On May 10, 1869, workers drove the so-called “golden spike”spike through railroad ties joining the Union Pacific Railroad with the Central Pacific Railroad. Saturday evening on The American Sound, hear American composer George Antheil’s “Golden Spike,” inspired by America’s transcontinental railroad.
Slam Poet Rachel Wiley
Slam poet Rachel Wiley took 4th place at the annual Women of the World Poetry Slam held in Columbus.
Her poetry ranges from humorous to deeply moving personal reflection.
In this ArtZine video profile of Wiley, find snippets of poetry about stalking a man that looks like Ira Glass through a grocery store, and about what happens when KFC runs out of chicken.