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December 23, 2015

  • Arizona Poet Laureate New Book  |   Video
    • Alberto Rios, the inaugural Poet Laureate of Arizona, will talk about his 13th book of poetry, “A Small Story about the Sky,” which focuses on stories that unfold along the Mexico-US border.

October 13, 2015

  • Arizona Poet Laureate New Book  |   Video
    • Alberto Rios, the inaugural Poet Laureate of Arizona, will talk about his 13th book of poetry, “A Small Story about the Sky,” which focuses on stories that unfold along the Mexico-US border.

March 16, 2015

  • Using Sports to Teach Literature  |   Video
    • Local English teacher William Tecku will discuss how teaching sports literature positively impacts students' reading and writing skills. He will also talk about how he uses sports literature in the classroom and his own baseball poetry, which he will read during a presentation at a Mesa public library.

December 26, 2013

  • Arizona’s Poet Laureate  |   Video
    • Arizona State University Regent’s Professor Alberto Rios has been named the state’s inaugural Poet Laureate. The appointment was made by Governor Jan Brewer’s office and the Arizona Commission on the Arts. Rios discusses his appointment and his poetry.

September 25, 2013

  • Jazzoperetry  |   Video
    • Two Arizona-based opera singers have created a unique new art form. They have melded jazz, opera and poetry. You’ll see a demonstration of their invention, which they have titled “Jazzoperetry.”

August 28, 2013

  • Arizona Poet Laureate Alberto Rios  |   Video
    • Arizona State University Regent’s Professor Alberto Rios has been named the state’s inaugural poet laureate. The appointment was made by Governor Jan Brewer’s office and the Arizona Commission on the Arts. Rios will discuss his new appointment and his poetry.

October 13, 2011

  • Occupy Phoenix  |   Video
    • The “Occupy Wall Street” movement spreads to the Valley. “Occupy Phoenix” spokesperson Apollo Poetry talks about what the group hopes to accomplish.