Haiku Writing Workshop & Virgilio Film

June 25th, 2013

A few places are still open in the haiku writing workshop & Nick Virgilio film screening that I will be offering on Saturday, June 29,  from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the Manayunk-Roxborough Arts Center in Philadelphia. The cost of the day’s activities is $35, including lunch. Created around the theme of “The Art […]

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Don’t Miss This Screening…Coming Events!

September 20th, 2012

You won’t want to miss it! Please join us for a screening of the poignant documentary remembering Nick Virgilio… by Sean Dougherty at 2 p.m. on Sunday, October 7 at Robin’s Bookstore/Moonstone Arts Gallery in Philadelphia. We will have a special reading of sections of the new Virgilio book, Nick Virgilio: A Life in Haiku, […]

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Magical, Moving Virgilio Book Launches!

May 9th, 2012

About 150 people gathered together the last weekend of National Poetry Month for two book launches in Camden, N.J., to celebrate the life and poetry of Nick Virgilio. To date, many of the major media outlets in the Philadelphia region have done stories on Virgilio and our new book, Nick Virgilio: A Life in Haiku. […]

Haiku Hits the Streets of D.C.

April 18th, 2012

At 8 a.m. on Saturday, April 14th, I met Lee Giesecke of the Towpath haiku group – the local D.C. chapter of the Haiku Society of America – at a metro stop with my car packed full of tables, extra chairs, tablecloths, straw baskets, easels, sumi-e paintings, some regal sunflowers, magenta tulips, a large variety […]

Got the Monday Morning Blues

November 29th, 2011

I had the Monday morning blues, especially following the need to return to work following a lovely Thanksgiving holiday, so I decided to take some time to see a photography exhibition that I had read about: Daphne — The Subtle Power of a Woman’s Eye at the embassy of Peru in Washington, D.C. Of course, […]

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Our New Arlington, VA Neighborhood – Paintings

November 4th, 2011

Over the past two months, my family and I have been busy settling into our new house in Arlington, Virginia, and in my spare time I’ve been making digital paintings of nearby hiking trails, parks, shopping areas and houses. It has been a lot of fun getting out to take these photos that I then […]

Upcoming Events and Fairs

May 10th, 2011

Beginning with a luncheon this Thursday, May 12th, we’ll be kicking off our partnership with Greenwood House — a nursing home that provides specialized care for the Jewish elderly — in order to launch the “Life Story” book project. We will interview  and produce books of Greenwood House residents and their families and, in return, […]

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