The Occasion

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The Occasion is a themed poetry show airing monthly on fourth Mondays from 10pm-11pm. Hosted by Jennifer Perrine, The Occasion features interviews with poets, who offer a selection of their “greatest hits,” read poems written specifically for the show’s theme, and recommend some of their favorite poems by other authors.  Every episode offers something old, something new, something borrowed, and something true.

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"Leap," Brittney Corrigan

Airs at: Mon, 02/24/2020 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
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The theme for February is "Leap," and features guest poet Brittney Corrigan, who was raised in Colorado but has called Portland, Oregon her home since 1990. She holds a degree from Reed College, where she is also employed. Brittney’s poems have appeared in numerous journals... Read more