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  • Lyons Township High School celebrates African American writers

    Lyons Township High School celebrates African American writers
    Words tumbled off the pages, whether describing ice cream flavors, mosquitoes or true love during a celebration of African-American authors and poets. Lyons Township High School students and teachers gathered to share readings Feb. 26 during a...
  • Sound of civil rights rings out in resurrected Staple Singers records

     Sound of civil rights rings out in resurrected Staple Singers records
    Occasionally, for reasons of fate or coincidence, sounds from the past converge in the present at key moments. Consider the Staple Singers, whose gospel recordings starting in the early 1960s carried them through the next four decades and included...
  • ‘Ultimate Spider-Man: Web Warriors’ is bringing the Spider-Verse to TV

     
    'Marvel's Ultimate Spider-Man: Web Warriors' is bringing the Spider-verse from the comic book world to TV...
  • Facebook an online wake when celebrities die

     Facebook an online wake when celebrities die
    R.I.P., famous person. I can't believe you're gone! Too soon! Though honestly? I hadn't thought about you in years. More honestly? I wasn't sure you were still alive. But, along with a few thousand friends, I can't wait to share the heartbreaking...
  • In Turkey, criticizing the president can land you in jail

    There's no monarch in democratic Turkey — but you might not know it watching the news these days. It has become as easy to get jailed for offending the country's paramount leader, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, as it is in countries where lese majeste...
  • Through 'Hamilton,' the Founding Fathers might once again make history

    Through 'Hamilton,' the Founding Fathers might once again make history
    The Founding Fathers famously had a way with words, but as reincarnated in Lin-Manuel Miranda's sensational musical "Hamilton," they can now bust a rhyme with the legendary MCs. These revolutionaries still wear frock coats and breeches, but when they...
  • Celebrating city activist's legacy

    Celebrating city activist's legacy
    For more than a year, Miami artist Diana Contreras tried to capture the essence and spirit of a woman known for her flamboyant fashion, political poetry and arts activism in Pembroke Pines. The end results are emblazoned on a bench near the lake at...
  • Ballet Theatre's magical 'Cinderella' en pointe for an encore at The Lyric

    Midway through its 2014-15 season at the Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Ballet Theatre of Maryland is continuing its Vote Your Choice season with performances picked by audience members. Now in her 12th year as the troupe's artistic director,...
  • Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award goes to Angie Estes

    Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award goes to Angie Estes
    The $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award goes to Angie Estes for her book "Enchantee" (Oberlin College Press). Announced Wednesday and presented by Claremont Graduate University, the award is among the most significant in America for a mid-career poet....
  • 'Dendera': Yuya Sato on his fable about old women battling a bear

    'Dendera': Yuya Sato on his fable about old women battling a bear
    The Japanese legend of ubasute -- the custom of abandoning elderly loved ones to die in the wilderness to benefit the young during times of famine -- is explored in stark prose in "Dendera" by acclaimed Japanese author Yuya Sato. Originally published by...
  • 2015 Scholarships

    2015 Scholarships
    Scholarships 2015 Flawless Scholarship Slam Current or former high school students who is currently attending or will attend will attend a college within the US or its territories. To enter, register as part of the powerpoetry.org community and add your...