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Action Poetry fonds Series
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Action Poetry : administrative files

Series consists of three subseries, which contain material relating to the planning and promotion of Action Poetry ’94. Materials in this series include internal memos, meeting minutes, proposals and correspondence with faculty, as well as media and advertising requests. The series also includes fundraising, budget and donor information.

Action Poetry : artist information and correspondence

Series consists of four subseries, which document the participants and applicants in “Action Poetry ‘94”. The series includes collected materials such as artist biographies, artist contracts and resumes. In addition, the series includes correspondence between John Sobol and the many artists considered for the program.

Action Poetry : event information

Series consists of two subseries, which contain materials relating to the actual events that made up Action Poetry ’94. The records in this series consist of scheduling information, programs, and promotional materials for Action Poetry ’94, including posters. Series also includes information regarding the Nat Christie Poetry Day at various Calgary schools, and subsequent Nat Christie Poetry Jam at the Uptown Stage and Screen.

Action Poetry : event planning and research

Series consists of three files containing background research material collected by Program Director John Sobol. Some documents detail out of town poetry events, accumulated relevant newspaper clippings, travel information, and miscellaneous research notes. Collected items are from poetry events in Vancouver, Toronto, New York, and Oregon.

Action Poetry : performance contact sheets

Series consists of contact sheets documenting performances by Action Poetry participants (including Sean Zitello, Judy Radul, Deanna Ferguson, Aaron Williamson, Flex Plan Nine, Lillian Allen, John Sobol, Gunargie O'Sullivan, Dasez Temp, Richie D, Ahdri Mandiela, Jeannette Armstrong, Meryn Caddell, Alex Ferguson, Bob Holman, Terrence Crane, Paul Dutton, Diane Wolkstein, Tim Lander, Adeena Karasick, Greg Young-Ing, Mary Dalton, the Pine Trio, Djewel Davidson, Thuong Vuong Riddick,Tracie Morris, Clifton Joseph, John Giorno, Shawna Dempsey, Darryl Keyes, Kedrick James, Peter McPhee, Isobeau Miller, Jayne Cortez, Harold Carr, Lori Weidenhammer, Sheri-D Wilson, and Murdoch Burnett), as well as the Nat Christie Poetry Day workshops held at Calgary area schools (including Bishop Carroll, Forest Lawn, Ernest Manning, and Plains Indians Cultural Survival School), and the Nat Christie Poetry Jam performances by Action Poetry participants and high school students at the Uptown Theatre.

Action Poetry audio recordings

Series consists of audio recordings of performances held as part of Action Poetry ‘94, as well as some studio recordings, remixes of performances, and cue sheets.

Action Poetry video recordings

Series consists of edited video recordings of performances by Action Poetry participants at the Ground Round Theatre in the Banff Centre's Theatre Complex.

Nat Christie Poetry Day and Poetry Jam video recordings

Series consists of video recordings of the Nat Christie Poetry Day workshops, run by Action Poetry participants in Calgary schools, as well as of the Nat Christie Poetry Jam, held at the Uptown Theatre in Calgary and featuring performances by Action Poetry participants and students from the participating high schools.