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- Spare Times for Children Listings for June 10-16 - New York Times
Spare Times for Children Listings for June 10-16New York TimesNational Dance Institute's Event of the Year: 'Words With Wings' (Sunday and Monday) You could think of this celebration as poetry in motion: To be danced by the more than 200 children participating in the institute, a nonprofit that brings arts ...and more »
- LIVES CHANGE @ YOUR LIBRARY: Fun, Fit, and Fabulous: Summer Reading Programs - Journalscene.com
LIVES CHANGE @ YOUR LIBRARY: Fun, Fit, and Fabulous: Summer Reading ProgramsJournalscene.comNumerous sites (such as www.nysl.nysed.gov) provide sad and shocking statistics to corroborate the setbacks children, especially those of elementary school age, experience when not involved in summer learning. The setbacks often do not reveal ...and more »
- â€˜Black Girls Rock!â€™ Will Soon Be Coming To A Book Store Near You
Through a combination of inspirational advice, original poetry, and photography ... of as an â€˜I Dream a World of our time,â€™ will be published through Atria Publishing Group imprint 37 INK in Fall 2017.
- Ministry to host literary, art forum for youth
The forum includes a classical poetry competition and short story writing. There will also be a fine art exhibition, a theatre performance and a poetry night. The deadline for submitting the literary works is on Thursday.
- Borromeo String Quartet brings T.S. Eliot poem to Rockport Chamber Music Festival
â€œWhat I love about the poem has something to do with my childhood,â€ she says. â€œI grew up in an old mining town, with gigantic smokestacks that had been abandoned long ago on the shore of a lake. These smokestacks are overgrown by nature now, with ...
- Edinburgh Uni holds slam poetry session in aid of Rape Crisis Centre
They kicked things off last night with a bang, with their slam poetry night seeing five women from different ... â€œWe knew students who did spoken word and we asked friends, then word spread and people started contacting us.â€ The events are all framed ...
- W.P. Kinsella, Author of Novel That Inspired 'Field of Dreams,' Dies at 81
No other details about his death were disclosed. Related ... Kinsella published almost 30 books of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry and won the Order of Canada, one of the countryâ€™s highest honors. The author frequently published short stories and ...
- A Victorian Valentine Reading In Gallery at St. Johnsbury Athenaeum
This event is free and open to the public ... and appreciators of prose and verseâ€”meet regularly the second Tuesday of every month from 2-3:30pm for a Poetry Tea Party at the Good Living Senior Center in St. Johnsbury, Vermont. The public is welcome ...
- Eminent Tamil Lyricist Na Muthukumar Dies At 41
Miss you my friend. Thanks for the words you left behind in print. Hope you enjoyed life half as much as we are going to enjoy your poems â€” Kamal Haasan (@ikamalhaasan) August 14, 2016 Eminent Poet and Lyricist Na Muthukumar died in Chennai today ...
- Blackness Be Lit: An Epic Poetry Showcase
and even includes a clothing company â€” all in addition to hosting events like Blackness Be Lit that give a much-deserved platform to the plethora of black artists going under-noticed in our arts community. P.S. If youâ€™re super excited for some poetry ...
- The inspiration behind Robert Frost's poetry
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- New film 'Paterson' features Tulsa poet Ron Padgett's writings
Padgett has since published more than 20 books of poetry, essays and translations. He also wrote a biography, â€œOklahoma Tough,â€ about his bootlegger father. â€œPatersonâ€ depicts the weekly routine of a bus driver and poet who resides in Paterson ...
- Notable San Francisco: 7/20â€“7/26
Chloe Veylit has curated the Bay Area Poetry Marathon featuring Brandon Brown ... of Patricia Miltonâ€™s Hearts of Palm at Central Works in Berkeley. This wildly funny satire addresses the adventures of an imaginary American company (The Empire Holding ...
- My Nature Is to Dive: An Interview with Poet Mandy Kahn
AFTER SELLING OUT its original UK edition on Eyewear Publishing, Mandy Kahnâ€™s remarkable first collection of poems, Math, Heaven, Time, is now available in an American paperback edition. In using the word â€œremarkable,â€ I do mean that the collection ...
- â€œAnd Still I Rise,â€ Black American Poet, Maya Angelouâ€™s Documentary To Hit Theatres Soon
Tickets are $12! https://t.co/as8W3fm5dj â€” YWCA Chicago (@YWCAChicago) September 26, 2016 Angelou has contributed immensely to African American poems and hence the creation of her film is a step in the right direction. We support such initiatives.