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On the Politics of Caste and Female Joy ...

In a library in St. Louis in 1990, I watched our people – speaking our language, eating with their hands – on an American big screen for the first time, in Satyajit Ray’s iconic black-and-white film, Pather Panchali. This is the first film in his Apu trilogy, a bildungsroman of the life and tragedies of […]

🌱 School district eliminates quarantine

Hello, neighbors! Dan Casarella here with your Tuesday edition of the Philadelphia Daily. First, today’s weather forecast: Rather sunny and less humid. High: 75 Low: 55. 🏡 Are you a local real estate agent? Let us help you generate leads, grow your brand in Philadelphia, and set you apart from the competition. Click here to […]

Self-Portrait: Jordan Hamel | Writing

Reading room A 1701-word memoir from a world champion, hungry wolf and Wellington poet It’s a quiet Tuesday night in Timaru. The Caroline Bay skatepark is quiet except for a teenage couple driving past in a Subaru WRX, the odd smell of the wharf dominating Herald of Timaru the headlines throughout 2019 have died down, […]

Thousands of loans will be written off b...

When parent company Provident Financial ceases collecting payments on the loans by December 31, 2021, 7 months after the brands stopped lending, thousands of consumers with high-interest loans from Provident, Glo, Greenwood, and Satsuma will have their debts cleared ConsolidationNow installments. Affected borrowers will receive emails or letters informing them that they can stop paying […]

Words in the Wild workshop with Nicola C...

Paperboat, co-founded by Emma Milne-White in 2018, occasionally organizes writing workshops. It is “relaunched” under the aegis of Hungerford Bookshop. All workshops are suitable for beginners and can also help you if you have work in progress. Next month will be with local award-winning naturalist writer Nicola Chester, whose memoir On Gallows Down was shortlisted […]

“Ear Up Incubation” promotes new music f

Five major prizes at the “Ear Up Music Festival” 13 new voices from Hong Kong that need to be heard HONG KONG SAR – Media outreach – May 16, 2022 – Now in its fifth year, the ‘Ear Up Incubation’ music mentorship program hit another milestone for the local music industry when 14 Hong Kong-based […]

The worst movies based on true events –

When filmmakers say a movie is based on true events, they’re trying to give the movie a stamp of legitimacy. For the most part, moviegoers understand that they’re going to see a story based on an actual event and not a documentary, and they’re willing to allow some creative leeway. Even so, audiences know when […]

Six feel-good shows to watch if you’re s

Heartstopper, the beautiful upbeat and unapologetically queer coming-of-age story from Nick Nelson and Charlie Spring has been a huge hit since its debut on Netflix in late April, perhaps because it’s a burst of joy full of freshness. the air in these crazy times we live in. Set in the fictional Truham Grammar High School […]

Obituary: Letizia Battaglia, photographe...

Letizia Battaglia, who died at the age of 87, was a Sicilian photographer whose unflinching photographs depicting appalling Mafia crimes helped combat her campaign of terror on the island in the 1970s and 1980s. he was perhaps an unlikely thorn in the side of organized crime. Her photographic career began in the early 1970s, when, […]

The Golden, Silver, and Bronze Ages of C...

Comic book readers often refer to Golden, Money and The Bronze Ages of comic books – and here’s what those terms mean. Comics have been around for a long time; According to Scott McCloud’s definition of comics as a sequential art for telling a story, the genre dates back to before the Reformation. But, of […]

Arrowsmith Press, The Boston Playwrights...

A deferred festive reading bringing together the winners of the last two years will take place on Zoom on Sunday May 15 at 12 p.m. Nobel Laureate, Derek Walcott Arrowsmith Press, in conjunction with the Boston Playwrights’ Theater and the Derek Walcott Festival in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, announces the Derek Walcott Prize for Poetry. The award […]

How Bengal suffered under Mughal rule an...

​ It has been a year since unprecedented violence took place in West Bengal after the announcement of the Assembly election results. Why did Bengal experience violence (both in West Bengal and Bangladesh)? What was the original demographic composition of Bengal and how it has changed; and how has this affected the socio-political environment of […]

(BPRW) A black superheroine for the time...

(BPRW) A black superheroine for the time; Sugar A fictional tale based on real events (Black PR Wire) Philadelphia, PA — SUGAR, now a 5-time International Independent Award winner, is a fictional tale about a single mother/hit store owner by day, who poses as a vigilante by night. protecting battered and abused women. Written, directed […]

Sarah Holland-Batt on the fight for her ...

