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- Twin Cities literary events: readings include Tony Oliva bio - TwinCities.com - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
Twin Cities literary events: readings include Tony Oliva bio - TwinCities.comTwinCities.com-Pioneer PressLOFT 40 FOR 40: The Loft writers center celebrates its 40th anniversary with 40 events in 40 hours, including a session with Button Poetry, a group bike ride, a workshop on making more energetic and distinctive writing, lunch with Loft staff, First ...
- Quick trips: Potato Days sure to be a 'mashing' success - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
Quick trips: Potato Days sure to be a 'mashing' successTwinCities.com-Pioneer Press218-624-3641. visitproctormn.com. 8. ST. PETER Rock Bend Folk Festival: 25th annual free event celebrates southern Minnesota's folk arts and artists. Original arts and crafts, music (blues, bluegrass, jazz), food and more. Sept. ... MILWAUKEE Irish ...
- Taylor Swift shares her musical inspirations - Music News
Music NewsTaylor Swift shares her musical inspirationsMusic News"I was a poetry-obsessed preteen the first time I heard that incredibly genius kiss-off, 'You're so vain, you probably think this song is about you. ... "I loved the cadence of the pre-chorus, 'And it's dark in a cold December, but I got you to keep me ...and more »
- Calendar - Brattleboro Reformer
CalendarBrattleboro ReformerNewfane: The annual West River Valley Community American Red Cross Blood Drive will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 11, from 1 to 6 p.m. at the NewBrook Fire Department ... Brattleboro: African Dance Vermont presents a West African drum class, 6:15-7:15 p.m ...and more »
- Herrera named nation's first Latino poet laureate - The Olympian
The OlympianHerrera named nation's first Latino poet laureateThe OlympianKaty's fire back comes hot on the heels of the release of Taylors number one hit 'Bad Blood', which is about a friendship gone bad, apparently based on their relationship. While 25 year old Taylor has never directly confirmed that her latest hit is ...and more »
- Giovanni kicks off Literacy Expo - Florida Times-Union
Giovanni kicks off Literacy ExpoFlorida Times-UnionThe Virginia Tech professor and nationally renowned African-American poet was in town Thursday to share her award-winning insight into writing and literacy with local educators as part of the district's first Literacy Expo. The week-long Literacy Expo ...
- Cronkite student considers ASU a healing experience - ASU News Now
ASU News NowCronkite student considers ASU a healing experienceASU News NowSkylar Mason (right) makes her bed with the help of her sister, Hannah, 16, as she moves into Taylor Place on Friday, Aug. 14. A year before, she survived a horrific car accident that killed her father, and now the Barrett scholar is embarking on a ...
- The Eleven Best Things to Do in Miami This Week - Miami New Times
The Eleven Best Things to Do in Miami This WeekMiami New TimesDesigned to help the community embrace and understand the African diaspora, the event spans two days and includes no shortage of diversions, including African and Caribbean dance, drum and music workshops, a health fair, a raffle for two tickets to ...
- Gray's Anatomy - Artforum
ArtforumGray's AnatomyArtforumAVANT-GARDE FILMS, as Jonas Mekas often explains, are to narrative movies as poetry is to prose. Mekas was a poet before he ever picked up a camera. Now ninety-two, he continues to both write and film. Stephanie Gray, roughly half Mekas's age, is also ...and more »
- Cirque du Soleil Returns to Chicago with KURIOS - Broadway World
Cirque du Soleil Returns to Chicago with KURIOSBroadway WorldI promise you've never seen anything like 'Kurios,'" Christian Stolte, NBC-TV's "Chicago Fire" (via Twitter). "Cirque, you bring out the best in everyone! Thank you for the great show. Kurios is another stellar ... When the outlandish, benevolent ...and more »
- Your Hurricane Katrina poetry, heartbreaking, uplifting - NOLA.com
NOLA.comYour Hurricane Katrina poetry, heartbreaking, upliftingNOLA.comTen years after Hurricane Katrina and the 2005 flood, some readers have chosen poetry as a means of looking back. If you've set your feelings to paper, and would like to share, please send your poems to me firstname.lastname@example.org or post them directly in the ...and more »
- Robert Lepage's 887 explores Quebec and family for Panamania - Toronto Star
Toronto StarRobert Lepage's 887 explores Quebec and family for PanamaniaToronto Starâ€œWhen I tried to remember that poem, I didn't just remember the text, I remembered all the things that happened in my life during that period.â€ And it all began with the move to Murray Ave. â€œAs a kid, my dad moved us to the upper town which was in a ...and more »
- A profoundly forgettable 'True Detective' - Boston Globe
Boston GlobeA profoundly forgettable 'True Detective'Boston GlobeEight years ago, HBO ran a season of a drama called â€œJohn From Cincinnatiâ€ that was a beacon of pretension and blather. It was about being, nothingness, nihilism, absurdity, emptiness, Zen, art, motorcycle maintenance, and the existential pain of ...and more »
- Kendrick Lamar Visits New Jersey High School To Hear Students Perform Poetry [VIDEO/PHOTOS]
The first student read a poem about the struggles he faces as a dark-skinned South Asian, and two others followed with a joint piece called â€œWhat the Media Taught Us.â€ Lamar laughed when they reached the line â€œYou chose the wrong butterfly to pimp ...
- Why Some Blamed Poetry for Sylvia Plath's Death - TIME
TIMEWhy Some Blamed Poetry for Sylvia Plath's DeathTIMEWhat drove Sylvia Plath to her death was painfully clear to her psychiatrist: clinical depression. But after the acclaimed poet, just 30 years old, committed suicide on this day, Feb. 11, in 1963, her friends, fans, and biographers were eager to blame ...