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Poet Richard Blanco takes a virtual tour...

The Malibu Poet Laureate Poetry Studio has been hosting workshops for six years, and on February 11, they received a virtual tour from Richard Blanco, former President Barack Obama’s 5th Presidential Inaugural Poet. Blanco was introduced by Kathy Eldon, the founder of Creative Visions, visited Mr. Eric Carrier’s creative writing class at Malibu High School […]

10 creative band names that reference li...

This content contains affiliate links. When you purchase through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Music and literature inspire passion and often intersect in surprising ways. Both art forms benefit from skillful storytelling, pacing and imagery. One of my favorite writers who was also a musician was Leonard Cohen, who had a career […]

2022 Riverside County Educators of the Y...

Three of the county’s seven 2022 Educators of the Year are from the Coachella Valley. Riverside County Schools Superintendent Edwin Gomez congratulated each of them on Friday with surprise visits to their schools. The winners are: Dan Cappello (Desert Sands Unified), Rated Administrator of the Year Ioana Robles (Palm Springs Unified), Site Support Employee of […]

10 Best Art-Based Anime

The beautiful thing about anime is that there’s so much variety, so many different series that explore all kinds of topics. These anime delve into the art world in a variety of ways, from getting inside an artist’s mind to taking a more relaxed approach to the subject matter. RELATED: 10 Benefits Of Having A […]

Chesham Ballerina Charms at Swan Lake in...

The English Youth Ballet are back to charm audiences, after the Covid pandemic drastically changed everything for performers around the world and canceled performances, including for a ballerina from Chesham. Eleven-year-old dancer Naomi Gillett can finally take the stage with the English Youth Ballet’s performance of the Swan Lake classical ballet. The highly anticipated Swan […]

Short Conversations with Poets: Carl Phi...

Carl Phillips writes poetry of fine distinctions. If he were a painter, he would take a color – green, let’s say – and show us all the shades and temperatures it can possibly withstand and always be called green, and we would know with our eyes that a focus tight, for a great artist, it’s […]

Rho Tau Omega welcomes African-American ...

The Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Rho Tau Omega Chapter in Warrenton held its 56th Annual African American Reading on Sunday, February 6, virtually at 4 p.m. This year’s theme was “Reading, a lifelong experience”. The event began with meditation by Tomeka Sidberry and a verse from “Lift Every Voice and Sing” by Dianna Talley. […]

The review of Les Merveilles by Elena Me...

Jhere are two stories in this novel, but each has been cut out, and the two sets of fragments mixed together. They form a composite picture as frustrating and as full of brilliant moments of enlightenment as those church stained glass windows where restorers have reassembled the shards left by the cudgels of iconoclasts, making […]

Vy Nguyen – The School District of Phila

FEBRUARY STUDENT OF THE MONTH Name: Vy Nguyen The school: Philadelphia Girls’ High School Nominated by: Megan McNamara and Joseph Marchetti – Teachers Once in a while, you meet a person who humiliates you. Maybe not at first, but after talking to them, learning who they are and what they’ve been through, witnessing their behavior […]

Love, hope and life through the eyes of ...

Women have marked art since the dawn of time, despite the challenges and restrictions imposed on them, and literature is no exception. In honor of Women’s History Month, celebrate books created by women telling diverse, emotional and heartfelt stories of grief, joy and pain. Here are eight books by women authors who have shaped and […]

Jerry Summers: Dipping in the McCallie S...

One of my self-proclaimed critics, who happens to be a distinguished alumnus of the highly respected McCallie School on Dobbs Avenue, has often commented unfavorably on my articles as a writer by virtue of his sense of humor. self-imposed. He has often suggested that I have over-emphasized topics related to two of my alma maters […]

Ambitious young women, beware of falling...

Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text size For a very long time in my early adulthood I was obsessed with Gustav Klimt The kiss. I must have first seen it in an art book when I was in high school. The image, painted over a hundred years ago, shows a man and a woman, […]

Breaking the rules with daisies

They say you should only get into entertainment if you absolutely can’t do anything else. To want is not enough to sustain such a painful existence. it must be a need. I wanted to act the first time I saw a play (a high school production of Anne). I wrote my first screenplay at 13 […]

Newark Mayor and spoken word artist Ras ...

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, a Brick City native, published poet and son of a poet, has written and narrated an audible memoir to be released next month by Audible Inc, one of the city’s best-known companies. The Book of Barakaavailable February 24, will chronicle the 51-year-old life of the spoken word recording artist, former high […]

Ninth graders explore themes of social j...

Photo by Marcy StamperIn “Let America Change for Once,” Sage Schrager wrote about seeing everyone as equal, regardless of skin color or who they love. Let America be carefree again. Let America be fun. Let America be chubby. Let America be fair. These are some of the 45 visions of ninth-graders at Liberty Bell High […]

Sierra College to Host Online Sierra Wri...

