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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Rhyme and reason: The Times readers' best opinionated poems

    Rhyme and reason: The Times readers' best opinionated poems
    Once again, the poets came through. When we asked readers to submit opinionated poems for this year's Op-Ed poetry pages, we heard from nearly 1,000 of you. Your poems dealt with just about every aspect of modern life — with war and peace, with...
  • 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...
  • Bulletin Board

    Saturday Art exhibit, featuring the mixed-media work of artists Barbara Newsom, Karen Rabin and Arlene Harper, second-floor gallery, Delray Beach Public Library, 100 W. Atlantic Ave. Exhibit runs through Oct. 11 during library hours. Visit...
  • With Poets Respond, Rattle gives us the news from poems

    “It is difficult,” William Carlos Williams wrote, “to get the news from poems / yet men die miserably every day / for lack / of what is found there.” This could be the motto of Poets Respond, a web feature developed by the Studio...
  • PASSINGS: George Barrett, Enrique Zileri, Valeri Petrov, Steven R. Nagel

     George Barrett Tennessee lawyer fought for civil rights  George Barrett, 86, a Tennessee lawyer who represented civil rights plaintiffs for more than 50 years and helped end segregation of the state's universities, died Tuesday at a hospital in...
  • Guest review: It was Drake vs. Lil Wayne in Virginia Beach, and everyone won

    Guest review: It was Drake vs. Lil Wayne in Virginia Beach, and everyone won
     Virginia Beach’s Farm Bureau Live amphitheater was the most recent stop on the “Drake VS Lil Wayne” tour, an epic Young Money spit duel to determine who reigns as the ultimate rap god.  Wednesday night's show was sold out with eager...
  • Season Preview 2014: Museums and Learning in Orlando

    Season Preview 2014: Museums and Learning in Orlando
    Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens: The museum is at 633 Osceola Ave., Winter Park. Hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $5 adults, $4 seniors,...
  • Chevelle's hard rock stability endures

    Chevelle nears its 20th anniversary as one of a vanishing breed in rock 'n' roll bands. They're the rare hard-rock band that is signed to a major label — in this case Epic Records. What's even more unusual is that Chevelle has been with Epic since...