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3 hrs ago | Decorah Journal

Charlie Langton featured artist at final poetry slam of season Friday night

ArtHaus presents its last Poetry Slam of the season Friday, April 25, at 8 p.m. This energetic spoken-word event is held at Decorah's Elks Lodge , and is sponsored by Dragonfly Books.

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7 hrs ago | Indybay.org

Stand Up! Women Write Resistance - Poetry Reading

One of the most pernicious forms of violence enacted against women is the silencing of those who have been violated and abused.

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12 hrs ago | WRIC-TV Richmond

Musical based on 'Found' aims for Atlantic Theater

This fall, the Atlantic Theater Company will present the world premiere of "Found," a show built around discarded notes and other ephemera that litter the streets.

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16 hrs ago | The Salinas Californian

Poetry takes center stage in city of Salinas

This week in the city of Salinas Let nothing or no one come between us We will celebrate rhyme Well, it's about time! So the world can acknowledge Salinas -- Anonymous There is rhyme to the reason and reason to the rhyme.

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20 hrs ago | Derby Shire Times

Glossop station's poetry platform

The Friends of Glossop Station had their WW1 exhibit unveiled by Neill Manchee of the Royal British Legion and Jean Wharmby of the Legion's Womens Section Friends of Glossop Station has unveiled a poetry platform to commemorate the centenary of the start of the First World War.

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21 hrs ago | Miami's Community Newspapers

O, Miami Poetry Festival continues through April

The O, Miami Poetry Festival has returned for the third time this April for a new round of events and projects that attempt to deliver a poem to all 2.6 million- plus residents of Miami-Dade County.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Painting and Poetry Mingle at COM's International Poetry Day...

For Anya Ezhevskaya, art is worth the mess. In a unique live painting and poetry talk at College of the Mainland today, April 22 at 12:30 p.m. in the COM Fine Arts Building, she will demonstrate her seriously lighthearted approach to art.

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Sag Harbor Online

Poetry and Wine: Locals Night at W lffer Estate Vineyard

What will bring locals out of their winter hibernation for a springtime Tuesday night? Wine and poetry is a good place to start.

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Examiner.com

Top 5 obscure American poets for National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month , first inaugurated in the United States by the Academy of American Poets in 1996.

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Zap2it.com

'Mad Men' coming attractions poetry: The episode 703 'Field Trip' teaser in verse

"Mad Men" creator Matthew Weiner is famously spoiler-averse, so much so that the show's "next on" scenes have become all but inscrutable -- a string of quick-cut non-sequiturs that say next to nothing about the next week's episode, except that often someone is telling someone else to shut the door or sit down.

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Penticton Herald

Jamaica-born poet Rankine wins $50,000 Jackson Poetry Prize; judges praise her 'moral vision'

Claudia Rankine, a poet born in Jamaica whose experimental verse and bracing social commentary have earned her high praise from her peers, has won a $50,000 prize designed to help her gain more attention from the general public.

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Lansing State Journal

People News: Zonta to celebrate 30th anniversary

The Zonta Club of the Michigan Capitol Area will celebrate its 30th anniversary with an evening of smooth jazz and red carpet treatment Thursday at the Radisson Hotel, 111 N. Grand Ave. Nationally renowned jazz saxophonist Tim Cunningham returns to his hometown with friends to provide smooth, jazzy sounds for this special occasion.

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Related Topix: Ingham County, MI, Lansing, MI, East Lansing, MI, Arts, Okemos, MI

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Inaugural poet Richard Blanco to read original works at SUNY Orange

Poet Richard Blanco is the author of City of a Hundred Fires, Directions to the Beach of the Dead and Looking for the Gulf Motel.

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Huntington News

April is Poetry Month: 'Uproar: Antiphonies to Psalms' by Brooks Haxton

In this book of homemade psalms, Brooks Haxton brings the poetry of the original psalmists, their awe and their music, into our world of jet planes and space travel, automatic rifles and suburban pleasures.

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The Fresno Bee

Library bookshelf: Young composers, cookbooks on offer

The Fresno County Library's Bookshelf column shares suggestions for books, music, and other items and provides information about library programs.

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Saipan Tribune

A monthlong celebration of poetry

April is National Poetry Month, a monthlong, national celebration of poetry established by the Academy of American Poets as a way to increase awareness and appreciation of poetry in the United States.

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Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Dunnington is 2nd in poetry competition's state finals

Parker School is pleased to announce junior Sean Dunnington earned second place in the Poetry Out Loud State Finals on March 2 at the Tenney Theatre, Cathedral of St. Andrew's in Honolulu.

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New York Daily News

Probation leads to poetry in the Bronx

Free Verse 2, a collection of poetry, prose, and song written by probation clients, staff, and community members, is the second in a series of literary journals created at the Bronx probation office.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Spectator

Poetry in motion - and bridges and graves

The most recent challenge, to incorporate a list of poets' surnames - motion, bridges, wilde, gray, cope, hood, burns and browning - into a poem or piece of prose, presented ample opportunity for showing off.

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Tehran Times

German poetry discussed at Tehran meeting

Iranian author Mahmud Dowlatabadi delivers a speech during the German Poetry Night at the Mahmud Afshar Foundation in Tehran on April 16, 2014.

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