Solomon
Leo Tolstoy
“The Three Hermits”

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The TIPA Project brings honor and respect to New York by demonstrating to people throughout the world that our city and nation care deeply about the peoples of all nations and that we can, through an “international conversation” by way of free public programs, the Internet, and other means of worldwide communications, reach out to each other in peace, understanding and goodwill through the sharing of our cherished literary, artistic and cultural heritages.
For further information on The TIPA Project contact Stan Tannen at 212-246-4651.
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1 comment:

SarahB said...

Thank you for posting this - I love going to these readings, but it's so difficult to find out when they are going to occur.