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Poets Esther Cohen, Jessica deKoninck and Sparrow and 12-string guitarist Lawrence Bush will appear at Java Love (49 Church Street, Montclair) on Saturday, April 14, from 7:00-9:00 pm. (doors open at 6:00p), as part of a series co-sponsored by Jewish Currents and Bnai Keshet's Havdallah Cafe.
But save for a small minority, most of the poets who rendezvous in Elko--people who run ranches or spend their lives working cattle on horseback--either remain skeptical of the science or outright reject it. And even McRae, who emerged as a leading voice of opposition to capricious coal development ...

Posner, a spoken word artist and Dufferin County's poet laureate, is part of an effort to launch a new poetry festival to be called Day of the Poets on May 5 from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. It's hoped the festival will take place at a number of venues throughout Orangeville. He said more than 20 local and regional Poets would ...
In celebration of National Poetry Month, the Louisiana Center for the Book is pleased to announce the eighth annual Just Listen to Yourself: The Louisiana Poet Laureate Presents Louisiana Poets program. Jack Bedell, Louisiana Poet Laureate, will host the event on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, from ...
There is nothing subtle about spring; it's always loud, and always spectacular. The new moon this month is on the 15th--in Aries, the sign of true beginnings. Hopefully, you're ready to begin something big and ambitious. Your April horoscope shows it's a good time for that. The full moon happens on ...
We're lucky enough to be in the middle of a veritable poetry boom right now. Young poets are reaching audiences on social media and finding new ways to collaborate and publish their words. With slam poets blowing up YouTube and screenshots of poems abounding on Twitter - and on some ...

Osborn then will lead readings from renowned local poets. The free event is a program of California State Parks produced in partnership with the city of Santa Barbara, Office of Arts and Culture and El Presidio State Park. Poetry in Parks is a public spoken-word special event series presented in a variety ...
The festival, which events were organized on March 19, corresponded to the seventh memory of the Syrian revolution, which poets celebrated by telling poems about the peaceful activities under the Syrian revolution and called onto a political transition, in addition to poems about the suffering of Eastern ...
Karnataka Sangha, Shivamogga, has organised a poets' meet and a programme to commemorate writer Vijaya Dabbe on its premises here on March 31 to mark International Women's Day. Writer L.C. Sumitra will deliver a talk on the literary achievements of Ms. Dabbe. In the poets' meet, S.V. Chandrakala ...
MPR host Marianne Combs spoke to poets from this year's Minnesota Be Heard youth poetry slam. Now in its 6th year, the poetry slam series puts poets to the test. Aspiring rappers and poets of this generation size each other up and lay down their slam to compete for six spots to represent Minnesota in the ...
“Nationally, the Midwest is considered, in a lot of ways, flyover country, so I think nationally Midwest poets probably don't get as much respect as we deserve,” said Appleton-based poet and literary advocate Cathryn Cofell, who will host the May 8 event. “But Wisconsin has an exceptional number of poets ...
I was a high-school English teacher in 2001, the year Billy Collins was appointed U.S. poet laureate. Teaching was the hardest job I ever had—harder than digging trenches, sheet-rocking ceilings or selling door-to-door. That's because most of my students didn't like reading such novels as The Scarlet ...
During the summer, the concrete chambers of a grain elevator at Silo City fill with the church-like echoes of poetry recited by nationally renowned writers and their local opening acts. Thanks to the work of new small presses and projects like Peach Mag and Foundlings Press joining a bevy of ...
In this episode of Fresh Voices, the Voices team talks with spoken word poets Egan Barnitt, Timmy Sutton, and Summer Durant. The three guests discuss the inspiration behind their work and their experiences with slams on campus. Watch and read their poems below. Click here for: “How to explain ...
Three European Poets is the title of one these slim and beautifully produced volumes, which collect lectures given by the Ireland Chairs of Poetry during their tenure, but in fact it could describe the three poets here at hand. The remarkable thing about these lectures is that they are poets speaking directly ...
A powerful and melancholy verse earned soldier Charles Hamilton Sorley, 20, a reputation as one of the great poets of the Great War. He was killed by a German sniper at the Battle of Loos in 1915 and his poem, When You See Millions of the Mouthless Dead, was discovered tucked away inside his kitbag.
A group of poets in Perth have come up with a radical way to take art to the streets - by boarding public buses. Jim Mackintosh, poet-in-residence for the upcoming Platform Festival in Perthshire, thought of the idea after hearing about poets who travel for free on Amtrak trains in the US in return for ...

