Odd Words Reminder: 100000 Poets for Change New Orleans September 24, 2011Posted by The Typist in New Orleans, NOLA, Odd Words, Toulouse Street.
100,000 Poets for Change, New Orleans, in concert with poets and other artists in 500 cities in 80 countries around the world An idea originally proposed by Michael Rothenberg & Terri Carrion’s plan has gone globally viral. New Orleans is a famous center of creative expression in the US and the eyes of the world have been on us since Katrina and Macondo. Come to Alcee Fortier Park (“Mystery Street Park”) at Esplanade and Grande Route St. John, (today) Saturday, Sept. 24, 4-6 p.m. Free and open to the sky. Take a stand. Bring a chair. Come to speak (or sing or dance) or just to listen.