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  • Remembering Philip Levine

    Remembering Philip Levine
    Philip Levine, the former U.S. poet laureate who died of pancreatic cancer on Saturday at the age of 87, was not a poet to everyone’s taste. Born and raised in Detroit, he was called, by Edward Hirsch, “a large, ironic Whitman of the...
  • Wynton Marsalis leads a lively triple-header with orchestra

    Wynton Marsalis leads a lively triple-header with orchestra
    What's the difference between a great ensemble and a merely fine one? Perhaps it's malleability: the gift for adapting quickly to shifting artistic demands. Certainly Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra showed that skill over...
  • 'Ode to My Father' stirs the box office and debate in South Korea

    'Ode to My Father' stirs the box office and debate in South Korea
    South Korea's path from postwar poverty to modern wealth is a rags-to-riches tale well suited to cinema, and it's intimately presented through one family in "Ode to My Father," the country's latest box office smash. Amid its success, "Ode" has sparked...
  • Poet laureate Philip Levine dies at 87

    Poet laureate Philip Levine dies at 87
    Philip Levine, a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet whose intimate portraits of blue-collar life were grounded in personal experience and political conscience, died Saturday. Levine was 87. Levine, the country's poet laureate in 2011-2012, died at his home...
  • Review: Logic mixes contagious brew at the Riv

    The rapper Logic may have been born with a name (Sir Robert Bryson Hall II) that implies an upper-crust upbringing, but his official biography reflects a troubled childhood and being kicked out of high school. . It seemed fitting then that a dichotomy...
  • Kenneth G. Pigott, president and CEO of Lyric Opera of Chicago, dies at 71

    Kenneth G. Pigott, president and CEO of Lyric Opera of Chicago, dies at 71
    Kenneth G. Pigott was that rarity among leaders of cultural institutions: a visionary board president who could speak knowledgeably about the art form he served and who took an active, influential role in moving the institution forward. The widely...
  • Philip Levine dies at 87; former U.S. poet laureate, Pulitzer winner

    Philip Levine dies at 87; former U.S. poet laureate, Pulitzer winner
    Philip Levine, a former U.S. poet laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner, died Saturday in Fresno. He was 87.  Timothy Skeen, a friend of Levine’s, confirmed the death. Skeen, also a poet, coordinates the masters of fine arts program at Cal State...
  • Website Sells Poems, Drawings It Claims Are Cheshire Killer's

    Website Sells Poems, Drawings It Claims Are Cheshire Killer's
    Poems and drawings purportedly by Cheshire home invasion killer Joshua Komisarjevsky and clothes he reportedly wore in prison are for sale on a website that hawks items of serial killers and other notorious murderers. The website darkvomit.com began...
  • TV One's 'Verses and Flow' Comes to Chicago Auto Show

    TV One's 'Verses and Flow' Comes to Chicago Auto Show
    Romance is on the schedule at the Chicago Auto Show this Valentine’s Day courtesy of TV One’s “Verses and Flow.” The variety show with spoken word and music artists, sponsored by Lexus, will open its showcase at the Auto Show...
  • Windsor Locks edition community news

    Elmira College Dean's List EAST GRANBY - Samantha Berger '18 of East Granby was named to the Dean's List for Academic Achievement for the fall 2014 term at Elmira College. The Dean's List recognizes students that have a grade point average of 3.6 or...
  • Radiant Devices booting art rock in the face

    Radiant Devices booting art rock in the face
    There is no one way or one genre to accurately describe Radiant Devices' music. On the surface, art rock seems sufficient. The group's music is noisy and quirky at the same time, then the guitar lines and riffs build from steady and melodic to harsh and...