Thursday-Saturday, February 10-12, Sierra College Press will host the 2022 Sierra Writers’ Conference, featuring science fiction author Kim Stanley Robinson, author and publisher Nisi Shawl, Nevada County Poet Laureate Kirsten Casey and a group of writers whose presentations focus on various elements of story, writing, and community building. “In this time of profound societal change, […]

John D. Hawke Jr. – The Martha’s Vineyar

John Daniel Hawke Jr., son of Olga Buchbinder and John Daniel Hawke of Rockville Center, NY, died at his home in Washington, DC, on January 3, 2022, at the age of 88, surrounded by his family. An accomplished attorney who has served in all three branches of the US government, Hawke was once called “the […]

Former residents reveal ‘why we left Cal

It’s official: the Californian dream has become a nightmare. According to the California Policy Lab, which is affiliated with the University of California, the number of people leaving the state has increased 12% since before COVID-19. In fact, there is more people are leaving than to enter. Even before the pandemic, an Edelman Intelligence survey […]

How to Make the Most of Portland’s Aweso

The 10-day Fertile Ground Festival of New Works may look like a terrific bunch of 37 Portland-based creative acts of theatre, dance, puppetry, circus, stop-motion animation, multidisciplinary arts, improvisation, spoken word, animation, music and—last!—designed the theater, but when it comes to sifting through it all, do what festival organizer Nicole Lane does. “If a person […]

Bernard F. Reilly, famous historian, wri...

Bernard F. Reilly, 96, a leading medieval history expert, activist professor at Villanova University and prolific award-winning writer, died Saturday, December 11 of congestive heart failure at his home in Broomall. Dr. Reilly was professor of history at Villanova from 1955 to 1992, and he taught courses and seminars on the Renaissance, the Reformation, the […]

The 5 Best TV Shows Right Now: Yellowjac...

This week, we say goodbye to three series that highlight three different ways to hit hard in today’s age of television. There are yellow jackets, a weekly release that has gained steam (and theories) throughout its season, station eleven which featured paired episode drops on a major platform, and The extent, which (despite being a […]

Lafayette commemorates Martin Luther Kin...

As the cars pulled into the Centaurus High School parking lot, music from the band Fruta Brutal greeted guests with a bilingual mix of English and Spanish indie rock music. The Boulder-based group was among the first of a long list of speakers and performers at Lafayette’s 17th annual Martin Luther King Jr. event, which […]

Ilford’s Hannah Lowe wins Costa Book Awa

Published: 10:04 17 January 2022 A poet and teacher from Ilford has won a national award for her sonnets about studying at Barking and Dagenham. Hannah Lowe topped the poetry category at the 2021 Costa Book Awards with her collection The Kids. The 45-year-old started writing the poems that became a collection of 66 sonnets […]

Terry Teachout, art critic with a wide r...

Terry Teachout, a cultural critic who, in his columns for the Wall Street Journal, Daily News and other publications, has put his global intelligence to work on Broadway, ballet, bluegrass and virtually every art form intermediaries, died Thursday at a friend’s home in Smithtown, NY, on Long Island. He was 65 years old. His brother, […]

The Recorder – A heroine’s dilemma and a

GREENFIELD – Wendy Sibbison is not your typical writer. The Greenfield resident spent 35 years as a lawyer, mostly on appeal. She enjoyed writing even as a young woman. She recently told me, “I thought I could support myself as a poet as an advocate for the poor.” His legal work was taking up more […]

‘Peril!’ The champion reaches $ 1 milli

By LYNN ELBER, AP TV Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) – “Danger! Champion Amy Schneider joins her list of bragging rights and admirers. Already the highest paid contestant in quiz history and the woman with the longest winning streak, on Friday she became one of only four “Jeopardy!” players to reach seven figures in regular season […]

Esther McCune Obituary (2022) – Glastonb

Esther (Tess!) Souza McCune, friend, poet, educator and pillar of her family and community, died on January 1, 2022 at Saint Francis Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut, at the age of 91. Her life began on May 14, 1930, when Joseph and Celia Souza were lucky enough to have their first child, Esther Marie Souza. His […]

John Hawke Obituary (1933 – 2022) – Brid

John D. Hawke, Jr., 28th U.S. Comptroller of the CurrencyJohn Daniel Hawke, Jr., son of Olga Buchbinder and John Daniel Hawke of Rockville Center, New York, died at his home in Washington, DC on January 3, 2022, at the age of 88 surrounded by family.An accomplished lawyer who served in all three branches of the […]

Mary Richardson, pioneer host and co-hos...

