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4 hrs ago | SeacoastOnline

Poetry and visual art converge in 'Ekphrasis' at Kittery Art Association

This image from Lanternfest in South Berwick on Aug. 20, titled "Fireflies," was shot by Kittery Art Association member Bill Moore and will be on display in the latest exhibit, "Ekphrasis."

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Related Topix: Arts, South Berwick, ME, Photography, Kittery Point, ME

Wed Aug 27, 2014

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Lee Virtual School student: Prayers don't belong in lesson

Emarie Wakefiled is a Lee County third-grade virtual student who wants what she calls prayers removed from her online reading lessons.

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Related Topix: Arts, Home Schooling, Education, Education Etc.

Nuvo.net

WARMfest: of Montreal on film, poetry, tapes

I had just started my position as music editor at NUVO when Joyful Noise put out that glorious, 10-album cassette box set of work by of Montreal.

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Psychology Today

The Poetry of Fear

Why do teenagers love roller coasters and horror films? Perhaps they have discovered for themselves what the poet Wordsworth proclaimed, that "poetry is powerful emotion recollected in tranquility."

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Hampshire Chronicle

Winchester Poetry Festival to mark Great War outbreak

THE outbreak of the First World War will be marked with a series of centenary events and readings at Winchester 's inaugural poetry festival.

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New Yorker

Poetry Podcast: Lucie Brock-Broido Reads Franz Wright

This month on the Poetry Podcast, Lucie Brock-Broido reads "Recurring Awakening," by Franz Wright.

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Related Topix: Arts, New York, Computers

NewsOK.com

Arab American Book Award winners to be honored

The poetry award went to Philip Metres' "A Concordance of Leaves," an epic wedding poem recalling the author's visit to the Palestinian West Bank for his sister's wedding.

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Related Topix: Arts, Wedding

The Brooklyn Paper

Three-day-long performance combines Emily Dickinson with disco music

Set pieces: "Emily Dickinson Outer Space!" producer Jordan Harrison, director Michelle Sutherland, and stage and production manager Isabel Cervantes, back, pose with the building blocks of their outer space set.

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Ukiah Daily Journal

Ukiah poet Linda Noel's reflections on life and poetry

"Because I have been so touched by hearing the written words of poetry spoken, I always want to provide that experience for others; it can be a life- altering experience, poet Linda Noel says.

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Related Topix: Arts, Ukiah, CA, Linda, CA, Covelo, CA, Bucks Lake, CA, Willits, CA

The New York Observer

MTA to Expand Popular Poetry In Motion Program to Buses

The MTA will expand its popular Poetry in Motion program-which has placed placards bearing poems on train cars since 1992, with a four-year hiatus between 2008 and 2012-to buses, the Observer has learned.

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Related Topix: Arts, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

Republican Journal

Morrison's Poetry Rocks at WORKS

Dave Morrison, who has been called a hearty weed in the garden of American poetry, will present Poetry Rocks Sunday, Sept.

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Dear Kitty

John Berger's new poetry book

A BAFTA award-winning BBC series with John Berger , which rapidly became regarded as one of the most influential art programmes ever made.

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El Paso Times

Robert Hass wins $100,000 poetry prize

Robert Hass, a Pulitzer Prize winner and former U.S. poet laureate, has received a $100,000 lifetime achievement award.

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Denver Post

Robert Hass wins $100,000 poetry prize

Robert Hass, a Pulitzer Prize winner and former U.S. poet laureate, has received a $100,000 lifetime achievement award.

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This is Oxfordshire

Theatre stages First World War plays

THE First World War is set to come to life for modern audiences at the Oxford Playhouse theatre this autumn.

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Halesowennews.co.uk

Halesowen writer scoops first poetry win

A POEM penned by Halesowen writer Joan Blundell reflecting simple but precious childhood memories has earned her first place in a national competition.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Anders Wennerstrom Releases New Poetry Collection, a Gender Cosmology

Author Anders Wennerstrom has studied gender for years. During this time he published four works, primarily poetry.

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Haringey Independent

Famous book characters take over St Francis de Sales

As the summer holidays draw near, it has been a busy few weeks at St Francis de Sales School.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

Love in verse

The Amrita Pritam-Sahir Ludhianvi love story continues to fascinate people, in spite of the passage of time.

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Related Topix: Irrfan Khan, Shekhar Suman, Arts

Michigan Radio

45 years of translation: The complete poetry of Cesar Vallejo

Eshleman is professor emeritus in the English department at Eastern Michigan University.

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Related Topix: Arts, Eastern Michigan University

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