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- Lookout Landing Week: Humor and Humanity
Terrible baseball games can sometimes be funny. But rarely, if ever ... bestâ€”a one-of-a-kind space where we can come together to lean wholeheartedly into the poetry of this absurd and beautiful game. Thanks for being part of it.
- Yrsa Daley-Ward: The model who turned her pain into poetry
Daley-Ward learned the Bible inside out and had to spend her free time handing out leaflets about the Second ... It was in a bar in Cape Town that she rediscovered her love of poetry. Daley-Ward had been a big reader from early childhood and "had a ...
- Allen Ginsbergâ€™s Howl and Other Poems reissued on vinyl for the first time in 30 years
The Vinyl Factory is the worldâ€™s foremost vinyl enterprise. It encompasses a record label, pressing plant and online magazine, and collaborates with artists and musicians to create stunning audio-visual shows. Read More
- 2Do this week, Feb. 26-March 4: Cultural events around Pittsburgh
Bring the histrionics, the tissues and your favorite Shakespearean monologue, scene or poem (or let emcee Alan Irvine choose ... will be performed at the KST Alloy Studios, 5530 Penn Ave., Friendship, at 8 p.m. This work-in-progress performance inserts ...
- Huckaby: Look to country music for pure poetry
People say that poetry has gone out of vogue. Iâ€™m not sure if that is true. But it is true â€“ at least by my way of thinking â€“ that the poetry of the 21st century has kind of left me behind like most of the rest of the cultural norms of this century.
- I Remember
I remember the time when we used to go camping as a family I remember the time when we played hockey in the snow and went to hockey games and to peopleâ€™s houses as a family I remember the time when I didnâ€™t care about my health, school, my family ...
- Library picks: Celebrate poetry month with children
Did you know? You are invited Saturday, April 11, to join Salem Public Library staff and special guests as we celebrate a renewed Children's Area and two amazing entries to the Children's space. (While you are here, check out our poetry collection.)
- This The Tone..Of Those Of You...The Christian Right. - Poem by James B. Earley
this plight - a disingenuous group of folks, indeed so wrong - skulduggery prone....this the tone..of those of you...the Christian Right. Why demand....that I should...offer up my life. such strife.....this price I pay, that you may live...indeed another ...
- Library to Host "Wallace Stevensâ€™ Life and Poetry" in West Hartford
Stevens is an American Modernist poet who briefly lived in West Hartford and has won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. WEST HARTFORD, CT - Guests are invited to come hear David Rosen, Professor of English at Trinity College, discuss the life and poetry of ...
- London Sinfonietta review â€“ an outstanding birthday celebration with bells and whistles
Voices is a concert-length collection of 22 settings for mezzo and tenor of poems in German, English, Spanish and Italian, selected, Henze said, to reflect his own â€œpersonal political perspective and emotional involvementâ€. Itâ€™s not really a song ...
- An Open Call for Muslim Writers, Black History Month, and More
Edwidge Danticat considers the solace and political power of poetry. (New Yorker) To honor both the start of Black History Month and Langston Hughesâ€™s birthday, Signature takes a closer look at his poem about police brutality â€œWho But the Lord.â€
- Finding Haiti on Monroe Road - Charlotte Observer
Charlotte ObserverFinding Haiti on Monroe RoadCharlotte Observer... find live jazz and poetry or dancing to a Caribbean DJ. And Island Hub is a gathering place not just for Charlotte's Haitian community. â€œWe get people from New York, Boston, Florida who miss Caribbean food,â€ Bernadette says. â€œWe call it a family ...
- Program seeks nominations for poet laureate
All styles and sub-genres of poetry, including prose, slam poetry and cowboy poetry, are considered. During the two-year term, the poet laureate will provide a minimum of 10 public readings/events per year in urban and rural settings across the state.
- Laskarina Bouboulina, the Lady of the Revolution
Massacres, genocide, slavery, patriarchy, corruption were all part of the Ottoman system, as were, military prowess, great administrative structures, new medicine, surgery, astronomy, engineering, poetry ... bankers could be Christian or Jews, Greeks ...
- Afaa Michael Weaver
In Spirit Boxing, Afaa Michael Weaver mines fifteen years of experience as a factory worker to build a wellspring of craft in poems that extend from his life to the lives that inhabit the whole landscape of the American working class. â€œAfaa Michael ...