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"Today Beginning Again" by Barbara Fant

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    Walker Evans
    Walker Evans

    Spoken word poetry by Barbara Fant, written for the 200th Birthday of Columbus:




    She is sunshine put to words. An amazing poet.

    Why don’t we see her reading the poem, but get a still?

    Walker Evans
    Walker Evans

    I was at the event and saw a video camera in the back of the room. Either the footage didn’t turn out, or they haven’t had enough time to process it (this event was held yesterday at lunch).



    Philanthropy Friday: A Poem of Inspiration
    By: The Columbus Foundation

    Barbara Fant, an extremely talented and community-minded Columbus artist, was commissioned by The Columbus Foundation to create a spoken-word piece to celebrate and reflect on Columbus’ Bicentennial. The piece, Today Beginning Again– “For Columbus,” premiered at the Foundation on February 14, 2012, the city’s 200th birthday. Most recently, Barbara preformed the work at the Ohio Theatre during the Bicentennial State of the City Address. Listen to the exciting piece below and also get a behind-the-scenes look at her artistic process.

    READ MORE: https://www.columbusunderground.com/philanthropy-friday-a-poem-of-inspiration

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