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- Genoa Cowboy Festival returns for year 6
The sixth annual Genoa Cowboy Festival is April 30-May 2. This yearâ€™s event will feature performances by some of the best-known entertainers in Western music and cowboy poetry, including Lacy J. Dalton, Gary Allegretto, Mike Beck, Belinda Gail, Richard Elloyan, Sourdough Slim, Larry Maurice, â€œBimboâ€ Cheney, The Western Flyers swing band, and many more. Other festival events [â€¦]
- Egypt raises death toll in Sinai mosque attack to 305
I was only seconds away from a certain death,â€ he said. As the shooting took place ... Millions of Egyptians belong to Sufi orders, which hold sessions of chanting and poetry meant to draw the faithful closer to God. Sufis also hold shrines containing ...
- Zâ€™ev, Percussionist and Industrial Music Pioneer, Dies at 66
He attended the California Institute of the Arts, where he studied traditions from Africa and Asia, wrote sound poetry, made sound sculptures and ... in Lower Manhattan. The goth-rock band Bauhaus booked Zâ€™ev as its opening act on a 1980 European tour.
- Claudia Rankineâ€™s 'Citizen' shows what racism really feels like
In poetry, â€œfeeling is as important as perception and description.â€ But â€œCitizenâ€ also contains outraged responses to the killings of unarmed black men that have shaken the country over the last few years. The bookâ€™s cover image is a 1993 ...
- an american poetry?
Max Nelson at The Point: In 1973, the poet Robert Creeley edited a paperback anthology of Walt Whitmanâ€™s selected verse. Midway through the introduction to the book, Creeley suggested a respect in which Leaves of Grass had â€œa very contemporary bearing ...
- UNB Poetry Weekend Celebrates 14th Anniversary
Salazar is in the process of unlearning how natural it feels to have stories that donâ€™t portray people like her, â€œindigenous, black or from [an immigrant] background,â€ as the universal norm. She is working to claim space in places like the Poetry ...
- Tuhin Das: Bangladesh Poet, Activist and Writer in Exile
â€œBasically, I write poetry because that is my voice ... â€œI love my country and also my family, my parents and my nephew and my sisters and a lot of friends. I think the situation of my country will be good and I will come back to my country.
- A hand to hold â€“ A poem of love and friendship.
It was the John Martyn song May You Always Have that inspired me to write this love song. As we go through life we always need a partner, companion or friend to share the wonder and the rough times. Sharing makes everything better.
- Oswald chalks 5 years in poetry
has five international awards to his creditâ€”World Poetry Empowered Poet 2013, Pentasi B. Inspirational Poet, World Poetry Theatre Ambassador award, Global Baobab Award and recently, The Spoken word Artiste of the Year 2016. As a product of the famous but ...
- US poet laureate starts rural reading tour in New Mexico
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) â€” The U.S. poet laureate has embarked on the first of several trips to bring her poetry to rural pockets of the country where she says book festivals rarely take her. A tour of New Mexico marks Pulitzer Prize-winner Tracy K.
- Style Invitational Week 1250: Poems of the year(s)â€” â€˜time-travelâ€™ with Merriam-Webster
This week: Write a humorous poem incorporating three or more terms from a particular ... â€œI would say I donâ€™t usually love red and browns together.â€ Q. What Donald Trump comment got the U.N. Security Council meeting off to a terrible start?
- Not so lone wolves â€“ a poem
The transition hurts. We hurt because we loved. Our hurt is a sign of our strength and our capacity to really love. We can love again. We can hurt again. We are strong. We are lovers.
- Easter Bunny Art for Kids Inspired by the Book Marshmallow
We also used the book to talk about poetry, rhyming words, and friendship. Both of my children enjoyed this book each time we read it and I am assuming they are not the only ones because it is a Caldecott Honor Book. Itâ€™s about a baby bunny and a cat ...
- Dufferin Countyâ€™s first Poet Laureate a â€˜cultural ambassadorâ€™
Iâ€™m also excited to share my own poetry and highlight different writers in the community as well.â€ He already has a track record in that regard, launching the community group Cyclotron alongside his friend and partner Anthony Carnovale. Together ...
- Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit live on stage at the DIA, May 11 - 22
The moving and inspirational production intertwines the vibrant languages of theatre and music with the beauty of Spoken Word poetry, contemporary edge of Hip Hop and rhythmic intensity of STEP and percussion to paint a portrait that creatively depicts the ...