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  • Jess, Robert Duncan: a collaboration both romantic and artistic

     Jess, Robert Duncan: a collaboration both romantic and artistic
    It was a romance that fueled an intense artistic collaboration. The relationship between Robert Duncan and Jess Collins, simply known as Jess, was the envy of many friends, straight and gay alike. But it was the men's influence on each other's work...
  • Upcoming Book Events for week of Oct 7-13

    Upcoming Book Events for week of Oct 7-13
    THURSDAY, OCT. 9 - 6 to 9 p.m. Sofia Starnes, Virginia's poet laurate from 2012-14, will read from "The Nearest Poem Anthology" at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Joining her will be several local contributors to the collection. An open-mic reading of...
  • Great Baltimore cocktails: Ventures Into Verse at Ten Ten

    Great Baltimore cocktails: Ventures Into Verse at Ten Ten
    In his 1935 essay "How to Drink Like a Gentleman," writer H.L. Mencken, Sage of Baltimore, compared drinking to sex: We could all use a few tips on how to do it correctly. Clearly, he had a lot of pent-up wisdom to impart, post-Prohibition era....
  • Orlando Sentinel Etcetera Listing - LocalLabs

    Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. Event/Festival 14th Annual New Smyrna Beach Jazz Festival: kick-off party at Clancy's Cantina on today, indoor venues around Flagler Ave. and New Smyrna Library on Saturday, indoor venues...
  • Lonnie Lynn Sr. performed on son Common's albums

     Lonnie Lynn Sr. performed on son Common's albums
    Lonnie Lynn Sr., a star player on DuSable High School's basketball team in the 1960s who played briefly in the American Basketball Association, was for many years a counselor of at-risk youths in Denver. "The man was just so serious about the youth of...
  • Playhouse's 'Angels In America' Impressive

    Playhouse's 'Angels In America' Impressive
    The show: Tony Kushner's "Angels in America, Part 1: Millennium Approaches" at Playhouse on Park in West Hartford. What makes it special?: An ambitious production for small theater company and the first Equity production of the play in many years in the...
  • Comfortable on the outside

    Comfortable on the outside
    Avant garde NYC poet-rocker John S. Hall is one of pop music’s most offbeat success stories. The droll provocateur, who appears Friday at Viva Cantina, is best known for his work with late-’80s-era band King Missile and specializes in an...
  • REVIEW: 'Capriccio' by Lyric Opera of Chicago ★★★★

    REVIEW: 'Capriccio' by Lyric Opera of Chicago ★★★★
    Renee Fleming has taken her time bringing one of her most celebrated operatic roles, Countess Madeleine in Richard Strauss' "Capriccio," to the company for which she serves as creative consultant. But the wait has been worth it. Strauss' 15th and...
  • Chicago Fire Festival fizzle not alone among city's arts duds

    Chicago Fire Festival fizzle not alone among city's arts duds
    Redmoon Theater's attempt to celebrate the Great Chicago Fire on the Chicago River Saturday fizzled when the houses it had built on boats wouldn't light. No floating inferno. No spectacle. Tens of thousands scuffling away, let down. We turned our...
  • Playing word games with Stephin Merritt

    Playing word games with Stephin Merritt
    Stephin Merritt is under the weather. “I’ve had food poisoning for three days,” the songwriter and musician says by phone from his room at the Standard Hotel in West Hollywood, “but as long as you can hear me, we’re OK.&...
  • Louder Than a Bomb about to blow up

    Louder Than a Bomb about to blow up
    A noted Chicago poet named Carl Sandburg once wrote, "I'm an idealist. I don't know where I'm going, but I'm on the way," and so there sat one evening last week a somewhat less well-known Chicago poet named Kevin Coval, who is certainly on his way. If...