All posts by Elizabeth Hoover

  • Madwomen In The Attic

    Women Who Don’t Bite Their Tongues: Writing Workshop Celebrates More Than Thirty Years On a recent October morning, the Madwomen in the Attic poetry workshop began with an argument. A student shared a poem written by […]


  • Trumpeter Freddie Hendrix Creates a Higher Ground

    Trumpeter Freddie Hendrix already has a lifetime worth of accomplishments with five albums as a sideman for George Benson, Bradford Hayes, Melvin Davis, New Jersey City University Jazz Ensemble, and most recently Rufus Reid. In this video, Hendrix shares his thoughts of City of Asylum/ Pittsburgh’s 2010 Jazz Poetry Concert.


  • Trumpeter Eddie Allen Will Win You Over

    This video features Trumpeter Eddie Allen. Known for his versatility, Eddie Allen participated in the 2010 Jazz Poetry Concert. He is also the founder of Sãlongo, a 7-piece band that brings together Afro-Cuban and Brazilian music to create a fresh and inventive sound.