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- Poetry to music
Their March 4 show features poetry that has been set to music, music composed to poetry and poetry as a catalyst for free improvisation. Free. 2:30 p.m. 755 W. Napa St. 707.996.5217.Sonomalibrary.org.
- Politician Fan Zhongyan Put Othersâ€™ Needs First
Fan Zhongyan was a prominent politician and a famed poet and writer during the Northern Song Dynasty ... in temples to pay tribute to him even while he was alive. One of his friends urged him to keep silent in order to hold on to his own position.
- So, You Think Time is Real, hm?
Have you ever heard of the ancient and epic poem the Ramayana? It says that long ago there was ... Death and misery are your good friends-but you are yourself unreal: you do not exist; you cannot steal from me.â€ â€œDo you know who I am?â€
- Influential performance poet, broadcaster and mentor J. Otis Powell dies
â€œHe was passionate, caring, funny, contrarian, unpredictable and very inspiring,â€ said author and educator Alexs Pate, his friend of 25 years. â€œHis legacy is not just what we have in terms of the intensity and depth of his imagination in poem
- THE DARK, THE DEVIOUS AND THE DEAD - A torchlit walk through the cemetery and puppet show
With nothing but light and dark he conjures up tales of deceit, trickery and mortality. Ghostly, romantic poems of illicit love and passion from beyond grave in "The Highwayman" and "The Suffolk Miracle" and stories with humour "The Witch called five".
- Poetry, music come alive for the afternoon at Happy Bean
MOUNT VERNON â€” An Afternoon of Poetry and Music will be held Saturday, May 27, from 12:30-3 p.m., at Happy Bean Coffee Shop, 221 S. Main St., Mount Vernon. There will be a carry-in potluck at noon for anyone wishing to participate. The afternoonâ€™s ...
- Adelove tells you books to read in February
February is another month coming and Adelove tells you books to read from fiction, nonfiction and poetry. These books are available in book stores across the federation. The Last of the Tsars: Nicholas II and the Russian Revolution by Robert Service ...
- Best poetry books of 2016
A year this bad is not going to be salvaged by poetry, of all things. But as usual there were a few must-read books of poems published in 2016. A year this bad is not going to be salvaged by poetry, of all things. But as usual there were a few books of ...
- Author Erin Adair-Hodges wins Starrett Poetry Prize
Erin Adair-Hodges, a poet, essayist and blogger, is the winner of the 2016 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize. Her manuscript, â€œLetâ€™s All Die Happy,â€ will be published next fall by the prizeâ€™s sponsor, the University of Pittsburgh Press. The award ...
- Allama Iqbalâ€™s imagery and Aslam Kamalâ€™s paintings
Muhammad Hasan Askari had remarked that Iqbalâ€™s â€œpoem Masjid-i-Qurtuba is Urdu poetryâ€™s Taj Mahalâ€. We realise what great injustice we have done to Allama Iqbal when we read such remarks. We always emphasise Iqbalâ€™s philosophy, his political ...
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- Wendell Berryâ€™s video-poem looks at where we agree â€“ and why itâ€™s a problem
Men, women, and children now pursued the objective as if nobody ever had ... having never known where they came from. The pairing of this poem with this footage is chilling. It shoots darts of ancient wisdom into the present, and in a genius move, turns ...
- Kim Shuck, Cherokee Poet, Appointed San Francisco Poet Laureate
As Poet Laureate, Shuck will work on poetry-related events and readings with WritersCorps, the San Francisco Public Library and the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library, and will lead poetry readings at Litquake, which will take place this October.
- When reading a book was a group activity
Women, who very often found themselves omitted from public performances, quickly took to them in the home, entertaining friends and family with tales and poems while they knitted ... â€œembattledâ€ bookcases, gothic bookcases, not to mention library ...
- â€˜Dead Poets Societyâ€™ Finds New Life Off Broadway
The â€œDead Poets Societyâ€ is a secret club that allows the boys to indulge their wildest romantic fantasiesâ€”drinking beer and reading poetry to girls after curfew ... Pretty innocent stuff, but ultimately their teen rebellion leads to tragedy for ...