In 1981, she said that after leaving Sacramento to join the Channel 7 press team, she “began to appreciate the fact that in Boston there was a lot more emphasis on content and on-site writing. writing”. That said, she hasn’t limited her reporting and shows to sitting at a desk or talking in front of […]

Tracing the history of Tel Aviv in its s...

By Danya Belkin and Oreen Cohen Whether you realize it or not, walking the streets of Tel Aviv can provide a fascinating history of the city itself. While most people use street names just to navigate from one place to another, if you stop for a moment and look closely, you will find that the […]

When Dambudzo Marechera met Aaron Chiund...

The herald Onai Mushava revisits the cold encounters of two of Zimbabwe’s best-known writers, Dambudzo Marechera and Aaron Chiundura Moyo, in conversation with their contemporaries and critics. Dambudzo Marechera’s moods swung between extremes like an Eskimo in Hades. Everyone around him was the shadow of a plot that had to be resisted with unpredictable explosions. […]

The Top 10 of Art Sleuth for 2021 | Cul...

2021 continued to see museum closures and a drop in memberships. When the institutions opened, visitors were turned away when they forgot to download the online ticket office. Those who resisted masks or showed tapes of gunshots were trampled on when they were refused entry. Outdoor art venues have become popular – I visited the […]

15 best Dark Academia books of all time

If there’s one aesthetic that lends itself best to a jam-packed shelf, it’s dark academia. With such an emphasis on reading, it’s no wonder that “dark college books” videos have over 1.5 billion views on TikTok alone. But what is it actually makes a book read by a “black university”? The black academic subculture revolves […]

Wanda Young, singer of the Marvelettes, ...

Wanda Young, who rose to prominence as the lead singer of classic R&B group the Marvelettes, has died aged 78. “We are so saddened by the news of the passing of Wanda Young from the Marvelettes,” noted a message posted to Twitter by the Classic Motown label. “What an impact she has had on the […]

Roundabout | To see or not to see Mandu...

Sometimes it happens that the Bard of Avon, who had to be memorized in high school and middle school, comes back at a strange time right now. Tonight, as I click on the typewriter, sorry I meant the keyboard, when I sit with the two copies of Swadesh’s book placed on the desk in front […]

Major General Charles Bolden to receive ...

Major General Charles Bolden to receive Wright Brothers Memorial Trophy Press release from: National Aeronautics Association Posted: Thursday December 16 2021 The National Aeronautic Association (NAA) is honored to present Major General Charles Bolden, USMC (Retired) with the 2020 Wright Brothers Memorial Trophy during the 73rd Annual Wright Memorial Dinner on December 17, 2021 in […]

Uyghur poet jailed for separatism in Xin...

A Uyghur poet who has written a series of poems movingly depicting the life of Uyghurs under Chinese rule is serving more than 17 years in prison for separatism, RFA confirmed. Gulnisa ​​Emin from Chira County (in Chinese, Cele) in Hotan (Hetian) Prefecture in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region is known for a series of poems […]

Browns COVID Outbreak + Return of the Gr...

Hey, neighbors! Danielle Fallon here with your Thursday Cleveland Daily. First of all, the weather forecast for the day: A little rain in the afternoon. High: 61 Low: 37. Rent this space: Are you a a local business owner or trader in Cleveland? We love to feature trusted companies who can solve problems for our […]

What to read (and gift) now: Capitol Hil...

“Churchill: Walking With Fate” by Andrew Roberts. “This is the best biography I have ever read,” Moran said. Robert Creamer, partner at Democracy Partners “Fiber Fueled” by Will Bulsiewicz. “The book makes a case for it, as the cover says,“ The plan-based gut health program to lose weight, restore your health, and optimize your microbiome, […]

Somerville poet laureate Lloyd Schwartz ...

Schwartz became Somerville’s third Poet Laureate in 2019. This two-year nomination is an honor that unites his talents as an educator and poet. Although the pandemic altered Schwartz’s literary plans for the city, he adapted with the support of a recent $ 50,000 grant from the Academy of American Poets. The in-person seminars he gave […]

Caitlin Stasey returns to Australia to f...

Neighbors actress Caitlin Stasey returns to Australia to film Amazon Class of ’07 all-female comedy series – after moving to the US two years ago By Nicole Douglas For Daily Mail Australia Posted: 8:30 p.m. EST, December 13, 2021 | Update: 8:40 p.m. EST, December 13, 2021 She has been living in Los Angeles for […]

Black History Month inspires students at...

A student at Bishop’s Stortford High School beat nearly 200 other students to win a Black History Month poetry contest. Emilia Anniss, 16, from Dunmow, took on the challenge of writing about a black historical figure or the theme of identity. The 12th grader reflected on England and identity and said: ‘I chose this topic […]

Raj Bhavan to host state-level essay con...

