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  • Maine's David Mallett Continues Celebrating Rural Life With Timeless Folk Tunes

    Maine's David Mallett Continues Celebrating Rural Life With Timeless Folk Tunes
    David Mallett, a renowned folk troubadour from Maine, sings and writes memorable songs celebrating the rural life in his beloved home state, the sacredness of the Earth, the wonders of nature and the transcendent significance of the lives of ordinary...
  • New travel books: Coney Island, sea creatures

     New travel books: Coney Island, sea creatures
    "A Coney Island Reader: Through Dizzy Gates of Heaven" Columbia University Press, $26.95 As the great poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti once suggested, Coney Island is a state of mind. But it is also a living, breathing, vibrant space — a Brooklyn...
  • Chevelle waves the hard-rock flag at Rams Head Live

    Chevelle waves the hard-rock flag at Rams Head Live
    Hard-rock stalwarts Chevelle headlined radio station 98 Rock’s “Not So Silent Night” at Rams Head Live on Wednesday night. The Chicago trio — which consists of Pete Loeffler (vocals and guitar) and Sam Loeffler (drums) along with...
  • 'Marco Polo' leads Netflix into uncharted territory

    Netflix, the home of the highly esteemed "House of Cards" and "Orange Is the New Black," goes epic Friday with the release of the 10-episode period epic "Marco Polo." They spent some money on it. The series, which embroiders fancifully on the life and...
  • Review: 'Essays After Eighty' by Donald Hall

    Review: 'Essays After Eighty' by Donald Hall
    'In the morning, I turn on the coffee, glue in my teeth, take four pills, swallow Metamucil and wipe it off my beard, fasten a brace over my buckling knee ... then read the newspaper and drink black coffee," writes Donald Hall, former U.S. poet laureate...
  • HSO Presents A Program Of Contrasts

    The Hartford Symphony Orchestra continued its 2014-2015 Masterworks Series in the Belding Theater, at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, with a program of contrasts. The evening began with a juxtaposition of the "Tragic Overture" by Brahms and...
  • State Collecting Complaints About Frontier, AT&T Transition

    State Collecting Complaints About Frontier, AT&T Transition
    State consumer officials are collecting written complaints from Frontier Communications customers upset about service interruptions following the transition of U-verse, landline and broadband Internet services from AT&T. Frontier took over the $1.25...
  • Should L.A. have a Wanda Coleman Memorial Library?

    Should L.A. have a Wanda Coleman Memorial Library?
    Little more than a year after the death of Wanda Coleman, the poet’s husband, Austin Straus, is asking the Los Angeles Public Library to honor her memory. In a letter sent earlier this month to the Board of Library commissioners, Straus requests...
  • The many moods of Nicki Minaj on 'The Pinkprint'

    The many moods of Nicki Minaj on 'The Pinkprint'
    Those who have followed Nicki Minaj's often-thrilling ascent to hip-hop superstardom have been hoping for another straight-up rap album for years. After annihilating virtually all takers on mixtapes and guest verses starting in 2007, the 32-year-old began...
  • On Jay Paul's "The Latest Monument"

     On Jay Paul's "The Latest Monument"
    Some people see "poetry" on the front cover of a book and freeze like a jack rabbit in a field of light. They remember the poetry class in high school. T. S. Eliot maybe. They didn't understand poetry then, probably wouldn't now. They move on to the...
  • Dylan songs come alive in Hollywood with New Basement Tapes group

    Dylan songs come alive in Hollywood with New Basement Tapes group
    How do you bring together five musicians, each with significant catalogs of their own, and put them on the same stage without a hint of raging ego or argument over who gets the spotlight? Easy. Just throw them some vintage, unreleased Bob Dylan songs to...