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  • Jackie Scott, a standout local blues singer, to kick off new live series at Hampton History Museum

    Jackie Scott, a standout local blues singer, to kick off new live series at Hampton History Museum
    Mike McGrann, formerly marketing chief at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center, has changed jobs and is now working for the Hampton History Museum. Looks like he's brought his love of live music to his new post. Next month, the Hampton History Museum will...
  • Video game creator Eugene Jarvis is Player One

    Video game creator Eugene Jarvis is Player One
    The young guy in the trucker cap, skinny jeans and Air Jordans squeezed the trigger on the toy shotgun and his umpteenth round of “Big Buck Hunter” blasted to life. The guy was maybe 25 and so focused on bagging digital deer, the butt of the...
  • CT.com's Best Albums of 2012

    CT.com's Best Albums of 2012
    Is it us or was 2012 the year of streaming music? It seems like most everyone we know is now listening to music — new music, old music, super-obscure music, pop bubble gum, the latest releases, old-school hip-hop, brutal metal, avant classical,...
  • Film review: Quentin Tarantino ropes himself a Western with 'Django Unchained'

    Film review: Quentin Tarantino ropes himself a Western with 'Django Unchained'
    As diverse as Quentin Tarantino's first films (“Reservoir Dogs,” “Pulp Fiction,” “Jackie Brown”) were in tone (tragic, comic and romantic, respectively), they all took place within roughly the same world and the same...
  • Participant Media hopes more filmgoers will get its messages

    Participant Media hopes more filmgoers will get its messages
    In "Snitch," a thriller set in the dangerous drug world, Dwayne Johnson plays a father who goes to work as a drug informant to free his jailed son. The PG-13 film from Participant Media features a street fight, a car chase and a gun battle — high-...
  • Virginia is for lovers of book festivals!

    Virginia is for lovers of book festivals!
    Saturday is a big day in Virginia’s writing community. Almost a year of planning and coordinating will culminate in a gathering of more than a dozen nationally best-selling authors in one place, at one time, to describe how they craft the stories we...
  • Lil Wayne seizure puts spotlight on rappers' use of 'sizzurp'

    The powerful narcotic popped up on the cultural grid around the turn of the millennium. A Texas producer-remixer named DJ Screw paid homage to its woozy, heavy-lidded high by dramatically slowing down beats and vocals to replicate the drug's sleepwalker...
  • Mount Moriah's Spacious, Long-Gestating Americana

    Mount Moriah's Spacious, Long-Gestating Americana
    Mount Moriah w/ Blessed Feathers and Daphne Lee Martin. $8 advance, $10 doors. 9 p.m., Mar. 23. Cafe Nine, 250 State St., New Haven, cafenine.com   Just because Jenks Miller grew up with fundamentally Southern music doesn't mean he had to like it....
  • Black Moth Super Rainbow will not be pigeonholed

    Black Moth Super Rainbow will not be pigeonholed
    When Tom Fec says, “You never know how what kids are seeing today is going to come back,” the words are carried by an air of celebration, but also mystification. Even Fec has a hard time connecting the dots between a Pittsburgh childhood...
  • The Hood Internet takes mash-ups a step further

    The Hood Internet takes mash-ups a step further
    The Hood Internet’s first album of original music, “Feat” (Decon), initially comes off as a departure from the Chicago-North Carolina duo’s trademark mash-ups. Don’t believe the hype, says Steve Reidell, who partners in...
  • Live review: HARD's Day of the Dead

    Live review: HARD's Day of the Dead
    It’s probably no coincidence that Maya Jane Coles, the 24-year-old British-Japanese producer and one of very few female artists on the bill at Saturday’s HARD Day of the Dead, helmed the best set of the night. On a bill devoted to skull-...