No more news Dec 12 2021 | 3:18 p.m. Chennai, December 12 (UNI) As requested by the Governor of Tamil Nadu RN Ravi, Raj Bhavan will hold a state-level essay competition at a time in Tamil and English for high school and college / university students the state on the Tamil poet Mahakavi Subramania Bharathiyar, […]

The only two tips you will ever need

As a writer, podcaster, and economist – not necessarily in that order – I get a lot of emails asking for advice. People ask me for my opinion not only on economic issues but also on what kind of job they should get, if they have to go back to school, if they have to […]

Two books by Valley academics shine a li...

A few years ago, an investigation by Claims Conference, an organization that oversees the restitution of Jewish victims of Nazi persecution and their heirs, revealed disturbing news. Many Americans, especially younger ones, lacked a basic understanding of the Holocaust, survey finds, with respondents significantly underestimating the number of Jews murdered and not recognizing the names […]

Winter Arts Sneak Peek – The Georgetowne

National Building Museum  The wall / El Muro: what is a border wall? Until November 2022  This exhibition examines the border wall between the United States and Mexico from an architectural and design perspective. By focusing on the built environment, visitors will understand that a boundary wall makes something real – and internationally consistent – […]

The subversive love stories of Greta Ger...

With a naturalistic acting style and a penchant for making everyday situations cinematic relatable, Greta Gerwig has become one of the most prominent figures of the so-called “mumblecore” movement. She has worked with directors like Joe Swanberg and the Duplass Brothers on some of the movement’s defining films. New York Times Critic AO Scott described […]

Kate Middleton hosts Christmas carol ser...

Kate Middleton is preparing to host a royal Christmas carol service which has been embroiled in an argument between the palace and the BBC. The Duchess of Cambridge will celebrate the people and organizations that have helped Britain during the COVID-19 pandemic, during a special festive service at Westminster Abbey on Wednesday. However, the uplifting […]

Best Public High Schools in Idaho | Sta...

As filmmaker and writer Nora Ephron said in a 1996 opening speech at Wellesley College, “Your education is a dress rehearsal for a life that is yours.” If so, high school can be one of the greatest dress rehearsals of all. It’s a place where students explore their interests, dive into extracurricular activities, finally get […]

Robert Bly, poet, translator and anti-wa...

Robert Bly, who died at the age of 94, was an award-winning poet, author and translator, whose name was created by his bestseller Iron John: A Book About Men (1990), which has been credited with advances the men’s movement in the United States. . Bly believed that American “male dominance” had softened in an increasingly […]

Back to the roots | News, Sports, Jobs

Courtesy Photo Sarah Everett searches for typewriters at antique stores, flea markets, yard sales and online marketplaces. The quote from Stephen King, “Sooner or later, everything that is old becomes new again” appears to apply to typewriters as well, which are currently enjoying a renaissance among collectors of all ages. Sarah Everett, 25, a resident […]

Review: Two new novels show the hidden l...

Two new novels, one a demonstration of continued virtuosity by a highly regarded mid-career writer, the other a smoldering and graceful debut, explore the life of nuns. Both reveal the interior life of sisters: women who, as Claire Luchette writes in Agathe of the little neon, “Were the opposite of invisible, but still difficult for […]

Browns chief of staff Brownson named Uni...

FILE – Cleveland Browns chief of staff Callie Brownson leaves the field after an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, October 17, 2021, in Cleveland. Brownson will coach the United States Women’s National Team this summer in Finland. (AP Photo / David Richard, file) David Richard PA CLEVELAND Callie Brownson will swap […]

Journalists are also part of San Benito ...

Teams like ours know the geographic location, cultural and historical context of the coverage area better than reporters working for large news companies. Those of us at BenitoLink have gone to great lengths to gain the trust of readers and we are very grateful for the connection we have with our community. Because we work […]

Obituary: Lis Lee, poet and playwright w...

Death: September 29, 2021. WHEN Janet Elisabeth (‘Lis’) Lee began writing in earnest at the age of 50, with the advent of the Kelso Writers’ Workshop in 1998, she did so with distinction, becoming a published, fiction and non-fiction writer. Her two small volumes of poetry, Vanilla Summer (2011) and Memory Horse (2018), both published […]

Meeting with Ayub Khawer

PUBLISHED on November 28, 2021 KARACHI: Equally inspiring director, producer, writer and poet, Mohammad Ayub Khawer was born in Chakwal on June 12, 1948, and joined Government High School, Chakwal, for his initial learning phase. After moving to Karachi, where his father served the Pak Army, he enrolled in Maqbool-e-Aam Sharfabad High School, Karachi. Later, […]

“Facebook made me realize I don’t have a

Louise Nealon was 18 when she had a dream that belonged to someone else. “The dream was not very alive. It was just a general feeling of being disembodied. What I remember more than the dream is the feeling of disappearing completely from myself. It may sound like an experience of a nervous breakdown, and […]