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World Poetry Celebrates AUDREY P. FRANKLYN!

 

 

Ariadne’s Notes: On August 10, 1-2 pm on CFRO 100.5 FM, we had the privilege of welcoming   a “Living Legend” Audrey P. Franklyn  who has had a fascinating career and still continues. Her stories about how she got started and went on to tremendous heights was memorable . Unique creativity and hard work, exploring new possibilities all were a major part of her success. Audrey also spoke about her long term relationship with Ella Fitzgerald and others. The stories made for a fascinating interview. From the feedback of World Poetry participants, the interview was really meaningful to them.  As I move into the field of promotion, especially for youth, the program was also very meaningful to me. 

Thanks also to the special Tech Kerry who took Victor’s place and to special volunteer Sharon Rowe who helped make the show possible.

We also featured our advisor and long term friend from Mongolia  Dr. Hadda Sendoo with his e-poem The Wind from The World Poetry Almanac and music from our partners  Braitwaite and Katz Communications with the lovely voice of: Daniela Schachter, CD, A tribute to Jimmy Van Heusen.

World Poetry would like to welcome a new listener from Guam, making a total of 98 countries.

LISTEN TO THE SHOW HERE! 

The World Poetry Cafe on August 10,1-2 pm PST  on CFRO 100.5 FM  interviewed AUDREY P. FRANKLYN, President of the Franklyn Agency.

Ms. Franklyn, known in media circles as “The PR person with clout”, started her career with KLAC Radio in 1957, where she first became familier with the media world. She established the Franklyn Agency, a PR/Production firm, in 1960 and went on to promote, for herself and other production companies, 150 one-nighters and theatrical runs, from the dorothy Chandler Pavilion and the Westwood Playhouse to massey Hall in Toronto and Carnegie Hall. Among her exclusive clients is Ella Fitzgerald, who became Audrey’s client in 1966. 

She can be contacted through her FB page, Linked In  and on the internet.

Ms. Franklyn has promoted hundreds of personalities, agencies and institutions during the past 25 years. She is listed in Who’s Who of American and Who’s Who in California, and hosts her own TV talk show,

“The Franklyn interview”, which has aired for 26 years on group W Cable in Santa Monica; it airs every Friday night at 11 p.m. The show features a well-known media personality as co-host, such as Gene Ferguson, News Director of KZLA Radio. Because it has been so well received, The Franklyn Interview is now syndicated and is re-aired on both Public and leased Access stations.

The Franklyn Agency also produces commercials for cable TV.

World Poetry Celebrates The Amazing Deborah L. Kelly!

Ariadne’s Notes:

The World Poetry Café was honoured once again to celebrate the talented Deborah  L. Kelly and present her new powerful activist book  Cry of Humanity, Silverbowpublishing.com, 2017 This book still retains the magic and hope of her previous books while meeting world difficulties head on. A must read book available, locally and internationally  which can be purchased through the publisher at http://silverbowpublishing.com/

In addition, music by Pancho and Sal and Susan Cogan as well as an excerpt from Creativity Rocks and one of Sharon’s entertaining Big Bessie short stories read by the wonderful voice of our tech Victor Schwartzman. 

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Deborah L.Kelly is an award winning Poet, who Features regularly throughout the Lower Mainland. She is the author of three published books of poetry, and is currently working on her fourth. Her work has been published in India, Uzbekistan and other countries as well.

 

Deborah’s work takes us into the duality of spirit and mortality; exploring the mysteries of humanity and Divinity. As a poet, I feel it a part of my purpose to inspire and uplift others around me. 

Other link: http://worldpoetry.ca/?p=1163

Website: www.poetrybydeborah.com  Member: Royal City Literary Arts Society (RCLAS) World Poetry Canada North Shore Writer’s Association

Author: Through My Eyes, Silverbowpublishing.com, 2015 Spirit Song, Xpresspublications.com, India, 2015, India orders: Amazon.in;  International: xpresspublications.com Heartworks, Silverbowpublishing.com , 2016 Cry of Humanity, Silverbowpublishing.com, 2017

Awards: Fourth Place Winner, Rabindranath Tagore International Poetry Competition, 2015, India; Honorable Mention 2016, IndiaShortlisted, Vancovuer Rabindranath Tagore Poetry Competition, Honorable Mention 2016 Recipient,  (WIN), Distinguished Poet Award, 2016 Winner, Bharat International Short Story Awards, 2017

Whatever you can do, or dream you can, BEGIN IT. Boldness has GENIUS, POWER, and MAGIC in it. ~ Goethe ~

Beginning; The End

In the continual flow

of lifes spiral,

we see ourselves

reflected in the light

of cosmic ether:

glowing, pure, immortal.

Though our mortal bodies

die, there is no death.

Passing between worlds

with the light speed

of soul ~ tis then we are whole.

Mortal vessel, unable

to transcend, must be

left behind, will never mend.

The beginning, is always

found at the end.

Deborah L. Kelly  (C) All rights reserved by the author.

 

 

World Poetry Presents Soramaru Takayama and Yurie Hoyoyon

 

 

 

 

 

World Poetry Cafe presents our last show on Wall Street before moving back to the old station on Columbia! On July 13, 1-2 pm PST, CFRO,we welcome Soramaru Takayama – Poet. www.takayamasoramaru.com
 
 Soramaru is a member of the artist collective Tasai. Sora brings his innovative poetry monodrama to Vancouver by way of ongoing solo performances and through collaboration with nationally recognized poets visiting from Japan. His first poetry book “Tsuki To Buranko” was published in 2014, taking him on three successful tours in Japan.  He has performed for the Canada Japan Friendship Association, Joy Kogawa House, and was commissioned to create and perform a poem for the 110th Anniversary of the VJLS-JH.  Sora hosts an annual event, Japanese Poets North of the 49th, that is funded by the Canada Council for the Arts. He is the founder and owner of Vegan Pudding & Co.  www.takayamasoramaru.com
 
 
Yurie Hoyoyon, Manager of the poet Soramaru Takayama, Media relation coordinator for JPN49th Illustrator / Portrait artist / TV reporter for Nikkei TV www.yuries.com
 
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Music and poem by Yoshimi Sakura read by Yurie Hoyoyo in Japanese and
 
Ariadne Sawyer in English.
 
 Blue Earth, theme song for World Poetry played at special occasions.
 
 
 

Caring message from  World Poetry Beloved Honorary  Son Rahmat Haidari :“I do not want violence anywhere in the world and no human being forced to immigrate. It is very painful because of the insecurity and the loss of the family moving away. The aspirations, of the family, of culture lost.

For all the people of the world, I wish peace and friendship.”

Rahmat Haidari is multi- award winning filmmaker and peace and human rights advocate who had to flee his country and now resides in Germany where he will bring his talents and expertize to help the world.