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  • Book Events: B.J. Novak At Twain House; 'Still Alice' Discussion

    Book Events: B.J. Novak At Twain House; 'Still Alice' Discussion
    Mark Twain's international travels and what they taught him will be explored in the spring series of free talks and readings called "The Trouble Begins at 5:30" at The Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford. The events complement the...
  • Stopping To Reflect On A Snowy Day

    Stopping To Reflect On A Snowy Day
    Among twenty snowy mountains, / The only moving thing/ Was the eye of the blackbird. — Wallace Stevens In the second stanza of Connecticut poet Wallace Stevens' "Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird," Stevens has his narrator say, "I was of...
  • Maya Angelou's impact deep for James City poet

    Maya Angelou's impact deep for James City poet
    "Maya Angelou died." These three words flashed across the screen on my phone and the news etched a notch of pain upon my heart. I did not speak to anyone about the news. I went about my day in May as usual, except that my heart hurt with the dull ache...
  • The secret Sinatra past of Bob Dylan's new album

    The secret Sinatra past of Bob Dylan's new album
    Bob Dylan has a new album coming out Feb. 3, "Shadows in the Night," a collection of pop songs about romance, heartbreak and other existential themes written by other songwriters. But whatever you call this labor-of-love project, there's one thing Bob...
  • ‘Game of Thrones’: Epic new trailer, 18 images tease Season 5

     
    An epic new trailer for the “Game of Thrones” fifth season has arrived along with a selection of new images […]...
  • Farmington's Hill-Stead Museum Receives $50K Grant For Poetry Festival

    FARMINGTON — The town's Hill-Stead Museum was recently awarded a $50,000 grant to go toward its annual Sunken Garden Poetry Festival. The grant was awarded by Connecticut Humanities, a nonprofit affiliate of the National Endowment for the...
  • Thursday: Poetry Out Loud regional finals at Allentown Art Museum

    Thursday: Poetry Out Loud regional finals at Allentown Art Museum
    The Allentown Art Museum will host the regional finals of the 10th annual Poetry Out Loud recitation competition at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 5, in its Community Gallery. Students from several Lehigh Valley area high schools will compete and judges will...
  • Tupac Shakur exhibit at Grammy Museum showcases his ambitions

    Tupac Shakur exhibit at Grammy Museum showcases his ambitions
    Tupac Shakur never scored a Grammy, but more than 18 years after his death, the revered rapper’s legacy and short life is being celebrated with an exhibit at the Grammy Museum. “All Eyez on Me: The Writings of Tupac Shakur,” which...
  • Rod McKuen: Poet of the lonely

    Rod McKuen: Poet of the lonely
    The tables were all full, and I sat on the floor, my back against the rear wall of Ali's Coffee House at 63rd Street and Kostner Avenue in Chicago. It was amateur night on a Friday, and I was waiting my turn to go onstage. At age 20, I had made the...
  • New '33 1/3' book explores life of mysterious chanteuse Bobbie Gentry

    New '33 1/3'  book explores life of mysterious chanteuse Bobbie Gentry
    Love was in the air in the summer of 1967, and it was all over the radio waves as well, from the Doors’ horny exhortation to a love interest in “Light My Fire” to the Beatles’ philosophically minded anthem “All You Need is...
  • Punch Brothers as unplugged superheroes

    Punch Brothers as unplugged superheroes
    The band Punch Brothers was half-jokingly called The Legion of Acoustic Superheroes by newgrass legend John Cowan soon after they formed in 2006. It made sense at the time — a bluegrass-in-instrumentation-only quintet of top young string virtuosi,...