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  • Mastodon explores the heavy side of life in 'Once More Around the Sun'

    Mastodon explores the heavy side of life in 'Once More Around the Sun'
    It's not every rock band that can be comfortable and accepted at both the Mayhem and Coachella music festivals, playing for metalheads at one, and new music connoisseurs at the other. For the Atlanta-based Mastodon, it's the norm as the quartet delivers...
  • Images move, evaporate in Killarney Clary's 'Shadow of a Cloud'

    Images move, evaporate in Killarney Clary's 'Shadow of a Cloud'
    Twenty-five years ago, Killarney Clary's first collection made an international splash: The prose poems of "Who Whispered Near Me" wove evanescent description of Clary's native Los Angeles, from her childhood's backyards to her office mates' cubicles,...
  • Events on Sunday in Chicago and suburbs

    Events on Sunday in Chicago and suburbs
    Bowie on the big screen Watch some of David Bowie's film appearances, including "The Man Who Fell to Earth" and "Labyrinth," at the Museum of Contemporary Art's Bowie Film Fest. Visitors are encouraged to dress in Bowie-inspired attire, and there will...
  • Carolyn Kizer dies at 89; Pulitzer winner's poems reflected her feminism

    Carolyn Kizer, a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet whose sharp wit suffused even her most ardent calls for feminist progress and who declared in one of her best-known pieces, "I will speak about women of letters, for I'm in the racket," has died. She was 89....
  • Review: 'The Book of Scented Things' edited by Jehanne Dubrow and Lindsay Lusby

    Review: 'The Book of Scented Things' edited by Jehanne Dubrow and Lindsay Lusby
    Perfume and poetry have a lot more in common than their shared first letter. Both are art forms that more people would probably come to love if they were to let themselves, and both are art forms whose distribution and community have been greatly expanded...
  • Beyond the corn: The new frontier in ethanol is nonfood biofuel

    EMMETSBURG, Iowa � The first large ethanol plants to produce biofuel from nonfood sources like corn cobs are starting operations in the Midwest as the industry worries that they might also be the last at least in the United States. After a...
  • 'Epic of Kings' brings console action to mobile

    GamerHub.tv Developer Dead Mage Game Studio was founded to develop engrossing fantasy action adventure games like "Garshasp: The Monster Slayer." A few years ago, the studio shifted its focus to mobile games. On the heels of "Shadow Blade" comes "Epic of...
  • National Book Awards 2014 shortlists announced

    The National Book Foundation announced the shortlists for the 2014 National Book Awards on Wednesday. There are five finalists each in four categories: Fiction, nonfiction, poetry and young adult literature. The complete list is below. The awards will...
  • Disney's Maker Studios Expands Deal with Morgan Spurlock

    Maker Studios, the Disney-owned YouTube multichannel network, has greenlit two new series from documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock's Warrior Poets production company. The two series -- each comprising 12 five-minute episodes -- are: "Spark," covering...
  • Taylor Swift unveils latest instant smash 'Out of the Woods'

    Taylor Swift unveils latest instant smash 'Out of the Woods'
    Taylor Swift might have ushered in her “official” pop album with a cheerful, sugary confection that told us all to “Shake It Off," but her latest tune is a bit more in line with classic Swift. It’s a song about a boy. Around...
  • TheaterWorks' 'Annapurna' A Messy Marital Drama

    TheaterWorks' 'Annapurna' A  Messy Marital Drama
    The show: "Annapurna" at Hartford's TheaterWorks. What makes it special?: Another show by Sharr White, whose fine "The Other Place" was produced by the theater earlier this year. First impressions: One look at Evan Adamson's grungy trailer set and...