Soweto Gospel ChoirApr 16, 2014Singing in English as well as a number of South African languages, the two-time Grammy Award-winning choir fuses traditional African gospel music—complete with occasional clicks and bird songs—with Western songs of celebration.56 other events on Wednesday, April 16
Announcing the winners of our annual short-story contest
That was true again this year, when pieces about a public defender for monsters and Twitter in biblical times won first and second place. Third place went to one of the shortest stories we’ve ever honored (22 words).
Short stories about brainy bunnies, a surly bartender and an opportunistic pooch lead the pack
The bartendress, Shirley, ruled with an iron fist and
a lifelong smoker’s hack. When she and Jack split, she took the truck
and left him the house, unbolting the camper from the truck bed and
driving away while Jack slept inside.