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Jawdance: A night of spoken word
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Jawdance: A night of spoken word

The leading organization for performance poetry in the UK, Apples and Snakes, is bringing a diverse collection of spoken-word poets to the Rich Mix stage in London. Poets scheduled to perform include Isis, a physical performance poet who often joins movement and dance with her words, along with Greeds, Jack […]

Blair Backs Out
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Blair Backs Out

With the release of ‘A Journey,’ the book of memoirs by former Prime Minister Tony Blair, anti-war protestors have been in full force. Though the autobiographical work sold approximately 92,000 copies in the first four days, Blair has cancelled both his publication party at Tate Modern Gallery and his book […]

National Episodes, Trafalgar
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National Episodes, Trafalgar

“Glorious or diminished settings, but all are worthy of memory”. With that as the last sentence of Trafalgar, the first historic novel of 46 that makes up the National Episodes, the great opera, was written as an extension of literary quality by one of the fathers of the realist novel […]