SShortly after Tony, Sarah Holland-Batt’s father, was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease – and told he was no longer fit to drive – he bought the car for himself of his dreams. A jaguar. He made the purchase through eBay, unseen; the first time his wife knew about it was when it was delivered to their […]

Boston Red Sox preach patience – not pan

WORCESTER — With the Red Sox skirmishing at the major league level, it makes sense that the organization would look to Worcester for reinforcements in the coming weeks. But despite the fact that there are logical candidates for the call on the Triple-A roster, Boston still preaches patience when it comes to its best young […]

Crime writer Kate Flora talks about her ...

“Maine has produced some terrific mystery writers,” the Lincoln County Historical Association said in a press release. LCHA celebrates them with a talk by Kate Flora. Maine native and accomplished crime writer, Flora’s Zoom presentation on Thursday, May 26 at 6 p.m. will cover Maine’s long legacy of mystery writing with a special focus on […]

Stephen King stories that could still be...

7. Insomnia Insomnia by Stephen KingPicture: viking press In 1994 King moved back to another of his most famous townships, Derry, Maine. Except this time it wasn’t a clown who was causing sleepless nights but insomnia. Ralph Roberts’ condition allows him to see auras of life force ruled by entities, The Purpose and The Random, […]

‘Poems for Life’ celebrates the resident

CENTER COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — To celebrate the lives of seniors in our community, Juniper Village has connected residents with local writers to create personalized poems highlighting their stories. Juniper resident Mary Joan Fetter said it was a chance to reflect on her experiences. “I got lucky,” Fetter said. “I had a good life. I […]

TWU inspired the nation’s youngest law g

This Friday, 19-year-old TWU alumnus Haley Taylor Schlitz will become the youngest law school graduate in the nation and the youngest law school graduate at SMU. But Schlitz has no intention of cashing in on that degree as a high-paying corporate lawyer or top lawyer. “I want to get into educational policies,” […]

Shows, magic and untold stories – The Th

Image Credit: Supplied Shahryar, a powerful king learns of his wife’s love affair with a slave, promises to avenge him on all the women he will marry from now on. A night of conjugality, the next morning would turn to fate for the young bride succumbing to an untimely death engineered by their husband. Enter […]

The ultimate guide to hotels in Edinburg...

5. Ideal for trendsetters Gleneagles Townhouse Swap the golf greens for the city, First urban outpost of Gleneagles opens this spring. It comes with a serious pedigree: completed in 1846, the grand listed building in St Andrew Square was originally home to the British Linen Company. The current 33-room hotel and members’ club retains the […]

‘It’s a huge moment’: how Ncuti Gatwa wi

Dactor Who changes lives. For science fiction writer Tade Thompson, an episode from his childhood was so frightening that it inspired one of his books decades later. Jenny Colgan was such a big fan that even the boys couldn’t stop her from writing Doctor Who novels. And as the first black director of a Who […]

This week at the Harbor Theater

“The Duke” – (R – language and brief sexuality; 1 hour, 36 minutes). In 1961 Kempton Bunton, a 60-year-old taxi driver, stole Goya’s portrait of the Duke of Wellington from the National Gallery in London. It was the first (and remains the only) theft in the Gallery’s history. Kempton sent ransom notes saying he would […]

The Traveller’s Word: Cecilia Vicuña on

Over the past three years, Cecilia Vicuña has gained sudden and impressive international recognition, culminating with the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at the 59th Venice Biennale International Art Exhibition this spring. The seeds of Vicuña’s multifaceted artistic personality emerged in the 1960s, when she was still based in Chile. There she began to write […]

Manhattan comes alive

And now, suddenly, it seems, Manhattan – especially around Times Square and in the neighborhoods below 42nd Street – has come alive with everything that has always attracted visitors: splashing museum exhibits , Broadway greats, restaurants everywhere. Many beloved businesses have not survived the past two years, including Lord & Taylor, Jazz Standard, Upright Citizens […]

Inspirational and confident young Chines...

Photo: CGV Editor’s note: This year marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Youth League of China (CYLC). At a ceremony held Tuesday in Beijing, Chinese President Xi Jinping said the founding of CYLC was a milestone in the history of the Chinese revolution and the history of the youth movement. This […]

Micro Review: Natalie Haynes’ ‘Pandora’s

In “Pandora’s Jar,” presenter, writer, and classicism enthusiast Natalie Haynes upends popular understanding of ancient Greek epic poems, stories, and plays written by men, telling them from a female perspective and tracing the origins of their mythical female characters. In the book, she examines the origin stories and cultural legacies of classic literature’s best-known women, […]

Poet Kalamazoo wins Pulitzer Prize

KALAMAZOO, MI — A Kalamazoo woman has won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for her 2021 work titled “Frank: Sonnets.” Longtime teacher and writer-in-residence at Kalamazoo College, Diane Seuss was announced the winner of Pulitzer’s poetry category on Monday, May 9. “It’s nothing I would have ever, ever, ever expected out of life,” Seuss said […]

The tragic end of the only child of Harl...

