Long Island writing, photography classes to jump-start a hobby this winter

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Long Island writing, photography classes to jump-start a hobby this winter

“The quiet of winter provides the perfect setting for writers to slow down and get to work on writing projects long dreamed of,” Calendrille says. Canio's Books offers writing workshops throughout the year, but the five-week winter session is a bit “quicker” and “more reflective than others,” Calendrille says.
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The interesting melody of violin's past plays on

He ran ads in the magazine The Violinist, a monthly magazine published in Chicago, Ill., by The Violinist Publishing Company. In his ads he states he has been a violin maker for 30 years and asks people to write him to learn how one violin is different from another. He also wrote an article published in
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Facebook's fight against fake news is going local

One of the project's most important mandates is combating fake news, and the promotion of legitimate local news sources appears to be part of this battle (Facebook is vetting local news publishers who will end up in the section). The company has attempted deploying different solutions to the problem of
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11 reasons Channel 4 leaving London for Birmingham is ridiculous

The region boasts three of the top 20 UK universities, including those top-ranked for film production, creative writing, dance and drama. … The head of Creative England, Caroline Norbury, did say: “I find this idea that talent is just in working in London frankly insulting to the 58 million British people who
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Rec notes: Aquatics, tennis lessons on tap

Michael Canavan, a local author of two novels, a collection of short stories and nearly a dozen non-fiction books, will guide you through the pitfalls of writing and help you get started to making it to the best-seller list. Canavan has taught creative writing in New England and New York and educated at
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Facebook Inks Deals With Kobalt, GMR, SESAC's HFA-Rumblefish

Less than a month after Facebook announced partnerships with the world's largest music company, Universal Music Group, and the world's largest music publisher, Sony/ATV, it announced deals with Kobalt Music Publishing and the performing rights organization Global Music Rights, and Rumblefish,
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Arts Institute Announces Call for 2018 AIM Awards Nominations

The AIM Awards encourage the nomination of individuals who teach students or direct organizations, including bands, orchestras, concert choirs, show choirs, dance studios, etc.; schools, or organizations in the high school level performing outstanding work in the arts, including creative writing, dance,
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In 'Oregon's Civil Rights Years' exhibit, issues still resonate today

Though the Oregon Historical Society's newest exhibit focuses on Oregon's civil rights experience decades ago, many of the central themes still feel relevant to … Oregon Historical Society Research Library, Oregon Journal Collection, digital image no. ba018353, copyright Oregonian Publishing Co.
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Thoughts From The Publisher's Desk – January 12, 2018

For the second time in less than three years, Worcester County has lost its economic development director. Back in September 2015, Bill Badger resigned after four years on the job, saying county government was not supportive and he “realized that wasn't going to change.” He said the commissioners
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Booklovers, now is the time to set reading goals

Hagerty, who also wrote the best-selling “Fingerprints of God,” undertook a study of midlife as she considered her own purpose. By the way, she considers the years from 40 to 65 as midlife, a comfort to me in my early 60s. However, I think her book has lots of good information even for those who fall
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Farrugia to step down as The Day's publisher

New London — Gary Farrugia, The Day's publisher since 2002, informed employees Thursday that he will retire by mid-year. In an email, Farrugia said The Day Publishing Co. enjoyed “a period of stability” in 2017 and that it was “a good time to pass the baton to someone new.” He said The Day's board
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Scholastic Library Publishing

Scholastic Library Publishing. Filter Results. Advance Filters. Grade Select. Select. Price Select. Select. Format Select. Select. Books. Digital & Media Resources. Classroom Materials. Sales Materials. Toys and Games. SEE MORE FILTERS. Genre Select. Select. Subject Select. Select. Funding Type
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Texas Tech Alumnus Wins Prestigious Creative Writing Fellowship to Princeton

Jacob Shores-Argüello, who earned his doctorate in creative writing from Texas Tech University in May, recently became one of only five people selected for a prestigious fellowship at Princeton University. The Lewis Center for the Arts at Princeton announced recently that Shores-Argüello will be a Mary
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Workman Announces New Director and Art Director of Children's Publishing

Workman Publishing has named Traci Todd as director of children's publishing, effective January 29. At that time, Sara Corbett will return to the company's children's division as art director. Todd was most recently at Abrams, where she recently took on the role of editorial director of Abrams Appleseed
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The arts are alive and well in Oceanside

Nassau County's 2017-19 poet laureate, Peter V. Dugan, helps hosts creative writing open-mic nights, and Molloy College's writer-in-residence, Barbara Novack, runs monthly creative writing workshops. “All branches of the arts are important for people of all ages,” Iovino said. “It helps expand our minds
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A SECOND HELPING OF KIELBASA

New York Yankees slugger Ron Blomberg became baseball's first designated hitter (DH) when he stepped to the plate in Boston on April 6, 1974. In A SECOND HELPING OF KIELBASA (Ron was a big eater) Blomberg discusses how he went about preparing for the DH role (which, naturally, included
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