Pablo Neruda

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2013

    Catching Up, Catching On, and Catching-22: Report from 2013 Community of Writers

    The predictable if happy consequence of spending time with fellow book peeps is that discussion, however beautifully untethered from wage slavery, free as scrub jays, elevated (here at 6,500 feet in the High Sierra) is that it is so darn bookish. As a result, I will return to OC this week with recom ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2012

    Endz Gifts Hip-Hop Fans With 'No Colored Flowers' for Free on Christmas

    All the flowers can be cut, as the late poet Pablo Neruda reminds, but the coming of spring can not be detained. That same relentless spirit alluded to permeates No Colored Flowers, the latest collection of songs from Orange-based rapper Endz that dropped down the chimney for free on Christmas. It's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2011

    Two Days 'Til Rapture: OC Weekly Staffers' Last Meals

    Flickr user pasukaru76Kinda like this, but not as cool.​So if Oakland preacher Harold Camping and hundreds and hundreds of other crazies are right, the world will be ending this Saturday, May 21--around 6 p.m., to be exact. Which got us thinking: What would we spend our last hours doing? Stuffing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2011

    Five Songs for Earth Day

    ​ Today marks the forty-first anniversary of Earth Day. As the brainchild of Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson, the observation first held in the United States on April 22nd, 1970 was conceived as a 'teach-in' meant to inspire awareness and action on issues critical to the health of the enviro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2011

    Ana Tijoux: Chile's Grammy Nominated Rapera

    Courtesy of Nacional Records​ Chile, the longest and thinnest country in our hemisphere, has culturally gifted the world in literature, poetry and music. After all, it is the land of Gabriela Mistral, Pablo Neruda and Violeta Parra. For the past couple of decades in Chile, the legacy of artful lan ... More >>

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    July 9, 2009
  • Columns

    November 22, 2001

    Thinking About Tang

    And Dave Chappelle quiets an Irvine riot