Saturday, October 22, 2005

Contest judge knows poetry, and he likes what he sees
Saginaw News - Contest judge knows poetry, and he likes what he sees Saturday, October 22, 2005JANET I. MARTINEAU THE SAGINAW NEWS As a critic, poet and teacher, David Baker says he reads 'a great deal' of poetry. That's an understatement. '

Monday Night Poetry
News 10 Now - Monday Night Poetry VENUE: Coffee PavilionORGANIZATION: Monday Night Poetry TIMES: Mon, Oct.

BILL MCGRAW JOURNAL: Well-versed in Detroit images
The Detroit Free Press - ... to read from two new books of his poetry, 'Into It' and 'Codes, Precepts, Biases and Taboos,' a ... As his poetry gains critical acclaim, Joseph is combining glimpses of his ...

Metro brief: Poetry jams at Howard homecoming celebration
Eagle Online - ... Poets from Russell Simmon's Def Poetry Jam performed Monday night at Howard University's Cramton Auditorium as part of ... Drew Anderson performed comedic poetry for the audience. ...

Students on Stage showcases stories, poetry, more
The Des Moines Register - A different group is invited to perform on the first Thursday of each month at Chit-n-Chat. ... Kids that enjoy writing and poetry don't always get an opportunity to show off their talent like kids ... Forsyth's language arts class reading poetry and prose they had composed.'I ...

How Mighty Is Pinter's Pen?
San Francisco Chronicle - ... Mixing very short plays with poetry and brief editorials, Pinter depicts a planet where power over the dispossessed is ...

Now that Pol Pot fellow, he was an absolute gas
Observer - ... Karadzic has just published a slim volume of poetry called Under the Left Breast of the Century.He ... and he's been writing bloody poetry, and I tell you it's all ...

Wednesday poetry to have movie theme
News-Times - ... Wednesday Night Poetry in Bethel next week will celebrate movies in honor of the first Bethel Film ... welcomed to read cinematically inspired poetry and prose at an open mike ...

Gene Grant: Slam City
Albuquerque Tribune - By Gene GrantTribune ColumnistOctober 20, 2005Sometimes hope comes to the arts not in mere rays but in nuclear-sized flashes. ... million endowment from Eli Lilly pharmaceutical heiress Ruth Lilly for poetry. The effect has been enormous ... is nothing short of remarkable in poetry circles. But before looking at ...

'Lincoln's Melancholy': Sadder and Wiser
New York Times - Can the generally disappointing crop of national leaders today be attributed to the Prozac Generation's addiction to cheeriness? ... testimony, and even offers readers his own interpretation of Lincoln's poetry. Trying to capture the mental state of ...

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American Writers at Home reception Oct. 27
University of Washington - ... October 21, 2005 > American Writers at Home reception Oct ... He edited The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Poetry and numerous other books. ...

So You Want to Be a Poet, I Mean Rock Star, I Mean Poet
New York Times - ... While earning his master's in poetry at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, he tried to get published ... first book of poems to American Poetry Review,' a career-making literary ...

Two poets, critic receive Pegasus Awards
AP via Seattle Post Intelligencer - Friday, October 7, 2005 Last updated 12:16 p.m. ... 25,000 prize for 'contribution to humor in American poetry.' Three of his collections have been ... prize for 'contribution to humor in American poetry.' Three of his collections ...

College to host David vs. David poetry showdown
Eastern Arizona Courier - ... College to host David vs. David poetry showdown Contributed ArticleArizona Western College's David Coy and ... since 1983. His poetry has been published in American Weave, El Corno ...

Students progressing despite cutbacks
Alameda Times-Star - ... New courses at SLHS include American Poetry, AP Economics, Forensic Biology, and Entrepreneurship for the Graphics ...

If you ask nicely, he can help you write your own story
SignOn San Diego - ... Ross Talarico's book 'Spreading the Word: Poetry and the Survival of Community in America' won the ... as the Atlantic, North American Review and American Poetry Review. He later ...

August In The Bay Area
San Francisco Chronicle - ... that I had a place in the American theater,' says Stanley Williams, co-founder and artistic ... for the rich poetry of his language, for redefining African American drama and making ...

As the world of theater pays homage to one of its giants, the late August Wilson, the Bay Area's role in his s
San Francisco Chronicle - ... that I had a place in the American theater,' says Stanley Williams, co-founder and artistic ... for the rich poetry of his language, for redefining African American drama and making ...

