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- St Barnabas School in Darwen wins Â£3000 worth of art staging equipment - This Is Lancashire
This Is LancashireSt Barnabas School in Darwen wins Â£3000 worth of art staging equipmentThis Is LancashirePoetry contest winner Allison Mercer (left) with head teacher Alison Howarth and pupils Logan Howarth, Niamh Mercer, Spencer Mercer, Freya Norton and Bradley Price on the school's new stage. A SCHOOL in Darwen won Â£3,000 worth of state-of-the-art ...and more »
- Former PG mayor announces write-in candidacy
PLEASANT GROVE -- Pleasant Grove's campaign has grown by one write-in candidate, former mayor Mike Daniels, who considers himself a friend of incumbent mayor, Bruce Call.
- Things to know for Thursday: Afternoon edition - Emporia Gazette
Things to know for Thursday: Afternoon editionEmporia GazetteRabas is the winner of the Langston Huhges Award for Poetry, the Victor Contoski Poetry Award, the Jerome Johanning Playwriting Award and the Salina New Voice Award. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org. Emporia's Tree Sweep 2013 will take place from ...
- Veterans reveal their pain through poetry at Hudson County courthouse - NJ.com
Veterans reveal their pain through poetry at Hudson County courthouseNJ.comSeven veterans read their poetry beneath the rotunda in the Brennan Court House in Jersey City Thursday night, baring their souls as part of the Secaucus Vet Center's "Paint Your Pain'' art exhibit. â€œIt is cathartic,â€ said Jan Barry, who organized the ...
- Video: Daniel Radcliffe: Allen would hate poems - Belfast Telegraph
Video: Daniel Radcliffe: Allen would hate poemsBelfast TelegraphHarry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe, who portrays the Beat Generation writer in Kill Your Darlings, tried his hand at poetry when he was 17, with a quartet of his works, which tackled topics such as infidelity, prostitutes and Pop Idol, appearing in ...
- For inaugural poet, a journey home to America - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports
MIAMI (AP) - The Miami neighborhood where inaugural poet Richard Blanco grew up, in many ways, resembles Cuba his family left behind. Down the street, a man sells avocados from a small table. His favorite bakery, a few blocks north, serves guava pastries and cafe con leche.
- En route to Southebyâ€™s, Bay Psalm Book traces nationâ€™s seesaw religious history
Three hundred and seventy-three years ago, when the chief Puritan â€œdivinesâ€ of the young Massachusetts Bay Colony printed their own translation of the Bibleâ€™s Book of Psalms, they prided themselves on importing the continentâ€™s very first English printing press and establishing the colony as a cultural and educational center. What they were certainly not anticipating â€” the little books sold for ...
- Spare Times for Children for Oct. 18-24 - New York Times
Spare Times for Children for Oct. 18-24New York TimesChaska finally confronts a terrible dilemma: to be changed into a bird and abandon her parents, who are already mourning the death of her brother, or give up a love who has taught her how it feels to soar. Written by Jason Williamson, who has worked in ...and more »
- Poetry and Pastries set for Nov. 12 in Chatham - NJ.com
Poetry and Pastries set for Nov. 12 in ChathamNJ.com12, 7 p.m. at CafeBeethoven, 262 Main St., in Chatham. Open poetry reading. Listeners always welcome. Cost is $10 which includes flavorful coffees, delicious pastries and Wonderful Poetry. Contactmarciaivanas@gmail.com for more information. View/Post ...
- Local attorney John Moran dies - York Daily Record
Local attorney John Moran diesYork Daily RecordAlong with playing polo, over the years Moran sailed boats, raced cars, wrote poetry and fiction, painted, rehabbed houses, shot skeet and farmed. Ness said Moran had just purchased some new polo ponies. Prendergast said he recently bought grape vines ...and more »
- America's oldest book sells for record $14.2M
The world's most valuable book sold Tuesday for $14.16 million at Sotheby's in New York, according to the auction house.
- Doris Lessing, Nobel prize-winning author, dies at 94 - Entertainment Weekly
The GuardianDoris Lessing, Nobel prize-winning author, dies at 94Entertainment WeeklyShe remains best known for The Golden Notebook, in which heroine Anna Wulf uses four notebooks to bring together the separate parts of her disintegrating life. The novel covers a range of previously unmentionable female conditions â€” menstruation, ...Doris Lessing, Nobel Prize-Winning Author, DiesNPR (blog)Appreciation: Nobel-winning author Doris Lessing, 94, diesUSA TODAYNobel author Doris Lessing dies at 94Kansas.comABC Onlineall 252 news articles »
- Paul Whittle wins Fresh Fish Award - The Telegram
Paul Whittle wins Fresh Fish AwardThe TelegramWhittle may have started writing later than others, taking it up while completing a degree in English literature, but he's already accomplished: he has won Newfoundland and Labrador Arts and Letters awards for poetry and prose; has been published in ...
- calendar_of_events: A guide to what's going on in the community - Press of Atlantic City
calendar_of_events: A guide to what's going on in the communityPress of Atlantic CityCHEER TECH CHAMPIONSHIP COMPETITIONS, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. ... KWANZAA CELEBRATION, 2:30 p.m., Afro-One Dance, Drama and Drum Theatre, songs, poetry, dances, The Atlantic City Free Public Library, 1 N Tennessee Ave., Atlantic City.and more »
- Love in the Gardens
Zadie Smith When my father was old and I was still young, I came into some money. Though it was money â€œearnedâ€ for work done, it seemed, both to my father and me, no different than a win on the lottery. We looked at the contract more than once, checking and rechecking it, just like a lottery ticket, to ensure no mistake had been made. No mistake had been made. I was to be paid for writing a book.