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  • Poetry Foundation
    The Poetry Foundation launches a national poetry competition
    The Poetry Foundation is launching the national competition for Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Fellowships. Five fellowships in the amount of $25,800 each will be awarded to young U.S. poets between 21 and 31 years of age. Submissions...
  • The Poetry Ccusir
    The Poetry Circus is coming to the People's Park this weekend.
    Griffith Jenkins Griffith was a journalism graduate. He was an eccentric and extremely wealthy man who was self-made and very human, which attributed to his many flaws. A writer who made his millions in California mining, he spent 2 years in...
  • Book launch of Goodbye, Mexico at River Oaks Bookstore on February 28
    Book launch of Goodbye, Mexico at River Oaks Bookstore on February 28
    River Oaks Bookstore will be hosting a launch for ‘Goodbye, Mexico: Poems of Remembrance’ on Saturday, February 28 from 2 to 4 p.m. The launch will include readings as well signing by a number of authors in the book, including Carolyn...
  • Laura Madeline Wiseman
    Poets read at "anti-love" event tonight at the Apollon in Omaha
    An impressive list of writers --- including Lisa Kovanda, author of the new book, "Walk Me Home" --- for a poetry reading at 7 tonight is part of the month-long "Lowered Expections" show at the Apollon.The Anti-Love Poetry...
  • Wynton Marsalis
    Duke Ellington inspires Broadway hit
    "Duke Ellington: The Original Recordings that Inspired the Broadway Hit After Midnight" (Legacy Recordings) is one of the best CD versions of Ellington's most popular compositions. Included are such beloved classics as "It Don&...
  • "Janet Delaney, South of Market" now at the de Young.
    Tribal art, Janet Delaney, Big Crow studio, O'Hara's poetry and more
    This weekend's Bay Area art events have a mix of the ethnic, the poetic, social commentary through photography, the Middle East through the eyes of Arab women and artists doing it for themselves - all the things that make "Bagdad by the...
  • Jack Foley, Clara Hsu and Adelle Foley.
    Poetry Flash at Moe's celebrates works of Jack Foley and Clara Hsu
    Poetry Flash is presenting A Celebration of Jack Foley’s books Life and Eyes and Clara Hsu’s The First to Escape. The poetry reading and signing eventtakes place Thursday, February 5 at 7:30 P.M. at Moe’s Books, located at 2476...
  • Artist Rowyne Fermon
    New year new talent; Q&A with artist Rowyne Fermon
    Rowyne Fermon met with Hollywood Music Examiner on the set ofWhere Children Play for a Q&A. Follow along to get the latest news on Rowyne's works. Plus get advice on how to move forward in entertainment industry with limited resources.In...
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    Oz on Film Part Seventy-nine: The First T.V. Series of Oz, Part Thirty
    Many of the episodes of Tales of the Wizard of Oz have yet to be seen by your humble History of Oz Examiner, and the four you'll read about in this article are no exceptions. A pity, because they all sound very intriguing."The Fire Chief...
  •  Protesting the proposed KXL pipeline
    Prairie Fire stops printing; World-Herald archive open; Otis XII at poetry event
    For seven and a half years, a "progressive" monthly newspaper-journal out of Lincoln, Prairie Fire, published timely and intelligent articles on some of the most important issues of the day for the Great Plains including the proposed...
  • A Sliver of Light
    A Sliver of Light: Paintings, Poems, and Stories
    Connecticut resident, Sara Drought Nebel is a poet and an award-winning painter, and her new book A Sliver of Light — Meditations is a book of her paintings, poems, and stories. She works in Acrylics, oil, and even sometimes in Crayola...
  • Top 6 poems by Lord Byron
    Top 6 poems by Lord Byron
    The poet Lord Byron wrote some of the most famous poetry in the English language. He exemplified the spirit of romanticism in his work and in his life. January 22 marks Byron’s 227th birthday. Here are poems and books to commemorate the ...
  • David Zasloff's new CD is spoken word at its best comedy.
    David Zasloff's new CD is spoken word at its best comedy.
    "I'm Not Who You Think You Are" is the name of David Zasloff's new CD. Its spoken word and it is comedy recorded with music. This CD is hilarious as most of David's works are.David Zasloffhas been in and around the Los...
  • Gulf Coast Poetry Meeting on January 10
    Gulf Coast Poetry Meeting on January 10
    The Poetry Society of Texas Gulf Coast Poets Chapter will host their monthly meeting on Saturday, September 10 at 10:30 a.m. at the Barnes and Noble in Webster. The meeting is open and free to the public.The featured guest at January’s...
  • Coffee Cartel
    #9 The Coffee Cartel
    Located at 1820 South Catalina Avenue #102, Redondo Beach, CA 90277Coffee Cartel is the home of the Redondo Beach poets who meet there every Tuesday night, and have done so for more than 10 years.The sign up list goes up at 7:50 and the reading...