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‘Anaïs in Love’ is a sweet, half-baked r

Rating: 2.5/5.0 “You don’t realize what human interaction is,” Anaïs’ future ex-boyfriend Raoul (Christophe Montenez) tells her in Charline Bourgeois-Tacquet’s debut album Anaïs in Love. It’s a line that starts a crack in the film’s narrative that has, until now, been closely tied to Anaïs (Anaïs Demoustier) and her island world ruled by a specter […]


PHILADELPHIA CREAM, April 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Global Collective Publishers announced today that it will publish an international human rights activist and writer Taslima Nasrine. In this powerful selection of essays, Taslima confronts issues of women’s oppression and gender inequality, freedom of expression and religious violence. In a bold and pragmatic style, her protest language […]

Kyla Heyming is Greater Sudbury’s Younge

The fluently bilingual poet said she wanted to encourage other young people to “write and love poetry as much as I do”. At 28, Kyla Heyming is Greater Sudbury’s youngest Poet Laureate. “It’s pretty amazing to be chosen as the youngest Poet Laureate,” Heyming said, speaking to on April 29 at a press conference […]

Masterpieces at the Court of Jaipur-Art-...

The authors examine various types of museum artifacts, including manuscripts, jewelry, weapons, carpets, maps, portraits, cenotaphs, decorative figurines, and photographs. My parents took me to Rajasthan for almost all my childhood summer vacations. It was probably the worst season to be there, but it was the only time of the year when I had so […]

‘A bullet in his brain’: RSA chief’s Anz

An Anzac Day speech by the RSA chief with a poem about a soldier killing himself and a call for services to be more like funerals and less like ‘Disneyland’ draws both praise and criticism reviews. The short speech by Marty Donoghue, chief executive of the Returned and Services Association (RSA), took place at the […]

Expanding the Modernist Canon – WSJ

A hundred years ago, American life was modernizing at a dizzying pace. The automobile and the telephone became widespread and electrical networks revolutionized urban life, while the world of ideas was transformed by Freudian psychology and Einstein’s theory of relativity. “Dawn of a New Age: Early Twentieth-Century American Modernism,” a new exhibition opening May 7 […]

People Want A Woman To Take James Corden...

The late show will soon be looking for a new host after James Corden announced he was to leave the CBS show. One thing’s for sure — when you don’t have women hosting late-night network shows, but you have three white men named James, you could probably do with a little more diversity. At least, […]

Dr. Brenda M. Greene on Ntozake Shange –

and the Broadway Revival of “For Colored Girls Who’ve Considered Suicide / When the Rainbow Is Inf” By Dr. Brenda M. GreeneAcclaimed poet, playwright and novelist Ntozake Shange’s Obie Award-winning chorepoem for colored girls who have contemplated suicide / When the Rainbow is Nine, first produced in 1974, boldly defined what meant to be a […]

“Assassins Of The Mind”: How Russia Is T

Throughout history, there are many examples of dictatorships, terrorists and war criminals attacking cultural heritage sites with the aim of rapidly conquering societies and erasing their cultural identities. For example, the deliberate ethnic cleansing and destruction of libraries and museums during the Bosnian War; the Taliban destroying artifacts of Afghanistan’s Buddhist heritage; ISIS is attacking […]

Ember Moon on WWE asking women to dress ...

Former WWE and NXT Superstar Ember Moon was released by the company on November 4, 2021, after appearing intermittently on WWE’s NXT developmental brand. Moon, now known as Athena, previously performed on the Gold and Black label, between September 2015 and April 2018, before joining the Monday night gross list after Wrestle Mania 34. She […]

Meet the Winners of the 2022 Deans’ Awar

Provost Teresa Abi-Nader Dahlberg announced the honorees of the 2022 Deans’ Awards, one of the highest university-wide honors. Congratulations to Research and Creativity winners Aesha John, Endia Lindo and Adam McKinney and to Teaching Excellence winners Ashley English, Alex Lemon and Jennifer Smith. “It is my honor to recognize the outstanding academic achievement of Texas […]

Super-Infinite by Katherine Rundell revi...

In 1611, John Donne composed a funeral elegy for 14-year-old Elizabeth Drury. It contained one of his brightest and most unsettling lines: “You could almost say, his body was thinking.” Donne portrays body and soul as radically, deliciously blended. It is a poem that has long excited Donne’s commentators. John Carey, in his seminal 1981 […]

My Fair Lady has her issues but I still ...

I have seen My Fair Lady an alarming number of times but never on stage. The musical is coming to the Coliseum in London and when it was announced I learned that Amara Okereke, who plays Eliza Doolittle, has reportedly watched the film version over 200 times. Now, it’s not a competition, but I think […]

National Poetry Month: An interview with...

National Poetry Month: An interview with Alaskan poet Ishmael Angaluuk Hope |  Smithsonian Voices

Ishmael Angaluuk Hope in the movie Blue Frontier (Patria Productions) Photo courtesy of Deborah Schildt Ishmael Angaluuk Hope (his Tlingit name is Khaagwáask’) is a Tlingit and Inupiaq poet, Indigenous scholar, video game writer, film actor, and novelist. His current and upcoming projects include: Walking Dead: Last Mile (Skybound Entertainment), a video game for Facebook; […]

Samantha Williams, Paul Alexander Nolan ...

