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- Center in Lebanon holds Portuguese poetry contest
the Brazil-Lebanon Cultural Center will host two free preparatory workshops, on May 19 and June 2, both from 6 pm to 8 pm. â€œAnyone can register for the workshops, whether they wish to enter the contest or simply become familiar with haiku poetry,â€ says.
- Re-reading Allama Iqbalâ€™s â€œSyed ki Lauhe Turbatâ€ on 200th birthday of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan
literature could be the best instrument of social rejuvenation and there was a need to change the subject matter of Urdu poetry. A shift from curls and whirls of belovedâ€™s hair to the persuasive and inspirational poetry was sought by Sir Syed and his ...
- Poem: Summer's End
Kate Halverson is an award-winning poet and artist who lives on the shores of Lake Pepin. The Post-Bulletin publishes poetry by Rochester area writers every Monday. Send your work to Jeff Pieters, P.O. Box 6118, Rochester, MN 55903 or email@example.com.
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Friday, March 27
- Sussan Deyhim Performs THE HOUSE IS BLACK at the Met Museum
Acclaimed multidisciplinary Iranian-American vocalist and artist Sussan Deyhim will perform the New York premiere of The House Is Black Media Project, a years-in-the-making work that marshals various facets of her dauntless career-opera, cinema ...
- Lakers legend Kobe Bryant channels Steve Urkel with live poetry
He performed the live poetry in a dimly lit room while sporting a black turtleneck. His stanzas spoke of Steve Urkel from the 1990s TV show Family Matters. Actor Jaleel White portrayed the nerdy character on the hit ABC and CBS sitcom, which officially ...
- 'Digging Through DeKoven's Attic, Part II' set for March 14
John Magerus is curious about the history of Racineâ€™s DeKoven Center â€” a campus of Victorian Gothic-style buildings along Lake Michigan ... expressed in both photographs and poems written by the young men on campus, he said. The third time period ...
- In Her Poem â€œHow Many More?â€ Lula Saleh Explores the Hardships Faced by Refugees
The poem is accompanied by visuals of migrants on crowded speedboatsâ€”their faces weary and scared, scenes of cramped refugee camps and of children crossing railway tracks. Throughout the poem, Saleh questions governments and peopleâ€™s desensitization to ...
- Why Poetry Will Make Your Life Better
Fierce, fearless, and deeply engaging, strong poetry can change your life. Philip Larkin's "This Be The Verse" begins: "They f**k you up, your mum and dad. They may not mean to, but they do." The students in my courses on modern British literature are as ...
- Creating Thoughts Of Life - Poem by RoseAnn V. Shawiak
God, as all poetry fulfills the purpose of life. Incorporating poets of every nationality into a world-wide literature. Many differing points of view, loving the diversity being found, holding onto it with curiosity and interest.
- Joliet Central High School Alumna Elizabeth Anne Briick Publishes Second Poetry Collection
Joliet Central High School alumna Elizabeth Anne Briick (â€™99) has published her second collection of poems entitled "Where I Have Been and Where I Am Now - A Collection of Thoughts". Have you ever felt as if your heart was the only one to shatter like glass?
- Sundance New Frontiers Review: BattleScar
Slip into the headset and youâ€™re in 1978 New York City where youâ€™ll follow Lupe, a Puerto Rican-American teen and her tough-talking fellow ... explore New Yorkâ€™s Lower East Side, punk rock and poetry together. Storywise, thatâ€™s pretty much it ...
- Edina teen named a National Student Poet
Throughout the year, Lee will serve as a literary ambassador and share his love of poetry with different communities in the Midwest.
- Young, Rising Poets, Actor John Leguizamo Explore American Immigrant Experience Today
Not surprisingly in todayâ€™s political climate, immigration issues are a major topic of discussion among American artists, many born outside of the United States. A number of cultural institutions in New York explored these issues this month in a variety ...
- Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen combines poems and visual arts in Lancaster exhibit
â€œEkphrastic Poems With Art,â€ an exhibit pairing artists with poets, debuted May 5 and continues through the end of the month. Attendees may vote for their favorite poem; the winning poet will win $200. The exhibit features members of the Chester County ...