Saturday 22
Ann Arbor News - ... Information: (734) 764-0478. and Poetry AFRICAN AMERICAN BOOK CLUBS MINGLE 4-8 p.m ... Comfort Inn, 2455 Carpenter Rd. African-American book clubs from across Southeastern Michigan meet ...

June Jordan and the divided world
San Francisco Chronicle - For her religion, she wrote: 'Humanitarian.' ... American studies at the UC Berkeley, fought with a sense of humane determination in essays, a novel, children's books, journalism and even an opera libretto. But poetry ...

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Friday, October 21, 2005

'It Breathes Fire From Its Belly' - The Bavarian Radio Symphony and Chorus with Mariss Jansons
Andante - He lumbers to the podium of Munich's Philharmonie like an amiable Russian bear. His shivering baton technique is pure poetry. He holds his players in thrall like a benign giant, and Munich's alert audience in the palm of his hand.

Celebrate Russia on 'Tchaikovsky Day'
Courier-Journal - ... Tchaikovsky Day,' featuring a series of events celebrating Russian culture. From 3-6 p.m ... will give presentations on Russian opera, dance, poetry, literature, food and the ...

Novikova, Parsons united in marriage
Richmond County Daily Journal - ... a poetry collection published in 2000 by University Press.The couple was married in a Russian Orthodox ceremony ...

Soiree dedicated to 110th anniversary of Sergey Yesenin held in Tashkent
UZReport.com - ... to 110th anniversary of the great Russian poet Sergey Yesenin was held at Tashkent ... poet's life - theatrical scenes included poetry, monologues, and musical sketches addressing the ...

Russia Chooses Contestant for Miss World Beauty Pageant
MosNews.com - ... student has been awarded the title of top Russian beauty of 2005, Lenta.ru reported Wednesday ... dresses, bikinis, dancing and reciting poetry.Interestingly, this year the jury picked ...

Ukraine: Don't go wobbly on the orange
International Herald Tribune - ... fair-weather friends, who were inspired by the drama and poetry of its Orange Revolution earlier this year ... in 1991 after more than three centuries of Russian and Soviet rule ...

Don't go wobbly on the orange
International Herald Tribune - ... fair-weather friends, who were inspired by the drama and poetry of its Orange Revolution earlier this year ... in 1991 after more than three centuries of Russian and Soviet rule ...

Suffer the Children
Moscow Times - By Anna Malpas The Battle of Kulikovo Pole left few traces, but it's still cause for celebration six centuries later. ... hot-button issue of foreign adoptions of Russian orphans. By Anna Malpas This weekend, the ... of the Fourth Moscow International Poetry Biennale, 'The Dialectics of Overcoming,' was ...

'Lolita' turns 50
GrandForksHerald.com - ... three generations, readers remain relentlessly drawn to Nabokov's opening lines - more poetry than prose ... Parker says the Russian-born Nabokov, who made his fortune with 'Lolita ...

Show of Shows
Moscow Times - ... Museum opens a mammoth exhibition of Russian art featuring many works that have rarely ... of the Fourth Moscow International Poetry Biennale, 'The Dialectics of Overcoming,' was ...

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Thursday, October 20, 2005

Look skyward to view Great Baseball Diamond
SignOn San Diego - ... was said that drinking its water conferred the gift of poetry. Since, the figure Pegasus has been a symbol of poetry and the creative arts ...

Into It: Val Kilmer
Christian Science Monitor - ... Christopher Marlowe and those times of Shakespeare. Poetry: Seamus Heaney's The Burial at Thebes: A Version of Sophocles ...

War crimes suspect writes poetry while on the run
USA Today - The collection, released Monday and entitled 'Under the Left Breast of the Century,' is the sixth book by the former Bosnian Serb leader charged in 1995 by the U.N. ... Since the phone lines are down, I couldn't ask him when exactly he wrote this latest poetry,' Obradovic said ...

Poetry Center features cowboys
Tucson Citizen - The center is at 1600 E. First St. Hadley, who has spent 40 years in the Mexico-New Mexico-Arizona border area, was actively involved in the center's early development as a student in UA's English department in the 1960s. ... Poetry Center features cowboys Tucson Citizen advertisement'Drum Hadley and Friends,' an exhibit of books and ... others involved in the cowboy poetry movement, will be featured at the ...

