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- Mile Square Theatre presenting kid-friendly spin on 'Cyrano' in Hoboken
"He's a heroic, swashbuckling soldier â€” there's a scene in this play where he actually battles 100 men to defend a friend of his â€” yet has a love of language and speaks in poetry ... O'Connor says kids â€” both young and not-as-young â€” will be ...
- Sunni militants kill 19 Shiite militiamen in Iraq - Lynchburg News and Advance
Sunni militants kill 19 Shiite militiamen in IraqLynchburg News and Advance(AP) -- U.S. Poet Laureate Charles Wright says poetry has been the pivot around which his life has turned for 50 years. ..... A funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m., Tuesday, September 30, 2014, at Immanuel Christian Church with the Rev. Dr. Mack ...and more »
- Grieving pensioner's poem to late wife moves nation and reveals plight of chronic loneliness among our elderly
BOB LOWE, 93, who lost his wife three years ago after 65 years of marriage, became an internet sensation within hours of reciting his poignant poem live on 5 Live Breakfast. Bob Lowe with a treasured picture of Kath WHEN grieving pensioner Bob Lowe read a ...
- Poetry book 'Saving Singletrees' simple and reflective - Billings Gazette
Poetry book 'Saving Singletrees' simple and reflectiveBillings GazetteIn his fifth book of poetry, â€œSaving Singletrees,â€ Leo Dangel captures the beauty of rural living and the fruition of youth with remarkable enchantment. Broken into four segments, Dangel's poems are entwined into memories of his youth and adulthood.
- Abundant and impossible to fill: â€œCopia,â€ a book of poems by Erika Meitner
In her new collection of poetry, Copia (BOA Editions Ltd., $16), Erika Meitner writes about urban and suburban life, consumption and excess, desire and disappointment, and perhaps mostly about loss and hope. Meitnerâ€™s poetry traverses the nature of ...
- Peace Garden inspires poetry - Berwick Today
Berwick TodayPeace Garden inspires poetryBerwick TodayWe followed them with interest, especially the Peace and Reconciliation garden formed at the church which was the inspiration for my adaptation of John McCrae's poem, In Flanders Fields.â€ And it turns out that the spectre of war had touched Jenny's ...
- National Book Award(s) @ your Library
Finalists for the National Book Award will be announced Wednesday, Oct. 15!
- Your opportunities - Albany Democrat Herald (blog)
Your opportunitiesAlbany Democrat Herald (blog)Both contests close at 5 p.m. Aug. 29. The winner of the Habitat Conservation contest will be announced at an event in the fall. The winning piece will be featured on the 2015 Habitat Conservation Stamp and other ODFW promotional materials. The winning ...and more »
- An ode to a poet who translates into greatness - Financial Times
An ode to a poet who translates into greatnessFinancial TimesSir, In his review of Philip Larkin: Life, Art and Love by James Booth (â€œEveryday thingsâ€, Life & Arts, September 6) Roger Lewis refers to Larkin as â€œthe greatest poet of the 20th centuryâ€. While reviewers are entitled to their opinion, such large ...
- CALENDAR: Comic book show, lectures and art walk - Claremont Courier
CALENDAR: Comic book show, lectures and art walkClaremont CourierShe is the founder and co-producer of the Moonday poetry reading series in La CaÃ±ada Flintridge. Krista Lukas is the author of Fans of My Unconscious (Black Rock Press). Poems ... THE FUTURE OF MEDIA Andrew Sullivan, blogger of The Daily Dish; author ...
- A Gospel of Life! - Mason City Globe Gazette
A Gospel of Life!Mason City Globe GazetteOver the years I have noticed a trend in Pop Christianity of the celebration of death as if death were the end game. I fell for it as a teen full of hormones and a broken heart I would take to the pen and scribble out depressing sad poetry celebrating ...
- Three Portland high school students' poems featured on public transportation
You'll soon be seeing the poetry of three Portland high school students all over town, thanks to a program called "Poetry in Motion."
- Notable deaths last week - Chicago Daily Herald
Notable deaths last weekChicago Daily Herald"My whole life changed once Don Pardo said my name," echoed Amy Poehler, a fellow "SNL" alum. "I will really miss that .... Behbahani, born Simin Khalili on July 20, 1927, saw her poetry often used by Iranian singers as the basis for love songs. Her ...
- Hymn Book of Less-Than-Common Prayer - Wall Street Journal
Wall Street JournalHymn Book of Less-Than-Common PrayerWall Street JournalThe florid, often sentimental poetry substituted for the Gospels' prose led composers to adopt an increasingly showy style related to Italian opera. Bach broke with this trend by restoring the actual Gospel narrativeâ€”delivered as recitative by the ...
- Worldâ€™s top eater to compete at EGâ€™s Pumpkin Festival
Joey Chestnut, the worldâ€™s top-ranked competitive eater, will compete against top eating talent, including Elk Grove Mayor Gary Davis and Cosumnes Community Services District (CSD) Board President Rich Lozano, at the first-ever Elk Grove Giant Pumpkin Festival World Pumpkin Pie-Eating Championship.