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Poet Laureate

Golda is the first Poet Laureate of the City of Yonkers. Learn more about this historic appointment, and view upcoming events in this role

Upcoming events

Workshop / Performance Calendar

Latest Happenings

Reflections on the Hudson River

Thursdays & Fridays, 3 – 6 pm; Saturdays 1 – 6 pm. Juried Exhibition and Competition of Art and Photography.Curated by Julie Cousens and Bob Walters (guest curator) inCollaboration with Beczak Environmental Education Center All welcome! No cost. Blue Door Art Center, 13 Riverdale Ave, Yonkers, NY 10701

Poetry Jazzin’ Up The Trail In Yonkers

Waterfront views and Ella Fitzgerald’s childhood home – now Yonkers has public poetry! A poet laureate is Jazzin’ Up The Trail with walkers and bikers on the Old Croton Aqueduct trail. No other state park shows off poetry. But Yonkers first Poet Laureate, Golda Solomon, was enthused. “I want to see ALL of Yonkers shine and appreciate poetry the way I do!”

Learn More

Former Hastings resident named Yonkers’ first poet laureate

Read Golda's interview with The Rivertowns Enterprise.

Read the article here.

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