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  • Professor's Eclectic Mix: Food, Art, History, Science

    Robert M. Palter was an intellectual, a philosopher by training, but his interests were broad and included contemporary art, German poetry and the history of science. His last major publication combined many of his passions: It involved food, poetry, art,...
  • 'Peter Pan Live' song switch praised by head of Native American museum

    When "Peter Pan Live" airs on NBC on Thursday, there will be a few changes, including several new songs with lyrics by Amanda Green, whose father Adolph helped write some of the original songs. Some "Peter Pan" purists may scoff, but one of those...
  • CCSU Poetry Professor In Hot Water Again

    CCSU Poetry Professor In Hot Water Again
    It may be time for Central Connecticut State University to do something about Ravi Shankar, the poetry professor who has been in and out of the news — and of jail — during the past three years. In 2011, Mr. Shankar was convicted for a...
  • The listicle perfected: Henri Lefebvre's 'The Missing Pieces'

    The listicle perfected: Henri Lefebvre's 'The Missing Pieces'
    We are a culture that likes to make lists. We have top 10s. We have the five best. The three worst. We have every story ever written on Buzzfeed. But Henri Lefebvre's "The Missing Pieces" turns the listicle into a platform for storytelling, a funereal...
  • Dunbar can't keep up with Douglass-PG in 2A final

    Dunbar can't keep up with Douglass-PG in 2A final
    Dunbar’s football team has enjoyed great success in past state finals, winning nine times in 10 trips. Douglass from Prince George’s County had never won. Saturday night, it was Douglass’ turn. The Eagles used their big running...
  • Teen angst on the wane, threatening social order

    I have catastrophic news for American society: Teenagers are becoming less lonely. Yes, the one demographic we've been able to consistently rely on for dramatic sighing, woeful facial expressions and shoulder slumping is apparently growing perkier and...
  • Letters: Roaming thoughts

    Regarding "Poetry in Motion," by Peter Mandel [Nov. 30]: I had to smile at the line from the reader who wrote about, "the tension … between the experience of traveling and the longing for home." Toward the end of a wonderful 4,500-mile West...
  • Opera review: 'Anna Bolena'

     Opera review: 'Anna Bolena'
    Devotees of early Romantic Italian opera must have thought they had died and gone to bel canto heaven last week, when two masterpieces of that genre, neither of them overly familiar, opened in downtown Chicago within three days of each other. If Gaetano...
  • Reviews: 'When I Am Yes' and 'Walmart Republic'

    Reviews: 'When I Am Yes' and 'Walmart Republic'
    Any Chicagoan who loves poetry knows that the Guild Literary Complex has long been an essential inspiration and outlet for area poets. For 25 years, the Guild has been presenting and supporting diverse and emerging voices. And it was through the Guild,...
  • Renee Fleming is a Lyric operative

    Renee Fleming is a Lyric operative
    The diva sat at the conference table, pen in hand, taking notes and occasionally offering comments on administrative matters and programming ideas. Twelve hours earlier, she'd been elsewhere in the building: on the stage singing one of her signature roles...
  • New works by poets Jennifer Moxley, Judy Halebsky, Saeed Jones

    New works by poets Jennifer Moxley, Judy Halebsky, Saeed Jones
    Jennifer Moxley's earnest and introspective new poems feel almost like personal essays: They take up questions that vex her in daily life, then try to explain why they won't go away. Why do "life and death insights / in the classroom / vanish / when...