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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...

    Schmich: Well-versed Chicagoans tell us their favorite poems

    Schmich: Well-versed Chicagoans tell us their favorite poems
    I carry poems around in my head at all times, the way you might carry worry beads or an asthma inhaler in your pocket. In my mental pocket, available at a moment's notice for any crisis, is Wislawa Szymborska's "Nothing Twice," which contains the lines:...

    This is the year to hike the Dylan Thomas trail

    LAUGHARNE, Wales In his short life, Dylan Thomas became one of the world's first multimedia superstars through his spellbinding poetry, stage readings, and dramatic writing for the stage, screen, radio and television. Just 39 when he died in November...

    Lucy Baldwin of Newport News tackles troubles with words of faith

    Lucy Baldwin of Newport News tackles troubles with words of faith
    "Some people never think about the sun and the stars." That's how poet Lucy Baldwin of Newport News described her inspiration for writing during an interview this month at her home. For Baldwin, God, faith and nature serve as the building blocks not...