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Alison Bechdel and Juan Felipe Herrera To Judge 2020 National Poetry Month Poster Con Photo Alison Bechdel and Juan Felipe Herrera To Judge 2020 National Poetry Month Poster Contest For Students
by Stephi Wild - Aug 7, 2019

The Academy of American Poets is pleased to announce that renowned graphic memoirist and comic book artist Alison Bechdel and former U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera will judge the 2020 National Poetry Month Poster Contest for Students. The winner of the contest will receive $500 and the winning artwork will be featured on the official April 2020 National Poetry Month poster, which the Academy will distribute to 100,000 libraries, schools, and bookstores nationwide during National Poetry Month. The winning student will also receive signed copies of books by this year's judges and be featured in American Poets magazine and on Poets.org, which reaches millions of readers each year.

Epix to Premiere the Third Season of BERLIN STATION on December 2nd Photo Epix to Premiere the Third Season of BERLIN STATION on December 2nd
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 8, 2018

The third season of 'Berlin Station' on Paramount Television & Anonymous Content to premiere now on Sunday, December 2 at 9 PM ET/PT on Epix.

James Cromwell Joins Cast of Epix's BERLIN STATION Photo James Cromwell Joins Cast of Epix's BERLIN STATION
by Kaitlin Milligan - Oct 10, 2018

Premium television network¬†EPIX¬ģ¬†announced today iconic Oscar-nominated actor James Cromwell has joined the new season of¬†Berlin Station, a 10-episode modern-day spy series that will get its third season premiere Monday,¬†December 3 at 9pm ET/PT.

Ismael Cruz Cordova Joins Epix Spy Drama BERLIN STATION For Third Season Photo Ismael Cruz Cordova Joins Epix Spy Drama BERLIN STATION For Third Season
by Macon Prickett - Jun 28, 2018

Premium television network EPIX¬ģ announced today that the third season of its original spy drama Berlin Station will commence production in Budapest, Hungary on July 4 with new series regular Ismael Cruz C√≥rdova (Ray Donovan). The series, which also welcomed new showrunner Jason Horwitch (Rubicon, House of Cards) this season, is slated to return to EPIX later this year.

Nuyorican Poets Cafe to Present The World Premiere of LIFE AMONG THE ARYANS By Ishmae Photo Nuyorican Poets Cafe to Present The World Premiere of LIFE AMONG THE ARYANS By Ishmael Reed
by Julie Musbach - May 14, 2018

In 'Life Among the Aryans,' an American political satire by Ishmael Reed, directed by Rome Neal, the time is the future and the political pendulum has swung way back.

Los Angeles Times Book Prizes Winners Announced Photo Los Angeles Times Book Prizes Winners Announced
by Robert Diamond - Apr 21, 2018

L.A. Times Festival of Books Will Feature Black Eyed Peas, Dave Eggers, Vivica A. Fox Photo L.A. Times Festival of Books Will Feature Black Eyed Peas, Dave Eggers, Vivica A. Fox, Patton Oswalt, Jorge Ramos, Maria Shriver and Hundreds of Authors, Experts and Stor
by Robert Diamond - Mar 15, 2018

EPIX Greenlights Third Season of Hit Spy Series BERLIN STATION Photo EPIX Greenlights Third Season of Hit Spy Series BERLIN STATION
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 6, 2017

Premium TV network EPIX , an MGM company, announced today it has renewed its original spy drama BERLIN STATION for a third season. News of the renewal of the CIA-centric series comes on the heels of the second season finale, which aired Sunday, December 3 at 9 P.M. ET/PT on EPIX.

VIDEO: EPIX Releases Trailer for BERLIN STATION Season 2 Photo VIDEO: EPIX Releases Trailer for BERLIN STATION Season 2
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 7, 2017

EPIX has released the trailer for Season Two of BERLIN STATION. The series returns Sunday, October 15 @ 9pm. Get a first look below! 