Goodman Theater has announced the casting of Life After by the rising star writer/lyricist/composer Britta Johnsondirected by Annie Tippe. Directing the cast of nine is Samantha Williams (Broadway’s Caroline, Or Change and Dear Evan Hansen) as teenage Alice, a young woman who, in search of facts, uncovers a more complicated truth as she pieces together […]

Book review: “Diamonds”, Camille Guthrie

Click to enlarge Courtesy of Sbobo Ndlangamandla Camille Guthrie | Diamonds by Camille Guthrie, BOA Editions, 88 pages. $17. The title of Camille Guthrie’s fourth collection, Diamonds, couldn’t be more apropos. Shimmering with erudition and sensual humor, […]

Visiting poet Topaz Winters reflects on ...

As part of the Guest Writer Series hosted by the MFA program in the Department of English at Northern Michigan University, internationally award-winning poet Topaz Winters was featured as the final guest of the semester. . She read her poetry aloud before doing a Q&A and book signing on Thursday, April 7 in the Northern […]

Murderer convicted of stabbing in prison

Man convicted of killing a Sandia High school student during a homecoming party and suspected of shooting a young woman playing Pokémon Go faces new charges inside the county jail after deputies said he stabbed another inmate more than 20 times in revenge for killing his brother. . Izaiah Garcia (MDC) Izaiah Garcia, 21, is […]

Tearing Down the Walls: Cinema Femme Sho...

Each edition of Cinema Woman Magazine centered on a film directed by a woman, with interviews with filmmakers and film reviews written by women around the world. “After the first few issues, I started hearing tons of women on social media, thanking me for airing the interviews, grateful for the opportunity to learn from women […]

Raja Change Sultan ’72 Named Launch Day

Melina Korfonta ’25 news editor Trinity College made an announcement last week appointing alumnus Raja Changez Sultan ’72, an internationally renowned Pakistani painter and poet, as a guest speaker at Trinity’s 196and Beginning which will take place on Sunday, May 22. Sultan, along with Lloyd Alexander Lewis Jr. ’69 and Cornelia Parsons Thornburgh ’80, will […]

Giving Matters: Greenville Women Giving ...

The past two years have been tough for young people, especially those who are already dealing with issues such as economic hardship or a parent’s drug addiction. But through participation in the arts, teens can find new ways to express themselves and connect with others, building resilience that will serve them throughout their lives. At […]

Whidbey Island Center For The Arts Annou...

Whidbey Island Center for the Arts presents Gerry O’Connor, The Trudy Sundberg Lecture Series: Dr. Wade Davis, Mixtape to My Mother – a Mother’s Day’s Concert, WICA 26th Anniversary Concerts, Classical Uncorked | Versailles Dance Party, Atomic Bombshells – Naughty Spring Concert, Art Talks | Rebecca Albiani as the First Lady of the World: Isabella […]

The Weeknd’s HBO series ‘The Idol’ is ge

Variety learned the HBO series from The Weeknd The idol will undergo a redesign due to the decision to move in a “new creative direction”. “The idolThe creative team at continues to build, refine and evolve its vision for the show and they have aligned themselves with a new creative direction,” HBO said in a […]

Poetry about being a taxi driver in New ...

Collection of poetry by Sean Singer, Today in the Taxi, could easily be described as a vivid portrait of ridesharing in New York in the years leading up to the pandemic. At bottom, however, these poems read like unaddressed letters sent to help us navigate a troubling modern world. While driving a taxi in New […]

UMaine Alumna Challenges Poetic Form Thr...

University of Maine alumnus Megan Ashe has submitted three pieces of poetry to the new “Maine Canvas” initiative. The “Maine Canvas” is an online art space for students to submit pieces of their choice to an online portfolio on the Maine campus website. Ashe recently graduated from UMaine last December with a major in English […]

How Jean Smart Crafted His Dream Career

It’s hard to imagine the world of entertainment without John Smart. With “hacksand ‘Mare of Easttown’ bringing her back to prominence in recent years, some call it a Jean Smart revival – but that’s not really the case. In fact, she never worked – maybe we we just didn’t pay attention. “Over the past five […]

How Minx explores nuanced feminism

In the new HBO Max series Naughty,Joyce Prigger (Ophelia Lovibond), a well-educated, upper-class writer, has big dreams of creating a hard-hitting feminist magazine that will capture the minds of her well-read, progressive female colleagues in the seventies. Instead, the only person who is willing to invest money in creating his magazine is a sleazy editor, […]

The colorful petals of the chrysanthemum...

By Vikas Datta The traits of any country or culture would likely find a reflection in its literature. Japanese people, according to foreign perceptions or stereotypes, if you will, are homogeneous, exhibit a social and hierarchical sense of identity, value traditions, order and obedience, are polite and reserved, and are known for their aesthetic, complex […]

An eco-friendly reading list for oenophi...

