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12 min ago | Edmonton Journal

Michael Hingston: Lifespan of a novel

If you submit a manuscript to NeWest Press, at one point or another, it's probably going to cross Douglas Barbour's desk.

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Related Topix: Arts, Poetry

Thu Aug 21, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

The Nola Project to Present One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, 9/4-21

As the first of five productions in its 10th anniversary season, local independent theatre company, The NOLA Project, will present the stage adaptation of the classic story, "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" at the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts.

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The Indian Express

The pragmatic PM?

As in art and literature, in politics, a leader is defined by tropes, not details.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opinion

Forbes.com

Innovation, Leadership And T. E. Lawrence

I'm a former banker turned venture capitalist, musician and over-committed volunteer.

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Related Topix: Arts, Science / Technology, Inventions

OnMilwaukee

"The Giver" clumsily and coldly conforms to the YA adaptation norm

In 1993 a time long before Katniss and Tris would've have even been considered actual words, much less legitimate human names author Lois Lowry published "The Giver."

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Related Topix: Lois Lowry, Vocal, Arts, Movies, Entertainment

York Press

Follow the stories secondary schools across York, North and East Yorkshire

A*s were once again in prevalence at Harrogate's Ashville College with more than half of those who sat this year's GCSE exams achieving at least one A* in their results and a record 18 pupils achieved a clean sweep of 10 or more A*/A grades.

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Related Topix: Arts

National Public Radio

Grappling With Trigger Warnings And Trauma On Campus

On Tuesday, I posted syllabi for the two undergraduate anthropology classes I will teach this fall: Evolutionary Perspectives on Gender and Primate Behavior.

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Nashville Scene

La Última Película: a black-comic wake for the death of celluloid

Everything is dying. It's a truism that all cultural expression is a faint shadow of what it was a mere 20 or 30 years ago, that we're in a perpetual state of decline.

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The Times

Top area student has interests in art, medicine, literature and theater

Rachel, a senior at Lakeview Academy, has switched schools often as her parents moved for their jobs, but her artwork has been a constant.

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Arkansas Times

Oxford American will launch Kickstarter campaign to fund annual music issue

The Oxford American will turn to the crowd-funding platform Kickstarter this September to help fund its 16th a nnual music issue, slated for release on Dec. 1. Music from the lone-star state headlines this year's magazine, titled "The Music of Texas," and funds from the campaign will help pay for the issue's associated compact-disc mixtape.

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Related Topix: Texas, Fort Worth, TX, Arts

USA Today

For Chloe Moretz, the best part was meeting Hillary

It's August, but Chloe Grace Moretz arrives for lunch at the Trump SoHo Hotel shivering and tightly wrapped in a baggy black sweater over a pleated white skirt and top.

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Related Topix: Kick-Ass, Chloe Moretz, Movies, Arts, Entertainment

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Comic Books at the Canton Library

The Haywood County Public Library system has always had a section of graphic novels and comic trades at each of their branches.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Haywood County, NC, Arts

The Raw Story

Ohio anti-Common Core bill eliminates non-English literature, encourages creationism

An Ohio bill that seeks to block the new multi-state Common Core standards forbids the teaching of many classics while allowing for creationism to be taught in science classrooms, The Plain Dealer reports .

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Myrtle Beach Online

'Remember Me Like This' evokes powerful sense of place, family

A page-turner of a plot alone usually is not enough to keep me reading long into the night, abandoning my dreams for a writer's creative imaginings.

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Related Topix: Arts, Corpus Christi, TX, Entertainment

The Island Packet

Reading Ferguson: Books on race, police, protest and U.S. history

Nearly a half century before Michael Brown and Officer Darren Wilson crossed paths on a street in Ferguson, Missouri, a 21-year-old man named Marquette Frye was pulled over by the California Highway Patrol, just outside of Watts.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Riot, Arts

The Arbiter

Idaho Shakespeare Festival holds its position as integral part of Boise summer culture

A staple destination for enormously tasty ice cream treats, high-end and dynamic acting, and literary enrichment, the Idaho Shakespeare Festival is an integral part of summer Boise culture.

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Related Topix: Idaho, Boise, ID, Theater

CiteULike

Apoptosis in schistosomes: toward novel targets for the treatment of schistosomiasis

Trends in Parasitology , Vol. 30, No. 2. , pp. 75-84, doi:10.1016/j.pt.2013.12.005 To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document.

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Groong

Shahnoor: Doomster Of Western Armenians

SHAHNOOR: DOOMSTER OF WESTERN ARMENIANS Vahe H. Apelian, Ohio, 3 August 2014 This year marks the 40th anniversary of the death of Shahan Shahnoor, one of the most celebrated writers of post-Genocide Western Armenian literature.

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Related Topix: Arts, Turkey, Middle East, World News

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Groong

Armenia Writer-In-Residence In Quebec

RESIDENCE IN QUEBEC Diana Hambardzumyan of Armenia is writer-in-residence at Val-David, Quebec, upon the invitation of the International Writers and Artists' Residency program.

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Related Topix: Canada, Arts, World News, Armenia

University at Buffalo

Save the date: Buffalo's first annual Humanities Festival swings into action Sept. 25-26

"At a time when most commentary about migration and immigration is marred by ideologically rigid formulations, the festival aims to raise the level of civic discourse in Western New York by exploring our origins through history, literature and the arts."

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Related Topix: Arts, Buffalo, NY, SUNY Buffalo, Knox, NY, Canisius College

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