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- Richland second graderâ€™s poem receives top honors in national contest
She won a $200 scholarship, and the poem will be displayed at the U.S. Department of Education, the National PTA online gallery and a traveling art exhibit.
- Teens with a Purpose: Grooming the Leaders of Tomorrow
Teens with a Purpose is a rare program in Hampton Roads ... The youth can choose from a number of extracurricular activities. Thereâ€™s poetry, gardening, music and even photography. â€œItâ€™s made me a better writer, itâ€™s made me a better person.
- LAGOS THROUGH THE EYES OF THE CHILD
â€œThe core objective of VoTC is to activate the imagination of the child and channel their creative energies to develop art, prose and poetry that is socially impactful and also lifestyle relevant,â€ she said. â€œAs such, we key into the vision of VOTC ...
- Meteorologist Josh Judge releases children's book to benefit CHaD
and 100 percent of the profits are being donated to the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock. "Be Nice to the Weather Guy" reimagines the classic poem "Twas the Night Before Christmas," and Judge himself is the star. Judge said his book also contains ...
- Marilyn Monroeâ€™s Poetry And The 430 Books She Read In Public
Marilyn Monroe (June 1, 1926 â€“ August 5, 1962) loved being photographed with her pert nose in a book. It wasnâ€™t just for show. The 20th Centuryâ€™s enduring icon â€“ the woman who will will not die â€“ curated over four hundred books in her private ...
- Johnny Depp sells prized Jean-Michel Basquiat paintings at London auction amid pricey divorce - Daily Mail
Daily MailJohnny Depp sells prized Jean-Michel Basquiat paintings at London auction amid pricey divorceDaily Mail'Nothing can replace the warmth and immediacy of Basquiat's poetry, or the absolute questions and truths that he delivered,' Depp said in an interview. 'The beautiful and disturbing music of his paintings, the cacophony of his silence that attacks our ...and more »
- May Sinclairâ€™s The Dark Night: The Imagist Verse Novel
The Dark Night is narrated by Elizabeth, a young woman who falls in love with a poet named Victor, whom she subsequently marries. The poem charts her troubled marriage to him (he has an affair with Monica, Elizabethâ€™s young ward) and her relationship ...
- Tom Alter Dies of Skin Cancer at 67
His commitment to Indian culture films and poetry was absolute. A friend we can never say ... veteran actor Anupam Kher found Tom Alter "always informative, educative and inspirational." Known for starring in television shows like "Zabaan Sambhalke ...
- Ted Kooser: Poetry, paint and faux flowers
â€œA child once told me I looked like Yoda from â€˜Star Wars,â€™â€ he said, chuckling, during lunch with my friend Marj and me at Cyâ€™s Cafe in Dwight last week. Like Yoda, I decided, he is wise and quietly powerful. Marj of Denver adores Kooserâ€™s ...
- Review: Falling in love with Sherman Alexie's beautiful ghosts
Talk about telling and retelling a story. Alexieâ€™s method in the book is to alternate between chapters of prose and poetry. He describes, in beautiful paragraphs, the ghosts and memories of his life. Then he reflects, in circling couplets, on the ...
- Danny Lyon's Camera Seeks Truth in Marginalized Lives - New York Times
New York TimesDanny Lyon's Camera Seeks Truth in Marginalized LivesNew York TimesIt's a beautiful and sad moment. Seeing â€œWillieâ€ helps to explain why Mr. Lyon shifted his focus away from still photography, for however artfully composed, the photograph remains a static and silent object. The photos of racial strife he made in the ...
- Mai Der Vang, Karla Huston lead free local poetry events this week
Three free events this week give local readers chances to experience the power and variety of contemporary poetry. They include a visit by an award-winning Hmong-American writer and a talk by Wisconsin poet laureate Karla Huston.
- Joyce Carol Oates: â€˜I have been laughing at Michael Wolffâ€™s hilarious, terrifying Fire and Furyâ€™
(Disclosure: there is a prose piece of mine in it ... that the Whitmanesque vision is â€œromanticâ€, â€œbombasticâ€, â€œbarbaric yawping rather than poetryâ€ â€“ only to discover the extraordinary power of the very incantatory poetry most sneered ...
- Pope performs impromptu wedding on plane
The two flight attendants had the first-ever wedding ceremony officiated by the pope on an airplane. Nigeria's take on rap: poetry and philosophy
- Weekend calendar: Local events include poetry, live music and dancing
Central Ave. in Temple. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased online at obriensirishpub.ticketbud.com. Justin Cole will perform 7 p.m. Saturday at Ratibor Country Grill. The Debonairs will perform 9 p.m. Saturday at Boâ€™s Barn Dancehall, located at 4984 W.