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- Roche retiring, new director named to head Western Folklife Center
â€œThe importance of the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering on so many social and economic levels for Elko and the American West calls out for more and more broad support in order for this unique festival to continue as a beacon of humanist expressio
- Danny Gallitano Passes Away
He was intelligent and creative, and he loved to compose music and poems. Danny loved super heroes and Star Wars. He loved spending time with family and friends, and the entire Gallitano family is comforted by our final visit with Danny on Thanksgiving Day.
- Poetry in a Storm: Magnetic Poetry
Yesterday was such a weird dayâ€“work, political stuff, and the world generally. Then late in the day, we watched the storm clouds roll in, followed by a weird golden skyâ€“and a rainbow. I decided to consult the Oracle, who told it like it was, and even ...
- Disney's 'clean' Star Wars release could have a sting in the tale
But those keen to see such tweaks reversed should be careful what they wish for William Wordsworth once described poetry as â€œthe spontaneous overflow ... not to mention the menacing twin Death Stars, look spectacular in the special editions, Lucas ...
- School teacher is suspended after being caught slapping more than 20 students in class because 'they made mistakes in writing classic poetry'
He said that they were being punished for making mistakes while writing classical poetry on September 1. The footage was recorded on the first day of school. According to a report by the Beijing News, the incident took place on the first day back to school.
- Motivational piano teacher to speak Thursday in Tooele
A popular jazz pianist with a knack for inspiring piano students will speak this week in Tooele.Jerald Simon, the author of 21 music books and a motivational poetry book, will speak at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Tooele Valley Academy of Dance, 291 N.
- 'Talking Chair' exhibit at Robbins to feature poems by Arlingtonians
The interactive chair will feature poems by Arlingtonians of all ages. "One of the things I love about the library," Calvin-Bottis said in a Feb. 2 news release, "is the serendipity of going in for one thing and coming out with all these other great finds ...
- Summit County organizations host sesquicentennial celebration of a summer trip on Ute Pass - Vail Daily News
Vail Daily NewsSummit County organizations host sesquicentennial celebration of a summer trip on Ute PassVail Daily NewsAlthough his true passion was poetry, he learned early that he could earn more money by writing prose. In 1850, Taylor married a childhood friend, Mary Agnew. She died only two months after their marriage, leaving Taylor bereaved and anxious to travel ...
- Earl Sweatshirtâ€™s Father, Poet And Activist Keorapetse Kgositsile, Has Died At 79
comrades and friends, it is with a heavy heart to inform you about the sad news of the passing Prof William Keorapetse ... in the United States and became a fixture in the New York poetry scene before heading back to his native South Africa.
- Rumpus Original Poetry: Two Poems by Michael Bazzett
Sometimes you have to tug a bit, like the farmer brown flap at the base of each skull then took pliers to inch off the dark skin like a damp sock. The whole fish made tiny stretching sounds. It was probably still alive. But not enjoying it.
- Colony freshman wins Alaska Poetry Out Loud competition
Juan Sarmiento of Homer performs "every single day" by John Straley during rehearsal for the Alaska state Poetry Out Loud finals at KTOO Public Media in Juneau. Alaska Poetry Out Loud state winner Isabella Weiss of Colony High School performs "Hope is the ...
- More than 250 authors are at Louisiana Book Festival Oct. 28
Teens who attend the book festival can hear about topics that ... Hamilton also says the fest has expanded its poetry programming over the past several years â€” "Poetry is kind of the undiscovered treasure, I think, to a lot of people," she says ...
- Bob Dylanâ€™s Nobel speech: a splendidly eccentric performance
(While The Odyssey was written in verse, it is a narrative poem, and most English speakers would read prose translations of it.) Are we listening to redundant re-tellings of three old books, or do Dylanâ€™s accounts offer allegories of the main themes in ...
- Teaching Teens High School English
If your teen struggles with some of these skills, consider modifying lesson plans to focus on developing selected skills throughout the school year. Each year, parents can choose novels, short stories, plays, and poetry for students to read and discuss.
- Film Review: â€œLove Beats Rhymesâ€
When you hear about a multi-platinum-selling hip-hop artist directing a romantic drama about a struggling musician ... â€œPitch Perfectâ€), Coco enrolls in a poetry class under the false assumption that her talent as an MC will allow her to breeze ...