Rooftop Poetry Club Events

The Olmsted Parks Poetry Project Comes to a Close

November 19, 2012
By Lisa Forrest
The Olmsted Parks Poetry Project Comes to a Close

The Rooftop Poetry Club’s Olmsted Parks Poetry Project came to a close on November 16th, 2012.  The group celebrated a successful series by holding the final event at Delaware Park’s Parkside Lodge.  The celebration at the lodge featured author Frank Kowsky, actress Eve Everette, and poetry by workshop participants.  Lisa Forrest and Irene Sipos...

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The Olmsted Parks Poetry Project: Burchfield Penney Art Center

November 7, 2012
By Lisa Forrest
The Olmsted Parks Poetry Project: Burchfield Penney Art Center

This is an archive of a past event. The Olmsted Parks Poetry Project: Exploring the Poetic Nature of Public Spaces Frederick Law Olmsted, the father of American Landscape architecture, was brought to Buffalo in 1868 with a vision to design “a city within a park.” His legacy includes the expansive green necklace of parks...

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Olmsted Parks Poetry Project: South Park

October 30, 2012
By Lisa Forrest
Olmsted Parks Poetry Project: South Park

This is an archive of a past event. On November 2, 2012, poets gathered at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens for the fifth workshop of the Olmsted Parks Poetry Project Project series. Led by poet-critic-scholar Andrew Rippeon and poet-librarian Lisa Forrest, the workshop focused on the idea of an artist’s work being altered by...

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The Olmsted Parks Poetry Project: Featuring Mark Goldman and Rachel Ostrander

October 10, 2012
By Lisa Forrest
The Olmsted Parks Poetry Project: Featuring Mark Goldman and Rachel Ostrander

This is an archive of a past event.   The Olmsted Parks Poetry Project: Exploring the Poetic Nature of Public Spaces Frederick Law Olmsted, the father of American Landscape architecture, was brought to Buffalo in 1868 with a vision to design “a city within a park.” His legacy includes the expansive “green necklace” of...

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The Olmsted Parks Poetry Project: Featuring Poet Jonathan Skinner

October 3, 2012
By Lisa Forrest
The Olmsted Parks Poetry Project: Featuring Poet Jonathan Skinner

This is an archive of a past event. The Olmsted Parks Poetry Project: Exploring the Poetic Nature of Public Spaces Frederick Law Olmsted, the father of American Landscape architecture, was brought to Buffalo in 1868 with a vision to design “a city within a park.” His legacy includes the expansive “green necklace” of parks...

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Olmsted Parks Poetry Project: Featuring Lynda Schneekloth

September 10, 2012
By Lisa Forrest
Olmsted Parks Poetry Project: Featuring Lynda Schneekloth

This is an archive of a past event. On Friday, September 7, 2012, poets gathered at Delaware Park’s Rose Garden for the first Olmsted Parks Poetry Project workshop. The event featured Lynda Schneekloth, Professor at UB’s School of Architecture and Planning since 1982 and Director of Landscape at the Urban Design Project.   Following Schneekloth’s talk,...

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Olmsted Parks Poetry Project Schedule

September 5, 2012
By Lisa Forrest
Olmsted Parks Poetry Project Schedule

This is an archive of a past event. The Rooftop Poetry Club Presents… The Olmsted Parks Poetry Project: Exploring the Poetic Nature of Public Spaces Frederick Law Olmsted, the father of American Landscape architecture, was brought to Buffalo in 1868 with a vision to design “a city within a park.”  His legacy includes the expansive...

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The Olmsted Parks Poetry Project: Featuring Carey Anne Miller & Andrew Rippeon

August 28, 2012
By Lisa Forrest
The Olmsted Parks Poetry Project: Featuring Carey Anne Miller & Andrew Rippeon

This is an archive of a past event. The Olmsted Parks Poetry Project: Exploring the Poetic Nature of Public Space Frederick Law Olmsted, the father of American Landscape architecture, was brought to Buffalo in 1868 with a vision to design “a city within a park.”  His legacy includes the expansive green necklace of parks...

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Poetry Contest Winner Announced

May 2, 2012
By Lisa Forrest
Poetry Contest Winner Announced

The Rooftop Poetry Club would like to thank everyone who submitted a poem to our contest. Congratulations to Nelson Tirado III for “This Isn’t a Poem, This is Practice.” Many thanks to our judges, Irene Sipos and Anne Fearman.   Read all of the submissions here.     This Isn’t A Poem, This Is Practice...

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Rooftop Poetry Club Photos

April 23, 2012
By Lisa Forrest

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