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- Leroy Carr's dark poetry
I take every opportunity I can in this column to praise the work of the legendary Indianapolis blues duo Leroy Carr and Scrapper Blackwell. So I couldn't miss a chance to commemorate the 110th anniversary of Leroy Carr's birthday this year on March 27. A strong case could be made that the catalog of recordings created by Carr and Blackwell represent the most influential and important artistic ...
- Reading for Joe
Cape Cod poet Joe Gouveia wasn't on this earth nearly long enough, but in his short years he managed to make not only a name for himself in the realm of poetry, but left an indelible impression as well.
- 12-hour Carroll County Relay for Life set for June 25 - The Free Press Standard
12-hour Carroll County Relay for Life set for June 25The Free Press StandardRelay activities include: Frozen T-shirt Contest and lap at 1:30 p.m.; Old Fashioned Cake Walk, 2:30 & 8 p.m.; Water balloon toss, 3:30 p.m.; Wagon Decorating Contest and lap, 4 p.m.; Human Hungry Hippo, 5:30 p.m.; Hula Hoop/Limbo Contest, 6 p.m ...and more »
- Want a Sneak Peak of the Stupey Cabin?
FREE to attend. The Stupey Cabin is entering the last ... or some aspect of its history or the people connected to it. Highland Park Poetry offers a cash prize contest ($25/1st Place, $15/2nd Place, $10/3rd Place). The DEADLINE is September 7.
- Poetry contest winners named
WATSONTOWN â€” The Watsontown Sesquicentennial Committee held a poetry contest for students in grades 6-8 at the Warrior Run Middle School. First National Bank of Watsontown presented each student with a cash award and certificate for their achievements.
- A Local Teen Author Inspires Youth Writers
A famous authorâ€™s story about personal struggle inspired a local teen to write and publish her first book ... the avid reader crafts short stories, experiments with poetry, and explores journalism with her school newspaper. She is inspired by reading ...
- Poet Robert Frostâ€™s original Christmas cards on display
The cards were part of a cache of â€œFrostianaâ€ donated to the college in 1961, two years before Frostâ€™s death, said Middlebury College Archivist Danielle Rougeau. â€œThis form, the combination of poem and form, with beautiful materials and ...
- Service Thursday for philanthropist Fran Trachok
She was part of the Sierra Arts Foundation and on the Nevada Arts Council. She was instrumental in the initial funding of the Cowboy Poetry Festival. She was the art director for the University of Nevada Governorâ€™s Dinner, started in 1968 by then ...
- VOICES â€“ Celebrating Sir Derek Walcott
Another birthday celebration of our living Nobel Laureate at the ... So, January 23, 2017 â€“ An evening of Poetry and Music featuring twelve local and visiting writers, the featured writer being Jamaica Kincaid. With Robert Lee and Gandolph St Clair ...
- Four Short Poems
Four short poems recently appeared on this blog ... If you are near downtown Decatur, then you are encouraged to attend. Admission is always free, but buying refreshments, and tipping the servers, is well thought of.
- Ex-teacher from Sydney Grammar jailed for sex with teen boy
Their relationship turned sexual after she showered him with gifts, including books of poetry, and she told him personal details ... the facts state. The teen finally ended the relationship in April but the teacher continued to contact him.
- Six decades later, Assumption president talks about rapeâ€”her dark secret
When her mother grew suspicious of the La Salle Brotherâ€™s excessive fondness and asked her point-blank if he had touched her, she said no. â€œTo me, the feeling was dark and overwhelming ... A lover of music and poetry, she was also known as â€œthe ...
- Get Your Read On: The Greenhouse and On The Cold Coasts
However, his escape is thwarted when the mother of his child turns up at the monastery with his baby daughter, asking him to take on the responsibility of her care. AuÃ°ur Ava is on familiar ground here, as she presents us with atypical depictions of ...
- Reading Caedmon at Christmas
Those opening words â€“ NÅ« scylun hergan hefaenrÄ«caes uard â€“ mark the beginning of English Christian culture. In more senses than one, this poem marks a new creation. But beyond its ancient character, the poem also touches on many other themes that I ...
- Daniel Gray-Kontar
There, teenagers participate in a fellowship where they learn performance poetry and "various aspects of social justice." (Right now, five teens from Twelve are representing Cleveland in the Brave New Voices youth slam poetry festival and competition in ...