Daily Archives: May 4, 2010

Denny Dent

Dennis E. “Denny” Dent (April 5, 1948 – March 29, 2004) was an American speed painter who was known for his frenetic performances as he painted large portraits of celebrities.


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Gathering Paradise: Bill Murray Reads to Construction Workers at Poets House

Members of the construction team which built Poets House’s new home joined actor Bill Murray in May 2009 for the first poetry reading at 10 River Terrace. Produced for Poets House by Limey Films, Inc.

Poets House is a national poetry library and literary center that invites poets and the public to step into the living tradition of poetry. Our poetry resources and literary events document the wealth and diversity of modern poetry, and stimulate public dialogue on issues of poetry in culture.

Poets House

The press has recently lauded Poets House in some wonderful stories about our new home in Battery Park City. Here is a small sampling:

The New York Times, the Weekend Arts section:
Transparent New Home for Poetry

Associated Press 
National Poetry Library Reopens in Lower Manhattan

New York Post
A Poets House by Any Other Name

Library Journal
Poets House Debuts Its New Home

NY1 television 
Poets House Reopens in Battery Park City

Downtown Express 
The Sofas Are Old, But the Poets’ Home Is New

Real Clear Arts 
You Don’t Have To Be A Poet To Love Poets House

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