The Broken Shaker http://blog.wlrn.org en This Weekend, Find Poetic Inspiration At The Bottom Of A Cocktail -- Literally http://blog.wlrn.org/post/weekend-find-poetic-inspiration-bottom-cocktail-literally <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This weekend, you might notice that the humble coaster beneath your drink has a surprising message. Unlike the fool sitting next to you at the bar, the verses on your coaster are lucid, articulate and wise.</span></p><p>Paul Christiansen, a poet and graduate student at Florida International University, spearheaded the poetry coaster project. It's part of <a href="http://www.omiami.org/read.html?id=1" target="_blank">O Miami, a month-long poetry festival with the goal of exposing everyone in Miami-Dade to a poem in April</a>.</p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 15:35:16 +0000 Trina Sargalski 13063 at http://blog.wlrn.org This Weekend, Find Poetic Inspiration At The Bottom Of A Cocktail -- Literally Book Your Calendars For Booklegger's 'Library On The Run' http://blog.wlrn.org/post/book-your-calendars-bookleggers-library-run <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Miami Beach is going literary, literally.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Thursday, local book enthusiasts can sit around, handcrafted cocktail in hand, and talk literature. Better yet, they can leave with a free book.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The <a href="http://www.facebook.com/events/321259454651816/">event</a> is put on by </span><a href="https://twitter.com/bookleggers">Bookleggers</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, a community mobile library often referred to as “a library on the run.”</span></p> Wed, 23 Jan 2013 21:00:00 +0000 Allison Goodman 8195 at http://blog.wlrn.org Book Your Calendars For Booklegger's 'Library On The Run'