Karen Queen Nur Abdul-Malik is a nationally renown storyteller and teaching artist. Sharing her gift, she has performed in venues from the Opening of the Smithsonian NAAMCH to Equity Theater on Broadway, from the National Black Storytelling Festival to the National Storytelling Festival in Jonesboro. She has been the recipient of MidAtlantic Artist as Catalyst Grants for her work with Teens-at-Risk and Women’s Shelters and the National Storytelling Brimstone Grant for her innovative community-based programs . Live and Storified, for teens an up, was recorded at the Walt Whitman Cultural Arts Center in Camden, NJ. Artistic Bio l Resume Style.
Live and Storified at the Walt Whitman Arts Center. Queen Nur. Primary Artist.
Let's explore the wonders of story and culture together . Zetas have been in the forefront of at the National Association of Black Storytellers since its inception. Founders Mother Mary Carter Smith and Linda Goss both Zeta's. Our highest award named after Triumphant Zeta, Zora Neale Hurston.
Karen 'Queen Nur' Abdul-Malik is shown inside her Dolls of Distinction Exhibition at the Smithville Mansion in Eastampton recently. Abdul-Malik is a resident of Willingboro and is an international storyteller, who is also the director of the Folklife Center at Perkins Center for the Arts. Photo: Joe Lamberti/Staff Photographer). Abdul-Malik has even released two CDs, Sweet Potato Pie and Such" and Live and Storified. Karen 'Queen Nur' Abdul-Malik displays one of the dolls inside the Dolls of Distinction Exhibition at the Smithville Mansion in Eastampton recently. Queen Nur has been a critical part of Perkins Center for the Arts education outreach for nearly 20 years, Chigounis said. As a nationally recognized storyteller her ability to connect individuals and communities with story and performance has been magical to experience.
Walt Whitman is America’s world poet-a latter-day successor to Homer, Virgil, Dante, and Shakespeare. In Leaves of Grass (1855, 1891-2), he celebrated democracy, nature, love, and friendship. This monumental work chanted praises to the body as well as to the soul, and found beauty and reassurance even in death. Poems by Walt Whitman.
Browse through Walt Whitman's poems and quotes. 393 poems of Walt Whitman. Still I Rise, The Road Not Taken, If You Forget Me, Dreams, Annabel Lee. Walter "Walt" was an American poet, essayist and journalist. Whitman is among the most influential poets in the American canon, often called the father of free verse. His work was very controversial in its time, particularly his poetry collection Leaves of Grass, which was described as obscene for its overt sexuality
Karen Abdul-Malik - Intl. Storyteller, Teaching Artist, Folklorist, Activist. Exec, Dir, In FACT, In. Folklife Center Director, Perkins Center for the Arts. Willingboro, NJ. queennur.
Starting from Camden: The Walt Whitman Hotel and the Whitman Stamp. During the first half-century after his death Whitman's image and words were frequently used as a way to lend credibility to institutions and products, whether or not there was any real relationship with the writer. A good example of an authentic connection to the poet (and his community) can be found in the Walt Whitman Hotel in Camden, New Jersey. At the beginning of the show, when Detective Benson and the regular New York City police start to squabble over whether or not this is a routine case (and thus over who has jurisdiction), Benson says sarcastically about the imagined suspect, "Oh yeah, he read her a little Walt Whitman; they made hot passionate love; and right before he fell asleep
On the Beach at Night" is a poem written by Walt Whitman. This poem is made up of six stanzas. The fifth stanza is a couplet. The first and third stanzas are made up of three lines. The second stanza has seven lines. The fourth stanza has nine lines. The sixth stanza has eight lines. On the Beach at Night By Walt Whitman. On the beach at night, Stands a child with her father, Watching the east, the autumn sky.
Walt Whitman was an American poet, essayist and journalist. His work was very controversial in its time, particularly his poetry collection Leaves of Grass, which was described as obscene for its overt sexuality. Browse all poems and texts published on Walt Whitman.