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  • Upcoming Events

    Upcoming Events
    Hampton Roads reader events for the week of Sept. 9-15 include poetry readings, virtual author meet-and-greets and tickets for upcoming author talks. - Beginning Tuesday (Sept. 9), pick up tickets to attend the Thursday, Oct. 9 talk and book signing...
  • His own words help bring down New Orleans prosecutor

    Sal Perricone always had something to prove. Growing up poor and Italian in a city dominated by Creoles and Anglos, Perricone found respect on the streets after high school by becoming a cop. He pulled graveyard shifts to put himself through college and...
  • Omarr's daily astrological forecast, For release 09/10/14 for 09/10/14

    BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor James Duval was born in Detroit, Mich., on this date in 1972. This birthday guy may be best known for his role as John the Mod in "SLC Punk," the role he'll reprise in an upcoming sequel. He's appeared in films such as "Hercules...
  • In Pompano Beach, the healing power of spoken words

    In Pompano Beach, the healing power of spoken words
    A hallmark of Deerfield Beach resident Brynth Peterson’s spoken-word performances has been a ruthless candor about his painful upbringing and subsequent stretch of time as a “bad individual.” “I give it to ‘em blunt raw,&...
  • Shop for Halloween costumes at Lyric Opera's sale

    Shop for Halloween costumes at Lyric Opera's sale
    Building your perfect Khaleesi or King Joffrey ensemble just got a whole lot easier—the racks at Saturday’s Lyric Opera costume sale will be fully stocked with doublets and regal gowns for purchase, as well more than 3,000 other Halloween-...
  • Robin Williams: comedy and tragedy [Commentary]

    Robin Williams: comedy and tragedy [Commentary]
    Robin Williams made me cry. Like his mentor, the late Jonathan Winters, Williams, who committed suicide Monday, made me laugh so intensely tears would come to my eyes. Williams' death made headlines and led TV newscasts. His comedic genius diverted us...
  • State's poet laureate must have both guns blazing

    It goes without saying that Florida's legislators are shameless partisans unable to work in a bipartisan fashion. But one piece of legislation that passed during the last session proves that they can work together. Hands reached across the aisle to...
  • YouTube to Stage Worldwide Live Improv Comedy Event Hosted by Epic Rap Battles' Lloyd Ahlquist

    Google's YouTube will present its first-ever live interactive comedy improv event, "Off the Top," on Aug. 1 and 2 hosted by EpicLLOYD (Lloyd Ahlquist) of Epic Rap Battles of History. The event, produced from YouTube Space LA, will comprise three...
  • A Visit To North Stonington's Tefftweald At Birchenturn Preserve

    A Visit To North Stonington's Tefftweald At Birchenturn Preserve
    In the middle of the North Stonington woods are a number of large upright field stones surrounded by several stout cedar posts faded like summer driftwood. A huge pine and clumps of mountain laurel grow in the middle of the parcel, which has been...
  • Concert review: Tony Bennett at Ravinia

    Concert review: Tony Bennett at Ravinia
    Why does Tony Bennett sound so young – yes, young – at 88? Because he never gets too comfortable in the way he sings a song. He plays with rhythm, toys with lyrics, throws out old melody notes and tosses in new ones. He surprises us and,...
  • East Stroudsburg's Josh Bodwell to star in A&E's "Epic Ink"

    East Stroudsburg's Josh Bodwell to star in A&E's "Epic Ink"
    Like many kids, Josh Bodwell was a huge fan of Marvel comic books. Bodwell, who grew up in East Stroudsburg, avidly followed the exploits of brooding superheroes like Spiderman and the X-Men. Now he inks those characters and others from pop culture onto...