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  • Facebook an online wake when celebrities die

     Facebook an online wake when celebrities die
    R.I.P., famous person. I can't believe you're gone! Too soon! Though honestly? I hadn't thought about you in years. More honestly? I wasn't sure you were still alive. But, along with a few thousand friends, I can't wait to share the heartbreaking...
  • Review: 'The Kitchen-Dweller's Testimony' by Ladan Osman

    Review: 'The Kitchen-Dweller's Testimony' by Ladan Osman
    In his tongue-in-cheek manifesto "Personism," Frank O'Hara says "only Whitman and Crane and Williams, of the American poets, are better than the movies." He was clearly kidding around, but in all seriousness, the poems in Somali-American poet Ladan Osman'...
  • Chicago book news: Roger Reeves wins Whiting Award

    Chicago book news: Roger Reeves wins Whiting Award
    Roger Reeves, assistant professor of English at the University of Illinois at Chicago, was recently named a recipient of a Whiting Award for his poetry. The $50,000 prize is given to authors and poets for "early accomplishment and the promise of great...
  • 2014 National Book Critics Circle Award winners announced

     2014 National Book Critics Circle Award winners announced
    Claudia Rankine, Marilynne Robinson and Roz Chast were some of the winners of the 2014 National Book Critics Circle Awards, which were announced Thursday at a ceremony at the New School in New York. Claremont poet Rankine won the poetry award for...
  • Da Vinci Science Center in Allentown to celebrate Epic Pi Day

    Math geeks rejoice. Once a year on March 14, the date aligns with 3.14, the number of pi, and all those who love math celebrate pi day. This year is being touted as ultimate pi day because pi is an irrational number — which means it never ends...
  • Review: 'Mr. West' by Sarah Blake

    Review: 'Mr. West' by Sarah Blake
    If you set out to write a poetry collection about Kanye West, someone who is himself arguably one of the most brilliant and influential poets of the 21st century so far, then it had better be good. Sarah Blake's debut book, "Mr. West" — impressive...
  • Greenwich Author Says 'Star-Spangled Banner' Deserves A National Anthem Day

    Greenwich Author Says 'Star-Spangled Banner' Deserves A National Anthem Day
    Eighty-four years ago, on March 3, 1931, President Herbert Hoover made "The Star-Spangled Banner" the national anthem of the United States. Hoover's signature on the congressional decree made official what had been unofficial for years, and other...
  • Epic and Mountain Collective ski passes for 2015-16 season now on sale

    Epic and Mountain Collective ski passes for 2015-16 season now on sale
    If you're already thinking about next year's ski season, you now can buy the Mountain Collective Pass and the Epic Pass that provide unlimited skiing and riding at top resorts in the West. The 2015-16 Mountain Collective Pass adds a new ski resort and...
  • RHS writers keep adding awards and honors

    RHS writers keep adding awards and honors
    Rockville High School's creative writing students have been racking up a number of awards and honors. "The sheer amount is crazy," said creative writing teacher Victoria Nordlund. Junior Winona Scheff won the chance to go to a writing conference at...
  • Hui He boosts Lyric's 'Tosca'

    Hui He boosts Lyric's 'Tosca'
    With 10 performances remaining before Lyric Opera closes out its primary season, the company is finding that even a standard crowd-pleaser such as "Tosca" can no longer be relied upon to sell out the 3,400-seat Civic Opera House — hence the blizzard...
  • New Haven's Ceschi Ramos Celebrates New Release At Toad's

    New Haven's Ceschi Ramos Celebrates New Release At Toad's
    Over the last decade or so, one of the more consistently creative artists in the state has been New Haven's Ceschi Ramos, who'll celebrate the release of "Broken Bone Ballads," his fourth full-length album, at Toad's Place on Sunday, March 15. "Fake...