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  • Review: 'Some Desperate Glory' by Max Egremont

    Review: 'Some Desperate Glory' by Max Egremont
    The cataclysmic destruction of World War I inspired, altered and, in too many cases, stilled the voices of great British poets. More than an anthology, less than a group biography, Max Egremont's "Some Desperate Glory: The First World War the Poets Knew"...
  • Broadway Review: 'Holler If Ya Hear Me' With Songs by Tupac Shakur

    Here's the big question that should be on the minds of the producers of "Holler If Ya Hear Me": Now that we've built it, will they come? The quick answer: Maybe. Maybe not. Depends on the marketing campaign. That's the gamble investors took on this...
  • Robert Peters, poet and longtime UC Irvine professor, dies at 89

     Robert Peters, poet and longtime UC Irvine professor, dies at 89
    Robert Peters, a Victorian literature scholar who became a prolific poet and brusque critic during a three-decade career at the University of California, died Friday in Irvine. He was 89. Peters, who was also a memoirist and performer of his own works,...
  • Carmike kicks off $4 family movies series at two locations

     
    Carmike Cinemas at The Promenade Shops at Saucon Valley kicks off its movie series for families on Wednesday and Thursday mornings this summer with "Epic" starring Allentown native Amanda Seyfried as a girl helping to save a tiny world in the forest...
  • 10 things you might not know about literary enigmas

    10 things you might not know about literary enigmas
    There's no mystery about the best place for book lovers to gather this weekend — it's the Printers Row Lit Fest in the South Loop. But here are other questions about literature that have confounded many: 1/ In September 1849, Edgar Allan Poe...
  • Rounding up this year's summer reads

    Rounding up this year's summer reads
    This past winter, when temperatures routinely dipped below freezing, the promise of eventual summer was the only thing that kept our spirits afloat. Trudging through a dispiriting "wide landscape of snows" — to borrow a phrase from Herman Melville...
  • St. Louis Opera fest serves potent brew as an opener

     St. Louis Opera fest serves potent brew as an opener
    St. LOUIS – From all evidence, a growing number of Chicago opera buffs rely on the Opera Theatre of St. Louis to help satisfy their cravings during the spring-summer dry spell when neither Lyric Opera nor Chicago Opera Theater is open for business....
  • PEN condemns slaying of Thai poet Mainueng K. Kunthee

    PEN International has condemned the slaying of Thai poet Mainueng K. Kunthee, the pen name of activist Kamol Duangphasuk. The 45-year-old writer was in a car in a parking lot when he was shot by an assailant who fled on a motorcycle; the poet and activist...
  • Upcoming Events ~ Week of June 10

    Upcoming Events ~ Week of June 10
    Beach reads Thursday's Poetry Night at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center takes a turn to the longer form of fiction this month. To celebrate the start of summer, several local novelists will share their favorite beach reads on Thursday, June 12: •...
  • Tony Awards 2014: Carole King, Jessie Mueller make down-to-earth moves

    Tony Awards 2014: Carole King, Jessie Mueller make down-to-earth moves
    When Carole King and her Broadway alter-ego, actress Jessie Mueller, took the stage separately during the Tony Awards ceremony, they probably succeeded in making lots of viewers feel that down-to-earth is an engaging move. King, whose music and life...
  • Celebrating 40 years of rhyme and reason with HoCoPoLitSo

    Celebrating 40 years of rhyme and reason with HoCoPoLitSo
    Garrison Keillor lounged by a backyard pool, sipping a glass of wine. Isaac Bashevis Singer sat at a dining room table and ate homemade pea soup. Edward Albee arrived with a new boyfriend in tow. Over the past four decades, the likes of Larry McMurtry,...