EPIX Sets Premiere Dates for Original Fall Programming
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 25, 2017

Premium network EPIX¬ģ, an MGM company, has set premiere dates for three of its fall originals, it was announced today at the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour.

Paramount Expands European Sales of Spy Thriller BERLIN STATION
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 28, 2017

Paramount Worldwide Television Licensing & Distribution announced today that the critically acclaimed, contemporary spy drama BERLIN STATION will be available in Italy on TIMvision

Skirball Cultural Center Presents PAUL SIMON: WORDS & MUSIC, 4/27-9/3
by Molly Tracy - Mar 24, 2017

The Skirball Cultural Center today announced details about its West Coast presentation of Paul Simon: Words & Music, an exhibition originally curated by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum.

Los Angeles Times Announces Lineup for 22nd Annual Festival of Books, 4/22
by Christina Mancuso - Mar 16, 2017

The Los Angeles Times today announced the lineup for the 22nd annual Festival of Books, the nation's largest literary festival, April 22-23 at the University of Southern California. The event will feature more than 500 authors, celebrities, musicians, artists and chefs. On Friday, April 21, the 37th annual Book Prizes will honor reading and educational activist Ruebén Martinez with the Innovator's Award, novelist Thomas McGuane with the Robert Kirsch Award for lifetime achievement, and 11 outstanding literary works published during the last year.

Spy Series BERLIN STATION Season One Debuts on Digital HD Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Delve into the world of high-stakes espionage with the ‚Äútense, multi-layered drama‚ÄĚ (David Hinckley, Huffington Post) BERLIN STATION Season One, arriving on Digital HD February 21, 2017 from Paramount Home Media Distribution.

Spy Series BERLIN STATION Season One Debuts on Digital HD 2/21
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 15, 2017

Delve into the world of high-stakes espionage with the ‚Äútense, multi-layered drama‚ÄĚ (David Hinckley, Huffington Post) BERLIN STATION Season One, arriving on Digital HD February 21, 2017 from Paramount Home Media Distribution.

EPIX Orders Second Seasons of Hit Original Series BERLIN STATION and GRAVES
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 17, 2016

Premium TV network EPIX announced today the renewal of its first two original scripted series with a second season, 10-episode order for one-hour drama series BERLIN STATION and half-hour dramedy GRAVES.

Photo Flash: Cultural Council of PB County Hosts Season's First CULTURE & COCKTAILS at the Colony
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

Rena Blades, President & Chief Executive Officer of the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, today announced that the first Conversation of the new season of the popular series CULTURE & COCKTAILS attracted more than 80 people last Monday to The Colony Hotel Pavilion, located at 155 Hammon Avenue in Palm Beach. Scroll down for photos!

36th Annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes Announces Winners
by Christina Mancuso - Apr 11, 2016

Tonight, the 36th annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes, which recognize outstanding literary achievement in 10 categories across traditional and emerging genres, were awarded at the University of Southern California's iconic Bovard Auditorium. James Patterson received the Innovator's Award, in recognition of his cutting-edge contributions to literature and literacy efforts; Juan Felipe Herrera was honored with the Robert Kirsch Award for lifetime achievement. A complete list of this year's Book Prizes winners follows.

James Patterson, Juan Felipe Herrera to Be Honored at 36th Annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes
by Christina Mancuso - Feb 23, 2016

Today, the Los Angeles Times announced this year's Book Prizes honorees and finalists in 10 categories. Novelist James Patterson will be honored with the Innovator's Award and United States Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera will receive the 2015 Robert Kirsch Award for lifetime achievement. The awards will be presented April 9th, during the 21st Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, at the University of Southern California's Bovard Auditorium.

Production Underway for EPIC Original Spy Series BERLIN STATION
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 13, 2015

Premium TV network EPIX(R) announced today that production has started on Berlin Station, the 10-part contemporary spy series produced by Paramount TV and Anonymous Content. Shooting will take place in Berlin and the series will premiere on EPIX in the fall of 2016.

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