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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...

    Lyric opens season with riveting new 'Don Giovanni' ★★★½

    Lyric opens season with riveting new 'Don Giovanni' ★★★½
    It's easy to see what attracted Robert Falls to staging Mozart's "Don Giovanni" at Lyric Opera of Chicago. As we know from his midtown-Manhattan update of Shakespeare's "Measure for Measure" last year at the Goodman Theatre, the veteran Chicago...

    Actor B.J. Novak's Brings His Unusual Children's Book To Madison

    Actor B.J. Novak's Brings His Unusual Children's Book To Madison
    You may know actor B.J. Novak from his hilarious role as Ryan the weasel-y temp on TV's "The Office,'' but he is a comedian, director, producer and author, too. Novak won praise for his debut story collection, "One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories"...

    Patricia Lockwood and Michael Robbins on poetry

    Patricia Lockwood and Michael Robbins on poetry
    In early 2013, I wrote to my editor at Penguin, the legendary Paul Slovak, and asked if he'd take a look at my friend Patricia Lockwood's new poetry manuscript. Her debut, "Balloon Pop Outlaw Black" (Octopus, 2012), had been a small-press best-seller. But...