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Zarina Zabrisky is reading her short story "Worms" for SF Weekly. August 2013.
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Luke James reads from Stairway To Nowhere - the first show that Fashion played was a gatecrashed opening spot at a Mekons gig at Birmingham's Bournbrook Hotel in 1978. Before the show Luke and drummer Dik are beaten up in the mens toilets by British Leyland car workers.
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This is the trailer to my award winning debut film, Can She Be Saved? It features 8th grade girls who had been labeled aggressive by their teachers and counselors. What's the reason behind all of their aggression?
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I hike up my dress and with the hem laced with one hand, I run around and around, back and forth, in circles like a dog, until I fall on the floor. I sink my nose deep in my shoulder, breathing in deep jasmine and sweat. I reach up one hand to the kitchen counter for the fruit, and then mash the...
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Be the Star You Are!® is a 501 c3 charity empowering women, families, and youth through improved literacy and positive media. Be the Star You Are!® broadcasts a radio show featuring interviews by authors and donates books to over 60 charities and shelters in need of resources. Visit www....
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On a spring morning in 1914, in the stark foothills of southern Colorado, members of the United Mine Workers of America clashed with guards employed by the Rockefeller family, and a state militia beholden to Colorado’s industrial barons. When the dust settled, nineteen men, women, and children...
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Ever wondered why little children love listening to stories, why older ones get lost in certain books? In this enthralling work, Maria Tatar challenges many of our assumptions about childhood reading. Much as our culture pays lip service to the importance of literature, we rarely examine the...
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What's in a name? For Carl Capotorto, everything is in a name. The literal translation from Italian to English of Capotorto is "twisted head." This is no accident. Carl grew up in the Bronx in the 1960s and ’70s with the Mangialardis ("eat fat") and Mrs. Sabella ("so beautiful"), incessant fryers...
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An intimate, harrowing, and revelatory chronicle of how one woman with a profound belief in people's ability to change is transforming the San Francisco jails-the monster factories- and the criminals incarcerated there. Sunny Schwartz, a nationally recognized expert in criminal justice reform, has...