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40 min ago | 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.


Related Topix: Texas, Fort Worth, TX, Arts

4 hrs ago | 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.


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

9 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Libraries, Haywood County, NC, Arts

10 hrs ago | 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 .


Related Topix: Arts, Ohio

14 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Arts, Corpus Christi, TX, Entertainment

14 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Riot, Arts

14 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Idaho, Boise, ID, Theater

15 hrs ago | 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/ 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.


Related Topix: Arts

19 hrs ago | 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.


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

Tue Aug 19, 2014


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.


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."


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

USA Today

Study finds people absorb less on e-readers

Book Buzz: Study finds people absorb less on e-readers Here's more fodder for the great paper vs. e-book debate.


Related Topix: Arts


scholar sees failure as key element of success for famous American authors

In his latest book, Stanford Professor Gavin Jones analyzes theories of failure as portrayed in works of Poe, Twain and others.


Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA, Arts

New Statesman

"A treacherous climate": Ismail Kadare's cold years in Moscow

Chinese relations with the Soviets shaped the communist world during "de-Stalinisation", shaping too Kadare's period in Moscow.


Related Topix: Arts

6 lessons for YOU from India's freedom movement

The book Anandamath by Bankim Chandra has remarkable lessons for entrepreneurs on how a group of undervalued people contributed to the freedom movement and took on the British empire.


Related Topix: Arts


A Native American Story That Leaves 'Feathers Or Leather' Cliches Behind

The new film Winter in the Blood is based on a landmark of literature from the American West: a novel, published to critical acclaim in 1974, about a 30-something American Indian man living in Montana.


Related Topix: Arts, Poplar, MT

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Call me Burroughs, and I Celebrate Myself: Review of Burroughs and Ginsberg

Call Me Burroughs: To say that William S. Burroughs lived an interesting life is an understatement in itself.


Related Topix: William S. Burroughs, Hip-Hop, Arts, Howl, Paterson, NJ

Bill to kill Common Core limits foreign and modern authors; religion and science rules are unclear

The new bill that seeks to block the Common Core in Ohio would wipe out the state's just-adopted graduation requirements and also seeks to set broad standards on its own - taking aim at modern and foreign authors and taking an unclear stand on religious interpretations of science.


Related Topix: Ohio, Arts

US News & World Report

Ferguson Michael Brown Killing Show What's Old Is New Again in the South

Ferguson, Missouri, has opened our eyes to old and new unpleasant truths about the U.S. of A. First, a small Southern town burning over race - that's a story we know by heart.


Related Topix: Missouri, Ferguson, MO, Arts, George Bush, Opinion


Falsely Accused: The "Thieving" Magpie Shown To...

Image Caption: Magpies are actually frightened of new objects instead of being attracted to them, according to researchers.


Related Topix: Arts