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UMass Lowell: Upcoming Events

University Orchestra to Perform Free Concert for Valentine’s Day Friday, Feb. 13, 7:30 p.m. Compositions that convey a sense of triumph and world travel will be the focus of the University Orchestra’s annual, free Valentine’s Day concert for the public. Under the direction of UMass Lowell music faculty member Mark Latham, the ensemble…

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Boston Patriots

  We all know how the Super Bowl turned out, and what a wild game the Patriots and Seahawks played. Waiting for the kickoff (six hours of pre-game chatter on TV), I could not help thinking about the history of the Patriots and what a journey the team has been…

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Poetry as News

Poet Ezra Pound said, “Poetry [or literature] is news that stays news,” and the doctor-poet of Paterson, New Jersey, William Carlos Williams, believed that the news worthwhile receiving can be found in poems. Following is an excerpt from a long poem that includes Williams’s well known lines about poetry and…

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