"July in Washington" is from Robert Lowell "Collected Poems" (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003). Lowell, who died in 1977, is best known for his volume "Life Studies," "but his true greatness as an American poet lies in the astonishing variety…

"Echoes of Elvis" showcases works by artists created only after 1977, the year Presley died. But the show was organized with a very special anniversary in mind what would have been his 75th birthday. Therefore, the exhibit explores the many…

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"Hole" is from Naomi Ayala's "This Side of Early" (Curbstone Press, 2008). Her first collection, "Wild Animals on the Moon," was published in 1997, and a third is forthcoming. She lives in Washington, D.C., and works as an education consultant,…

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