So You Want to Be a Poet, I Mean Rock Star, I Mean Poet
New York Times - ... While earning his master's in poetry at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, he tried to get published ... book of poems to American Poetry Review,' a career-making literary journal ...

Christian music: Penning poetry led t
Star Tribune - music: Penning poetry led to songs of life's experiences MINNEAPOLIS - ST.

Christian music: Penning poetry led to songs of life's experiences
Star Tribune - CD covers of each of the 12 projects to which she has lent her melodious and soulful voice adorn a living room wall in her rustic Lakeville home. There is space to hang one more, and that next one will be her own. ... built her lyrical repertoire primarily by penning poetry chronicling her life experiences ...

Poet, 79, Wins Prize and New Audience
New York Times - CHICAGO - Why did Landis Everson stop writing poetry for 43 years? The question arose last week, after the Poetry Foundation awarded Mr. Everson its newly created prize for a writer over 50 who has never published a book. Mr.

'New' poems by Karadzic published
BBC - ... book of what is said to be new poetry by former Bosnian Serb leader and fugitive war crimes ... Sarajevo and Srebrenica than with poetry, the BBC's Matt Prodger in Belgrade ...

Four Personal Poems and Why I Love Poetry
PR.com - By Allison Kugel, Senior Editor - October 19, 2005 Allison Kugel, Senior Editor Poetry has always given me an outlet to express the inner darker crevices of my mind while still allowing some of the secret to remain buried beneath the surface. ... I have found that writing poetry is incredible emotional and spiritual therapy ...

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Wednesday, October 05, 2005

History - Part 1
Arizona Republic - 2, 2005 12:00 AM History - Part 1 Opera happened by mistake. It was the Renaissance, and there was the great rebirth of classical learning. In Italy, artists imitated Greek sculpture and Roman architecture. ... They wrote poetry inspired by classical example and tried to reimagine classical painting ... They wrote poetry inspired by classical example and tried to reimagine classical painting. ...

Bring On The Beat
San Francisco Chronicle - ... The San Francisco Poetry Renaissance was in full swing, with the erudite Rexroth and poet Robert Duncan ... enrolled in graduate studies in classical Chinese at UC Berkeley and living ...

East Bay: Intimate house concerts open doors for emerging artists
San Francisco Chronicle - ... features a mix of classical music and jazz. Her husband, George Davis, often recites modernist poetry as part of the ...

Walker Theatre kicks off season of rebirth
Indianapolis Star - 06 VW Jetta only $209 month -36 month lease, '05 Infiniti G35 Sedan $299 month - 36 month lease, 2005 BMW X3 $349 a month! ... Stewart Goodyear • Who: A classical pianist.• When: 8 p.m ... 8: Stewart Goodyear, classical pianist and composer.• Oct. 22: poetry workshop, featuring Aaren Yeatts ...

ANGEL ISLANDImmigrants left their marks
San Francisco Chronicle - ... Others were carved using a classical Chinese technique, deep into the wooden walls -- most likely by a professional ... think there was actually a poetry club, and people chose the best ...

Immigrants left their marks
San Francisco Chronicle - ... Others were carved using a classical Chinese technique, deep into the wooden walls -- most likely by a professional ... think there was actually a poetry club, and people chose the best ...

Swallowing Clouds: A Playful Journey through Chinese Culture, Language, and Cuisine
dannyreviews.com - ... while the chapter on bamboo offers an introduction to classical Chinese poetry, working through a poem by Su Tung-po ...

Appeasing powers that be - asking why, then, now
Winston-Salem Journal - RALEIGH - In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, Rep. Russell Capps, a Raleigh Republican, set off a storm of his own. ... Senior year, I took Classical and Renaissance Epic Poetry from a former Jesuit priest, and we spent a lot of time ...

Where Frank O'Hara meets Cher
New York Blade - By Aaron Smith University of Pittsburgh Press $14. ... His new poetry collection, Blue on Blue Ground, avoids the kind of classical allusions that made your high ... Brad, Matt and Whitney. The poetry snobs out there (are you guys ...

Pinter celebrates a lifetime of shocking audiences with taboo-busting obscenity
Independent - ... It is thought to be having its first airing on the BBC's culture and classical music station Radio 3 ... He has concentrated mainly on poetry in the past few years ...

