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- Google dedicates doodle to mark Mirza Ghalibâ€™s 220th birthday
In honour of Urdu poetry and literatureâ€™s timeless star, search engine giant Google paid tribute to the lifelong achievements of Mirza Asadullah Khan Ghalib through its newly-released doodle. Born on 27th Dec, 1797 in the Indian city Agra, Ghalibâ€™s ...
- Pn the Bright Side: Art contest and exhibit fight addiction
The deadline for entries is April 14 for the contest that has ... and full of smiles and free from the negative impacts of addictions, she said. In addition to the entries in the adult and youth categories in art and poetry, there are also special youth ...
- The Young Rose Of Rathmore - Poem by Francis Duggan
From her Hometown in east Kerry quite close to the border of Cork With dark wavy hair to her shoulders and pretty eyes of nugget brown In her early twenties she was the Pride of Rathmore Town But the yearn for travel was in her in Rathmore she would not stay
- The Long Dark to be Adapted into a Live-Action Film
Lierop is also one of the people responsible for The Long Dark's visual poem trailer which helped the game garner some early attention and gives us a pretty good idea about what the eventual live-action adaptation might look like. There is no director ...
- The Best of the 2018 Sundance Film Festival
Goals! At first, these educators seem like inspirational figures: Gyllenhaalâ€™s teacher takes a poetry-prone kindergartener under her wing and encourages his gifts, while Parker plays a theater guru who encourages a troubled teen student to draw on family ...
- POETRY; IN THE HEAT OF LISBON
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- Walking in Leonard Cohenâ€™s footsteps a year after his death
Meanwhile, in When Even The, a solo dance performance inspired by Cohenâ€™s poem, Clara Furey, wearing only jeans, her supple body shifting into impossible shapes, is an existential reflection on memory, the passage of time and death. The exhibition also ...
- Poet Sarah Kay at The Vine SF
At the heart of the Christian and Jewish traditions is the story of a God who speaks the cosmos into being. The ancient Greeks used the word "poein," which inspired our word "poetry," to talk about building or making something. The average American reads ...
- Exhibit Features Black Queer Studies Collection
The creation of the Black Queer Studies Collection (BQSC ... critical theory, fine art, music, poetry theater, and film. An exhibit featuring selections from the BQSC is now on display in the Scholars Commons at the PCL.
- Letter to Books, Nov. 1
He lets the work stand on its own but provides commentary that makes the poetry much more accessible and enjoyable. Plus, I appreciate the diversity of the poets he includes. Thanks for this great new section in Books. China Brotsky San Francisco
- 10 Essential Native American Novels
While these writers are important to me as a reader, a writer, and as a Cherokee, I should add that there are also many short story collections, books of poetry, and memoirs that ... his Native American heritage. Sad and beautiful, required reading.
- Black poets honored
The Key West Poetry Guild invites the community to join in a celebration of black American poetry at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18, in the Fellowship Hall of the Cornish Memorial AME Church. All are welcomed to read one or two of their favorite works by ...
- At World Refugee Day festival in Baltimore, a focus on celebration and feeling welcome - Baltimore Sun
Baltimore SunAt World Refugee Day festival in Baltimore, a focus on celebration and feeling welcomeBaltimore SunThe 19-year-old who took the stage Saturday at Baltimore's World Refugee Day festival seemed to showcase what a successful resettlement might look like â€” a leader among his peers, invited to read poetry written in a language he learned about a year ...and more »
- The Family Plot: Childhood Lessons on Death
In the process of writing a novel about family, I realized that all families have their secrets ... She has won the CBC Literary Award for poetry, the Walrus Prize for poetry, and the McNally Robinson Manitoba Book of the Year Award.
- Youth wetlands poetry contest winners announced
(08/10/17) BATON ROUGE, La. â€” â€œLouisianaâ€™s Coast: Why is it Important?â€ was the theme for the fourth annual Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority and 4-H Youth Wetlands Program poetry contest. Nearly 200 students from across the state ...