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Artists Who Ignored Their Own Banshees

The Steiny Road Poet reviews Martin McDonagh’s film The Banshees of Inisherin within the context of Gertrude Stein sitting out World War II in France on the German Border.

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In the Voice of Paul Bowles

The Steiny Road Poet presents the curious case of the magazine publisher who liked Steiny's work but not in the voice of Paul Bowles.

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ModPo a Decade Later

The Steiny Road Poet reprises the 2012 interview with U Penn professor Al Filreis whose online Modern & Contemporary American Poetry (ModPo) has introduced thousands to poetry Including Gertrude Stein.

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The Nightsong of Orpheus

The Dresser reviews The NIghtsong of Orpheus, a wonderfully conceived new opera produced by INSeries in partnership with Theatre Nohgaku.

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Susannah

Karren Alenier reviews Carlisle Floyd’s opera Susannah as produced by Wolf Trap Opera which speaks to our times and troubles

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

The Steiny Road Poet reviews the spectacular production of Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream by director Malana Maog as produced by Washington, DC’s Folger Theatre.

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Port of Leaving

Port of Leaving by Roberto Christiano is a compelling journey of self-examination—a blues of longing—that opens out to the world we live in. A full-length book of poetry from Finishing Line Press.

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Flight and Metamorphosis

Joshua Weiner has produced a stunning translation of Nobel Prize winning poet Nelly Sachs' Flight and Metamorphosis.

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Why I Live at the PO

In May 2022, UrbanArias premiered composer Stephen Eddin and librettist Michael O'Brien's chamber opera Why I Live at the PO.