This post profiles the Crow's Shadow Institute of the Arts on the Umatilla Indian Reservation in eastern Oregon. Its mission is to provide opportunities for Native Americans to develop their artistic gifts. It produces an array of wonderful prints.
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on August 31, 2011 at 6:30am — No Comments
"What Happens When" is one of a series of sestinas written in the last several months. Audio is included.
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on August 30, 2011 at 5:22am — No Comments
Monday Muse offers a brief homage to spoken word poet Roy McBride who died in July.
You'll find below that post:
Thought for the Day, comprising an excerpt from a Robert Bly poem:…Continue
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on August 29, 2011 at 6:29am — No Comments
Today's is an eclectic edition. You'll find links to a noisy zoo of letters, a digitized Yeats manuscript, a site paying homage to Mahmoud Darwish, a map of counties using different terms to describe carbonated beverages, a call for virtual volunteers at Smithsonian Gardens, and Adam Ryder's architectural atlas. I've also posted a video of a collaboration to produce an e-book using highly developed HTML and Java Script.…Continue
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on August 27, 2011 at 7:20am — No Comments
A poem that traces the history of hurricanes in New York City, where my son lives:
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on August 27, 2011 at 7:17am — No Comments
Today's new edition of All Art Friday offers two video spotlights, one about artist Brandon Baldonado and the other about the Golden Spider silk textile at Chicago's Art Institute. The round-up features exhibitions of the work of Op artists (Cleveland), Hopper, Sargent, and other watercolorists (Amon Carter in Texas), and Fujinuma Noboru (Chicago).…Continue
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on August 26, 2011 at 6:23am — No Comments
My poem "A Rose Not Stone" is the result of taking up a prompt from Donna Vorreyer. It uses the sonnet form but puts the rhyme at the beginning instead of end of lines.
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on August 25, 2011 at 5:45am — No Comments
Washington, D.C., claims Sam Gilliam its own beloved artist, and now one of our Metro stations boasts a marvelous mosaic mural, "From a Model to a Rainbow".
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on August 24, 2011 at 6:33am — No Comments
I've posted a new poem, "Fault the Light". (Note: I recorded the poem but the SoundCloud site is down so you might have to return to listen to the reading. Thank you.)
I'm also participating in the One Word Blog Carnival, the prompt for which is "childhood":…Continue
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on August 23, 2011 at 8:07am — No Comments
Monday Muse looks at Tim Brookes's effort to "draw attention to the world's vanishing scripts" through his Endangered Poem Project and its relative Endangered Alphabets.
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on August 22, 2011 at 6:43am — No Comments
Today's new edition of Saturday Sharing provides links to the PBS Arts series "Off Book"; the ONandOnScreen site offering "a conversation between moving words and moving images"; poets who write about medicinal plants and herbs; The Found Poetry Review; NASA's "ART: 50 Years of Exploration" (a video); and the POV documentary "The Donkey Library".…Continue
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on August 20, 2011 at 8:02am — No Comments
Today's edition spotlights a How to Draw a Simple Bird (a video), the work of Polish artist Goshka Macuga, the Sacker-Freer Galleries "squeeze" collection, and marshmallow art. The round-up features a Makoto Fujimura exhibition at the Museum of Biblical Art (plus video), Edinburgh International Festival, the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts exhibition "Reflections of the Buddha", Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art's Heavens: Photographs of the Sky & Cosmos, 50 worksfrom the Dorothy and Herbert…Continue
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on August 19, 2011 at 5:45am — No Comments
I'm offering a new sonnet, "How You Look Back", for the Random Acts of Poetry prompt:
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on August 18, 2011 at 6:37am — No Comments
Today's Wednesday Wonder is Jim Meskimen, who performs Clarence's speech from Richard III like no other impressionist can.
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on August 17, 2011 at 5:54am — No Comments
I've posted the text and audio for a new poem, a sonnet titled "A Naked Eye Turned Inward":
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on August 16, 2011 at 5:29am — No Comments
Today's post is an essay on the meaning of two poems, both titled "One Hundred", in John Siddique's collection "Full Blood". The essay was prompted by a statement Siddique made to me about reciting one of the poems aloud.
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on August 15, 2011 at 5:54am — No Comments
We're trying our hands at sonnet writing this month. Here's mine for the "Glass Slipper Series" begun at TweetSpeakPoetry:
"A Mother's In Step".
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on August 14, 2011 at 8:18am — No Comments
Today's quote is from Frederick Seidel:
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on August 14, 2011 at 8:16am — No Comments
This week Saturday Sharing gives you the links to indulge in nature sounds, visual thinking, music-making, an art-making. Take in online the exhibition "Real Venice", too.
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on August 13, 2011 at 6:55am — No Comments
This week's edition spotlights a marvelous video essay by Noah Saterstrom, "Return to Absence: Empty Houses"; and information about a new book and exhibition about Carl Andre, husband of Ana Medieta. In the round-up are exhibitions of work by Alison Sigethy for the 9/11 Arts Project; Arden Bendler Browning, Dufala Brothers, Ben Peterson, and Amy Walsh at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts; masters of photography at the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum; and Kate Eric at Schneider Museum of Art…Continue
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on August 12, 2011 at 5:41am — No Comments