Fred Joiner

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Another small apartment with a smart and open interior design

This apartment has a surface of only 32 square meters which is not a lot, not even for a one-bedroom home. Located in Moscow, this tiny space would …

Interior Design

A Narrow House Filled With Plywood by YYAA

You know how much we love plywood interior design around here so we couldn’t resist this small Kyoto home designed by Yoshihiro Yamamoto Architects …

Architecture

Harmony Holiday On Finding Poetry In Her Biracial Roots

In celebration of National Poetry Month, <i>Weekend Edition</i> is hearing from young poets about what poetry means to them. This week, they spoke with Harmony Holiday, a New York poet and dance choreographer who's spending this month archiving audio of overlooked and often misunderstood poetry for The …

Poetry is not drowning, but swimming into new territory

On Wednesday evening, a collection of poetry in support of the jailed Russian punk rock group Pussy Riot won the award for Best Poetry Anthology in the 2013 Saboteur awards for indie poetry.<p>Catechism: Poems for Pussy Riot features the work of 110 poets and two dozen translators and began with a …

Nikky Finney Ponders Possibilities Of The Poetry Profession

Nikky Finney won the National Book Award for her poetry collection <i>Head Off & Split</i> in 2011. Two years later, she is on the other side as a judge and the chair of the award panel. As part of <i>TOTN's</i> "Looking Ahead" series, Finney discusses the future of poetry as a profession.<p>Transcript<p>NEAL CONAN, …

Poetry and Privacy by John Redmond – review

The public life of poetry today means different things to different people. To some it is Carol Ann Duffy writing a laureate poem on the banking crisis or Geoffrey Hill attacking her for mistaking "cast off bits of oligarchical commodity English" for the language of art. To others it might be a …

Poetry is above all a concentration of the power... • literary jukebox

Poetry is above all a concentration of the power of language, which is the power of our ultimate relationship to everything in the universe.<p><b>Adrienne Rich</b> (May 16, 1929 — March 27, 2012) in <i>Language and Liberation: Feminism, Philosophy, and Language</i><p><b>Song:</b> “Find Me the Pulse of the Universe” by <b>Laetitia</b> …

23 People Who Will Make You Care About Poetry in 2013

It isn’t far-fetched to say that Patricia Lockwood’s poem “Rape Joke,” which was published at The Awl this week, was the best thing most people read …

Creative Writing

ART(202) - DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities

<b>Commission on the Arts and Humanities</b><p>The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities provides grants, professional opportunities, education enrichment, …

Anacostia Exposed

Introducing EVENaBAG: Multipurposing an Article of Everyday Carry

We've seen plenty of examples of feature creep over the years—an inevitable consequence, perhaps, of an increasingly saturated marketplace and a …

Why Are We Still Plugging In Our iPhones?

Wireless charging has been around for years, so why hasn’t it become the standard?<p>In January of 2009, the now-defunct smartphone and PDA maker Palm held a high-profile event at CES to introduce its Pre. Of the many great ideas unveiled that day, one unassuming new feature stuck with people well …

EVENT REVIEW: We Want Miles: le Jazz face à sa légende (Paris)

Standing in the queue for the museum of the Cité de la Musique’s wide hall, the air that should have been chilling is more than warm. It’s Love. It’s …

Caravan played by Monk in Berlin, 1969

Inada and Jazz

While jazz and blues rhythms and aesthetics have been used by a number of Asian American poets, Inada's poetry stands out in its consistency and …

The Alonzo Davis Fellowship

Tosha Grantham<p>Pioneering gallerist and artist Alonzo Davis spearheaded the Black Arts Movement in Los Angeles. With brother Dale, Alonzo Davis …

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The Great Gathering in Paris

And the Ghosts of International Conferences Past<p>Juliette Harris<p>Writers, photographers, scholars, artists, curators and filmmakers converged in Paris, …

Art

Visual Art of the Blues

Wexner Center, Fall 2013<p>Jacqueline Trescott<p>When you hear the blues, the songs excite those deep feelings of loss, burdens, mistakes, heartaches, …

Hampton Roads

Amy Sherald, A Second Life

Marlisa Sanders<p>As she was preparing to run a marathon in 2004, Baltimore artist Amy Sherald, then 31, learned that she had heart failure. Some people …

Hampton Roads

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Representing the Unrepresentable

Kerry James Marshall at the National Gallery of Art<p>Schwanda Rountree<p>Kerry James Marshall has steadily risen since the early 1990s to become one of …

Art

Architects’ homes: Biographies in solid materials

A new book dedicated to the houses of architects is full of stunning images – but what do these spaces reveal about their owners? Jonathan Glancey finds out.<p>The Architect’s Home, a handsome new book edited by Gennaro Postiglione, professor of design at Milan Polytechnic, is a decidedly weighty tome …

Architecture