Do you want to perfect your biodynamics? Get dirt on your dirt? Here’s a short Earth Month playlist, with a focus on carefully grown wines. Some are old, some new, but all are timeless in their themes of environmental stewardship. Bertrand is a biodynamic evangelist/winemaker from the French region of Languedoc. Gerard Bertrand Biodynamic champion […]

Pamela Rooke: the queen of punk provocat...

With her Mondrian-inspired makeup, outlandish hairstyles and shocking signature dress, Pamela Rooke, aka Jordan, described herself as “a walking work of art.” For the public, however, the fearless provocateur who traveled by early morning train from the Sussex coast to central London in the mid-1970s has become the face of the most important youth movement […]

NJ’s Shakespeare Theater Celebrates 60 Y

The Shakespeare Theater in New Jersey, which earned a well-deserved spot on New Jersey Monthly’The list of 52 things to do in New Jersey celebrates its 60th anniversary this year. The upcoming season marks the first time since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic that the Madison-based theater has presented a full lineup of five […]

The jogi as a seasonal hermit

Why separation or viraha is the key theme of Baramasa songs in Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar Why the separation or viraha is the key theme of Baramasa songs in Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar In northern India, particularly in the plains of the Ganges, in what is now Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, songs […]

The Grand National Assembly of Turkey is...

Opening of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey April 23 is the 113th (114th in leap years) day of the year according to the Gregorian calendar. The number of days left before the end of the year is 252. Railways 23 April 1903 British Prime Minister Balfour announces in the House of Commons that they […]

EP Review: English Teacher – Polyawkward

Doomy + droll sprechgesang styles could be about to get a bigger and even more compelling revival I was on my third or fourth listen to Polyawkward and was scrolling through Twitter when a post caught my eye. “I saw there was this band called English Teacher…”, he would say, “and you won’t believe what […]

Bill Hader Explains How ‘Barry’ Season 3

Barry Berkman’s story could have been so different had it not been for the major delay caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to star and show co-creator Bill Hader. It hasn’t aired for three years but finally season 3 of barry is set to debut on HBO on Sunday, April 24. barry was so close […]

What should you read next? Here are the...

by Tove Ditlevsen The problem of happinessGary Indiana fire seasonand Sascha Rothchild blood sugar all are among the highest rated books of the week. Featured by Book Marks, “Rotten Tomatoes for books” by Lit Hub. * Fiction 1. blood sugar by Sascha Rothchild(Son of GP Putnam) 3 Rave • 2 Positive • 1 MixedRead an […]

Portuguese prosecutors say man is offici...

LISBON – Portuguese prosecutors said on Thursday a man had been officially identified as a suspect in the disappearance of British child Madeleine McCann 15 years ago. It is the first time Portuguese prosecutors have identified an official suspect in the case since Kate and Gerry McCann, Madeleine’s parents, were named suspects in 2007. They […]

John Donne ran away with a 16-year-old g...

BOOK OF THE WEEK SUPER-INFINITY: THE TRANSFORMATIONS OF JOHN DONNE by Katherine Rundell (Faber £16.99, 344pp) Although I prefer Keats myself, Katherine Rundell is of the opinion that John Donne was “the finest love poet in the English language”. He created the “most lavishly sexed poetry ever written in English”, which at least omits Welsh. […]

Boca Raton Public Library Celebrates Chi...

Alexandra Alessandri Sunday, May 1, 2022, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., Spanish River Library Boca Raton, Florida – Join the Boca Raton Public Library in welcoming award-winning children’s book author Alexandra Alessandri to the Spanish River Library in celebration of Children’s Book Week! She will read her latest book, Isabel and her colors go to […]

AIM by Kyle Abraham Dance Company at ICA...

Kyle Abraham’s AIM, “Our Indigo: If We Were A Love Song.” PHOTO: Christopher Duggan When famed choreographer Kyle Abraham traveled to Boston with his company, AIM (for Abraham in Motion) by Kyle Abrahamin November 2012, he and his dancers performed the Boston premiere of “The Radio Show” at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, an evening-long […]

Not in Venice? Catch works from Simone ...

Simone Leigh’s American pavilion draws lines around the courtyard during the Venice Biennale premiere this week. But those who fail to attend the breathtaking presentation of the Giardini will have several other chances. The presentation, which includes 11 new works, will form the basis of Leigh’s first-ever survey exhibition, at the Institute of Contemporary Art […]

“Writing in a minority language goes han

I think I fell in love with them. The old clichés around writing in two languages. I think that I may have thought too much… “Your first language is for feeling, the second is for thinking.” Is it really this binary? “Ah, you know, you’re a different person in every language, that’s the problem.” Am […]

The eight best landing spots for Deebo S...

This week in ‘The 2022 NFL offseason is out of control’: 49ers wide receiver Deebo Samuel told ESPN’s Jeff Darlington Wednesday that he requested a trade to San Francisco. The request follows a flurry of big-budget receiver moves this offseason (started by, of all culprits, the jaguars and Christian Kirk). The NFL Draft is a […]

Protest and Pleasure: Riffs on Classic I...

