Whitman Birthplace Offering Poetry in Place of Pigskin

The Walt Whitman Birthplace will give you a chance to leave the grass behind, by hosting a Super Poem Sunday on Feb. 2. Scheduled for 1-4:30 p.m., the poetry-slam competition will include all styles and forms, with a three-minute reading limit. Readers perform live; three Read More …

Happening in Huntington for the Holidays

Turkey drives, tree lightings, parade, music, food and more are filling the holiday calendar throughout Huntington. There appears to be little to no separation between Thanksgiving and Christmas celebrations this year. We’ve compiled a list, which will update every few days, of events or ways Read More …

Arts RoundUp: A Bronx Tale, Horror Talk and Art Walk

 Meet Whitman scholar Zachary Turpin at The Walt Whitman Birthplace, see Actor Chazz  Palminteri perform “A Bronx Tale” at The Paramount, and experience art through a self guided tour in Huntington Village – See more below. What: ABC of Glaze Ceramics Workshop with Nancy Robbins Read More …

Celebrate Whitman’s 200th Birthday, and His Poetry, at Birthplace

Walt Whitman may have been born 200 years ago, for which there will be a celebration this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, at Walt Whitman Birthplace Association, but his legacy, and poetry in general, are alive and well in the area. Just ask WWBA’s Executive Director Read More …

Arts Roundup: From Walking with Whitman to Talking with Artists

Poetry and art events are among the happenings this week in the Huntington area. What: Walking with Whitman Where: Walt Whitman Birthplace When: Friday, May 3, 7:00 pm About: A reading by prize-winning poets Tongo Eisen-Martin and Tony Policano. Cost: Free – $10 For More Read More …

Arts Roundup: Happy National Poetry Month

Poetry events at three different venues are among the happenings this week in the Huntington area. What: Poets In Port: Robert Savino Where: Caffe Portofino When: Friday, April 26, 7:30 pm About: Northport Arts Coalition hosts; Savino, former Suffolk County Poet Laureate, reads. Cost: Free Read More …

Teen Poets to Be Recognized

The Huntington Town Board will recognize teen poets from the community selected to participate in the Town’s Poetry for the Hart Initiative. The winning teen poets will receive certificates in an award ceremony with the members of the Huntington Town Board. Immediately following conclusion of Read More …

Arts Roundup: From First Friday to We Three

Live music — Latin American and via America’s Got Talent — is a highlight of the happenings this week in the Huntington area. What: First Friday Series: “Viva Americas!” Latin American Flute and Guitar  Where: Heckscher Museum of Art When: Friday, Mar. 1, 5:00 – Read More …