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Episode 4 | Midnight Voices: Poets Rest at Dawn
posted by: Emily Judem <esjudem@colby.edu>, on: Thu, October 05, 2006
filed under: Campus Happenings, Origins, People and Places
Each Friday night at midnight, Shapel Mallard '07, Lauren Harding '08, and others bring a little bit of New York City to Mayflower Hill--in the form of poetry. Lauren and Shapel talk about Poets Rest at Dawn, an event held weekly in the Mary Low Coffee House.

00:49 Student Survey: Listen to students talk about what they do to relax.
02:12 Feature: Today we hear about Poets Rest at Dawn, a weekly event in which student poets gather to read their work and listen to that of their peers. Shapel, co-founder of Poets Rest, talks about how the group started, the goals behind it, and how it has grown over the past four years.
08:19 Student Work: Stay tuned for Claire Jimenez's '06 passionate preformance of her original poem, "Mi Gente," recorded at Poets Rest at Dawn in December, 2005. Warning: This sound clip contains explicit language.

This episode was written and produced by Emily Judem
Student Survey conducted, edited and produced by Andy Bolduc '10.
"The Experiment" (Theme Song): Written, preformed and recorded by Baron Collins-Hill and John Ayotte
Watermelon Man" by Herbie Hancock: Performed at the Baccaulaureate Ceremony on May 27, 2006 by Garry Berthof '06, Avram David '08, John Davidson '08, Gjergji Gaqji '07, Amanda Vickerson '07
Recordings from Poets Rest at Dawn taken from "An Invitation 2006"

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