LOS ANGELES — Some of Jaishri Abichandani’s works are so palpable that they evoke a strong sense of touch just by looking at them. The centerpieces of “Flower-Headed Children,” her solo exhibition at Craft Contemporary, are figures sculpted from polymer clay and adorned with petals and jewels. They appear to be handmade, with an attention […]

A collaborative project brings together ...

“How are you like your mother? » Graduate student Cole Depuy, the poet behind “A Turing Test,” pops the question again. And again, tenor Lex Bonner responds with a recitation of haunting childhood images, underscored by raucous cello and eerie piano chords. A gong shakes, waved by composer Leif Haley, as the song comes to […]

Visit a colorful Harlem townhouse

The musical and literary salons that the British poet James Fenton and the American writer Darryl Pinckney hosts in their Harlem townhouse are a delight not only to their guests, but to passers-by as well. The temperatures lending themselves to it, they open the large-paned windows so that the soft notes of a Chopin sonata […]

Phoebe Frances Brown, “outspoken and fun

Actress and writer Phoebe Frances Brown, who created an acclaimed play about her incurable brain cancer, has died aged 29. Brown starred and wrote in The Glad Game, a solo show in which she wanted to demonstrate that “even after receiving the most devastating news, there is still hilarity and joy to be had”. It […]

Brookings Registry | ‘Oakwood’ issue 20

BROOKINGS — Founded in 1975, South Dakota State University’s “Oakwood” literary magazine is fast approaching its 50th anniversary. This year’s issue opens Thursday at the Hilton M. Briggs Library’s Daschle Congressional Research Study, which is in the University Archives and Library Special Collections. This event, free and open to the public, features authors and poets […]

Cinematographer Jaime Reynoso talks abou...

Spotlight is ComingSoon’s interview series with below the line and/or up-and-coming talent in the world of TV and film. Our goal is to shine a light on the diverse roles that make the entertainment you love possible rather than just focusing on actors and directors. ComingSoon’s Jeff Ames recently spoke with cinematographer Jaime Reynoso about […]

As a former English teacher I am shocked...

“Put that book down, you’ll ruin your eyes!” Or else my mother warned me every day of my childhood (at night I secretly read in bed, the pages lit by the Lucozade glow from the street lamp), and how right she was. My eyesight is terrible, but my literary judgment is pretty good. That’s why […]

Adoptees share their experiences in writ...

Approximately 7 million Americans are adopted, and just as every family is unique, every adoption experience is unique. When stories are told about adoption, we tend to focus on the experiences of adoptive parents, but adoptees have their own important stories to share. On this episode of Talk about Iowa, host Charity Nebbe interviews two […]

Movies like Gerald’s Game That Will Deli

Perhaps you walked away from “Gerald’s Game” in awe of lead performances by Carla Gugino and Bruce Greenwood. Maybe the creativity of the film’s small scope really did it for you. But if Jessie’s ingenuity was what put “Gerald’s Game” into the stratosphere for you, then you have to check out “10 Cloverfield Lane.” This […]

‘Renaissance man’ trains talents for car

JACKSON, Miss (WJTV) – The morning was almost over when Joseph “JoJo” Dodd woke up about 1,900 miles from home and thought, “who would notice if I never got up?” He was 19, a down comedian, living alone on a boat with an engine as broken as his career. “I was literally adrift in LA,” […]

Take a Page of Poetry to Understand Musi...

April 18, 2022 (Illustration by University of Rochester/Julia Joshpe) The University of Rochester music theorist explores the interrelationship between poetry, lyrics and music. Reading the opening lines of Van Morrison’s “Into the Mystic,” Matt BaileyShea, an associate professor of music theory at the University of Rochester, notes that “the […]

Obituary of Lady Knight of Collingtree |...

Jill Knight, the longtime Tory backbench MP for Edgbaston constituency in south Birmingham who died aged 98, was not as benign or harmless as she sometimes appeared . Known for her colorful floral dress sense – once memorably described by former Times parliamentary sketch writer Craig Brown as making her look like a fight in […]

Atlantic City wants to do a Gayborhood

Today we head to Atlantic City and its desire to re-attract a lost LGBTQ+ community that was once a thriving part of AC’s makeup. We also take a look at the burgeoning retail utopia in Southwest Philadelphia — and how a garbage truck is the latest sign of success. 🐰 And check out these images […]

How Judge Syed Mahmood, known for his di...

National integration through tolerance is an ideal for all of us; it was a reality with Syed Mahmood. His personality and the depth of his thoughts transcended the realm of materialistic living and found solace in mysticism. His knowledge of Arabic and Persian helped him develop a deep understanding of Sufism while his command of […]

Colorful Chrysanthemum Petals: Japan and...

By Vikas Datta The traits of any country or culture would likely find a reflection in its literature. Japanese people, according to foreign perceptions or stereotypes, if you will, are homogeneous, exhibit a social and hierarchical sense of identity, value traditions, order and obedience, are polite and reserved, and are known for their aesthetic, […]

🌱 East Hampton Daily: a Zelenskyy cockta

Happy Monday, people of East Hampton! Diane Witek here to help you start the day off right. Here’s what’s happening around East Hampton today. First, today’s weather forecast: Growing clouds. High: 49, low: 44. Here are the top stories in East Hampton today: The Zelenskyy Cocktail is Main Prospect’s take on a lemon martini made […]

A poet of love and revolution

Dr Ratan Bhattacharjee Asom Bhasa Gourav award winner Jepulin Rajkumari is a popular name in Assamese literature. His sixth poetic volume entitled Tumi Koisila – Me Tomar Beatrice includes 150 brilliant poems. WH Auden once said: “A poet is, above all, a person who is passionately in love with language. The moment I received Jepolin […]

Five artists who put modern Indian art o...

