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- The Weekly List: 14 Things To Do In the Next Week
It's brilliant, and works as a personal social takedown inside wide-appeal pop. Many of songs are remarkable because the pathos never sounds forced or fakeâ€”sad poetry of deception sidesteps the maudlin; requiems to lost loves steer clear of self-pity.
- Posts Tagged: National Poetry Month 2017
Every year, The Rumpus celebrates National Poetry Month by running new poems from poets we admire. We feature a different poet each day, and aim to illustrate the variety in voices and styles of poetry being written today. ...more
- Etel Adnan on Exhibiting with Gerhard Richter and the Politics of Landscape Painting
Adnanâ€™s poetry, which she began writing in response to the Vietnam War while teaching philosophy at the Dominican University of California, has always been overtly political; but the small, vibrant paintings she began making in those same years ...
- AMERICAN LIFE IN POETRY: A keeper found under the bushes - The Missoulian
The MissoulianAMERICAN LIFE IN POETRY: A keeper found under the bushesThe MissoulianThis past autumn, pruning a big lilac bush, I found a snakeskin that some bird had woven into its nest. Here's a poem about another find from Stephen Behrendt, who lives and teaches in Nebraska. His most recent book is "Refractions" from Shechem Press.
- EKUâ€™s Giles Gallery to host exhibit, programs on Kentuckyâ€™s holocaust survivors
Howellâ€™s recent poetry book, â€œAmerican Purgatory,â€ was selected by Don Share for the 2016 Sexton Prize. Her debut collection, â€œRender/An Apocalypse,â€ was a finalist for Foreword Reviewâ€™s 2014 Book of the Year and received wide critical acclaim ...
- Cleveland Museum of Art to throw a Basquiat bash: Live art, breakdancing, poetry and more
have a way of bringing their exhibitions to life after dark. Jean-Michel Basquiat ... died in New York in 1988 at the age of 27 -- through music, dance, live art and poetry. The exhibit, which marks the first major showing of Basquiat's personal notebooks ...
- Death in â€˜Lines Inscribed Upon a Cupâ€™ and â€˜Ode to a Nightingaleâ€™
The concept and act of â€˜deathâ€™ is often explored by poets in the Romantic movement, and Byron in â€˜Lines Inscribed Upon a Cupâ€™ and Keats in â€˜Ode to a Nightingaleâ€™ are no exceptions. Both died young and both experienced tragic deaths of close ...
- Vince Cable campaigns in underpowered prose
For all I know, this is a leader who hopes to govern in poetry: he was determined to campaign in prose. Here, at least on paper, was the opportunity for a charismatic leader to produce some real organ music: a party that briefly surged, then came to its ...
- Directorâ€™s Lecture Series
Chronicling his lifelong obsession with discovering, assembling, and re-creating the lives of writers and scientists, Richard Holmes casts a new eye not only on the Romantic poets and lost women of Romantic science he has long studied, but on their ...
- Alberni man wins Dawson City poetry contest
In 2005 when the Barretts were living in Qualicum, Gus assembled a collection of his poetry, titled it Poetry and Other Nonsense, and published it through Trafford Publishing. Barrett's work has also been published in Sleds, Sleighs and Snow: A Canadian ...
- Monday Bowl Previews/Open Thread: Letâ€™s slaughter some poetry in service of bad bowl games.
There are three bowl games today. No team playing in any of these dog and turtle shows has won more than 7 games this season. Iâ€™m not saying itâ€™s the worst day of bowls in college football history (though that pointâ€™s been made pretty convincingly).
- 'Go pagal' with crazy Sarabhai family, yet again!
It has been seven years, but all the family members continue to be true to their peculiar characteristics. On one hand, thereâ€™s Roshesh who continues to irritate Indravadan and Sahil with his weird and senseless poetry, while on the other, thereâ€™s ...
- No â€˜outcomeâ€™ in Delhi budget, opposition leader takes to poetry
NEW DELHI: In a speech lasting about 30 minutes peppered with sher-o-shayari, the leader of opposition in Delhi assembly, Vijender Gupta, on Friday said that he could not find "any outcome" in the Delhi budget despite going through it multiple times.
- Murray writer, KyForward columnist Alexander selected Kentucky Arts Councilâ€™s featured artist
Taking a job as a writer for AT&T, she pursued her own writing interests in her free time, writing poetry and occasionally getting freelance work from the New York Times. â€œMy creative turning point came after attending the Bread Loaf Writers Conference ...
- Teen Writing Workshop, Pakistani Movie Night at Central Library
Teens who love writing are invited to an informal session to meet other teens, perform writing exercises, bounce ideas around and share their work at 6 p.m. Stories and poems produced during the session will be considered for the libraryâ€™s Teen Zine.