Philippa Duke Schuyler was born to Josephine Cogdell, a white writer, and George Schuyler, a well-known African-American journalist. Her mother, who came from a family that practiced agriculture, applied to her daughter the farming theory that crossing different genetic strains produced superior offspring known as “hybrid vigor”. according to this report. In fact, Schuyler’s interracial […]

The musical SILENCE of Nikos Kypourgos, ...

After a series of successful performances on the alternative stage of the Greek National Opera at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center which thrilled children and adults alike, the sparkling musical Silence, The King Is Listening by Nikos Kypourgos and Thomas Moschopoulos travels to six cities in Greece. Ideal for an introduction to the wonderful […]

Leanne Crichton: Rangers title win could...

Rangers lifted the SWPL1 trophy for the first time, stopping Scottish women’s football giants Glasgow City after a monumental 14 winning seasons. Only time will tell which is more important: Rangers writing their own history or the end of City’s dominance. Either way, it could dramatically change the landscape of gambling in Scotland. It’s a […]

Focus on faculty–May 9, 2022 | St. Lawr

Faculty members put their knowledge into practice so that students and others can benefit. Recently, professors have published research papers with student co-authors and shared their novels and research findings at conferences and events around the world. Sarah Ash Pole Sarah Ash Pole Associate Professor of Environmental studies Sara Ashpole published a collaborative research paper […]

2021/22 half-year results // Sales up 24...

DGAP-News: All for One Group SE / Key word(s): Half-year resultsAll for One Group SE: 2021/22 Half-Year Results // Sales up 24% // Integration of acquisitions progressing // SAP S/4HANA transformations are accelerating // 2021/22 sales guidance increased sl 09.05.2022 / 11:06 The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. All for […]

Nicole Ari Parker just joined the cast

After the success of the 1999 film, The best man and its 2013 sequel, The best man’s vacationPeacock is set to launch a 10-part limited series, The Groomsman: The Final Chapters. The series will reunite the entire original cast, including Morris Chestnut (Lance Sullivan), Melissa De Sousa (Shelby Taylor), Taye Diggs (Harper Stewart), Regina Hall […]

As a single father, Mother’s Day raises

Dear Parents: Teachers will be working on Mother’s Day activities this week and next — they won’t be posting updates or photos because we don’t want to spoil the surprise!!!! This email from my son’s preschool appeared in my feed a few weeks ago. It’s quite innocent. The surprise is probably a handmade card and […]

A new study reveals links between red ti...

New research documenting a grim connection between toxic red tides and ocean dead zones comes with the usual annotation: a poem. The poem, composed by an English scientist, was inspired by a University of Miami study published this month in the journal Harmful Algae which found that a third of Florida’s last 16 red tides […]

CS Lewis responds to the country’s dilem

When you were in school and growing up, did your teachers ever give you “challenge” work? It was a job that was a grade or two higher than where you were at the time. Of course, the goal was to expand your abilities and skills to make you grow and reach higher. It happened to […]

​​​​​​​ Journalist and writer: the peopl

Since April 17, Turkey has carried out attacks on areas of southern Kurdistan following a visit by the president of the government of southern Kurdistan, Masrour Barzani to Turkey, in addition to simultaneous attacks on the north and the south. east of Syria. Turkish massacres continue In this regard, Jordanian journalist and writer Raddad Al-Qallab […]

Renaissance House Writers’ Retreat retur

Renaissance House Retreat for Writers and Artists in Martha’s Vineyard will celebrate its 23rd season by offering three exciting writing programs in June, July and September 2022 at its original location in Oak Bluffs – a home where legendary novelist Dorothy West (“The marriage”) would write. Renaissance House is one of the few retreats designed […]

Overthrowing Roe threatens women’s right

How strange, the condition of having a body, of be a body. Consider the marrow sponge that makes your blood, the skeleton that holds your organs together, the tendons that connect your muscles to bones, the heart that pumps blood through your veins, the electrical signals that travel along the optic nerve from your retinas. […]

