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The Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) is bringing back PPE or Performatura: Pandemic Edition. This international performance literature festival will be held from November 22 to 24, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., via Zoom and Facebook livestream. The director of this year’s festival is poet and performance artist Vim Nadera who offers …

Marjorie Sandor of Corvallis will be reviewing “Hamnet: A Novel of the Plague”, as part of Friends of the Library’s Random Review series on Wednesday. The program will take place online through GoToWebinar. It’s free but registration is required on https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/5779308411839845900. “Hamnet” by Maggie O’Farrell is a gripping historical fiction novel about William Shakespeare’s family …

This year, the Coloradans voted on three statewide voting measures, as well as a host of local issues. We explore some of Tuesday’s election results, including why none of the statewide proposals got the necessary support from voters, with KUNC’s Capitol Coverage reporter, Scott franz; executive director of the Colorado Municipal League, Kevin Bommer; and …

LAWRENCE – It turns out we can thank a guy named Bacon for the concept of ‘taste’, like correctly discerning the relative value of cultural goods. This is what Jonathan Lamb argues in a new article, “What Books Look Like: Bacon and Book Limits” in the journal Textual Cultures. The Associate Professor of English at …

By Caitlin Ball You may recall in recent years the backlash some YouTubers and social media celebrities turned “authors” have received for their alleged use of Negroes. More often than not, this criticism (and derision) stems from outrage at inauthenticity – a belief that the piece of literature being sold is an evasion and exploitation …

It wasn’t just the first book ever read or the fairy tales told by grandparents that inspired literature. More and more writers claim that music has given them divine tutelage. Many admit that their calling came to them when they were children not through other books, but through songs with lyrics that left stories and …

Horror as a literary genre is not just recording a shock of fear. Scary stories played a very important role in social and political movements over time and, more importantly, have told us about ourselves and what it means to be human in ways other genres cannot. “There are so many ways to get to …

Sir Paul McCartney admits to having ‘impostor syndrome’ sometimes when he thinks about how a boy from a working-class Liverpool family became a world-renowned musician, performer, singer and songwriter. “I always feel like I’m just playing.” He describes his life as “a puzzle” in which “every song is part of the solution”. © Fiona Adams …

Sheridan Music Studio Founder, Artistic Director and Pianist Susan Merdinger will present a special ghost-themed concert series, book presentation and discussion: A Halloween Haunting in Music and Literature on www.sheridanmusicstudio.in.live. The pre-recorded concert features Merdinger with violinist Alex Koffman and cellist Martine Benmann in a “ghost” music program including the Ghost Trio Op. 70 No. …

This is the 550th essay to appear in my Carrefour column, which has now been around for 11 years in this article. As a sort of celebration, I dedicate my space today to National Literature, an appreciation of the works of Jose Garcia Villa, the Filipino poet whose productive years were lived in New York …