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Naomi Long Madgett

GET VERSED With the Youth of InsideOut

Terry Blackhawk | Posted 07.21.2013 | Detroit
Terry Blackhawk

Shakespeare? Jazz? Poetry? Radio broadcasting? Vocal music? Video production? Yes, yes, and more yesses. All of these are coming soon, summer into fall, to Detroit teens through the Detroit School of Arts.

A Whirl of a Week in Words

Terry Blackhawk | Posted 06.22.2013 | Detroit
Terry Blackhawk

A poem in your pocket? A poem in your mind or heart? I'm happy to report that here in Detroit, The Word is thriving, and for this poet, as National Poetry Month comes to a close, it's been a whirl of a Week in Words.

Public Art Fest Returns To Detroit

Posted 02.06.2013 | Detroit

Get ready for an artful spring, Detroit. The biannual Art X Detroit festival is returning in April for five days of visual art, dance, musical and the...

Get Ready to GET VERSED

Terry Blackhawk | Posted 07.17.2012 | Detroit
Terry Blackhawk

The care we give children is returned tenfold by our young people, and their talents and generous hearts will make a better world for us all.

Speak Poetry, Speak Peace

Terry Blackhawk | Posted 07.07.2012 | Detroit
Terry Blackhawk

This city, long thought too tough, is suddenly looking for solace and solutions in the art of arranging language through image, metaphor and music to capture the heart's inner song.

Congratulations, Naomi Long Madgett

Terry Blackhawk | Posted 03.31.2012 | Detroit
Terry Blackhawk

We at InsideOut Literary Arts gave a cheer at the news that Naomi Long Madgett was awarded the 2012 Kresge Eminent Artist Award. She continues to be a powerful, generous force for poetry in Detroit and around the country.