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  • CT Team Verbal Slap Headed To National Poetry Slam

    CT Team Verbal Slap Headed To National Poetry Slam
    The Connecticut poetry slam team known as Verbal Slap is performing Saturday, Aug. 2, to raise money for its trip to Oakland, Calif., to compete in the National Poetry Slam. The fundraising event, called the Connecticut Regional Poetry Slam, will be...
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    Tuesday Boca Raton Noon and Boca Raton Evening Toastmasters, Improve your public speaking and leadership skills, every Tuesday, Countess de Hoernle Pavilion, Train Depot, 747.S. Dixie Highway, Boca Raton. The Noon Toastmasters meets noon to 1 p.m., call...
  • Brother-sister duo April Fools debuts a new hip-hop play, 'Lack on Lack'

    Brother-sister duo April Fools debuts a new hip-hop play, 'Lack on Lack'
    In 2008, Victory Gardens Theater created its Ignition Festival of New Plays, a staged reading series of new works to highlight the theater's mission of bringing diversity to its stage through presentation—and possible development of—new...
  • Frank O'Hara's 'Lunch Poems' -- at 50

    Frank O'Hara's “Lunch Poems” (City Lights: 86 pp., $14.95) — which has just been reissued in a 50th anniversary hardcover edition — recalls a world of pop art, political and cultural upheaval and (in its own way) a surprising...
  • Toronto Film Festival Lineup Includes Denzel Washington's 'Equalizer,' Kate Winslet's 'A Little Chaos'

    The Toronto Film Festival has announced more than 40 titles -- a mix of awards contenders, star-powered indies, and international arthouse fare -- screening in its Gala and Special Presentations program this September, including Denzel Washington's "The...
  • What's coming up?

    What's coming up?
    Barnes & Noble Booksellers at the Peninsula Town Center in Hampton continues Get Pop-Cultured, a celebration of pop culture in books. Wednesday through Sunday activities feature a DC Comics Spectacular, including activities and give-aways. A special nod...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Sacred Heart University's Zdanys Publishes Cormorants

    Sacred Heart University English professor Jonas Zdanys recently published a volume of poetry entitled Cormorants, which consists of 25 modified sonnets that are thematically linked together. This work was published in a fine arts, letterpress edition this...
  • Comic-Con: Dan Slott, Mark Waid explore Spider-Verse, Daredevil

     
    The Spider-Verse continues to expand – even before fans have seen it form. Marvel announced more tie-in books to the […]...
  • Connecticut's Amy Bloom To Talk About Her New Novel 'Lucky Us'

    Connecticut's Amy Bloom To Talk About Her New Novel 'Lucky Us'
    Amy Bloom, the best-selling Connecticut author beloved by readers and critics alike, will give a free talk on Aug. 1 at 7 p.m. at R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Road, Madison, about her new novel, "Lucky Us" (Random House, $26). It's the story of...
  • Review: 'The Pedestrians' by Rachel Zucker

    Review: 'The Pedestrians' by Rachel Zucker
    My friend the poet Anthony Madrid was yammering on about Rachel Zucker's new poetry collection, "The Pedestrians." I was skeptical. I hadn't loved the only book of hers I'd read, "Museum of Accidents" (2009). Well, I hadn't finished "Museum of Accidents,"...
  • The complete Bach solo organ works, in 10 concerts

    The complete Bach solo organ works, in 10 concerts
    The more than 200 solo organ works that bracket the prodigious composing career of Johann Sebastian Bach have long been every organist's Bible. Rare is the organ recital that doesn't include such favorites as the mighty "Toccata and Fugue in D minor" or...