Text Box: Together Again: Music & Poetry
Presented by the American Cabaret Theatre 
In association with Indiana Poet Laureate Norbert Krapf



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 it!

A Call for Peace  / Thursday, September 4, 2008, 7:30 p.m.
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, 7:30 p.m.
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

*$5 individuals – pay at door


Love Songs & Poems for Your Valentine / Thursday, February 12, 2009, 7:30 p.m.  
Indiana Poet Laureate Norbert Krapf, Owl Studio jazz pianist and composer Monika Herzig, and Indianapolis Woman 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.)

For tickets, call 317-631-0334 or visit the ACT Box Office at 401 E. Michigan St., Indianapolis.

Folk and More / Thursday, April 23, 2009, 7:30 p.m.
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


Norbert Krapf returned to Indiana in 2004, after teaching poetry for 34 years at Long Island University and directing the C.W. Post Poetry Center. 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, 2007).


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