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  • 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...
  • Kerouac Project looking for a few good writers

    Kerouac Project looking for a few good writers
    Good writing, Geoff Benge acknowledged, can be quite subjective – one person’s pulp trash can be another reader’s literary masterpiece. Nevertheless, Benge believes he is a pretty good judge of which aspiring writers demonstrate the most...
  • Daughter's labor of love preserves history for generations

     Daughter's labor of love preserves history for generations
    "I have early memories of perching on my father's favorite chair, listening to him reading poetry aloud. He was well read, a lover of popular fiction, of classics, and of poetry. Sometimes he read to me from the journal of Walter P. Snow, always...
  • Chesapeake Regional signs on with Bon Secours platform for Electronic Medical Records

    Chesapeake Regional signs on with Bon Secours platform for Electronic Medical Records
    Chesapeake Regional Medical Center will migrate to the Epic Electronic Medical Record system over the next two years and has engaged Good Help Connections, a Bon Secours Health System subsidiary, to provide support for the implementation. CRMC is the...
  • Sen. John McCain Among R.J. Julia Author Talks

    Sen. John McCain Among  R.J. Julia Author  Talks
    U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) will give a talk about his latest book, written with Mark Salter, on Monday, March 9, at a luncheon beginning at 11:30 a.m. at the Crowne Plaza, 100 Berlin Road, Rte. 372, Cromwell, presented by R.J. Julia Booksellers of...
  • Reciting poetry with poise, Frederick freshman tops Md. competition

    Reciting poetry with poise, Frederick freshman tops Md. competition
    Kyle Shreve always gets most nervous just before he takes the stage to recite a poem. "It's the worst when the person before you is walking back to their seat," he said. But when the 15-year-old freshman from Frederick County steps in front of the...
  • Joan Curto celebrates Sondheim with smarts and savvy

    Joan Curto celebrates Sondheim with smarts and savvy
    What would we do without Stephen Sondheim? The ingenuity of his lyrics, the conversational cadences of his melodies and the jazz-tinged allure of his harmonies brought American songwriting to a level of sophistication that never really has been...
  • 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...
  • Tolland Library Foundation presents Poetry Slam

    Eight teenage competitors read their original poems at the fourth annual Poetry Slam, presented and sponsored by the Tolland Public Library Foundation on March 5. Tolland High School English teacher James MacArthur hosted the slam and explained the...
  • How Tom Sleigh, Marilyn Hacker, Deborah Landau, Cecilia Woloch bear witness

     How Tom Sleigh, Marilyn Hacker, Deborah Landau, Cecilia Woloch bear witness
    Poets have expanded the boundaries of what we call the "poetry of witness." We are talking about both the passion that drives "witness" and the re-creation of that passion on the page, of course. But we are also talking about being transparent as well...
  • Lyons Township High School celebrates African American writers

    Lyons Township High School celebrates African American writers
    Words tumbled off the pages, whether describing ice cream flavors, mosquitoes or true love during a celebration of African-American authors and poets. Lyons Township High School students and teachers gathered to share readings Feb. 26 during a...