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The Center hosts readings, workshops, lectures, and publishes a variety of poetry publications. SPC is located in the R25 Arts Complex located on the corner of R & 25th Streets in midtown Sacramento.



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Wednesday, April 09, 2008

Sacramento Poetry Center Conference 2008

Sacramento Poetry Center Conference 2008




Al Young delivering his talk about poetry and song and reflections on French cultural influences on the US in the 60's

Bob and Tino

Stan Zumbiel and Andy Jones

Frank Graham with Al Young

Later on Al Young read a series of poems during the reading he did on Saturday afternoon [April 5] with Quinton Duval and Ellen Bass. [Unfortunately, due to technical difficulties, the portions of the reading for Quinton Duval and Ellen Bass are not available as .mp3s.] Al Young read

"What You See Isn't All You Get" (w/ intro) [6:17]
"In the Unlikely Event of a Water Landing" [4:42]
"You Do All This for Love" [1:35]
"Brownie Eyes" [3:38]
"Lost Passport Blues" [2:52]

All photos courtesy of Rebecca Morrison

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