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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...
  • James Franco's latest: A book of memoir, fiction, poetry and art

    James Franco has more creative output in a single year than many manage in a lifetime. Recently, when he was not too busy making a film of William Faulkner's "The Sound and the Fury" or writing his Vice column or getting his head shaved to star in a...
  • South Florida book picks

    South Florida book picks
    Martin Amis and Steve Almond Oct. 26 and Nov. 11 at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables; 305-442-4408, BooksAndBooks.com. Admission to Amis’ reading is $26.95, and includes his new book. Almond’s reading is free. If South...
  • Are Lyric audiences ready for a Jazz Age 'Don Giovanni'?

    Are Lyric audiences ready for a Jazz Age 'Don Giovanni'?
    "Don Giovanni" has been a shining talisman for Lyric Opera of Chicago ever since it presented Mozart's masterpiece in two calling-card performances in February 1954. So successful was the maiden effort that Chicago opera lovers rallied behind the...
  • AT&T Launches Broadband Bundle with HBO, Amazon Prime for $39 per Month

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Want HBO without all those other pricey cable channels? AT&T has a new offer for you. The telco, looking to win over customers disinclined to pay for a full lineup of cable channels, is pitching a stripped-down package that...
  • What's coming up?

    What's coming up?
    Readers looking for something fun to do over the next few weeks, take a look at what’s coming up. - Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., meet and talk with more than a dozen area published authors at Local Author’s Day sponsored by the Friends...
  • BSO gala program includes rare Grofe score, unusual 'Rhapsody in Blue'

    BSO gala program includes rare Grofe score, unusual 'Rhapsody in Blue'
    The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra has been showing a lot of love for the bicentennial of the Battle of Baltimore and the poem Francis Scott Key was inspired to write after witnessing the bombardment of Fort McHenry. The BSO celebrated that anniversary...
  • CRT produces 'Olives and Blood,' by UConn professor Michael Bradford

    On Oct. 2, "Olives and Blood" will open at the Connecticut Repertory Theatre, making its regional theatre and Connecticut premiere. Written by Connecticut resident and UConn professor Michael Bradford, the play explores the mystery surrounding the...
  • Canton Seeks Town Historian, Poet Laureate

    CANTON — A help-wanted ad for three new jobs the town is seeking to fill might read as follows, "Needed, people who know their history and have a way with words." The town is looking to appoint a town historian, a deputy town historian and a poet...
  • Prince Charles to be part of marathon Dylan Thomas reading

    Well, his is the Prince of Wales. Prince Charles will participate in a marathon reading of Welsh poet Dylan Thomas' work in October to celebrate the centenary of his birth, the BBC reports. During his life and some time after his death in 1953,...