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- Bob Simon: A real field journalist (1941-2015) - Yahoo! Maktoob News
Bob Simon: A real field journalist (1941-2015)Yahoo! Maktoob NewsThat is why when Simon produced his television reports, you could see and hear poetry. His words and images were a unified rhapsody where every frame and every word had a meaning. His stand ups were ... But his no-nonsense style got him in trouble ...and more »
- Einar Ben's Birthday To Be â€œDay Of The Poemâ€ - ReykjavÃk Grapevine
Einar Ben's Birthday To Be â€œDay Of The Poemâ€ReykjavÃk GrapevineIllugi Gunnarsson, Minister of education, science and culture, has proposed that October 31 will from now on be designated as the â€œDay of the Poemâ€. October 31 is, as the Minister reasoned, the birthday of 19th century industrial entrepreneur and ...
- Bellingham events honor Martin Luther King Jr.
Several free Bellingham events in the next week will honor Martin Luther King Jr. The official holiday is Monday, Jan. 19. Click to Continue Â»
- COLUMN: Exploring Urduâ€™s prose heritage - Magazine - DAWN.COM
LAST week I was on a short visit to Delhi at the invitation of the Ghalib Institute. The occasion was the instituteâ€™s annual international seminar and this year the subject of discussion was â€˜Founders of Modern Urdu Prose: Muhammad Husain Azad, Hali, and Shibli.â€™
- Adding some bite into Polk speech - Columbia Daily Herald
Adding some bite into Polk speechColumbia Daily Herald22 Daily Herald feature about James K. Polk. I had my own story relating to that president, whose ... The rest of that first stanza clearly categorized the whole poem as doggerel (trivial or bad poetry). But young James K. was very pleased with the ...
- Man rescued, dog safe after falling off cliff in Parrsboro
PARRSBORO â€“ RCMP say a young man and his dog are safe after they fell down a nine-metre cliff on the coast of northern Nova Scotia.
- Redbridge clubs news: Creative writing, chess success and quiz fun
The latest news from Redbridgeâ€™s clubs and societies.
- A look back in photos: Intâ€™l personalities who died in 2014
A look back at the personalities who died in 2014.
- Ruby Elizabeth Gardner Newman - Daily Herald
Daily HeraldRuby Elizabeth Gardner NewmanDaily HeraldLeon preceded her in death in 2005. They are the parents of three children, Julie, Glenn ... A gifted writer, Ruby leaves a legacy of poetry to her posterity words which chronicle her wonderful life and affirm her faith. Ruby was a devoted wife, loving ...
- Black History Month - The State
The StateBlack History MonthThe StateNIKKI GIOVANNI: 8 p.m. Friday in Johnson Performance Hall at the Darla Moore School of Business, 1014 Greene St. Giovanni is the recipient of seven NAACP Image Awards for her poetry. She has been awarded the Langston Hughes Medal for Poetry and ...and more »
- Allen University formally opens its Langston Hughes Poetry House - The State
The StateAllen University formally opens its Langston Hughes Poetry HouseThe Stateâ€œTo have a library that is intentionally focused on poetry and literature from the African-American experience and the African diaspora is a fantastic resource,â€ said Dawes, a former USC professor who now teaches at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln ...and more »
- Julian Sands plays Pinter in Green Valley - TucsonSentinel.com
Julian Sands plays Pinter in Green ValleyTucsonSentinel.com"A Celebration of Harold Pinter" is described as "an evening of Homeric theater with an extraordinary actor, great words and an audience celebrating the man-poet, playwright, husband, political activist, Nobel Prize winner, and mortal," by Green Valley ...
- Local artist and poet spreads the word of peace - Brattleboro Reformer
Local artist and poet spreads the word of peaceBrattleboro ReformerBRATTLEBORO >> Poet, artist, and peace activist Tom Namaya and his wife, program manager for the B4 Peace projects, Zoe Kopp arrived in Algeria early this month to join friends Lamia and Waled in Algiers with whom Namaya and Kopp plan to stay while ...
- 125 reasons to love Montana - Great Falls Tribune
Great Falls Tribune125 reasons to love MontanaGreat Falls TribuneThe inspiration our state provides to many great authors including John Steinbeck who wrote: "I'm in love with Montana. For other states I have admiration, respect, recognition, even some affection. But with Montana it is love. And it's difficult to ...and more »
- Creative Therapy for Veterans in Augusta - WABI
Creative Therapy for Veterans in AugustaWABIPart of his poem reads; â€œJust distant noise of shots and shells. Helmeted heads bowed down in prayer. Yet hope, and love, and faith were there.â€ â€œAfter all these years I can't stand here and sit down and read the whole thing. They wanted me to read it ...and more »