Robert Frost - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Robert Frost David Lynch to receive medal from MacDowell artist colony NEW YORK (AP) — David Lynch is this year's winner of the Edward MacDowell Medal in the Arts, a prize bestowed by the venerable MacDowell Colony for artists. MacDowell officials announced Sunday that the maker of such acclaimed films as "Mulholland Drive" and "Blue Velvet" and the TV series "Twin Peaks" will receive the medal Aug. 13 at a public ceremony at the colony, based ... Mon, 15 May 2017 02:02:00 GMT 2017-05-15T02:02:00Z Winds topple 2 trees planted by Robert Frost near his home SHAFTSBURY, Vt. (AP) — Two trees planted by poet Robert Frost near his home perhaps as far back as the 1920s have been toppled by high winds. Officials at what's now the Robert Frost Stone House Museum in Shaftsbury say the birch and snow apple trees came crashing down on May 6. Museum director Carol Thompson said the birch was the last... Fri, 12 May 2017 20:42:00 GMT 2017-05-12T20:42:00Z Review: Sniper flick 'The Wall' shoots itself in the foot Not long into the film "The Wall," two U.S. soldiers find themselves pinned down by sniper fire in a remote part of Iraq. One gets on the radio and screams, "Requesting extraction!" You'll know the feeling. This small and lazy film — featuring two actors, one evil voice and a crumbling stone wall — attempts to be deep and even existential but it can't hid... Tue, 09 May 2017 16:58:00 GMT 2017-05-09T16:58:00Z Trump turns to 'The Snake' to warn about border security NEW YORK (AP) — "Take me in, oh tender woman, sighed the vicious snake!" Candidate Donald Trump would electrify crowds by reciting those lyrics from the 1960s song, "The Snake." Now they have a White House imprimatur. Trump revived them from behind a presidential podium during a rally Saturday in Pennsylvania marking his first 100 days in office. ... Tue, 02 May 2017 23:07:00 GMT 2017-05-02T23:07:00Z Nobel laureate Toni Morrison honored with literary award CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Nobel literature laureate Toni Morrison is collecting another prestigious prize. The Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist is scheduled to be presented with the American Academy of Arts and Sciences' Emerson-Thoreau Medal. The prize was established in 1958 and is awarded to individuals to recognize a lifetime of litera... Thu, 06 Apr 2017 04:30:00 GMT 2017-04-06T04:30:00Z Ursula K. Le Guin, Ann Patchett voted into arts academy NEW YORK (AP) — Not even an honorary National Book Award kept Ursula K. Le Guin from being surprised by her latest tribute: membership in the American Academy of Arts and Letters. "My reputation was made as a writer of fantasy and science fiction, a literature that has mostly gone without such honors," she told The Associated Press recently. ... Mon, 27 Feb 2017 17:41:00 GMT 2017-02-27T17:41:00Z