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- TRINIDAD Y TOBAGO: Perseverance pays off*
For some Christian people, the concept of Rap music and Jesus together can seem blasphemous. Though some people might think hip-hop and rap are the same, it is not. According to www.quora.com, RAP stands for rhythm and poetry. Rap is poetry set to an ...
- We May Never Truly Fathom Other Cultures
Itâ€™s like reading poetry in translation: Youâ€™ll know what itâ€™s about, and youâ€™ll get the basic meaning, but youâ€™ll never completely grasp the nuance. â€œThere is something in their way of thinking that is very alien to us,â€ Harvard ...
- A Normal Family: Writer/Comedian Presents Radio Tribute to Son with Autism
He recently wrote a new book of poetryâ€”his first in 20 yearsâ€”and performed it live for BBC Radio 4. The show, â€œA Normal Family,â€ is an emotionally charged tribute to his teenage son, Johnny, who was diagnosed with autism before the age of 3.
- Leyla McCalla - PopMatters
PopMattersLeyla McCallaPopMattersSince her time with the Carolina Chocolate Drops and onward, McCalla has a nuanced consistency in transforming trilingual, pan-African poetry (both in the form of original writing and well-chosen covers) into classical and folk-stylized songs that ...
- Jill Alexander Essbaum's Hausfrau is a seductive erotic thriller
March 28, 2015, 11:45 p.m. Jill Alexander Essbaum lets out a good, throaty laugh when we get around to discussing how saucy some parts of her debut novel Hausfrau are.
- BedÅ™ich VÃ¡clavekâ€™s â€œNew Artâ€ in Uncertain Times
In deeply troubling times, people have turned to art, music, poetry, and prose to signal their dissent and to seek solace. We are, to be sure, seeking solace now. Just days after the election results, Poetry.org reported that more poems had been shared ...
- Poetry: Why Men Secretly Fear Women
He has been the husband to his wife, the love of his life, for almost thirty years and is a father of three wonderful children. He is an unapologetic male feminist as well as a passionate lover of fashion, art, movies and music from all eras and genres.
- Best Book of 2015: Letters Against the Firmament
Iâ€™ve read so many good books of poems this year. So much good poetry is being written in and about and for this ghastly time. I cling to it. Letters Against the Firmament by Sean Bonney gives a shit, loudly and with extraordinary versatility. It reaches ...
- William Blake: 1757-1827
Born on November 28, 1757, William Blake is ranked among the greatest English poets and one of the most original visual artists of the Romantic era. The son of a working-class family, Blake studied art as a boy at the drawing academy of Henry Pars.
- 'Love is love is love is love': Orlando victims honored with music, poetry - WABC-TV
WABC-TV'Love is love is love is love': Orlando victims honored with music, poetryWABC-TVLin-Manuel Miranda accepts the Tony for Best Original Score by performing a poem paying tribute to the Orlando shooting victims. (Evan Agostini/Invision/AP). share; share; tweet; email. wabc. Monday, June 13, 2016 04:05PM. As the country learned of the ...and more »
- Theater review: Sideshow by Dark Horse Theatre - Mountain Xpress
Mountain XpressTheater review: Sideshow by Dark Horse TheatreMountain XpressThough there's a carnival theme to Sideshow, the new production by Dark Horse Theatre, onstage at N.C. Stage Company, it's not intended for children. The series of vignettes, each interpreting one of the seven deadly sins, is dark and disturbing. And ...
- Prince Charles launches National Poetry Day with Heaney poem
"That's why we're inviting all with anything important to say today to say it with a poem. It can be new or old, utterly original or a familiar favourite. "It can be deep and dark, funny or memorable. By enjoying, discovering or sharing a poem - words that ...
- DAVE NEESE: A blood-and-guts sacrifice - The Trentonian
The TrentonianDAVE NEESE: A blood-and-guts sacrificeThe TrentonianThere was a framed photo of him, all-American, jaunty and handsome in his Marine dress-ups, near the flag-draped coffin at the Fisher Bros. Funeral Home on Main Street, Lapel, Ind., a farm town where barking dogs pass the news yard to yard of a ...
- In a big small town, there's always a seat at the table - Bismarck Tribune
In a big small town, there's always a seat at the tableBismarck TribuneWATFORD CITY -- The white noise of conversation and laughter filled the bar like the scent of the burgers frying on the grill in the back. The three of us stepped inside from the sunny early evening, our eyes adjusting to the dim light, scanning the ...and more »
- 100-Ingredient Fast Food Cake Grants Everyone's Birthday Wishes
Chef Milton Lai ordered $120 AUD (about Â£70) worth of McDonald's, KFC and Domino's, then piled 'em up real nice. Why? WHO CARES - LOOK AT IT: * Step one: 'Pizza base of a deep pan pizza from Domino's'. * Step two: 'Chicken nuggets from McDonald's as a ...