People all over the world have long been fascinated by Indian art and culture. However, the 20th century was the one that truly defined and propelled India’s visual identity into the modern world. The worldwide acclaim enjoyed by Indian art today is a result of the tireless creativity pursued by highly talented artists of the […]

7 wonders of the ancient world

The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World were a selection of exceptional pieces of architecture and art in the Middle East, North Africa and Southern Europe. A number of ancient and medieval writers from Europe and the Middle East discussed and described what are now called the seven “wonders” of the world (not all writers […]

In NCAA women’s gymnastics, a hole the s

Ragan Smith of Oklahoma competes in the floor exercise during the NCAA Women’s Gymnastics Championships, Thursday, April 14, 2022, in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez) Tony Gutierrez PA FORT WORTH, TX Ragan Smith had no shortage of options when it came to choosing a college, as tends to happen when you’re an elite gymnast […]

Book Review — James Dickey: A Literary L

By Dr. Jes Simmons Retired English teacher and trustee of Longwood Dr Gordon Van Ness is a 1972 graduate of Hampden-Sydney College who became Professor of English at Longwood College (later University) from 1987 until his retirement in 2018. A prominent scholar of poet and novelist James Dickey, Van Ness has just written what promises […]

Charles Mingus centennial celebration pl...

Charles Mingus was born on April 22, 1922, at an army post in Nogales, Arizona, where his father served with a Buffalo Soldiers unit. The revered jazz bassist and composer was a toddler when his family moved to Los Angeles, where he was largely raised in the Watts neighborhood. But every spring, Nogales hosts a […]

10 Nicolas Cages Movies That Should Have...

Going around and promoting the upcoming comedy The unbearable weight of massive talentNicolas Cage revealed that he would love to do Face/Stop 2. Cage’s take on the hypothetical sequel has fans so excited, but there are so many other films in the quirky actor’s filmography that should get the sequel treatment as well. RELATED: Renfield […]

Poet Billy Collins to Participate in Mid...

detroit today For anyone who has tried, writing poetry can be difficult. It can be hard to tell if you’re actually writing something compelling — or if you’re even telling a cohesive story. Billy Collins is one of America’s most popular poets, according to Bruce Weber of The New York Times. He will appear at […]

Merritt Wever sees honesty and relevance...

1/5 Merritt Wever can now be seen in the Apple TV+ anthology series, “Roar.” Photo Jim Ruymen/UPI | License picture NEW YORK, April 15 (UPI) — Nurse Jackie and The Walking Dead alum Merritt Wever says there’s a lot of truth to how modern relationships can evolve in his episode of the Apple TV+ anthology […]

Wendell Smith was denied the chance to m...

Wendell Smith had never felt such grief and disappointment. He had big league dreams and ambitions. That’s why when auto magnate Henry Ford asked Smith’s father, John, what his son wanted to be when he grew up, the eldest Smith quickly replied that he wanted to be a baseball player. professional. And Smith believed his […]

Create a “writer’s room of your own” 

On April 4, an audience of students and graduates, Pamphlet members and strangers, moved around the C Science Center to hear “A Writer’s Room of One’s Own”, a panel of women Pamphlet graduates who go on to successful careers in print, film and television, from the new yorker for Saturday Night Live. The panelists – […]

On Louis XV, Deer Park Girls, and a Decl...

The France of 1755 is a country of extremes. The streets of Paris are filled with the poor and downtrodden, while a few miles away is the Palace of Versailles, with its famous Hall of Mirrors where courtiers under the watchful eye of Louis XV spend the hours in extravagance unending. Once known as Louis […]

Fortnite from Epic Games gets Coachella-...

Coachella is coming to Fortnite! Epic Games has announced that it has collaborated with the annual Music and Arts Festival to bring Coachella-themed skins and music to Fortnite. Epic Games said it will drop two sets of skins in Fortnite to coincide with both weekends of the music festival. The first delivery of Coachella items […]

Every Danny DeVito Movie Ranked From Wor...

A dentist named Nick (Zachary Quinto) meets a hitman Francine Driver (Carla Gugino) and asks her to kill his wife Karen (Lauren Lee Smith). She asks for $20,000 upfront, so he leaves to see if his mob patient Aldo (Danny DeVito) can lend her the money. Meanwhile, a photographer named Henry (Aaron Tveit) steals Francine’s […]

WWE Superstar Reveals Backstage Reaction...

Austin Theory has revealed how the Superstars reacted backstage after WWE Chairman Vince McMahon’s surprise in-ring return on Night 2 of WrestleMania 38. The segment kicked off with a singles match between Pat McAfee and Austin Theory. The two men faced off in a highly entertaining battle that ultimately ended in victory for McAfee. However, […]

Award-winning poet to read, give a maste...

