Arts+Culture

Seizing a New Day

Seizing a New Day

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Over its more than 80-year history, Brevard Music Center has seen plenty of historic performances by some of the biggest names in classical, jazz, and Americana. Summers around the lake at the center’s campus have usually been soundtracked by arias, symphonies, and string quartets, as the stage has played host to such legendary performers at Yo-Yo Ma, Renée Fleming, and Joshua Bell.

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The People Still Need a Poet

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The deep fryer is fertile ground for poetry. While tending to chicken thighs churning in hot vegetable oil, part-time deli worker, part-time dishwasher, and “people’s poet” Tony Robles writes. He writes about peach cobbler and green beans, about snapping turtles marooned on Greenville Highway. He writes about racism. But mostly, Robles writes about people.

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