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- Saddle up for some cowboy humor in local authorsâ€™ book
The work is a compilation of poems and family stories written by Bryan, with illustrations by Hanna. Both Hanna and Bryan have worked as ranchers in Scott Valley for decades. Bryan is a fourth generation valley resident; his great grandfather was a U.S ...
- The serene paintings and intense life of Modigliani - Irish Times
Irish TimesThe serene paintings and intense life of ModiglianiIrish TimesIt wasn't uncommon for the artists who laid the foundations of modern art in early 20th-century Paris to recite poetry, womanise, drink and take drugs. But Amedeo Modigliani's handsome face, tragic love story and early death transformed the Jewish ...
- How Books Get Translated: An Interview with Translator, Publisher and Author Lawrence Schimel
We met online years before we finally met in person in NYC ... etc.) but usually only do so for poetry or children's books, and preferably where I have contact with the authors directly to be able to go over questions, doubts, or issues that arise.
- Is Rushdie right about rote learning? Is Rushdie right about rote learning? - The Guardian
The GuardianIs Rushdie right about rote learning? Is Rushdie right about rote learning?The Guardianâ€œOne of the interesting things is when [memorising poetry] dropped out of school culture ... it became part of a family culture. Often, there is a father who has a lot of poems, and it becomes part of the family culture that people recite and share ...
- Book Review|'The Bricks That Built the Houses,' by Kate Tempest - New York Times
New York TimesBook Review|'The Bricks That Built the Houses,' by Kate TempestNew York TimesAt the heart of â€œThe Bricks That Built the Housesâ€ are Becky, an aspiring dancer who subsidizes her stalling career by working as an erotic masseuse, and Harry, a young woman saving for a future of imagined freedom by dealing cocaine to rich partygoers ...and more »
- Books and Lectures Listings: Oct. 14 to 20, 2016
Poetry Reading, a book-release party for the Nightshade Press ... Reading Disorder Workshop, a talk on â€œThe Neuropsychology of Reading Disorders: Diagnosis and Intervention.â€ Kane Forum, Leahy Hall, University of Scranton. 8:30 a.m. Oct. 18.
- Colonisation in reverse
The first time I heard Louise Bennett's work performed was in London, at one of the evenings of "black" poetry I attended. (I was invited to read as an honorary black). Louise Bennett (September 7 1919, Jamaica â€” died July 26 2006, in Ontario).
- Watch Solange and Esperanza Spalding Perform at Peace Ball
Held at the National Museum of African American History and Culture tonight Solange and ... 7:52pm PST Solange highlighting the Busboys and Poets Peace Ball. #washingtondc #washington #inauguration #inauguration2017 A video posted by Richard Buangan ...
- Poems of Resistance, Power & Resilience â€“ Sam Love
As the incoming administration builds its agenda of attack on marginalized people, on freedom of speech, on the earth itself, poetry will continue to be an essential voice of resistance. Poets will speak out in solidarity, united against hatred, systemic ...
- If Iâ€™ve Told You Once, prose poem by Jane Shlensky (IF I Poetry and Prose Series)
â€œIf I was you, I sure as hell wouldnâ€™t let that boy put his hands on me before he put a ring on my finger.â€ I sigh and wait. Sheâ€™s just warming up and protest adds to the duration of her relationship advice. â€œAnd Iâ€™ll tell you something else ...
- Poetra Asantewa recites â€˜Love yourselfâ€™ on Cosmopolitan mix
Spoken word artiste, Poetra Asantewa was in the studios of Joy FM on Tuesday to join Doreen Andoh on the Cosmopolitan Mix. But of course she couldnâ€™t have left without reciting one of her numerous heartwarming poems, Love Yourself.
- Speaker tackles issues of race with poetry
He has also been a speaker for two TED Talks. During Thursday's event, Smith shared several of his poems, including some that are in â€œCounting Descent.â€ Most had a serious and commanding tone and conveyed an important message with lines like ...
- From Funny to Sweet: 5 Adorable Thanksgiving Turkey Crafts
My son Johnny made this poem in his first grade classroom. Again, I didnâ€™t see this particular printable online, so do let me know if you see it somewhere. Here are several printable versions of this turkey handprint poem.
- Kanye West Authors McDonaldâ€™s-Themed Poem in Frank Ocean Zine
Kanye Westâ€™s ongoing culinary love affair with McDonaldâ€™s has been well documented. And now the multi-platinum hip-hop superstar has written a poem inspired by his love for the fast food brand, titled â€œMcDonalds Man.â€ But his is a story of both ...
- â€œHaulâ€: a poem by John McCullough - New Statesman
New Statesmanâ€œHaulâ€: a poem by John McCulloughNew StatesmanIt was left to Parisian soccer intellectuals to discuss his innovations â€“ which included the stopper centre-half, the swift, lethal counter-attack and weekly team meetings â€“ with the kind of fervour that film intellectuals would later reserve for ...and more »