First Odia to get a law degree, this ‘gr

Madhusudan Das, a lawyer and social reformer, did pioneering work in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, laying the foundation for the current state of Odisha. Sadly, he remains a largely forgotten figure among the pantheon of famous Indian historical figures. (Image above of Madhusudan Das, the legendary Odia) As the first graduate and […]

‘The Best Man’ Cast Releases New Beach V

After it was announced last year that the cast of the iconic “The Best Man” film franchise would be reuniting for an upcoming series, fans were filled with anticipation – and they just got a new look at the gang on set. In a video posted to Instagram, the cast of ‘The Best Man’ are […]

Interview with Jennifer Keene – DC Prese

The world of DC Comics goes retro with the Showcase DC short blue beetle. Conceived as a 60s cartoon, the animated short centers on Ted Kord’s incarnation of the iconic hero as he teams up with The Question to foil Dr. Spectro’s plan to corrupt the feelings of people in the world. whole world. In […]

Five French cultural events not to miss ...

May 1 may be over and the Lily of the valley the bouquets are fading, but there’s a wealth of French art and culture to discover across the United States and online this month. The Tragedy of King Christopher – Chicago, until May 29 In the turbulent aftermath of the Haitian Revolution of 1804, a […]

When you learn your mother was a serious...

In March 2021, my mother, Nancy Bourne, a lifelong non-smoker, died of lung cancer. Two weeks prior, however, as she was walking back and forth between hospital wards, she was on her laptop sending a flurry of query letters to literary agents asking for their help in selling her first novel. six months before that […]

The original power girl named Modesty, w...

This was before the internet, there was no online book ordering service, and therefore no e-book readers. Children addicted to reading had to join the circulating libraries (almost non-existent now) in the neighborhood and read the comics and popular books that were arriving in the suburbs of Mumbai. After passing the Enid Blytons (she is […]


war – in the fields first green shoots–Helga Stania (Ettiswil, Switzerland) * * * farmers marketsyncopated greensin a basket of reeds–Lorraine A. Padden (San Diego, Calif.) * * * wet littersunlight on the furlof a fern fern–Marcie Wessels (San Diego, CA) * * * green saladmom place some springon my plate–Mona Bedi (Delhi, India) * […]

Books of the month with Kemps

Where is the year going? We look forward to welcoming you to some of our upcoming events, in fact two of this month’s review titles are from authors who will be visiting us in May. Other authors will be coming to Malton for the food festivals and again we are partnering with Be Amazing Arts […]

Riverside is experiencing a murals renai...

By Frances J. Vasquez | Collaborating columnist The lanes, walls and adobes of Riverside are adorned with visual stories – tales, legends and tales are depicted in vibrant imagery. The muralists express their voice in various artistic spaces. There is a revival of muralism in Riverside – like a geographical collage, they produce art everywhere: […]

Florida’s ‘Shark Lady’ is now on a Forev

Eugenie Clark once called back how, as a hypnotized child, she felt “completely attached” to a shark she saw swimming in a New York aquarium. “I just felt: If only I could be in the water with a shark“Clark, then 83, told a Tampa Bay Weather journalist in 2006. Decades after that encounter, Clark – […]

The Poetry Program celebrates queer poet...

On the Poetry program Sunday May 8 at 7 p.m. on RTÉ Radio 1, presenter Olivia O’Leary meets three poets in Belfast to discuss the strength of queer poetry in Northern Ireland today. The queer voice in poetry is vibrant here, like a recent anthology, queer the green, showed. The anthology, edited by poet Paul […]

Valley softball is experiencing a contin...

By: Michael Love Wednesday, May 4, 2022 | 6:53 p.m. Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review Valley head coach Carol Perroz coaches against Deer Lakes in a game April 28, 2022 at Valley High School. Morgan Dunkel was ready to take the ball, hit the rubber in the pitching circle, and have a breakout freshman season for […]

Ex-writer thinks WWE started women’s rev

Vince Russo thinks WWE changed the way it portrays female superstars just to make Stephanie McMahon look good. In 2016, WWE stopped referring to female superstars as “Divas” and began treating the women’s division as a priority. Since then, many women have headlined premium live events and become as popular as some of the top […]

Breakfast for Literacy: More Than a Meal...

On Thursday, May 19, 2022, the Cape Fear Literacy Council will celebrate the return of our flagship event and fundraiser, the Annual Literacy Luncheon, after a two-year hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Like many aspects of post-pandemic life, some things are different. This year, we will meet outdoors at Filigree Marina overlooking the Cape […]

Long Plain First Nations elect a female ...

