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3 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

Al-Karama Party Salon: Where poetry, politics, and performing artists collide

Each Thursday during Ramadan, Al-Karama Party will welcome guests to its Dokki headquarters for a cultural salon featuring Egyptian artists.

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5 hrs ago | Zap2it.com

BBC America's 'A Poet In New York' explores Dylan Thomas' excess and early demise

Twentieth century poet Dylan Thomas was a man of excess -- and his early demise, at age 39, is captured in BBC America's new TV movie, "A Poet In New York."

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6 hrs ago | WBAY-TV Green Bay

Appleton turns sidewalks into poetry

People walking around Appleton are now encouraged to stop and read the poetry. A public works crew stamped the first poem in the city's new sidewalk poetry program Wednesday morning.

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Related Topix: Arts, Appleton, WI, Education Etc., Family, Kids

7 hrs ago | Monterey County Herald

Dave Stamey headlines Cowboy Music & Poetry Gathering

Dave Stamey has been voted Entertainer of the Year, Male Performer of the Year and Songwriter of the Year by the Western Music Association.

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Related Topix: Arts, Salinas, CA, Soledad, CA, Monterey County, CA

8 hrs ago | WLUK-TV Green Bay

Sidewalk poetry debuts in Appleton

Writer Patricia Casten read one of her poems Wednesday as its words were etched into the sidewalk at City Park.

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12 hrs ago | Writer's Digest

Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 270

For this week's prompt, take the phrase "Blame ," replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write your poem.

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16 hrs ago | NOLA.com

Street Poetry: signs used by street person intrigue art critic Doug MacCash

Street people on Franklin Avenue asking for handouts communicate with drivers via cardboard signs.

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Related Topix: Arts, New Orleans, LA

19 hrs ago | Trend Hunter Magazine

Conceptual Poetry Apparel - The JUUN.J Spring/Summer 2015 Collection...

JUUN.J unveiled his Spring/Summer 2015 collection during Paris Fashion Week and stunned his fans with a diverse range of eye-catching pieces.

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Yesterday | Weekender

McBride brings music, food, and life to poetry

The former Poet Laureate of Bucks County has been twice nominated for a Pushcart Prize, was second-place winner of the international Ray Bradbury writing award, and both a finalist and runner-up for the Robert Fraser poetry prize - and she'll bring her enormous talent to the latest Writers Showcase at The Vintage on July 12, along with four other ... (more)

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Related Topix: Arts, Bucks County, PA, New Hope, PA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Stranger

The Most Modern Poet

I almost didn't write about this feeling, for fear of insulting every other poet whose books I've read and loved in the last 14 years.

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World Magazine

From weddings to weedings

If you attended some evangelical church weddings last month, you probably heard a pastor delivering a homily based on the last section of Chapter 2 of Genesis : "a the LORD God caused a deep sleep to fall upon the man, and while he slept took one of his ribs and closed up its place with flesh.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Arts

South Wales Argus

Caerleon set for feast of culture

THIS year's Caerleon Festival is now well under way, with thousands expected to wander through the village in the coming days.

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Newsday

Austen museum gets poet-in-residence

Maura Dooley will conduct Austen-inspired workshops and readings as well as write her own poetry with a A 14,500 grant from the Arts Council.

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Related Topix: Arts, Jane Austen, Vocal

Daily Echo

Winchester Poetry Festival organisers take prose out and about

THE organisers of Winchester Poetry Festival are taking poetry into the market towns and villages over the next few weeks.

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Wisbech Standard

Fen poets invited to step up to the mic in Wisbech

The Wisbech and Fenland Museum will be the setting for an evening of spoken word performance when it hosts an open mike night for budding poets, writers and storytellers.

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Related Topix: Norfolk County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Cambridgeshire County, England, Arts

The Daily Star

In Pursuit of Poetry

English Club of North South University welcomed everyone at the inauguration of 'Pursuit of Poetry', a two-day event held on June 21 and 22 at NSU campus.

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Related Topix: Arts, South University, East-West University, Bangladesh, World News, Asia

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Evening News

10 of the best at Latitude Festival's comedy, poetry and other stages in 2014

Latitude Festival is more than a music festival, with a wealth of comedy, dance and poetry on offer.

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Writer's Digest

Editing Poetry: "Say It or Don't Say It"

As poet and Pulitzer nominee Clifford Brooks states below, "a just as it is crucial that a writer creates his or her own voice, the way we edit is also a matter of self-discovery."

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Chattanoogan.com

Kathryn Stripling Byer Speaks At Chattanooga Writers' Guild Tuesday

Focusing on the music of poetic language and rhythm, Kathryn Stripling Byer will read from her own poetry as well as that of other Appalachian poets, including recent work by emerging poets from the area, at the Chattanooga Writers' Guild on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN, Arts, Guild, TN

Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

'Cats' to get a rap-friendly makeover

With an entire musical based on the work of Tupac Shakur running on Broadway, it's clear that the theatrical world has finally embraced hip-hop-and the trend is starting to spread outside of New York.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Tupac Shakur, Rap, Arts

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