WESTVILLE | The Purdue University North Central English Club will present its PoetryPalooza 2013 Competition and Open Mic event from 7 to 9 p.m. April 18 in the Library-Student Faculty Building Assembly Hall, Room 02.
For Paula McHugh, who grew up in Gary, summers in the 1950s meant time at Indiana Dunes State Park where her father, Gene Czarnecti, was a lifeguard.
Several Crown Point High School art students received awards at the 38th annual Tri-County Junior/Senior High School Art Exhibition hosted by South Shore Arts at the Center for Visual and Performing Arts in Munster.
HAMMOND | Indiana Poet Laureate Karen Kovacik will help Purdue University Calumet observe National Poetry Month when she comes to campus to read several of her published pieces at 11 a.m., Tuesday in YJean Chambers Hall of the Student & Union Library, accessible from 173rd Street, three …
David Gott says he thinks in poetry, and at 93, he is finally printing those thoughts to share with others.
Author Ryan Steinbeck offers some suggestions to sixth-grader Jacob Waters about his poem about a globe Friday at Westchester Intermediate School in Chesterton.
Kendall Klaiber ponders how to begin her poem about a chair Friday during a session with Chesteron poet Ryan Steinbeck, who visited with students at Westchester Intermediate School. Steinbeck, a published author, encouraged the kids to work at writing because success is possible.
Poet Ryan Steinbeck talks to sixth-graders Friday at Westchester Intermediate School.
FLOSSMOOR | In June, Homewood-Flossmoor High School alumnus and Flossmoor resident Kanoa Mulling was invited to become a part of literary history, as he read and recorded a poem at the dedication of the new Chicago headquarters of the Poetry Foundation.
CROWN POINT | The attire was festive and the smiles were broad as the Indiana Writers' Consortium awarded Lake Street Elementary School's poetry winners with "Power of Poetry" medallions, a magazine containing their winning poems and monetary gifts.
The Thornridge High School Poetry Club's annual Renaissance honored a former student Destin Hernandez with a day of poetry, art and music. Hernandez was killed in a drive-by shooting in May 2010.
Thornridge High School Poetry Club member and senior Davion Russell rehearses before the poetry club's annual TR Renaissance event Wednesday in which students show off their artistic talents. This year's event was a tribute to the late Destin Hernandez, a 15-year-old student, who was shot an…
Thornridge High School Poetry Club member Tyrell Vaughn reads his poem "The Longest Interlude" during the annual TR Renaissance event Wednesday in which students show off their artistic talents. This year's event was a tribute to the late Destin Hernandez, a 15-year-old student, who was shot…
Family members of Destin Hernandez listen to students from the Thornridge High School Poetry Club read at the annual TR Renaissance event Wednesday in which students show off their artistic talents. This year's event was a tribute to the late Destin Hernandez, a 15-year-old student, who was …
CROWN POINT | 4th Friday Arts will celebrate its fourth year from 6 to 9 p.m Friday with an Artists' Reception in the lower level shops of the Old Courthouse, 1 Courthouse Square, and a Poetry Reading and Open Mic Night at South Shore Arts Center, 138 S. Main St.
Writers aspiring to follow in the footsteps of poet Nikki Giovanni should survey their own backyards. That includes you, budding talents in Gary.
The words of Frost, Browning and Poe, written so long ago, endure in our lexicon with a tenacity that defies the whirlwinds of fads and technological revolutions. But does poetry really have relevance today?
Artist Kitty Wolf makes the connection between poetry and art: “Poetry is a very big part of the arts picture. The arts articulate what’s going on in the world around us, and poetry is a voice in the arts.”
Ninety-four-year-old Yvonne Elshout is a two-time La Porte County laureate winner and Coffeen poetry club member. Her poetry has been published in the book “Perceptions.”
Groups like the Ruth Andrew Coffeen Poetry Club "pay homage to poets whose observations and commentary remain relevant today,” according to Purdue North Central Chancellor James Dworkin.
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