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- Friday Finds: Poetry â€˜At That Outcast and Lonely Hourâ€™
and the wash of the still sea that beats, below, against its rocky shore, The second two poems were both by Mohab Nasr, author of the much-lauded collection ÙŠØ§ Ø±Ø¨ Ø£Ø¹Ø·Ù†Ø§ ÙƒØªØ§Ø¨Ø§ Ù„Ù†Ù‚Ø±Ø£ (Please God, Give Us Books to Read). They are as yet ...
- â€˜Hamiltonâ€™ cast will deliver powerful message at Super Bowl in song they sing
In a funereal dark halter-top and pants, with an American flag cascading ... The actorsâ€™ presence, especially if it is coupled with certain lyrics of a 19th century poem, stands to be the most impactful political statement in the game.
- American Life in Poetry: 'Cash Register Sings The Blues'
I love poems that delightfully offer voices for otherwise mute things, and I like what the following cash register has to say about her life and times. This poem is from Maria Nazosâ€™ chapbook, â€œStill Life,â€ from Dancing Girl Press & Studio.
- Season of the Witch: Six Dark Fairy Tales Everyone Should Read
Below are six dark fairy tales everyone should read ... She is the author of the novel Hot Season, which won a 2017 Gold IPPY Award; her fiction, nonfiction, and poetry has been featured in more than thirty journals and anthologies. She enjoys mysterious ...
- Historical Society Tuesday: 'Poetry: The Serious and the Not'
The Arlington Historical Society will continue its 2017-2018 lecture series â€œCenturies of the Arts in Arlingtonâ€ with a program of "Poetry: The Serious and ... This news announcement was published Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017.
- We Salute Dr. Maya Angelou On World Poetry Day!
Today is world Poetry Day! Hereâ€™s how it began ... Angelou rose to fame during a tumultuous time in Americaâ€™s racial history and broke barriers for black women through her legendary contributions to art and culture. Angelou was an actor, singer ...
- Beyond the Bay: 'Edge of Youth Culture' Shifting to Outer Suburbs
Above: Youth speak during a forum on life in the outer edges of the Bay Area. (Photo Credit: Tudor Stanley) SAN FRANCISCO -- Imani Lopez is 17. Sheâ€™s an aspiring writer, with interests ranging from poetry to screenwriting, and she eventually wants to ...
- How Iâ€™m honoring my mother on my wedding day
I literally spent hours looking at poems and bible scriptures. I spent days Googling how to make my mother a part of my day and I never even thought of having her a part of my wedding looks. For my engagement party I decided to wear a piece of her around ...
- 11 Books to Gift Your Mom this Motherâ€™s Day
For The Sentimental Mom: Poems That Make Grown Women Cry by Anthony Holden and ... her expert advice on how to reduce and prevent stress with over 100 simple and inspirational exercises.
- Ren Hang: Death of China's hotshot erotic photographer
The Chinese art world was rocked over the weekend by news that famed erotic photographer Ren Hang had died at the age of 30. Known for his provocative pictures and poetry, Ren's often explicit work had been exhibited in galleries all over the world.
- Riverbend Live announces its summer entertainment lineup
This year's free series will have blues, big brass, R & B, soul, Cuban/samba, youth theater, cowboy poetry and humor. This is the 21st year of Riverbend Live! The concert series opens July 7 with Dirty Bourbon River, which features New Orleans big brass ...
- A Poetâ€™s Bicoastal Conjurings, From Garden State to Golden Gate
The poems of August Kleinzahler are weathered ... they cling to the rattle of romanticism despite the grinding passage of time and the growing abundance of evidence that the old world is collapsing around them. As Kleinzahler writes in â€œWarm Night ...
- â€œEmbracing the Dark Sideâ€ With Visual Artist Catherine Moore On Star Wars 40th Anniversary
part poetry. Her subjectâ€™s eyes and hands evoke a stunned silence as well as a dark humor and warmth that evoke a deep emotional response. She has exhibited with galleries around the globe and her work is collected internationally.
- Ancient Chinese poetry inspires Spanish poet
Spanish poet Manuel Moya has found an inexhaustible treasure and source of inspiration in the works of some ancient Chinese poets who lived between 1,250 and 1,650 years ago. "I believe I live a life similar to that of Tao (Tao Yuanming, 352/365-427) in ...
- Poetry Stays Woke: It's Not Only Alive and Well, But Undergoing a Renaissance
specifically poetry, is important. A poet, Kevin Young, was appointed director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. Dr. Elizabeth Alexander is holding down the fort as director of creativity and free expression at the Ford Foundation ...