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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...
  • Factory worker had the heart of a poet

    They met at a bar, shooting pool at adjacent tables. He made an impression. "I didn't like him," said Leslie Howard, 61, of Orlando. The second time they met, at the same bar, they ended up sitting together inside her van outside his house, talking and...
  • Unitarian church in Deerfield hosts poetry gatherings

    Unitarian church in Deerfield hosts poetry gatherings
    Charlie's Garden is a group not large in number, but they are kindred spirits who gather the first Sunday of every month at the North Shore Unitarian Church in Deerfield to share their love of poetry. Marguerite McClelland, 71, a church member for...
  • Best Sources For Hottest New Books And Author Talks Near You

    Best Sources For Hottest New Books And Author Talks Near You
    Where can you find information on books to read for your own pleasure or for book club meetings, or about author appearances in the area? The weekly Writestuff column is a good place to start, but there are other sources. First on your list should be...
  • Young@Art Center Seeks Tax-Exempt Status And Creative Partnerships

    As the Young@Art youth arts center approaches its one-year anniversary, the nonprofit organization is playing a financial waiting game. In order to apply for and receive certain grant funding that is essential to its survival, Young@Art, which will mark...
  • Top 50 Concerts of 2014

    Top 50 Concerts of 2014
    Sometimes, bigger still is better. There were many great concerts by smaller or lessor-known acts at smaller venues this year, but among the 163 shows I attended this year it’s not a coincidence that mostof the year’s best were the biggest...
  • Advocating For A Glastonbury Poet Laureate

    Advocating For A Glastonbury Poet Laureate
    GLASTONBURY — Poetry is back. That's the view of Michael F. Lepore who has seen a revival of the art form over the past few years. Now he would like the town to take the next step by appointing a Glastonbury Poet Laureate. "There has been a...
  • Experiencing Larry Levis' 'Widening Spell' in Nicaragua

    Experiencing Larry Levis' 'Widening Spell' in Nicaragua
    We stood on the bus stop — a concrete slab and bench roofed with galvanized steel — as our bus disappeared beyond the hill and into the mist blotting the rising sun. It was, in fact, the wrong bus, though that would have been helpful to know...
  • Centenary of Christmas truce remembered in poetry

    The 100th anniversary of the Christmas truce during World War I has been remembered with a video featuring a poem recited by past and present players, managers and officials across England. Entitled 'The Game, Christmas Day 1914' the poem features...
  • D'Angelo's 'Black Messiah' well worth the long, long wait

    D'Angelo "Black Messiah" 4 stars The 14-year wait for D'Angelo's album Black Messiah (RCA) ended the night of Dec. 14 with a Beyonce-esque surprise release. In light of this album's political vibe, it seems that Roots drummer Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson...