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The MoMA Presents: Aloha Wanderwell, The World’s Most Widely Traveled Woman

This Saturday, January 27, 2018, an illustrated lecture about Aloha Wanderwell’s dramatic life and fabulous adventures will happen in New York at the Museum of Modern Arts’ international festival of newly preserved films, “To Save and Project.”
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Poetry Friday: "Novecento, Maurizio Cattelan, 1997. Horse in taxidermy with sling" by Aurian Haller

Last week, we Poetry Friday'd ourselves into the Internet proper with a poem tangentially involving cats. We thought that this Friday we'd stick with the animal theme (again, at least tangentially) and look to a horse poem to read and discuss.

Specifically, a dead horse poem.

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The Bathurst Tragedy: 10 Years Later

Ten years ago today, seven teenagers with the Bathurst High School basketball team and their coach's wife died instantly when their school van, just minutes from their homes on their way back from a game in Moncton, collided with a transport truck during a snowstorm. The impact shattered the lives of eight families and their community, and it continues to resonate across the country today.
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Poetry Friday: "The Long Way Through the Chairs" by M. Travis Lane

Since this is the internet, it's frankly amazing that our Poetry Friday posts haven't yet succumbed to cute cat pictures. Today, we rectify that, with M. Travis Lane's poem "The Long Way Through the Chairs" (from her collection Temporary Shelter).
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Poetry Friday: "Weather Report" by George Sipos

If you aren't paying attention to the weather, we Maritimers are currently being crushed by a winter storm of epic proportions. Luckily, we Maritimers are made of the stuff of legends. Thus, Poetry Friday remains in full force. Take that, climate!
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