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  • 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...
  • Virgil and Lenny: Their words about music defined an era

    Virgil and Lenny: Their words about music defined an era
    They don't make American icons like Virgil Thomson and Leonard Bernstein anymore. For decades during the last century, each artist reigned with unchallenged authority in his particular sphere, Thomson as the nation's most brilliant and erudite music...
  • Alaska's Fiddling Poet brings his strings and his stories to Virginia Beach

    Alaska's Fiddling Poet brings his strings and his stories to Virginia Beach
     Once upon a time, theer was a business major at Duke University whose big passion outside the classroom was tennis.  How Ken Waldman went from there to become billed as Alaska's Fiddling Poet ... well, that's a fairly organic tale, actually.  "Before...
  • Brian Jagde replaces Didyk in Lyric's 'Tosca'

    Brian Jagde replaces Didyk in Lyric's 'Tosca'
    American tenor Brian Jagde will replace the previously announced Misha Didyk as Mario Cavaradossi in the first cast of Lyric Opera's production of Puccini's "Tosca," running Jan. 24 to Feb. 5 at the Civic Opera House. This will mark Jagde's company...
  • Goucher College to digitize a rare 1816 edition of Jane Austen's 'Emma'

    Goucher College to digitize a rare 1816 edition of Jane Austen's 'Emma'
    They are so small, those books, and so light that the pair rest comfortably in one outspread hand. The 1816 edition of Jane Austen's "Emma" is a petite enough luxury that a 19th-century aristocrat could tuck the two volumes into a trunk alongside the...
  • Festival offers look into art of contemporary poetry

    Festival offers look into art of contemporary poetry
    The Palm Beach Poetry Festival is back with a literary lineup of workshops, craft talks, readings and discussions. It's also bringing the written word to the stage with dance and spoken-word performances. The six-day festival at the Delray Beach...
  • Orlando for book lovers

    Orlando for book lovers
    Neither man nor Wingman can live on drinks alone, which is why we interrupt our regularly scheduled night-life column for a detour into the literary life, my other favorite pastime. The two intersect more often than you might think. Central Florida is...
  • Alleged bank-robbing professor influenced by poet Rimbaud

    The French poet Arthur Rimbaud died more than 120 years ago, but one former art professor says he decided to carry on his legacy in a unique way -- by filming himself robbing a bank on New Year's Eve. Joseph Gibbons, a former art professor at MIT, told...
  • Teen Fantasy Author, Memoirist Among Authors Giving Talks

    Teen Fantasy Author, Memoirist Among Authors Giving Talks
    Books on food, fantasy, President John F. Kennedy, a memoir and some new novels will be discussed by their authors at free events at R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Road, Madison. All require reservations: 203-245-3959 or www.rjjulia.com. On...
  • South Korean 'Ode to My Father' expertly mines human drama

    South Korean 'Ode to My Father' expertly mines human drama
    Tugging shamelessly yet persuasively on the heartstrings, "Ode to My Father" is an epic South Korean melodrama capturing more than half a century of recent history through the eyes of an everyman shopkeeper. Director JK Youn, responsible for the tsunami...
  • Anti-discrimination agency finds Phillipsburg teacher was fired for giving a student a Bible

    Anti-discrimination agency finds Phillipsburg teacher was fired for giving a student a Bible
    Phillipsburg school officials discriminated against a substitute teacher who provided a Bible to a student who expressed curiosity about a verse the teacher had quoted, the federal agency that guards against workplace discrimination found. In its...