This anticipated new
series gives Indiana audiences the opportunity to experience an
integrated combination of the art of music and poetry. You won’t want to miss
A Call for Peace /Thursday, September 4,
Indiana Poet Laureate Norbert Krapf and Owl Studio jazz pianist and composer
Monika Herzig, along with Tom Roznowski and the Living Daylights (Americana,
alternative country) perform songs and poems on war and peace.
*$5 individuals – pay at door
A Knight of Etheridge/ Thursday, November 13, 2008,
A dozen or so local poets, backed by a jazz trio (Larry Clark, drums; Frank
Smith, bass; Carl Hines, piano), pay tribute to the great African American poet
Etheridge Knight of Indianapolis. *$5 individuals – pay at door
Love Songs & Poems for Your Valentine / Thursday, February 12,
2009, Indiana Poet Laureate Norbert Krapf, Owl Studio jazz pianist and
composer Monika Herzig, and IndianapolisWoman magazine readers’
poll favorite local female vocalist Wendy Reed join forces to bring you an
evening of traditional love songs and original poems. *$25 couples, $15 individuals – reserve tickets in advance
(Ticket price includes copy of Monika and Norbert’s Imagine – Indiana in Music
and Words CD.)
tickets, call 317-631-0334 or visit the ACT Box Office at 401 E. Michigan St., Indianapolis.
and More/ Thursday, April 23, 2009, During performances by
the singer-songwriter teams of Greg Ziesemer and Kriss Luckett and Kate Lamont
with Blueprintmusic, Indiana Poet Laureate Norbert Krapf will
recite several poems with their backing.
$5 individuals – pay at door
returned to Indiana
in 2004, after teaching poetry for 34 years at Long IslandUniversity
and directing the C.W.PostPoetryCenter.
Since then, he’s been on a mission to reunite poetry and music.
Working with singer-songwriters Greg Ziesemer and
Kriss Luckett, Krapf combined poetry and song at the first Indiana Poetry
Festival in 2005. He has performed in many other venues and collaborated with
jazz pianist-composer Monika Herzig to perform poetry and jazz around the state
and release their CD Imagine - Indiana in Music and Words (Acme Records,