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  1. Kris Demeanor makes beautiful music with Calgary Drop-In CentreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | CBC News

    Alongside the centre's artist-in-residence, Kris Demeanor, they'll perform an original work of music and poetry on Saturday night. Mar Sims , a songwriter and cliet on the drop-in centre, with Calgary poet and musician Kris Demeanor .

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  2. Jamal Abdulahi: Celebrating Somali Independence Day in MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Star Tribune

    ... translates as "Remove and Replace." The poem starts with a long preamble, a literary device commonly used in Somali poetry (direct verses are rare). Timacade used the long preamble to ensure the poem would meet expectations, both from the Somali ...

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  3. Intermezzo Chamber Music Series highlights stories for the summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... be most apparent on the second concert of the season, when three actors from Salt Lake Acting Company will recite poetry between musical selections. "The idea is not to talk about the piece, precisely, or even to take a poem the composer would have ...

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  4. 13 Summery Baby Names Inspired By The SunRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Switched

    ... to the sun -- from the French "soleil" to the ancient sun gods. Apollo was the god of many things -- medicine, music, poetry -- and was also the Greek god of the sun. This is one of the ancient deity names that have recently been deemed appropriate ...

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  5. Afghan Parliament attack: 'Superhero' sodlier single-handedly killed six Taliban insurgentsRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | Times of Oman

    ... the father-of-three. Since the attack, "Taq Chapako" has even appeared on car bumper stickers and inspired online poetry. One ode posted on Facebook reads: "Suicide bombers came oblivious and unaware; But Essa Khan was there to greet them; Reaching ...

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  6. Sound of the White Buffalo can be found between tenderness and a growlRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Los Angeles Times

    ... steps outside the small recording studio in Valley Village. A pool shines. The air is warm. His lyrics - smudged poetry and cursive lines - are penciled in a spiral notebook. A big man with a beard and long, hanging hair, Smith looks like he could ...

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  7. Teatro Paraguas to Host Glenna Luschei Poetry Reading, 7/18Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Nationally-recognized poets Glenna Luschei, Marsha de la O, and Kendall McCook will read from their respective books of poetry at Teatro Paraguas for one performance only on Friday, July 18 at 7:00 pm. Glenna Luschei's latest book is The Sky is Shooting Blue Arrows from the University of New Mexico Press.

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  8. Love Arts Festival champions mental health and healing power of the arts in YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | York Press

    THE 2015 Love Arts Festival will open on Monday for a week-long focus on championing and celebrating mental health and the healing power of the arts. In its second year, the festival will mount a programme spanning live music, stories and poetry; comedy in a new collaboration with the Burning Duck Comedy Club; a film showcase with a northern emphasis; a visual arts trail of eight locations across the city; a conference offering workshops, presentations, talks and performances, and a two-day mini-fringe theatre festival.

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  9. 21 classic works of gay literatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Los Angeles Times

    On Friday, the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to wed, clearing the way for gay marriage nationwide. As celebrations broke out, many on social media began sharing parts of the majority opinion written by Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, which concludes with unusual poetry.

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  10. The 10 Most Wild Lines From Antonin Scalia's Extreme Dissent Over Gay MarriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Mother Jones

    ... goes out of his way to bash fellow justices as pretentious poets. "The world does not expect logic and precision in poetry or inspirational pop philosophy; it demands them in the law. The stuff contained in today's opinion has to diminish this ...

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  11. Museum Open DayRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | Aberdare Online

    As well as all the regular exhibits, attractions will include the Alun Lewis Centenary Exhibition, along with a poetry workshop led by acclaimed Welsh poet Patrick Jones. This fabulous FREE event, organised by Rhondda Cynon Taf Council and the Cynon Valley Museum Trust, is aimed at all ages and will offer visitors the chance to discover what life was like in the County Borough in bygone years.

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  12. Armenian chants performed in Diyarbakır Church of St. GiragosRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Horizon

    ... jazz musician, Tigran Hamasyan draws on a wide range of influences, including Armenian folk music, rock, electronica, poetry, and more, In the past decade, with the release of four critically acclaimed albums and an unceasing touring schedule, he ...

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  13. First Minister visits Cardigan Castle on day of cultural celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Tivyside Advertiser

    ... stage today. "It's apt that we are celebrating the completion of Lord Rhys' castle with an evening of music and poetry, while showcasing the wealth of talent on our doorstep. "With a target to attract more than 30,000 visitors to the castle in its ...

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  14. PW Picks: Books of the Week, June 29, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Publishers' Weekly

    ... casual readers, but devotees will find most rewarding the book's central revelation: that while Ginsberg was Beat Poetry's face, Ferlinghetti was its hero, the key to so many great writers' success. The Star Side of Bird Hill by Naomi Jackson ...

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  15. June Member BooksRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | Military Officer

    ... of their life with cancer and advocate for improving cancer research and treatment. Medic Against Bomb: A Doctor's Poetry of War . By Capt. Frederick Foote, USN (Ret), M.D. Grayson Books. ISBN 978-0-9913861-1-6. Many of the poems developed from ...

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  16. 5 things about Montreal's jazz rootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Canada.com

    ... local Jewish poets - and Cohen, 23 at the time, was among them. (Another little-known fact: Cohen often performed his poetry to music by Kaye.) Blythe suspected many Montrealers don't "know about our jazz history, even though we have this huge jazz ...

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  17. Magnetic Fields' Stephin Merritt Wrote Two New Songs for a Dog Named LolaRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | Spin

    Stephin Merritt has a reputation as a bit sourpuss in other areas of his life, but his love for dogs knows no bounds . The Magnetic Fields frontman, who incidentally wrote SPIN 's 16th Best Album of the Past 30 Years , proved this yet again by using a recent promotional appearance for his Scrabble-themed poetry book to write a pair of songs about a little canine called Lola.

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  18. 'James Merrill: Life and Art'Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | Commonweal

    ... in Merrill's work. My own first encounter, decades ago, with this poet's unmistakable voice came when he read his poetry to an audience of students and teachers in Amherst College's largest public room. Without, it seemed, ever raising his voice, ...

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  19. See the Eerie Photos Behind True Detective's Opening CreditsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Time

    ... some of the first treatments, he was convinced. "I really felt that what they were capable of [creating] a kind of poetry that responded to my work, so I just gave them free range," he says. "It was sort of a leap of faith for me, but I don't want ...

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  20. Rottingdean celebrates the early life of it's most famous literary hero Rudyard KiplingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Argus

    And to mark the occasion the second annual Kipling Festival in his old home village of Rottingdean is exploring the influence India had both on the writer's life and work. Over the next two weeks the village will host a variety of Kipling-themed events, including poetry readings, tours of the gardens on the site of his old home, and performances of new plays Rikki Tikki Tavi based on one of his Jungle Book stories, and The Fever Trees examining Kipling's life growing up.

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