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Performance / Poetry


Walt Whitman Initiative Tane Poetry Library: Grand Opening Celebration! (In-Person)

The Walt Whitman Initiative is thrilled to welcome you to the opening of our free, open-access Tane Poetry Library! Come peruse our 600-plus-volume-and-growing-collection, built entirely from donations from our generous supporters. Stay to enjoy performances by Tim Cusack (“I Ping the Body Electric”) and Compagnia de’ Colombari in and around our historic reading space, and to recite your favorite Whitman in full view of Walt’s Brooklyn ferry! Snacks courtesy of our partner Fulton Stall Market, a non-profit public farmer’s marketplace responsibly sourcing local products.

Location: Fulton Stall Market, 91 South Street, Seaport District, New York 10038

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