Rimbaud-Verlaine lovenest up for sale, Arts News & Top Stories

LONDON (AFP) – The London home where French poets Arthur Rimbaud and Paul Verlaine had a tempestuous affair has gone on sale, threatening plans for it to house an arts centre.

The 19th-century poets had a scandalous homosexual liaison, living for a few months at the house in Camden in north London, which is their only surviving address in the city.

It was here that the poets broke up after Verlaine slapped Rimbaud in the face with a fish. Their story has been turned into Total Eclipse, a 1995 film starring Leonardo DiCaprio.

The house has gone on the market for £1.75 million (S$3.1 million) after the current owner, Mr Michael Corby, had previously backed plans to turn it into a “Poetry House” open to visitors and holding cultural events.

Mr Corby could not immediately be contacted for comment.

Mr Graham Henderson, chief executive of the Rimbaud and Verlaine Foundation,

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Beachwood Arts Council online exhibit, featuring art for sale, runs through Dec. 31: Press Run

BEACHWOOD, Ohio — Beachwood Arts Council online art exhibit: The holiday season is nearing, but there is a pandemic going on, making shopping difficult. The nonprofit Beachwood Arts Council is looking to solve your gift-giving dilemma by offering “Regional Artists: A Virtual View,” an online exhibit featuring impressive works of art by 25 Beachwood residents and Beachwood Arts Council members.

This special exhibit runs through December 31, and showcases more than 70 works of art, including drawings, fiber art, jewelry, mixed media, paintings, photographs, prints, and woodcarvings.

All artwork is for sale and can be purchased directly from the artists. To view the exhibit, including biographies of the artists and contact information, visit beachwoodartscouncil.org and click on Regional Artists: A Virtual View Art Exhibit.

If you desire more information, contact Art Exhibit Chairperson Leah Gilbert at 216-752-0752, or email her at [email protected]

Upcoming forums: Shaker Heights Unitarian Congregation has

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