Henry Goldkamp http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Update: Snow Didn't Stop Poetree Project In Forest Park http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/update-snow-didnt-stop-poetree-project-forest-park <p><strong>Update Dec. 15</strong>: New snow did affect Poetree. It brought in some people who might otherwise have not visited the installation. About 400 poems were submitted and another 600 were installed in a grove between the Art Museum and Zoo, including original works submitted to the project.&nbsp;</p><p>At photographer Tom Nagel’s suggestion, historic preservationist Michael Allen mailed "Those Winter Sundays" by Robert Hayden to the mayor.</p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 05:44:19 +0000 Terry Perkins & Tom Nagel 32167 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Update: Snow Didn't Stop Poetree Project In Forest Park This Sloup Dinner Provided Self Help, As Past Winners Reminisced http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/sloup-dinner-provided-self-help-past-winners-reminisced <p style="margin-bottom: 0px; font-size: 18px; line-height: normal; font-family: Cambria;"><a href="http://www.stlsloup.com/">Sloup</a> has been hosting monthly crowd-funding soup dinners in St. Louis since 2010. But the one on Dec. 8 at Climb So iLL (1419 Carroll St.), differed from the usual -- and not just because a gym staffer was clambering across the rock wall above the crowd. No arts groups presented proposals for bike-generated sound systems or giant murals. No votes were cast. There wasn’t even soup.</p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 16:15:06 +0000 Jim Santel 32077 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org This Sloup Dinner Provided Self Help, As Past Winners Reminisced Unloading The Recorder: Erin Williams Shares Her Thoughts After A Year In St. Louis http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/unloading-recorder-erin-williams-shares-her-thoughts-after-year-st-louis <p>For the past year, St. Louis Public Radio producer Erin Williams has covered regional race matters, diversity and culture as part of an inaugural fellowship made possible, in part, by a grant from the Public Policy Research Center.</p><p>Her last day is today, October 18, 2013, and we wish her well as she continues her journalism career.</p><p>Williams' commentary about her one year in St. Louis as well as her conversation with <em>St. Louis on the Air</em> host Don Marsh appear below:</p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Erin Williams 30745 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Unloading The Recorder: Erin Williams Shares Her Thoughts After A Year In St. Louis With 37 Typewriters Around Town, Poet Henry Goldkamp Asks 'What The Hell Is St. Louis Thinking?' http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/37-typewriters-around-town-poet-henry-goldkamp-asks-what-hell-st-louis-thinking <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Henry Goldkamp has established himself as a bit of a writing fixture in the arts world of St. Louis. He spends his weekdays working in his family’s construction business, but on the weekends you can find him around town at his mobile office, banging out short vignettes of happiness, fear, love and passion on his manual typewriter as sole proprietor of <a href="http://www.freshpoetrystl.org/">Fresh Poetry, Ink</a>.</p> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Erin Williams 29153 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org With 37 Typewriters Around Town, Poet Henry Goldkamp Asks 'What The Hell Is St. Louis Thinking?'