Along with cold brews and hot cars, the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 will be fueled by a highly unlikely injection: poetry.
Well honed stories, thoughtful poetry and the excitement of "poetry on demand"
Lydia Lunch was just a teenager when she came to define Lower East Side cool. She has maintained a robust presence on the avant-garde ever since.
Almost two decades after his death, Beat writer William S. Burroughs is being feted by Bloomington literati on what would have been his 100th birthday.
Will the crowd at the Fourth Street Festival be interested in slowing down, pulling up a chair and taking a listen to the performers at the Spoken Word Stage?
"You see this incredible blossoming in these young women, as writers and as girls who are really thoughtful, and who have something to say about the world."