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- The Cheerfulness Challenge
I know. I get it. Still, one can perhaps be forgiven for wondering if the peculiar strain of poetry entirely dedicated to conveying suffering, the sub genre I call Anguish Verse, that style which so commends itself to Poetry Readings in bookstores ...
- Allentown Art Museum offers free admission, family activities on MLK Day
In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Allentown Art Museum will have free admission as well as family activities all day Monday. Families can create art, hear live music and poetry and see related film from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. â€œMartin Luther King Day is ...
- Free gigs for Poetry Day Thursday 27
MARKING your card here for interesting stuff tiered around Thursday April 27, Poetry Day Ireland, bringing to a close this month of performance in Limerick to do with the written and spoken word. Itâ€™s going to be a day of decent pickings for anyone ...
- Princeton conference celebrates Langston Hughes, poet and 'champion of black America'
One of his most popular poems, â€œThe Negro Speaks of Rivers,â€ was published ... In the 1989 film "Looking for Langston," for example, Hughes was held up as a black gay icon, and the debate surrounding his sexuality remains unresolved.
- Chicana Poet, Educator, and Activist Arrives at Gettysburg for first-ever Poetry Foundation Residency
the exhibits at David Wills House will be open free to the public. After her residency she will go on a sponsored tour of public readings to showcase her new work at the residency, as well as public workshops on writing Witness Poetry, which adapts social ...
- This week in history: Missing African American poet Langston Hughes
He also traveled to China and Japan before returning to the States. Hughesâ€™ poetry was frequently published in the Daily Worker, and he was involved in initiatives supported by Communist organizations, such as the drive to free the Scottsboro Boys.
- Yarr! There Be a Pirates Dark Era! [Monday Meeting Notes]
An epic poem from ancient Mesopotamia ... In the Chronicles of Darkness, Gilgameshâ€™s perilous journey is marked by its denizens, and in this Dark Era weâ€™ll explore not only who they are, but what they do when Urukâ€™s king discovers them.
- Why Google Is My Friend
Re â€œSilicon Valley Is Not Your Friendâ€ (Sunday Review ... If I forget the lines of a poem I once knew by heart, Google reminds me. If my shoulder hurts, or I feel dizzy? Google it. If I want to learn more about any subject imaginable?
- Motherâ€™s Day Book List Gift Guide
America's 5 Best Waterfall HikesAn introduction to five of the very best waterfall hikes in America Guide To Europe's 5 Most Famous Gothic CathedralsA brief guide ... to musicians to artistsâ€”share poems that have stayed with them long after reading.
- Songs: Poems put to music
The poems are written first. Thatâ€™s because the words with their ... This is true of all songs including Christian songs. Even many non-Christian songs of the past had meaningful content. But content is something songs, including Christian songs, lack ...
- Friend poem No. 4
We went camping in August, Hanna and I. Five days of our favorite things. The first dayâ€“hiking for hours. The secondâ€“biking for hours. (â€œI feel as if,â€ I said, â€œWe only Bike until we hate ourselves.â€ â€œIâ€™m about there,â€ she said.)
- Maltz Jupiter Theatre Seeks Teens and Young Adults for Musical Theatre Playwriting Class
The Maltz Jupiter Theatre is offering local teens and young adults the chance to learn the art ... (either on piano or guitar); lyricists will perform two song lyrics, poems or monologues they have written; and book writers will perform a monologue or ...
- Charlie Rose reads "The Night Before Christmas"
December 24, 2016, 7:07 PM | A poem nearly 200 years old has become part of family Christmas traditions around the world. "A Visit from Saint Nicholas," better known as "The Night Before Christmas," is a beloved poem, and here's a reading by Charlie Rose.
- Book Notes
Free. 541-687-0356. Florence Events Center â€” 715 Quince St., Florence. Big Wave Poetry Festival, sponsored by the Florence Regional Art Alliance, features at 6 p.m. Friday, for $10, an Adult Spoken Word Contest, emceed by Eugene Slam Master Jorah LaFleur ...
- WWII veteran marks 100 years
Friends and neighbors braved the icy roads and frigid temperatures to help celebrate the 100th birthday of Leonard Albee ... Albeeâ€™s achievements along with his many poems, photographs and paintings. Albee and his wife Jean raised eight children together ...