Open reading period for submissions of poet theater until June 1, 2013.
Maria Sibylla Merian’s 366th birthday is the subject of today’s Google Doodle. She was a German naturalist who illustrated insects in a scientific way. Though, what got me excited, was the iguana!
Help celebrate the release of Jim Frazzitta’s new album, Tales of the Midnight Busker.
Jim will perform the album in its entirety.
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Long Island is still recuperating from the Frankenstorm, Hurricane Sandy. Today and tonight we are experiencing a nor’easter snowstorm — this early in November, and the day after election day! This is a little surreal. And Climate Change is a little too real. Archival Video: Crazy weather-extremes stories from days gone by are included in [...]
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Columbus Day weekend adventure: Lawn signs, fun, and sunsets My husband Ian and I took a drive out east on the Saturday of Columbus Day weekend. We had the idea to capture signs of fall for the blog. Among our observations was a study on lawn signs and politics. The full set of photos is [...]
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Saturday August 4, 2012 night of Welcome to Boog City festival at Brooklyn’s Unnameable Books, and Sunday at Poetry Theatre piece at Manhattan’s Sidewalk Cafe.
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Ray Bradbury, author and science fiction legend, has died at age 91. Story at Reuters: here. Onthewilderside’s Ian Wilder comments that Ray Bradbury was a visionary, like HG Wells. I, too, have great feelings of admiration for Ray Bradbury, because I was so inspired by his short stories in The Illustrated Man. In addition, The [...]
The poem Yet by Ian Wilder appears on the last track of Jim Frazzitta’s first solo album, Twenty Years Below.
Long Island artist Gary Ivan will have a showing of his paintings at ripe art gallery from May 5th to May 31st. Opening Reception of the show, “New Work” by Gary Ivan is Saturday, May 5, 2012 from 6pm to 9pm. A note about Gary Ivan’s art: While, overall, he is considered an Expressionist*, Gary [...]
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This looks like a great event for fun and sharing. Sent to us by our friend Ana Božičević, a great poet, who has performed at PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse. -KW 2012 Chapbook Festival Wed – Fri, Mar 28-30 Wednesday-Friday March 28th-30th Location: Center for Book Arts 28 West 27th Street, NYC More info at: www.chapfest.wordpress.com 10am-1pm and [...]
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