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  • Hartford's The Magik Markers Are Back With a New Record

    Hartford's The Magik Markers Are Back With a New Record
    Every city gets the indie rock it deserves, you might say. In Connecticut, the psychedelic soul of Bridgeport's Stepkids and the collegiate polish of New-Haven-centric Mates of States, could be used to make that point. And the noisy abrasive blare and sub-surface poetry of the Magik Markers, formed in Hartford, further extends the theory.
  • Interview: Soundgarden's Chris Cornell At Shubert

    Interview: Soundgarden's Chris Cornell At Shubert
    When Chris Cornell gets up on stage, he’s a familiar sight. The iconic singer, who turns 50 next year, looks practically the same as when he first fronted Soundgarden, a band that, along with Nirvana and Pearl Jam, helped put Seattle and grunge on...

    Anna Gilgoff: Walt Whitman's words still inspire people after all these years

    Last June, when I was packing up my classroom for the very last time, one of our janitors walked in. "What are you going to do with that?" he asked, pointing to a poster of Walt Whitman. "Why? You want it?" "Actually, yeah," he said. "I've always...

    Towns Embrace Poet Laureates

    Towns Embrace Poet Laureates
    Art, as one of its advocates in Connecticut puts it, is at the heart of every community. With this in mind, the handful of local poet laureates in the state are hoping to build on a recent expansion in their ranks. At the start of the year, only three...

    Beyoncé, poet

     Beyoncé, poet
    Beyoncé is a superstar. She's an amazing singer and dancer, is model-gorgeous, has an adorable daughter and fellow superstar husband Jay Z. By any measure, she's really got it all. So why tackle poetry? Well, why shoudn't she? The new issue of CR...