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  • Jan. 17 Letters: Paris march, Islamic and Christian values, roses vs. thorns

    Joining hands Re: "Paris parades in unity after chaos." (Jan. 12) I would like to thank you for showing France taking the initiative in marching for solidarity and unity. Oh, if only we could turn our problems as a society into answers for bringing...
  • Alleged bank-robbing professor influenced by poet Rimbaud

    The French poet Arthur Rimbaud died more than 120 years ago, but one former art professor says he decided to carry on his legacy in a unique way -- by filming himself robbing a bank on New Year's Eve. Joseph Gibbons, a former art professor at MIT, told...
  • Teen Fantasy Author, Memoirist Among Authors Giving Talks

    Teen Fantasy Author, Memoirist Among Authors Giving Talks
    Books on food, fantasy, President John F. Kennedy, a memoir and some new novels will be discussed by their authors at free events at R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Road, Madison. All require reservations: 203-245-3959 or www.rjjulia.com. On...
  • Run the Jewels pose tough questions in sold-out Regent set

    Run the Jewels pose tough questions in sold-out Regent set
    The tag-team rappers known as Run the Jewels opened their gritty, adrenaline-pumping set at the Regent Theater in downtown Los Angeles as any self-respecting conquerors would: to the sound of Queen's "We Are the Champions." Pumping their fists,...
  • Benedict Arnold Bio, Mah Jongg Guide Among R.J. Julia Talks

    Benedict Arnold Bio, Mah Jongg Guide Among R.J. Julia Talks
    A biography of famous Revolutionary War era traitor Benedict Arnold and a guide for collectors of a Chinese game that has intrigued countless Americans will be discussed by their authors at R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Road, Madison. Both talks...
  • Jenn Gambatese joins Lyric's 'Carousel'

    Jenn Gambatese joins Lyric's 'Carousel'
    More key casting was announced for Lyric Opera’s spring production of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II’s “Carousel” on Thursday. Jenn Gambatese will play the role of Carrie Pipperidge, the company said. The actress was...
  • Presidential inaugural poet Elizabeth Alexander among 3 new Chancellors named to poets academy

    Elizabeth Alexander, a Pulitzer Prize finalist who recited a poem at President Barack Obama's first inauguration has been elected a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets. The academy announced Thursday that National Book Award finalist Linda...
  • Lake Forest writer-in-residence earns national acclaim for poetry

    Lake Forest writer-in-residence earns national acclaim for poetry
    Cecilia Corrigan, a 2013 Lake Forest College writer-in-residence, is receiving national accolades for the poetry she wrote during her stay on the North Shore. Corrigan's book, "Titanic," contains poems whose central figure is Alan Turing, the British...
  • Local authors have books optioned, adapted for film

    Heather Hildenbrand, Virginia Beach author of more than eight young adult science fiction romance novels, recently announced that "Imitation," the first book in her Clone Chronicles series, has been optioned by broadcast network NBC for television...
  • Unitarian church in Deerfield hosts poetry gatherings

    Unitarian church in Deerfield hosts poetry gatherings
    Charlie's Garden is a group not large in number, but they are kindred spirits who gather the first Sunday of every month at the North Shore Unitarian Church in Deerfield to share their love of poetry. Marguerite McClelland, 71, a church member for...
  • Student's death inspires 'theater for social change'

    Student's death inspires 'theater for social change'
    North Central College's theatre department will start the new year by premiering "October Mourning," a stage adaptation of Lesléa Newman's poetic book, "October Mourning: A Song for Matthew Shepard." With Newman's permission, director Carin Silkaitis...