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  • Frampton changes up his music to keep fresh

    Peter Frampton has an album full of hits he has to play whenever he steps on stage from 1979's "Frampton Comes Alive." But that doesn't mean he lives in the past. Frampton insists on moving forward musically, refusing to let the past define his...
  • Boston's Tom Scholz keeps band moving forward

    Boston's Tom Scholz, the man who has written nearly all of the group's songs and created the band's signature sound, often says he regretted allowing Columbia Records to release the second Boston album, "Don't Look Back," when it did. He says he felt...
  • Review: 'A Literary Education' by Joseph Epstein

    Review: 'A Literary Education' by Joseph Epstein
    Joseph Epstein knows who he is; and by the end of "A Literary Education and Other Essays," should you make it that far, you will, too. In fact it will have become apparent, well before the final essay in this collection, that Epstein is a cultural and...
  • Review: Billy Joel plays The Entertainer at Wrigley Field

    Review: Billy Joel plays The Entertainer at Wrigley Field
    One of the lesser-known songs that Billy Joel performed Friday at Wrigley Field was “The Entertainer,” a caustic bit of showbiz commentary that includes the line, “I won’t be here in another year if I don’t stay on the...
  • Poet's Former Hartford Home Could Become Museum

     Poet's Former Hartford Home Could Become Museum
    Their love for the poetry of Wallace Stevens means so much to a small group of investors that they have signed a purchase agreement for Stevens' Hartford home with the idea of turning the West End property into a modest museum. Alison Johnson, author of...
  • Square Roots a compelling collection of sonorities

    Square Roots a compelling collection of sonorities
    Mauritanian singer Noura Mint Seymali has two related goals. The first is to raise global awareness of her country's music, and the second is to educate youths in Mauritania about their own culture. All of which make her the quintessential artist to...
  • Tom Hollander, Andrew Davies, BBC America Bring Dylan Thomas to TCA

    BBC America always adds a big dollop of veddy British seasoning to TCA, but this year the cabler delivered a mini seminar on one of Blighty's greatest 20th century poets, Dylan Thomas. Tom Hollander plays the self-destructive Welshman in the telepic "A...
  • Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, an L.A. band, stare at 'Hypnotic Eye'

    Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, an L.A. band, stare at 'Hypnotic Eye'
    Before easing into a conversation about his new album with the Heartbreakers, "Hypnotic Eye," the longtime Malibu beach-dweller Tom Petty has a score to settle. It's in response to an old Times survey of Los Angeles' most enduring rock bands....
  • Epic Games details new free PC game 'Fortnite'

    GamerHub.tv Epic Games is best known for its "Unreal Tournament" and "Gears of War" franchises. The independent development studio is working on a brand new free to play game, "Fortnite," which pits teams of four players against invading monsters. The...
  • Setting Times stories to music: From Radiohead to Jim Croce

    Setting Times stories to music: From Radiohead to Jim Croce
    My desk at The Times faces out onto Spring Street and LAPD headquarters. Normally it’s a pretty dull view, a lot of gray concrete and slim ribbons of glass. But around 4:30 each afternoon, something quite wonderful happens: The shadow of what must...
  • BBC, Carnival Producing Viking Drama 'The Last Kingdom'

    The BBC and "Downton Abbey" producer Carnival Films have teamed up to produce a new historical drama series, "The Last Kingdom," BBC America announced Wednesday. The eight-episode, hourlong series will be adapted from Bernard Cornwell's best-selling...