The American activist author of The Color Purple has been added to the line-up confirmed for this year’s Auckland Writers’ Festival. Alice Walker will appear in one event only, The Color Purple, named after her Pulitzer-prize winning 1982 novel.
There were some fantastic moments on last night’s episode of The X Factor.
How did Prince close out South by Southwest Music Festival’s week-long showcase of rock ‘n roll By naturally throwing a totally different kind of party: a grooving, brass band-backed funk fest that stretched to 3am and outlasted many fans lucky enough to get inside the exclusive show that also featured A Tribe Called Quest.
I used to tell my daughter stories about a family of mer-cats–kitties with fish tails–who lived in the East River and how they were persecuted by a mean purple octopus. I spent considerable time and effort coming up with nonviolent ways for the mer-cats to defeat the octopus at the end of each story
She had come alone to the Richmond High School homecoming dance, gorgeous in a sparkling purple dress and faux diamond baubles. The DJ played salsa, meringue, rap