04/14/2022 Award-winning poet Donna Masini will give a public reading and discussion of her work at a book signing event on Wednesday, April 20 at SUNY Cortland. Masini, Professor of English/Creative Writing at Hunter College, City University of New York, will also be giving SUNY Cortland students, faculty, and staff an exclusive and unique poetry […]

Art busts are booming. More people buy ...

To meet Glenda. She has streaks of gold in her white hair, drooping eyes of melatonin, and a tragic lack of a chest. A nickname coined at the Philadelphia Bureau of Anthropology, Glenda is a bust planter officially known as the Grecian Bust Pot, with a gaping crevice where her cement brain would have been. […]

The American academic: what I don’t know

A 1907 photograph of immigrants arriving at Ellis Island (Library of Congress) When, in my readings, I come across phrases like this: “His great-great-grandfather was the chief adviser to the Dutch royal family in the 18th century; a great-grandfather killed during the gold rush; and his mother was descended from George Sand”—I feel a little […]

Vancouver author turns COVID lockdown in...

In 2020, when everyone was locked down due to COVID-19, former Vancouver writer John Paul Sonnen turned time in isolation into something constructive. The author has completed an account of the history of his favorite church in Rome, Sant’Onofrio al Gianicolo. The sometimes overlooked church is the spiritual center in Rome of the Equestrian Order […]

Sharad Pawar is not a Castist; Raj Thac...

Sharad Pawar is not a Castist; Raj Thackeray comments very wrong: Ramdas Athawale Vartha Bharati | 13-04-2022 | 18:07:00 IST Union Minister Ramdas Athawale | PC: PTI Latour, April 13: Slamming MNS leader Raj Thackeray for accusing Sharad Pawar of playing caste politics in Maharashtra, Union Minister and Dalit leader Ramdas Athawale on Wednesday said […]

8 vintage pieces to watch after catching...

Romance, drama, intrigue, Dance – these are the characteristics of a classic period piece. by Netflix Bridgerton is no exception, with its second season featuring the lives of the Bridgerton, Featherington, and Sharma families to the delight of audiences. RELATED: ‘Bridgerton’: The 8 Most Outrageous Moments From Season 2 With season 2 having passed for […]

MW | whitehot contemporary art magazine

Cover, C is for curator Bice Curiger, A Life in Art. By JOSEPH NECHVATALApril 2022 By C is for conservative: Bice Curiger, A life in art—a two-year-old snazzy-covid-ongoing bound—art historian Dora Imhof travels the mountainous terrain of a pop-loving polyglot Swiss leftist student who becomes an art critic-journalist; co-founding editor and publisher of the prestigious […]

Derry Girls review – this modern classic

AAll good things must come to an end, especially if that good thing is a beloved British sitcom. Like a myriad of comedies before it, Lisa McGee’s semi-autobiographical Derry Girls (Channel 4) – a school farce set in mid-90s Northern Ireland – chose to come out on top with its third series. There’s a reason […]

The history of bookmobiles | riot book

This content contains affiliate links. When you purchase through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Each year, the American Library Association (ALA) sponsors National Library Week and honors the bookmobiles and librarians who drive them with their own day — Wednesday, to be exact. first celebrated in 2010, the ALA Office for Diversity, […]

Questions from Alice Walker: Are you sma...

Walker won the trophy at the age of 66 with a specialist round in the Peak District – but how would you do? A quiz veteran has become the oldest female Mastermind champion to triumph in the long-running quiz at the age of 66. Alice Walker won by six points in the Grand Final – […]

Constance Alexander: Celebrating Nationa...

Katerina Stoykova speaks with gentle authority, the beat of her r’s indicating that she is not from Kentuckian. Currently residing in Lexington, she was born in Burgas, Bulgaria, a city on the Black Sea coast. She immigrated to America in 1995 and for over a decade worked for various high-tech companies. Her passion for the […]

🌱 Tornado Relief Donations + History Und

Hey, neighbors! It’s me again, Kayla Harrison, your Savannah Daily host. First, today’s weather forecast: Rather sunny and pleasant. High: 82 Low: 63. 🏡 Are you a local real estate agent? Let us help you generate leads, grow your brand in Savannah, and set you apart from the competition. Click here to find out more. […]

Scary Horror Movies To Stream This Week ...

