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  • Geraldine R. Dodge poetry festival begins Thursday

     
    When the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival kicks off Thursday night, some in the crowd will remember that it almost didn't happen. The nation's largest all-poetry festival -- lasting four days, with almost 20,000 attendees -- was nearly a victim...
  • City Lights: The Poet Laureate of reader comments

    Last week, Times Community News got a surprise visit from a poet. No, Rita Dove or Mark Strand didn't stop by the newsroom. But our story on DrunkRescue, a new Huntington Beach business that offers rides home for out-on-the-town drunks, got an online...

    Book calendar for the week of Feb. 9, 2009

    Book calendar for the week of Feb. 9, 2009
    TODAY Toby Barlow The author of "Sharp Teeth" will present and sign his debut novel. Diesel Bookstore, 225 26th St., L.A. 3 p.m. Free. (310) 576-9960. Norman Klein, Margo Bistis and Andrea Kratky Tom Lesser will moderate a discussion featuring the...

    'Essays' by Wallace Shawn

    'Essays' by Wallace Shawn
    Artists are in the business of simultaneously de-familiarizing and re-familiarizing us with the world around us. "Habit is a great deadener," Samuel Beckett explained, and art lends us a new pair of spectacles with which to view reality anew. Reading...

    Obama's candid, uh, conversation with House Republicans and how to read it

     
    Democratic president meets, speaks, takes questions and gives back candid replies to probably his harshest Washington critics.