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The Best in Poetry: This Month’s Top Ten Poetic Picks

3 Comments 26 March 2015

Writing conferences pert'near South Dakota, making carrots into clarinets, art you can't see unless it's raining. It has to be our Top Ten Poetic Picks.

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Poets and Poems: Brian Felsen and “Female Figure (Possibly Venus)”

1 Comment 24 March 2015

"Female Figure (Possibly Venus)" by Brian Felsen is a collection of twenty-two poems that explores love, relationships and the artistic imagination.

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Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA

9 Comments 13 March 2015

Join Dolly Lee on her latest literary tour and explore the wide range of contemporary art in the collection at the Cantor Art Center at Stanford.

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The Best in Poetry: Top Ten Poetic Picks

4 Comments 12 February 2015

Writing your way to a better life, Langston doodles, literary restaurant reviews and becoming mermaids. It's our Top Ten Poetic Picks.

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Literary Tour: Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE

10 Comments 04 February 2015

Michelle DeRusha ponders the artist’s power to shape and influence a viewer’s understanding of a particular place or people at Omaha's Joslyn Art Museum.

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Literary Tour: Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln NE

12 Comments 07 January 2015

Take a literary tour of Lincoln's Sheldon Museum of Art, from the giant head on the steps to giant torn pages in the breeze and everything in between.

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Edvard Munch – Poet?

7 Comments 06 January 2015

Edvard Munch is known for his paintings, especially "The Scream." But he was also a poet, and wrote many entries in his private journals in poetic form.

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The Best in Poetry: This Month’s Top Ten Poetic Picks

8 Comments 04 December 2014

Toni Morrison finally reads 'Beloved.' You might be too smart to write. Why productivity might be killing you. Our Top Ten Poetic Picks.

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Amazing San Francisco Street Art. What’s Your Expression?

10 Comments 20 November 2014

Walk with us through the streets of San Francisco. See the amazing street art. And choose your expression.

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Literary Tours: Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, NY

6 Comments 22 October 2014

Go back to the Neuberger Museum of Art at New York's Purchase College with former museum staffer, Victoria Addesso in our latest Literary Tour.

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Literary Tour: David Levinthal’s “MAKE BELIEVE” Exhibit at San Jose Museum of Art

16 Comments 03 October 2014

Visit David Levinthal's 'MAKE BELIEVE' exhibit at San Jose Museum of art, with cultural images such as Barbie, baseball, World War II and sexual politics.

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Frank O'Hara

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September Beats: Frank O’Hara

3 Comments 30 September 2014

Poet Frank O'Hara bridged the Beat poets and contemporary poetry, taking poetry from academia and even the coffeehouses to the streets.

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The Best in Poetry: Top Ten Poetic Picks

5 Comments 18 September 2014

Your novel's optimum length is shorter than a bridge. A literary time capsule. Team building for the self-employed. It's our Top 10 Poetic Picks.

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Literary Tours: Robert Indiana at the Indianapolis Museum of Art

7 Comments 26 March 2014

While oft celebrated as a meticulous Pop artist with recognizable use of color, line, and shape, Charity Singleton Craig sees Robert Indiana as a poet, novelist and memoirist.

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