There may not have been 100 Thousand Poets reading on a chilly Thursday evening at the Black Dog on the Square, but there were plenty. And the very fact that over 60 people turned out to hear 35+ poets read their verses and laments, protests and sometimes heart-wrenching responses to the school ...
Myra Dutton's favorite literary heroes are poets and visionaries whose artistry includes a broader vision of who we are and who we can be, including Henry David Thoreau. In this file photo, a woman and young boy walk around Walden Pond in Concord, Mass., June 20, 2003. It was to this peaceful New ...
The three poets laureate will each highlight two poets, focusing on their biographies and influence while reading their poetry. Lang will be talking about two Jewish female poets, Alicia Ostriker and Emma Lazarus. Brice will discuss two African American poets, Maya Angelou and Sonia Sanchez. Ely will be ...
And while, in our digital-crazed world, it might be more tempting to spend another day scrolling mindlessly through our Instagram feeds—home to its own community of poets—than it is to pick up a book, the beauty of poetry is such that it also offers its own brand of instant gratification. There is arguably no ...
Elijah Smith Elementary School teacher Robin Fairburn was thrilled her class raised $170 in entries for writing poems, entered into a national writing contest. Then, two of her Grade 6 students, Kiawna Leas and Samara Jacob, made it further — their poems made it into the top ten. Robin Fairburn. 'They're ...
This is Siddho's first time participating in the gallery's annual show in which 11 of the gallery's visual artists are paired with 11 local poets. The writers create work inspired either by a specific piece, the artist's work process, or the artist themselves. The sixth annual show's opening reception is tonight.
“Our open-mic poets are always a treat to hear,” Blevins said. “Some seem to have little reading or publishing experience, but they all have a huge passion for writing. Some read from a book they've published, while others read from scraps of paper they wrote that day. It is truly amazing to watch someone ...
WAKEFIELD— Poets Speaking Up will present “Living for Today: Finding your Mojo,” Sunday, March 25, at 1 p.m. The event will be held at the Contemporary Theater Company, 327 Main St., Wakefield. In their fourth year of putting together events, this year's theme is about coping in today's political, ...
New Delhi: Just a couple of weeks after allegations of sexual harassment surfaced against poet and translator Sudeep Sen, who is presently editing an anthology of poems for Sahitya Akademi, the government-funded organisation that focuses on Indian literature, 12 poets that were to have their work featured in the book ...
When she put out the call for participants, Asuncion heard from Courtney LeBlanc, a fellow contributor to Nasty Women Poets: An Unapologetic Anthology of Subversive Verse. It sparked an idea—and LeBlanc became the first poet to headline a mid-month poetry reading, Persister Poets & Other Nasty ...
POETS from across Africa have come up with an e-poetry collection in honour of the late MDC-T President Morgan Tsvangirai who died last month after a long battle with colon cancer. The collection is titled “When the Baobab Falls, The Earth Sneezes”. Tsvangirai, who had led the MDC since its formation ...
In March 2016, spoken-word legend Abiodun Oyewole from The Last Poets filed a suit over The Notorious B.I.G.'s smash hit “Party and Bullshit” alleging that the title and hook of the track borrowed lyrics from his 1968 classic, “When The Revolution Comes,” seeking $24 million in damages. Oyewole was on ...
SALIDA -- Canon City Poet Juliana Aragon Fatula will headline the "Poetry Live at the Paquette" event slated for 7 p.m. Sunday at the Steam Plant Event Center, 220 W. Sackett Ave. Fatula has penned "Crazy Chicana in Catholic City" and "Red Canyon Falling on Churches" and was named the winner of ...
The annual PoetSpeak poetry reading will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at Christ Episcopal Church, 1000 N. Main St. in Rolla. This event features regional poets and is sponsored by Arts Rolla and the Missouri S&T department of arts, languages and philosophy. Poets are invited to submit poetry for ...
For the New York skate scene — specifically Long Islanders — locals will be thrilled to hear that brick-and-mortar shop Poets is back, only this time as a clothing brand. The skateshop was founded in 2002 by none other than skateboard legend Gino Iannucci. The store, located on 351 Westbury Ave. in ...
Chandigarh's secret society of poets found a public platform in September 2015 when a recitation club called 'Kavitactic: Poetic Action' came up. One of its founders, Gursaya Grewal, was just a regular 13-year-old when she discovered her flair for writing poetry. “During Class XI in 2013, I started reciting my ...
On Oct. 11, 2011, seven months to the day after the catastrophic earthquake and tsunami struck the Tohoku region, I stood beside the sole surviving pine tree from a 350-year-old forest of approximately 70,000 similar trees on the coastline of Rikuzentakata, Iwate Prefecture. In the months following the ...
