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Animator Theodore Ushev Creates a Joyful Film From Lorca’s ‘Romance Sonámbulo’ January 10, 2017: Would Federico García Lorca have approved of “The Sleepwalker,” a creative interpretation by animator Theodore Ushev of his poem, “Romance Sonámbulo”? This is the question over at Open [...] by

From Pauline Oliveros & Open Culture: Twenty Hours of Sonic Explorations November 30, 2016: Open Culture gives the gift of deep listening, posting a reverent, 20-hour playlist of music dedicated to Pauline Oliveros, who passed away last Thursday at the age of 84. Oliveros was also a writer: [...] by

One Million Images Released by British Library in Collective Effort to Improve Data & Depiction July 23, 2015: Our medium of choice might be language, for the most part, but we can’t deny the power of a million+ images now in the public domain. Open Culture points us to the British Library announce that [...] by

Poetry for Robots Puts a Borges Theory to the Test June 5, 2015: Open Culture points us toward a site called Poetry for Robots, “a joint effort between Neologic, Webvisions, and The Center for Science and the Imagination at Arizona State University,” [...] by

Charles Bukowski Cartoons Surface February 10, 2015: Hey Bukowski fans (we know you’re out there)! Open Culture recovers some lost cartoons from the 1960s and 1970s: “Less comics per se than drawn windows into Bukowski’s worldview, these [...] by

Ginsberg Teaching the Beats September 26, 2014: Thanks, Open Culture, for posting a few great lectures by our favorite Beat guru Allen Ginsberg. To give a sense of what the lectures are about, the editors write: Thanks to the archives at Naropa, [...] by

Wittgenstein’s Tractatus Now in Opera Form September 2, 2014: Poets! Ludwig Wittgenstein’s Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus has been adapted into an avant-garde opera by Finnish composer and musician M.A. Numminen! This odd character, who caused a stir in [...] by

Leonard Cohen Reads Early Poems, Considers the Poetic Mind June 27, 2014: Open Culture gives us a taste of our own Leonard Cohen, reading poems in 1966, “(Before His Days as a Musician Began).” Content they’ve got: Cohen reading several poems in [...] by

The Poems of a (Very) Young David Foster Wallace February 6, 2014: Open Culture has unearthed two poems written by David Foster Wallace when he was in elementary school! …[T]hough he produced too few of them to appear collected between covers, Wallace once [...] by

UC Press Delivers E-Books Galore! January 14, 2014: One of our favorite poetry publishers, the University of California Press, is doing us all a solid by making 700 e-books available for FREE! Open Culture reports on this massively nice gesture. The [...] by