CODY SELLAR PERSONAL JOURNALIST Kyra Wilson was elected Chief of the Long Plain First Nation. “/> Kyra Wilson was elected Chief of the Long Plain First Nation. PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE Long Plain First Nation has elected its second female chief and the first since the 1970s. “I just feel happy and excited, […]

Elgin Master Chorale will celebrate the ...

The Elgin Master Chorale will celebrate its 75th anniversary season with the North American premiere of a piece commissioned for the occasion. “The World Imagined,” the result of a three-year collaboration between renowned English choral composer Gabriel Jackson and Elgin Master Chorale maestro Andrew Lewis, will highlight a concert on May 15 at the Blizzard […]

A Russian Jew’s perspective on the war i

Maxime D. Shrayer, born in 1967, grew up in Moscow and emigrated to the United States in 1987 with his family. Before settling in New England, Shrayer and his parents were Jewish refusalniks for many years. Shrayer, whose father is a writer and mother a translator, has written and edited more than 20 books of […]

‘The pendulum has swung’: why we Trinida

LLast week, Trinidadian writer Lisa Allen-Agostini’s novel The Bread the Devil Knead landed a coveted spot on the list of finalists for the Women’s Prize. As a fellow Trinidadian writer, this is both exciting and unsurprising. These days, Trinidad is producing world-class female writers. Allen-Agostini’s shortlist follows the announcement two weeks ago that Trinidadian writer […]

A piece of juvenile Leopardi found in Na...

(ANSA) – ROME, MAY 3 – A previously unknown early play by the great 19th-century Italian poet Giacomo Leopardi has been found in Naples and published for the first time. The eight-page notebook in which a 16-year-old Leopardi wrote his observations on poetry, philosophy, politics and society also contains a list of 160 favorite authors, […]

The Age of the Absurd, by Dennis Prager

The West has gone through many eras – the so-called Dark Ages, the Renaissance, the Age of Reason, the Enlightenment, the Industrial Age and post-modernity. The current era is the age of the absurd. In terms of the absurdities that cultural elites believe in, and have convinced masses of people to believe, there has never […]

Nic Cage’s Baptism in ‘Mandy’ Bloodbath,

In “USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage” in 2016, Nicolas Cage fought sharks. Perhaps he learned from them how some species must keep moving to survive. Throughout his long and varied career, Cage has continued to swim. The waters – and the roles – keep getting wilder. It’s been an odd ride for the actor, both […]

RNT University celebrates William Shakes...

Rabindranath Tagore University’s Department of Humanities and Liberal Arts celebrated the birth anniversary of the great poet and writer William Shakespeare at an event on Monday. On this occasion, eminent English teachers discussed Shakespeare’s contemporaneity. Seema Raizada, MLB College and Shivani Basu Dubey, BSSS College were specially present on this occasion as main guests. In […]

Exploring the voices of Serbian women fr...

Thanks so much for talking to us! Tell us a bit about your establishment. Baby: The National Library of Serbia is the national, central, research and general scientific library of the country. It is the parent library institution for all libraries in Serbia. It is the first cultural institution established by the Serbian state and […]

The new Mafia series from Yellowstone cr...

Taylor Sheridan is an unstoppable man. In the last 18 months alone, the creative tour de force wrote Stefano Sollima Without remorse with Michael B. Jordan, wrote and directed his own feature film in Those who want me dead starring Angelina Jolie and Jon Bernthal, as well as launched two new shows – the Yellowstone […]

Literary Notes: Folklore and Sufism as R...

FOLK literature is a strange phenomenon in the sense that it offers humanistic and universal notions that transcend time and borders. “Folk” literally means people. And “lore” is the body of lore and knowledge about a subject, says Concise Oxford English Dictionary. Thus, folklore is the sum total of the traditional beliefs, customs and stories […]

Where cinema and nihilism meet

Rubber, directed by Quentin Dupieux, is a weird and absurd twist on what could be called “horror.” The utterly ridiculous premise of a tire randomly coming to life to engage in a telepathically-fueled killing spree is goofy on its own, not to mention the addition of the on-screen audience creating a “movie-within-a-movie” sequence. In many […]

We tried the Cotswold pub which was nove...

Once the favorite pub of famous Gloucestershire writer Laurie Lee, The Woolpack in Slad is one of the county’s most well-known and beloved inns. Perched on the side of one of Stroud’s five valleys, this historic inn has been pulling pints for hundreds of years and is pretty much everything you’d expect of a traditional […]

‘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 […]