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- Why This Film Based on a 16th-Century Poem Has Sparked Violent Protests in India
Padmaavat is based on a 16th-century epic poem by Malik Muhammad Jayasi ... Two Giant Killer Hornet Colonies Battle to the Death (3:25) Thousands of massive stone monuments, known as Moai, preside over Easter Island. The way they were carved, using ...
- Womad: Ladysmith Black Mambazo were faultless in a festival of eclectic delights
With their cheeky scissor-kicks, Ladysmith Black Mambazo were pretty spry for a 57-year-old ... Between tarantellas, Neapolitan folk trio Vesevo sang improvised poetry about cannellini beans, and squabbled over every step of their â€œsimpleâ€ pasta ...
- Film director John Lucas hoped to show jailed friendsâ€™ â€˜complex humanityâ€™
Rankine dedicated the multi-award-winning poetry collection to Roderick, Harris, Kelly, and Porter. At the end of the evening, Harris and Roderick urged members of the audience to write notes of encouragement to Porter, the last of the friends in prison ...
- Grid Poems Vol. I
Letâ€™s start withâ€¦ what exactly is a grid poem? A grid poem is a 3 x 3-inch arrangement of lines written to allow two different readings: left-to-right and top-to-bottom. This allows subtly, or drastically, different perspectives to emerge from the same ...
- News Poetry: Upon Learning that Butterflies Existed Sixty Million Years Before Flowers
Poetry Editorâ€™s Note: On January 10 ... Like this story? Steal it! Feel free to republish it in part or in full, just please give credit to The Colorado Independent and add a link to the original. Got a tip? Story pitch? Send us an e-mail.
- Main Street Books to present Poetry of Protest
Main Street Books to present Poetry of Protest Main Street Books is harnessing a line-up of the areaâ€™s unacknowledged legislators to put on the event Poetry of Protest. Check out this story on mansfieldnewsjournal.com: http://ohne.ws/2mFMhBS
- Theater review: â€˜Citizen: An American Lyricâ€™ adapts seamlessly to the stage
But â€œCitizen: An American Lyricâ€ shows us ... the description because there is only one guy who is always the guy fitting the description.â€ The poetry comes off the page effortlessly in director Wendy Knoxâ€™s production for Frank Theatre, almost ...
- NTCC and Honors Northeast announces call for original poems
Northeast Texas Community College and Honors Northeast recently announced a call for original poems to enter the annual Northeast Texas Poetry Contest. The judges will be looking for poems that can accent or enliven our sense of the surroundings ...
- Bulletin Board: Contests, internships, scholarships and more
The last date to apply is August 15. To know more, visit www.indiapost.gov.in/vas/Pages/IndiaPostHome.aspx. Wordweavers Poetry Contest 2017 is inviting applications from students above 16 years of age. Interested candidates have to write poetry in about ...
- Nathan Englanderâ€™s new appreciation for childrenâ€™s books
When the sister rabbit stands up for Wolfie it literally moves me to tears. [Childrenâ€™s literature] is a form a poetry. They are short and primal. ENGLANDER: For the Giller I have to have been through a 100 novels. I was just finishing the last 30.
- Blue Horizons youth poetry contest deadline approaching
Morgan County nonprofit Blue Horizons, Inc. has set poetry as the medium for its annual fall writing contest for middle school and high school students, but the Nov. 3 deadline for submissions is quickly approaching, according to Dan Marler. "In an effort ...
- Norwegian publisher recycles Trump speeches as poetry
A Norwegian publisher who has released a collection of Donald Trumpâ€™s speeches repurposed as poetry says that the new book shows a different side to the US President. â€œI know wordsâ€¦ I have the best words,â€ Donald Trump once said in his superlative way.
- Poem: Broken
He is a member of the Adelaide Poetica poetry group, has published poems in Australia, New Zealand, the UK and US, and last year released the chapbook collection â€˜Things That Make Your Heart Beatâ€™ through the Ginninderra Press Picaro Poets series.
- Forum presents editor of â€˜Spoon River Anthologyâ€™
SPRINGFIELD -- The next Illinois History Forum at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum features the editor of an acclaimed edition of â€œSpoon River Anthologyâ€ leading a discussion of that classic poetry collection about small-town Illinois.
- Minnesota teen's book explores injustice of India's caste system
Konkimalla told MPR News she has always loved writing. In middle school, she joined a writing club. After her mom entered one of her poems in a contest, it won a national prize. Konkimalla's curiosity about the caste system began while visiting her ...