Billy Collins, Author Of The Rain in Portugal: Poems Chats With Dr. Alvin

Click Here To Listen Billy Collins NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins comes a twelfth collection of poetry offering over fifty new poems that showcase the generosity, wit, and imaginative play that prompted The Wall Street Journal to call him “America’s favorite poet.” The Rain in Portugal—a title that admits he’s not much of a rhymer—sheds Collins’s ironic light on such subjects as travel and art, cats and dogs, loneliness and love, beauty and death. His tones range from the whimsical—“the dogs of Minneapolis . . . / have no idea they’re in Minneapolis”—to the elegiac in a reaction to the death of Seamus Heaney. A student of the [...]

Edwin & Nikki Graves Henderson of Tinner Hills Blues Festival 2014 Falls Church, VA chats with Dr. Alvin

Tinner Hill Click Here To Listen The Tinner Hill Blues Festival is the only three-day event in Falls Church. There are all kinds of blues for all ages, all weekend, all over town. For more information visit

Last Conversation With Dr. Maya Angelou: Thoughts On Electing Barack Obama with Dr. Alvin

Dr Maya Angelou Click Here To Listen Tribute. Prose, Words & Music in celebration of an American Treasure. My only and last conversation with Dr. Maya as she encourages us to elect Barack Obama for president of the United States. This chat is dedicated to my daughters Dr. Alisha Lola and Rev. Angela Jones.