Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Dava Sobel:The Glass Uniiverse

Science writer Dava Sobel talks about her latest book The Glass Universe: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took The Measure of The Universe.

Ms. Sobel spoke in April 2017 at Canios Books, Sag Harbor.  She was introduced by photographer and Canios co-proprietor Kathryn Szoka.

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The book was published in December 2016 by Viking.

Other works by Dava Sobel about the exploration of the universe include Longitude (1996) and Galileo’s Daughter (2000) both available as paperback from Penguin Putnam.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Poetry Marathon 2017 - Elise Paschen & Grace Schulman

We present poets Elise Paschen and Grace Schulman recorded in July 2017 at the annual Poetry Marathon at the East Hampton Town Marine Museum in Amagansett New York.

They were introduced by East Hampton artist and poet Pauline Yeats:


An encore session of the Poetry Marathon will be held on Monday August 28 at 5:30PM at the East Hampton Library, 159 Main Street.    

The readers will be Carole Stone, Walter Donway, Ms. Slavutin, Carol Sherman, Pauline Yeats, Carolyn Bistrian and Dan Hays.
The program will be recorded by WPKN for this blog and future broadcast.

The Poetry Marathon was produced by Dee Slavutin

Elise Paschen’s latest poetry collection, The Nightlife was published by Red Hen Press in 2017

Grace Schulman’s work includes the poetry collections Without a Claim - 2013, and The Broken String – 2007 and a work of criticism Maryann Moore: The Poetry of Engagement.- 1986.

East Hampton artist and poet Pauline Yeats’ new book of poems and images "Gasping at Beauty," will be published this fall.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Moby Dick Marathon 2017

This June, the whaling town of Sag Harbor was once again the scene of a marathon reading of Herman Melville’s Moby Dick. Locals read from the work at locations around town including Canios Books. 

The Marathon reading was organized by the non-profit Canios Cultural Cafe along with the Sag Harbor Whaling Museum, the John Jermain Memorial Library, the Old Whalers Church and the Eastville Historical Society where the readings took place.
We caught the start at Canios Books with actor Harris Yulin (Call me Ishmael) and the end with architect Bill Chaleff and the book store’s founder Canio Pavone.

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more from the 2017 Moby Dick Marathon, recorded at Canios Books  coming here soon.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Women's History Day

Tonight, we present a celebration of women who made a difference.

The program was recorded at Canios Book, Sag Harbor in March 2017.

The speakers were Tippy Fortune, Barbara Moss, Gloria Primm Brown, Sigrid Meinel and Tinka Topping

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the complete program as recorded at Canio's will be posted here soon

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Poetry of Bill Knott

We present the work of the late poet Bill Knott, read by poets Star Black and Bill Zavatsky and Maryann Calendrille of Canios Books in Sag Harbor, where the program was recorded in April, 2017.

Here is Maryann Calendrille introducing the work.

Star Black is a poet, photographer, and artist. She has authored six collections of poetry and currently teaches in the MFA program at Stony Brook Southampton.
Her most recent collection is Velleity's Shade  with art work by Bill Knott – (Saturnalia Books 2010)

Bill Zavatsky, a Bridgeport native, is a poet, journalist, jazz pianist,and translator. His most recent poetry collection is Where X Marks the Spot, Hanging Loose Press, 2006

"The collection of Bill Knott's work I Am Flying into Myself, edited by the late poet Thomas Lux, was published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in 2017."

We quote from Tom Lux's "Note on Text and Methods" on page XXXI of the FSG volume: 
"I took almost all the poems in this volume from a book Bill Knott published through called Collected Poetry 1960–2014, less than three weeks before he died. There are 964 poems in that collection; 152 poems are in this volume."

Thanks to Star Black for these program notes.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Brave New Weed: Adventures into the Uncharted World of Cannabis

Tonight, we present author Joe Dolce talking about his book,Brave New Weed: Adventures into the Uncharted World of Cannabis published by Harper Collins in October, 2016.

Dolce spoke last November at Canios Books, Sag Harbor.

Here is Kathryn Szoka of Canios to introduce the program:

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Bloomsday 2016

East End Ink presents Irish–born actress Kate Mueth, Southampton Press Executive Editor Joseph Shaw and East End Beacon Editor Beth Young in Bloomsday, a tribute to James Joyce’s Ulysses. 

The program was recorded June 16, 2016 at Canio’s Books, Sag Harbor.  

Ulysses chronicles the peripatetic appointments and encounters of its hero, Leopold Bloom in Dublin in the course of an ordinary day, June 16, 1904. 

That date is celebrated every year around the world with readings from the book. It was celebrated last June in Sag Harbor at Canios Books.  We couldn’t wait for another June to bring it to you. 

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The program was edited for broadcast.  

A complete version of Ms. Mueth's reading is here.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

2016 Poetry Marathon

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Tonight we present nine east end poets recorded in August 2016 at the Poetry Marathon in Amagansett.

Last summer’s Marathon was dedicated to Sylvia Chavkin and Bebe Antell who organized the marathon for 22 years at the East Hampton Town Marine Museum. 

The 2016 event was organized by Springs poet Dee Slavutin.

The readers were:

Carol Stone, Jo Carney, Rosalind Brenner, Walter Donway, Pauline Yeats, Virginia Walker, Daniel Hayes, Michelle Murphy, and Dee Slavutin.

Here is more information from the East Hampton Star

Next Wednesday March 29 we present Bloomsday 2016 with actress Kate Mueth, journalists Beth Young (East EndBeacon) and Joseph Shaw (Southampton Press).