Fighting spirit is an American classic. The 1982 story of paranormal forces haunting a suburban family is a collaboration between two of the most celebrated horror filmmakers, director Tobe Hooper and producer/screenwriter Steve Spielberg. Forty years after its premiere, the film has permeated our culture and become one of the quintessential haunted house tales in […]

Devotion to Pastor – Beat My Heart, O Go

By Pastor Jeff Jacobs Unity Lutheran Parish – St. Paul, Saetersdal and St. Matthew, Granger As we come to Holy Week, I share a poem by one of England’s great poets, John Donne, which is commemorated in Lutheran and Anglican churches on March 31, the day he died in 1631. Born in London on January […]

‘We love our mother tongue…we love our i

Prakash Raj tweeted: Don’t try to smash houses Mr Home Secretary… We challenge you#stopHindiImposition Bollywood actor Prakash Raj, who stars in many Hindi films, also objected to Shah’s statement that people from different states should speak Hindi. “Tamil, as a language, serves as the root of the rights of the people” is a line from […]

🌱 Lorraine St. Shooting + LA Educators’

Hello people of Baton Rouge! It’s me again, Dan Casarella, your host for the Baton Rouge Daily. First, today’s weather forecast: Rather cloudy. High: 82 Low: 68. Here are the top three stories in Baton Rouge today: Several people have been shot and one person is in critical condition after a shooting on Lorraine Street […]

The Corruption of the Feminist Library

It was a feminist bookstore that brought me to the Women’s Liberation Movement. I was a shy 17-year-old boy in Leeds in 1979. I nervously opened the door to the dingy storefront, which had posters of Audre Lorde and Kate Millett in the window. Inside, a notice board advertised rooms in squats and co-ops, as […]

Matt Maltese leaves Center Stage amazed ...

Matt Maltese is an amazed, charming and youthful man. The gentle embrace of his faded female voice is a seductive experience, and he is undoubtedly medicine for a broken heart. Maltese is a musical poet, as his raw, elegant lyrics and emotion have a special way of reaching into the soul and stripping people down […]

Take the lakes. . . Coleridge and Sou...

In our latest column, we explored the poetry of William Wordsworth and wandered through his beloved Lake District of England. Today we meet two more of his Lake District friends, the poets Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834) and Robert Southey (1774-1843). In fact, when you add John Ruskin, Thomas de Quincey and other literary figures, it […]

What happened to 23 Jump Street?

the 21 jump street The franchise is considered one of the best buddy comedy series of the 2010s. Both films are based on the 1980s Fox series that launched Johnny Depp’s controversial career and brought his concept into the 21st century. Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum led the series as two immature and incompetent narcotics […]

Gridiron Club Superspreader event shows ...

Chris Kleponis/CNP via ZUMA Facts matter: Join for free Mother Jones Daily newsletter. Support our nonprofit reports. Subscribe to our print magazine. To his State of the Union Address on March 1, as the Omicron variant of the coronavirus peaked, President Joe Biden outlined his pandemic management strategy. “Covid-19 no longer needs to control our […]

A century before the first Earth Day the...

On October 15, 1880, climate activists and citizen scientists gathered atop Bear Hill in what is now the Middlesex Fells Reservation for the Boston area’s first forest festival – a precursor to the Day of the Land in the 19th century. Over the next five years, Forest Festivals will galvanize metropolitan Bostonians to protect many […]

Local author’s new book ‘Strange’ deserv

A local author and teacher at Middlebury College has published her third book of stories, ‘How Strange a Season’, continuing her exploration of women and their interactions with nature and the world. “Megan Mayhew Bergman is one of the finest writers for chronicling our tangled, intimate, and complicated relationship with the natural world; her elegant, […]

Donohoe’s bookish reputation is plagued

Morto for Paschal Donohoe, whose best-boy-in-class enthusiasm won out this week when he spoke to Portugal’s new finance minister about meeting the non-existent widow of a Portuguese literary giant long since deceased. Paschal’s penchant for letting people know about his love of modern literature led to a meeting with Fernando Medina at the latest Eurogroup […]

Make Food – Dallas Voice

Scarborough Ren Fest offers food fit for kings and queens RICH LOPEZ | Personal [email protected] It’s time to put on this gay 16th century garment. The Scarborough Renaissance Festival opens on Saturday April 9 for its 41st season. Get a Tudor education in British history with knight ceremonies, battle jousting, theatrical performances and more. Perhaps […]

‘Bullying is a unique kind of trauma’: t

JHere’s something crucial that most true crime podcasts lack: the voice of the victim. That’s not the case with Stories of the Stalked, a six-part Audible series from award-winning filmmaker and dancer Lily Baldwin. After spending 13 years being harassed, she wrote and narrated an immersive series in which an illusory sound design transports the […]

Thoughts on Surah Al Fatihah in Ramadan

THE first ayat of the Al Fatihah is roughly translated as “In the name of Allah, the most gracious (ar rahman) and the most beneficent (ar raheem)”. “Roughly translated” is a necessary caveat; certainty is not my forte. To invoke means to cite or appeal to a higher authority. For Muslims, this supreme authority is […]

‘Vande Mataram’ Creator’s Death Annivers

New Delhi: Today is the anniversary of the death of legendary poet and journalist Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay. Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay (Chatterjee) was a highly respected Bengali litterator. Banga Bhoomi gave him a literary and linguistic richness as well as a sensitive vision, which allowed him to create works considered as symbols not only of Bengali […]

City of Groveland Hosts Events at the La...

For immediate release GROVELAND – The City of Groveland and Langley-Adams Public Library Director Darcy Lepore are pleased to share planned programming for children, teens and adults throughout April and early May. Adult programs Monday, April 11 at 7 p.m. — Virtual program — Thriller Author Charlie Donlea You won’t want to miss this book […]

What is the difference between sponge ca...

