“WE ARE KENTUCKY”
sponsored by the Kentucky Chamber Orchestra
June 5, 2022 @ 2-4p
Poetry Is: A Sound Experience
Caroll “Teaberry” Grossman
Robert Eric Shoemaker
“Poetry Is: A Spectrum”
Though we live in Louisville, Kentucky and are surrounded by creativity and the arts, we all sometimes feel disconnected and isolated from those in our community and others we might share kinship with. As a community, Poetry Is: A Sound Experience imagines a Louisville, a Kentucky, and a greater country that finds love and connection through artistic expression, and we actively create and advocate for those connections through our interdisciplinary, collaborative work emphasizing joy and community.
“Poetry Is – A Sound Experience” is a local performance collective uniting poets and musicians to create unique poetry “reading” experiences with improvisational music. Sometimes entirely unrehearsed, these music and poetry moments are unpredictable and joyful community-building sound-bites that transform the atmosphere of the poetry reading into a dynamic space.