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Tuesday, October 04, 2005

Comedian Nipsey Russell was known for funny poems
Seattle Times - Nipsey Russell, a stand-up comedian who became a national television personality through his frequent appearances on variety, talk and game shows, died Sunday in New York. He was 80. According to WCBS-TV in New York, Mr. ... delighted audiences with his funny but topical poems, which prompted 'The Tonight Show' sidekick Ed McMahon ... planned to teach English. Writing poems, Mr. Russell told the Los Angeles ...

Comedian, Actor Nipsey Russel Dies Of Cancer
10News.com - ... II.Man Of Poetry Russell first started doing poems when he was a guest on Martin's variety show ... deliberately kept the four-line poems brief and to the point -- because ...

Comedian, TV game show guest Nipsey Russell dies
Reuters - Nipsey Russell, the first black comedian to regularly appear on U.S. ... poet laureate of TV' for the quick-witted poems he would recite, Russell died in a New York ... poet laureate' because of the poems, some of which were playfully political ...

Student skits bringa staid subject to life
Atlanta Journal And Constitution - ... Students sit at desks, open textbooks and quietly read poems to themselves ... few minutes a teacher asks the students to explain the poems. Students at McConnell Middle study some of ...

NIPSEY RUSSELL: 1924-2005 - TV giant with gift for glib, poetic wit
San Francisco Chronicle - Nipsey Russell, a stand-up comedian who became a national television personality through his frequent appearances on variety, talk and game shows, has died. He was 80. ... raconteur, Russell delighted audiences with his funny but topical poems. They prompted Ed McMahon to call ... planned to teach English. Writing poems, Russell told the Los Angeles Times ...

Actor, comedian Nipsey Russell dies at 80
AP via Seattle Post Intelligencer - Tuesday, October 4, 2005 Last updated 8:39 a.m. ... Russell told the Los Angeles Times in 1993 that writing poems 'is very simple to do.... ...

Bring On The Beat
San Francisco Chronicle - ... Allen turned up at my little cabin,' Snyder recalls, 'and we immediately began exchanging poems.' That year, W.H ...

Nipsey Russell, 80; Comedian Was a Witty Raconteur, Poet on Talk, Game and Variety Shows
Los Angeles Times - ... raconteur, Russell delighted audiences with his funny but topical poems. They prompted Ed McMahon to dub him ... planned to teach English. Writing poems, Russell told The Times in 1993 ...

To a Fault, by Nick Laird Lucky Day, by Richard Price Scattering Eva, by James Sheard Intimates, by Helen Fari
Independent - In the running are such well-known names as Alice Oswald, Alan Jenkins and John Stammers. But what of the new stars? ... and dark'' - rarely cohere into satisfyingly complete poems, and though his technical flourishes do not always ... world of Irish poetry. Those poems least like the current manner are ...

'Poet laureate of tv' Nipsey Russell dead
CBC - 'Poet laureate of tv' Nipsey Russell dead Last Updated Tue, 04 Oct 2005 12:21:27 EDT CBC Arts The 'poet laureate of television' has died. ... Russell told the Los Angeles Times in 1993 that writing poems 'is very simple to do ...

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San Francisco Opera's 'Doctor Atomic' a very serious world premiere
Tri-Valley Herald - And John Adams' 'Doctor Atomic,' which had its much-hyped San Francisco Opera world premiere Saturday night at the War Memorial Opera House, is something of a downer. ... will probably be happier at one of Vivica Genaux's performances of 'The Italian Girl in Algiers ... scientific writings, letters, documents and poetry - tells the story of the final ...

The Year-Ahead Planning Calendar
AP via Florida Times-Union - ... September Today: San Marco Art Festival with arts, a book signing, Italian sports cars and poetry readings, 10 a.m ...

Batelco sponsors poetry website
Trade Arabia - Batelco trekked yet another brave step in this field and had gone out all the way to support well known Bahraini poet, Qassim Haddad. ... Batelco sponsors poetry website Posted: Saturday, October 01, 2005 Manama ... com) contains poetry translated in various languages which include English, French, Spanish and Italian ...

Author has some choice words
Courier-Journal - Instead of conventional definitions, it identifies commonly used language that can conceal interesting, sometimes uncomfortable, truths. ... Italian-speaking parents and as a first-generation English speaker says she's always been conscious of language. In addition to running the language and poetry ...

