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- Connections: Celebrating National Poetry Month
We discuss upcoming events, and we talk about poetry's place in the classroom. Listen Listening... 51:17 Rochester Reads 2017: The Enchanted by Rene Denfeld Rochester Reads is Writers & Books annual event, choosing one title for the community to read together.
- Calif. Supreme Court weighs ballot measure to hasten death penalty
Sacramento, Calif., Jun 8, 2017 / 11:55 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A ballot measure intended to speed up the application of the death penalty is now being challenged before the California Supreme Court. For its part, the California Catholic Conference has ...
- Judith Butler on â€œThe Academyâ€ and the Galvanizing Power of Poetry
Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) More The following interview, edited by Taylor Lannamann, aims to draw out Butlerâ€™s legacy as a theorist, her analysis ...
- Six Childrenâ€™s Sermon Ideas for Earth Day
Earth Day is coming up and you need a childrenâ€™s sermon for the worship service. How can you engage kids to help them grow in their faith and their love of Godâ€™s Creation? Here are six quick and easy ideas for a Creation-care childrenâ€™s moment.
- Collection from Alaskan Joan Kane a satisfying journey for lyric poetry fans
According to Kane, her poems "transfer between self-portraiture and imaged representations of how difficult it is to repatriate oneself to an irrevocably changed homeland â€¦" "Milk Black Carbon" begins with a poem entitled "Iridin," a word that I had to ...
- â€˜Restless Creatureâ€™ review: a graceful look at ballet dancer Wendy Whelan
â€œShe has the inexplicable ability to make abstract movement take on a certain poetry through simplicity ... Through Thursday, Aug. 3, at Northwest Film Forum. Pacific Northwest Ballet artistic director Peter Boal will host a Q&A on July 26.
- Paralysis â€“ Poetry Reading by Mara Prose
Get to know the poet: What is the theme of your poem? The theme of my poem is inspiration during difficult times. What motivated you to write this poem? I am always second guessing and questioning my decisions, and this poem reflects how I feel about it.
- Martin McGuinness, an I.R.A. Leader Turned Peacemaker, Dies at 66
James Martin Pacelli McGuinness was born in Derry, Northern Ireland, on May 23, 1950, one of seven children of William and Peggy McGuinness, a Catholic family that shared two ... eager boy who loved the poems of W. B. Yeats and played chess, but he failed ...
- Kids' theatre in February half term
The Southbank Centre's brilliant week-long festival for children over half term includes a whole range of events, from opera, to classical music, to poetry to dance. And of course there are some lovely chances to see excellent theatre too. Me and My Bee ...
- Celebrate the music and poetry of Black History at the library
SALISBURY â€“ On Thursday, Feb. 15, Bright Star Touring Theatreâ€™s â€œLet Freedom Ring: Music & Poetry of Black Historyâ€ debuts at ... is excited to offer this family-friendly production,â€ said Melissa Oleen, library services manager.
- Black Mamba Slam Poetry
Though I reside in the Pacific Northwest (Portland/Vancouver to be exact), I have always been a Lakers fan. Itâ€™s a tough thing to be up here, but being from LA is something I hold dear to my heart because thatâ€™s where my family got their start after my ...
- African-American literature comes to Prep
For the first time, Ridgeway, who is a third-year teacher at WSPA, is teaching an African-American literature course. Ridgeway said she got the idea for the course after introducing her junior Advanced Placement (AP) course to a number of African-American ...
- THELMA announces April poetry contest
THELMA announces April poetry contest Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts, THELMA, has announced their first Poetry Broadside Contest. Check out this story on fdlreporter.com: http://fondul.ac/2oZHgFc
- Charles Simic, poet and essayist: A smoked ham for poetry
SimiÄ‡ was the guest of publishing house â€œArhipelagâ€, which in recent years has published his books of essays â€œDime-Store Alchemyâ€, â€œGledaj dugo i netremiceâ€ and â€œTamo gde poÄinje zabavaâ€, as well as the book of selected and new poems ...
- Saiser relies on many eyes to see the forest for the trees in her poetry
KEARNEY â€” For poet Marjorie Saiser, finding a theme for her collections takes time. â€œI write every day,â€ she said in a phone interview from her home in Lincoln. â€œI write by myself, alone in the morning, and I write sometimes during the week with ...