TEDx Augusta event with theme of 'connections' coming Jan. 30

...has brought some of the world's best thinkers to one stage, including Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, politicians, economists, poets and educators.Since the TED nonprofit began giving licenses to communities in 2009, more than 7,000 TEDx events have been...

Gucci salutes France in record time without designer Giannini at Milan's fashion week

...worn with a red beret, was reminiscent of a French school uniform. A more elaborately tied silken bow conjured the image of a poet. A fur-trimmed cape was befitting of an artist setting up in a Parisian park. EMPORIO ARMANI: Metallic brush strokes across...

Haggard to bring signature country sound to Grovetown

...Haggard's depiction of blue collar values in Working Man Blues and If We Make it Through December firmly established him as the "poet of the common man."Haggard's status of "outlaw" was revived when My Favorite Memory and Big City went to No. 1 in 1981...

Riverwalk to serve as backdrop for poets

...Jessye Norman Amphitheater, poets will gather to celebrate their...Saturday, was organized by Evans poet Reesee Willis. The event resulted...more receptive." Eighteen poets from Augusta and as far afield...excited about the participating poets, although she was forced to...

Poets and would-be poets have many reasons to rhyme

...previous story looked at fiction writers. Next Sunday we'll explore getting work published. Augusta is full of poetry - and of poets who find that music of the mundane and bring it to life in the rhythm of their words. Jerrica Leavy writes of the daily pressures...

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Noted poets have very different outlooks on life

...Lythgoe read the works of two very different poets at the Aiken County Library on April 13. Mr...Brass and Holy Week , read verses by current poet laureate Charles Simic and Ted Kooser, who was poet laureate from 2004 to 2006. Mr. Simic "writes...

Young poets sought for library system's contest

Young poets are invited to submit original works in a poetry contest sponsored by the East Central Georgia Library System. The second annual...

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Robin Williams' suicide seizes the year on Google

...seize the day" that Williams popularized in the film Dead Poets Society. Reports about Williams' long-running battle with...about his movies (the top five were: Mrs. Doubtfire, Dead Poets Society, Good Will Hunting, Jumanji and Patch Adams.)Google's...

The Artside: Photographs by GRU's Rust featured at Kentucky park

...Friday and Small Business Saturday, something of a calmer nature might be in order. The Book Tavern will host a reading by poets Al Black and Linda Lee Harper at 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 30, and New Moon Cafe next door will offer a special brunch menu...

Family hopes poem can solve slaying

...wrote at the request of a grieving father. Dickie Cole recently approached Skelton with the hope that the man known as the "Poet Laureate of Barrow County" could write a poem that might convince someone to identify the person who killed his son on Nov...