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Poet Ed Ruzicka Profile (2014)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-07-12

Duration: 00:06:09

Subjects: Ruzicka, Ed | Poetry | PAINTINGS


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • LaFleur, Donna Producer
  • Ruzicka, Ed Interviewee


This segment from the July 12, 2014, episode of the series “Art Rocks!” features producer Donna LaFleur’s interview with Baton Rouge poet Ed Ruzicka. He discusses: his latest work, “Engines of Belief: Engagement with Modern Art”; the paintings that inspired his poems; and poetry as an art form. He also recites three poems from his book, “Father and Son,” “Engines of Belief,” and “Starry Night.” Host: James Fox-Smith