That is why on March 22 at the Black Dog on the Square from 7-10 p.m., 100 Thousand Poets for Change will present the community's voice, speaking from the heart in ways not available to a journalist or a lawmaker. Through their poetry, listeners may find revelation and perhaps even an affirmation that ...
LAHORE: Renowned Sufi singer Saeen Zahoor is all set to launch new songs for his upcoming album, which is due to release next month. He hopes to present Punjabi poetry by Sufi poets in a new and unique style. Zahoor confirmed that he opted for Sufi poetry by famous Punjabi saint Bulleh Shah for his ...
Several poets today sent this statement to the Sahitya Akademi, India's highest national organization for literature, in response to the misbehavior of the editor of a forthcoming publication. I am saddened by recent public revelations about this person's behavior, about which I had heard inklings for years, ...
The videos, including one by Willis called “The Longest Mile,” show young poets telling deeply personal stories about the life circumstances that promote diabetes. The videos challenge viewers to look at “the bigger picture” behind the startling rise of diabetes. Instead of highlighting poor individual choices, ...
Poets and singers join forces for a house concert at RoseWind Common House this Friday. “A Night of Poetry and Music” features blues poet Gary Lilley, jazz-tinged Americana songwriter jean mann and poet-singer Margo Lauritzen. The concert begins at 7 p.m., Friday, March 9 at 3131 Haines St.
On the subject of more women poets as subjects for essays, had this Companion focused on contemporary Irish poets, options would have abounded, but going back through the centuries, consulting all the standard anthologies and literary histories, it was difficult to identify, outside of specific research ...
These are all activities a group of Loveland poets planned for the city's fourth annual celebration of National Poetry Month, organized in 1996 by the Academy of American Poets to increase awareness and appreciation of poetry during the month of April. The events in Loveland will take place at the ...
JACAR PRESS announces a one-of-a-kind experience happening this weekend – March 23-25 in Winston-Salem, with many events open to the public. With a group of world-renowned poets gathered into a stellar faculty, the 2018 Jacar Press Gathering of Poets offers a totally unique opportunity to see this ...
Ask the Astro Poets is the monthly advice column by W's resident astrologers, Alex Dimitrov (Sagittarius) and Dorothea Lasky (Aries). At the halfway point of every month, they take a breather from writing poetry and horoscopes, and take your questions about love, career, even the big existential questions in ...
When The Poets return to Hazleton on March 18 to headline the annual Funfest kickoff concert, it will be like an old friend returning to town for a visit for many Greater Hazleton residents. The Poets, who are based out of Scranton, have developed a reputation as Northeast Pennsylvania's top party band.
Wellington High sophomore Parker Barry opens the Teens Take the Mic event with “Five Reasons Why I Write,” which mimics the spirtual journey of Dylan Taggart, the teen protagonist in Ramey's novel. Contributed. Parker Barry refused to cry when she held her grandfather's hand in his hospital room, and ...
On the subject of more women poets as subjects for essays, had this Companion focused on contemporary Irish poets, options would have abounded, but going back through the centuries, consulting all the standard anthologies and literary histories, it was difficult to identify, outside of specific research ...
The Tullamore Wordsmiths group are running a writing competition that encompasses poetry, thoughts that come to mind, prose, or whatever floats your boat. The age categories include, Under 8, 9-10 years and 11 to 12 years. The theme of the competition is 'I dream a dream'. The prizes are the same in ...
See, good policy-makers, like good poets, must agree to be honest witnesses to the stories of others' existence. The #MeToo movement has shown us an acknowledgment can be a powerful thing when done sincerely. It's only then that both sides can begin to truly recover, and the same goes for the racist ...
Two books published through the Wesleyan University Press are finalists for poetry in the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes. This year marks the 38th annual Book Prizes from the L.A. Times, whose nominees were announced on Feb. 21. One of the books, “In the Language of My Captor,” was written by ...
“I feel like poetry gets mislabeled as a high art that's exclusionary in some way,” says Gabriel Fried '96, a poet, teacher, and poetry editor. “Rob made things intimate, but he was never exclusionary. If you wanted in, you got admitted in.” “Rob” is Rob Farnsworth, retiring after this academic year as senior ...


 

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