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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Review: 'A Literary Education' by Joseph Epstein

    Review: 'A Literary Education' by Joseph Epstein
    Joseph Epstein knows who he is; and by the end of "A Literary Education and Other Essays," should you make it that far, you will, too. In fact it will have become apparent, well before the final essay in this collection, that Epstein is a cultural and...
  • Boston's Tom Scholz keeps band moving forward

    Boston's Tom Scholz, the man who has written nearly all of the group's songs and created the band's signature sound, often says he regretted allowing Columbia Records to release the second Boston album, "Don't Look Back," when it did. He says he felt...
  • Square Roots a compelling collection of sonorities

    Square Roots a compelling collection of sonorities
    Mauritanian singer Noura Mint Seymali has two related goals. The first is to raise global awareness of her country's music, and the second is to educate youths in Mauritania about their own culture. All of which make her the quintessential artist to...
  • Complaint accuses Facebook of messing with people's minds

     
    Facebook committed a deceptive trade practice when it manipulated the "News Feed" of nearly 700,000 users for psychological research, according to a consumer group's complaint filed with federal authorities. Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC)...
  • Poet's Former Hartford Home Could Become Museum

     Poet's Former Hartford Home Could Become Museum
    Their love for the poetry of Wallace Stevens means so much to a small group of investors that they have signed a purchase agreement for Stevens' Hartford home with the idea of turning the West End property into a modest museum. Alison Johnson, author of...
  • Tom Hollander, Andrew Davies, BBC America Bring Dylan Thomas to TCA

    BBC America always adds a big dollop of veddy British seasoning to TCA, but this year the cabler delivered a mini seminar on one of Blighty's greatest 20th century poets, Dylan Thomas. Tom Hollander plays the self-destructive Welshman in the telepic "A...
  • Epic Games details new free PC game 'Fortnite'

    GamerHub.tv Epic Games is best known for its "Unreal Tournament" and "Gears of War" franchises. The independent development studio is working on a brand new free to play game, "Fortnite," which pits teams of four players against invading monsters. The...
  • BBC, Carnival Producing Viking Drama 'The Last Kingdom'

    The BBC and "Downton Abbey" producer Carnival Films have teamed up to produce a new historical drama series, "The Last Kingdom," BBC America announced Wednesday. The eight-episode, hourlong series will be adapted from Bernard Cornwell's best-selling...
  • Serial rapist's search for housing underscores challenges of release

     Serial rapist's search for housing underscores challenges of release
    Ending a 13-month ordeal to reintroduce him to society, a man who admitted sexually assaulting more than 40 women over about 12 years is scheduled to move this month into a small, white house in the blustery desert east of Palmdale. On a dirt road...