Wednesday 28
Ann Arbor News - ... art in Europe by featuring the works of Italian artists. Free. Information: (734) 763-UMMA. and Poetry STORY TIME 11 a.m ...

4th Annual West Hollywood Fall Into Reading Book Fair to Feature Famed Authors, Performance Stages, Rarely Sho
Business Wire - San Vicente Boulevard in West Hollywood. The Fair will feature more than 200 authors signing books and participating in discussion panels on a variety of topics. ... a huge 'Alice in Wonderland'-sized chair; slam poetry and spoken word performances; readings from novels and ... a pet psychic booth and Italian-style street chalk painting area open ...

For modern pols, a tough act to follow
Boston Herald - It was the 1971 race for mayor and other offices, and incumbent Mayor Kevin White's operatives were holding a torchlight parade in the North End, when that neighborhood was truly Italian and not yet home for the ethnically challenged. ... much of the color and poetry that had made ''Boston politics'' an ...

Baritone-Bass and Pianist Extraordinaire!
Baltimore Times - ... a very varied program.Cantrell began with an Italian recitative and aria from Georg Fredeic Handel's (1685 ... composers set music to the poetry of either Klaus Groth, Friedrich Ruckert ...

Reggie Aspiras: Secrets to perfect stir-frying
Philippine Daily Inquirer - THE SOCIET DANTE ALIGHIERI IS finally in Manila! The society aims to promote Italian culture through language, food, history, design, art and sport. ... language, food, art, poetry, lifestyle, design and just about everything and anything Italian. For those ...

Secrets to perfect stir-frying
Philippine Daily Inquirer - ... The society aims to promote Italian culture through language, food, history ... language, food, art, poetry, lifestyle, design and just about everything and anything Italian. For those ...

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Monday, October 03, 2005

Nobel: the prizes and the man
Reuters - Oct 3 (Reuters) - Swedish businessman Alfred Nobel, a millionaire who invented dynamite, set up the prizes awarded each year in his name in his will, signed in 1895. ... As well as being an inventor and businessman, Nobel dabbled in writing plays and poetry. ...

Playwright August Wilson dies
New York Daily News - ... a dishwasher, short-order cook and porter, he started banging out poetry on a $20 typewriter and found his true calling ...

If you ask nicely, he can help you write your own story
SignOn San Diego - Ross Talarico's book 'Spreading the Word: Poetry and the Survival of Community in America' won the Modern Language Association's Mina P. Shaughnessy Prize for the outstanding book of year on literature and writing. ... Talarico's first three books were poetry, and his poems have appeared in ...

Countdown to the Eve of Destruction
New York Times - SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. ... participants, history books, conversation transcripts, declassified documents and poetry. His cut-and-paste job has ...

Readings spotlight: Poetry of protest
Star Tribune - SUNDAY-TUESDAY: Poet Sam Hamill is a seasoned protester; the fire in his belly still rivals that on his tongue. ... to First Lady Laura Bush's invitation to a poetry symposium at the White House by organizing Poets Against ... to spend more time as an 'ambassador of poetry.' ( 7 p.m ...

Twist to Malay poetry recital
thestar.com.my - ... KUALA LUMPUR: It was poetry in motion when young Lim Fheng Fheng recited her poem to the ... Angkasapuri 2005, the country's foremost poetry event carried live over TV2, caught ...

History - Part 1
Arizona Republic - ... They wrote poetry inspired by classical example and tried to reimagine classical painting ... They wrote poetry inspired by classical example and tried to reimagine classical painting. ...

Benson Farms' poetry reading raises money for Mourning Hope
Daily Nebraskan - ... to spend a Friday night, an evening of poetry readings, roasted marshmallows, a campfire and a giant corn ... could still relate to his poetry even though there was such a ...

Autumn Poetry Contests
BellaOnline - Autumn is contest season in the poetry and fiction writing world, and as has been noted before on this site, contests can be an entre into publication. Below is a list of just a few of the poetry contests open right now.

Love of poetry evident in commonplace
Kentucky.com - His intention was to observe his dual roles as poet and teacher: 'The same diligence and tolerance and creativity necessary to establishing and marinating human friendship are necessary to developing a friendship with poetry.'

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