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"Dorothy Parker's Last Call" revisits author's wit, advocacy

"Dorothy Parker's Last Call" revisits author's wit, advocacy

Lesley Abrams brings one-woman show to Live Theater Workshop

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87

MEXICO CITY — Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez crafted intoxicating fiction from the fatalism, fantasy, cruelty and heroics of the world that set his mind churning as a child growing up on Colombia's Caribbean coast.

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Arizona Rep to stage "The Glass Menagerie"

Arizona Rep to stage "The Glass Menagerie"

People can be like glass: delicate, fragile, beautiful.

February 06, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Review: 'Holiday Memories' at Live Theatre Workshop

Review: 'Holiday Memories' at Live Theatre Workshop

“Holiday Memories” is no sentimental journey.

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The difficulty of conveying a broken heart

The difficulty of conveying a broken heart

Grief can be all consuming, powerful.

September 05, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Scrapbooks give peek inside Hemingway’s early life

BOSTON — Long before Ernest Hemingway first wrote a story, his mother was busy writing about him.

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The tools of top poetry reciter are rhythm, sound and words

The tools of top poetry reciter are rhythm, sound and words

The words tumbled out of her mouth with rhythm. She knew every word. She savored them as if enjoying a rich, delicious cheesecake, her favorite dessert.

April 29, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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The tools of top poetry reciter are rhythm, sound and words

The tools of top poetry reciter are rhythm, sound and words

Sunnyside High senior Cassandra Valadez, left, shares a breathing exercise with one of her coaches, Hilary Gan of the University of Arizona Poetry Center. Valadez was in training recently for the national Poetry Out Loud competition.

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The tools of top poetry reciter are rhythm, sound and words

The tools of top poetry reciter are rhythm, sound and words

Sunnyside High School senior Cassandra Valadez

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Nip in the air can't keep bookworms away from Tucson Festival of Books

Nip in the air can't keep bookworms away from Tucson Festival of Books

Actor, author and conservationist Ted Danson talks with Mindy Miller before the start of his presentation during the fifth Tucson Festival of Books at the University of Arizona. The two-day festival, with parking and admission free, concludes today.

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Nip in the air can't keep bookworms away from Tucson Festival of Books

Nip in the air can't keep bookworms away from Tucson Festival of Books

Author Jodi Picoult packed the Student Union Ballroom on Saturday for her presentation. Picoult is the author of 18 novels. Her latest is "The Storyteller."

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Nip in the air can't keep bookworms away from Tucson Festival of Books

Nip in the air can't keep bookworms away from Tucson Festival of Books

Anne Thompson, left, and Chloe Cobb, dressed appropriately as angels, hand out bookmarks for "Our First 22 Days in Heaven," by David Orlowski during the opening day of the celebration of literacy at the University of Arizona.

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Nip in the air can't keep bookworms away from Tucson Festival of Books

Nip in the air can't keep bookworms away from Tucson Festival of Books

Anne Thompson, left, and Chloe Cobb, dressed appropriately as angels, hand out bookmarks for "Our First 22 Days in Heaven," by David Orlowski during the opening day of the celebration of literacy at the University of Arizona.

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Nip in the air can't keep bookworms away from Tucson Festival of Books

Nip in the air can't keep bookworms away from Tucson Festival of Books

Even hoodie-and-umbrella weather didn't dampen the enthusiasm of the thousands of people who strolled the University of Arizona Mall Saturday during the Tucson Festival of Books.

March 10, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Poetry lovers unite ...

at the Tucson Poetry Festival 30th Anniversary Celebration, taking place at the Geronimo Plaza,820 E. University Blvd.; and UA Poetry Center, 1508 E. Helen St. Poets, readings, workshops and the Tucson City Slam Championship. 7 p.m. April 6-7 at Geronimo Plaza; 11 a.m. April 7 at the UA Poet…

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