Genoise is, like the mother sauces of French cuisine, the ancestor of many variations. The oldest and most essential sponge cake recipe was included in “The English Huswife”, a 17th century book on cooking, brewing, distilling and general housekeeping by poet Gervase Markham. It requires flour, sugar and eggs, whole and yolks, spiced with anise […]

5 black poets who changed the world with...

Poetry is an art form that has been used to heal, inform and empower people for centuries. Whether it is literature, a spoken word performance or even music, this art form acts as a catalyst to shed light on a plethora of ideas and sentiments surrounding issues of social justice, economic or societal conditions, as […]

5 things to do this weekend, including a...

I was a very distracted high school student and had trouble concentrating on physics and math lessons. I was also, of course, chronically absent. But never for English. I loved everything about poetry: the rhythm, the fluidity, the imagery. If you recognize yourself, go this weekend to the Old South Meeting House to pay homage […]

Homecoming: a mixed feeling in India

You know you’re home when passengers nudge each other to disembark before the plane even comes to a complete stop, as if one more second and they’ll be hanging in the air. There’s no faster way for the high of a trip to die down and yet what’s the bet those same passengers will sit […]

WGA West Inclusion and Equity Report Rev...

According to the WGA West’s latest Inclusion and Equity Report, the percentage of screenwriters employed under the guild’s contract who are Black, Indigenous and of Color (BIPOC) has quadrupled in the past 11 years. According to the report, the percentage of active BIPOC screenwriters increased from just 5.2% in 2010 to 22.6% in 2020, compared […]

A portrait of a young artist ‘-a vision

A production of “Parks: A Portrait of a Young Artist” is currently running at the History Theater until April 10, 2022. The show visually conveys to those in attendance the greatness of a young Gordon Parks and his tenacity for life. Parks came to Minnesota as a young man, moving from Fort Scott, Kansas to […]

Obituary of Darrell Darling (1940 – 2022

darrell darlingMay 7, 1940 – February 3, 2022Resident of Santa CruzReverend Darrell Darling was a Methodist minister, poet, innkeeper, nut farmer and political activist. He died in Santa Cruz on February 3 with his wife, Karen, and daughter, Denise, by his side. Until the very end, Darling was blessed with a sparkling wit, an inquisitive […]

Stirling News: Jane Austin dropped out a...

Students at the University of Stirling will instead be presented with works by African-American writer Toni Morrison, author of books such as Song of Solomon and Beloved. The institution said swapping Austen for Morrison would also “help increase diversity” in the curriculum, according to forms notifying management of changes to course materials. In the latest […]

TCR Express: April 6, 2022

This week on TCR Express, Digital Media Editor Warren Frey and Journal of Commerce Editor Russell Hixson look at some of the stories coming to the paper, including Russell’s interview with Saint-Gobain officials, who are working on a major project to capture heat and reduce emissions at one of their manufacturing plants to achieve net […]

Arkansas International presents poet Mag...

Devon though photography the Arkansas International and the U of A Program in Creative Writing and Translation are proud to present the Spring 2022 Walton Distinguished Reader on April 14 at 7 p.m. at the Fayetteville Public Library Events Center. The reading, presented in conjunction with the Fayetteville Public Library’s […]

Association of Writers and Writing Progr...

As an English major, writer, and soon-to-be graduate looking for a professional career in the publishing industry, I’ve been looking for events and opportunities to fully immerse myself in the literary realm. . Luckily, during Spring Break, I had the wonderful opportunity to attend the AWP 2022 Writers Conference in Philadelphia, PA. The AWP, the […]

Cold climate for Swiss and Irish women w...

Last year, Switzerland reached an uncomfortable milestone, the 50th anniversary of granting women the right to vote. Ireland celebrates a century of universal suffrage for women this year. Does this mean that Irish women were in a much better position than their Swiss sisters in 1971? Unfortunately not. Looking back, it is shocking how little […]

Constance Alexander: Celebrating the int...

My passion for poetry started with the nursery rhymes that my mother recited to me before I could read. Humpty DumptyPeter Piperand Old Mother Hubbard were already attached to memory before I went to school. And then at 5 years old, I got my own library card. The very first book I read was a […]

The top of the lake sees Campion sinking...

top of the lakeCampion’s first television work in decades, boasts masterful character work and a frustratingly blind perspective. Artwork: Felipe Sobreiro Warning trigger: assault, sexual assault, rape A girl stands in freezing water and a caravan of women rolls into new shipping container homes in a remote area of ​​New Zealand. One Thing Begins and […]

“On the islands of exile and poetry”

An overview of the Oki Islands is presented at the start of the webinar. There is something alluring about remote islands, especially if they are known to be places of exile for historical figures. When prolific Japan-based journalists Kit Nagamura and Alice Gordenker recently offered their readers the chance to take part in a free […]

🌱 Man tasered after hotel swap + stolen

Good day, neighbors! It’s me again, Dan Casarella, your host for the Baton Rouge Daily. First, today’s weather forecast: Shower and thunderstorm. High: 80 Low: 69. Here are the top four stories from today in Baton Rouge: A woman attacked a man after he paid for sex at the LSU hotel. Alexandra Veitch checked into […]