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by The Staff August 29, 2014


  Albany Center Gallery is teaming up with Fence Books this Saturday to present the first Yes! literary event of the new season. The Yes! reading series, curated by James Belflower and Matthew Klane, presents poets ...

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Poetic Licentiousness

by Joe D. Michon-Huneau February 13, 2014

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  1. “Trying to Get Even” – Charles Bukowski Bukowski notoriously plays the role of the filthy, drunk womanizer. His collection Love is a Dog from Hell is so chock full of examples that it was hard ...

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Learning to Be

by Sarah Sherman October 9, 2013


  “When you go to heaven,” Sparrow says, “they won’t ask you how many books you’ve had published. And if they do, fuck heaven.” Born Michael Daniel Gorelick, Sparrow, as he is better known, is a published ...


Albany Word Fest

by The Staff April 10, 2013

  Did you know that it’s National Poetry Month? Thom Francis and the rest of the gang at Albany Poets are celebrating in the usual fashion, with the 2013 edition of the Albany Word Fest. The fun ...


Frequency North

by The Staff March 20, 2013

  The College of Saint Rose’s premier literary series returns tonight (Thursday) with readings by poet David Yezzi (left) and poet/nonfiction writer Kaya Oakes. Oakes won the Transcontinental Poetry Prize in 2008, and made a splash with ...

College of Saint Rose

Art Beat

by Shawn Stone January 23, 2013

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  MYTHBUSTING  Connie Frisbee Houde, the photographer who has done so much to give us a window into life in Afghanistan over the last decade of endless war, now turns her lens on West Africa. Her ...

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Ed Sanders

by The Staff May 4, 2011

The paleontological quest to find the elusive missing link in human evolution churns on, but those searching for a transitional figure between the free-wheeling and free-loving Beat and Hippie generations need look no further than ...

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Though April Showers May Come Your Way

by Jo Page April 6, 2011

  The rain is raining all around It falls on field and trees It rains on the umbrellas here And on the ships at sea. --Robert Louis Stevenson   Turns out I know a lot of rain poems. Why is this? Is there ...

Say It Aloud

by Jo Page March 10, 2010

“The time has come,” the Walrus said, “To talk of many things: Of shoes—and ships—and sealing-wax— Of cabbages—and kings— And why the sea is boiling hot— And whether pigs have wings.” —Lewis Carroll, Through the Looking-Glass OK, so I buy ...