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  • Central Florida TV options grow as competition heats up

    Central Florida TV options grow as competition heats up
    Competition among cable, satellite and other TV providers in Central Florida has become so intense that consumers are being offered more options — and often at lower prices. Companies such as Bright House, Comcast and U-verse are offering faster...
  • 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...
  • Poet Claudia Rankine ruminates on the body politic in 'Citizen'

    Poet Claudia Rankine ruminates on the body politic in 'Citizen'
    Claudia Rankine's laugh comes out of the body as an explosion of complex contradictions: mirth, disappointment, irony, dismay. Sitting in her living room in Claremont, where she is a professor at Pomona College, the 51-year-old poet relies on laughter...
  • The new Los Angeles poet laureate is Luis Rodriguez

     The new Los Angeles poet laureate is Luis Rodriguez
    A new Los Angeles poet laureate was announced Thursday by Mayor Eric Garcetti: bestselling author Luis J. Rodriguez. Best known for his memoir “Always Running:  La Vida Loca, Gang Days in L.A.,” Rodriguez is also an award-winning poet....
  • Lisa Mangini Is New Editor Of Asnuntuck College's Poetry Journal

    Lisa Mangini remembers that when she was a student at Asnuntuck Community College, she aspired to someday take over the campus poetry journal. Mangini, 29, is now the new editor of "Freshwater," Asnuntuck's poetry journal, replacing her former teacher...
  • Sabaton Brings Its History-Lesson Metal To Hartford

    Sabaton Brings Its History-Lesson Metal To Hartford
    How do you make one of the most epic days in history more epic? Simple: write a metal song about it. With the title track of 2005's "Primo Victoria," Sweden-based power metal outfit Sabaton get inside the Allied Forces' heads as they invade Normandy in...
  • 'Farms to Fork' dinner benefits Windsor schools

    At Northwest Park on Friday, Oct. 3, a group of people enjoyed the fifth annual "Farms To Fork" Colonial-style dinner made with fresh, local food. There was music from a fife and drum corps before the dinner, and afterward there was an auction to help...
  • 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.&...