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  • 'Selected Letters of Langston Hughes' a glimpse of enigmatic poet

    'Selected Letters of Langston Hughes' a glimpse of enigmatic poet
    In 1960, the NAACP presented its highest honor — the Spingarn Medal — to poet and activist Langston Hughes. In accepting, Hughes made a point to give credit where he believed it was most due: "I can accept this only in the name of the Negro...
  • Famed songwriter Jimmy Webb leads charity show Saturday

    Famed songwriter Jimmy Webb leads charity show Saturday
    In New York, there's the Brill Building, and in Orange County, apparently, there's the Center for Spiritual Living Newport-Mesa. The Costa Mesa-based faith center has been the spot recently to rub elbows with world-renowned songwriters. Last March, Paul...
  • Authors Christina Baker Kline, Kate Manning Appearing At Renbrook

    Authors Christina Baker Kline, Kate Manning Appearing At Renbrook
    The Annual Author Series at Renbrook School will host a free talk on Wednesday, Feb. 18, at 6:30 p.m. by New York Times bestselling author Christina Baker Kline and novelist Kate Manning. Kara Sundlun, co-host of WFSB's Better Connecticut and anchor of...
  • Nickelback, coming to Allentown, keeps moving with 'No Fixed Address'

    The title of Canadian rock band Nickelback's new album, "No Fixed Address," actually tells the story behind it, the bassist Mike Kroeger says. The disc was put together in a mobile studio while the band traveled to Hawaii, Los Angeles, Vancouver, Europe...
  • Louder Than a Bomb goes off for 15th anniversary

    Louder Than a Bomb goes off for 15th anniversary
    Television and film star Alec Baldwin, recently having returned from filming a role in "Mission Impossible 5," the latest in the franchise that has earned more than $2 billion worldwide, was talking on the phone from Manhattan about his upcoming trip to...
  • Broadway Spouses Audra McDonald, Will SwensonTo Star In Williamstown's 'Moon for the Misbegotten'

    Broadway Spouses Audra McDonald, Will SwensonTo Star In Williamstown's 'Moon for the Misbegotten'
    Six-time Tony Award-winner Audra McDonald and her spouse Tony Award-nominee Will Swenson will star in Eugene O'Neill's "A Moon for the Misbegotten" at the Williamstown Theatre Festival this summer in the Massachusetts Berkshires.The production will run...
  • Spiritual roundup: 'The Norton Anthology of World Religions,' more

    Spiritual roundup: 'The Norton Anthology of World Religions,' more
    The Norton Anthology of World Religions, Vols. 1 and 2, edited by Jack Miles, Wendy Doniger, Donald S. Lopez Jr., James Robson, David Biale, Lawrence S. Cunningham, Jane Dammen McAuliffe, W.W. Norton, 4448 pages, $100 Weighing in at 8.4 pounds, a...
  • 15 for your Feb.14: Love songs or an iO square dance

    15 for your Feb.14: Love songs or an iO square dance
    Valentine's Day, St. Valentine's Day, the Feast of St. Valentine —whether you embrace it or resist it, it is here this weekend. If you're in need of some entertainment for the occasion, read on. Valentine's Night Barn Dance Jubilee: "Square...
  • Satori looks east to traditional Japan

    Chamber music ensemble Satori has brought us music from across the globe, with stops from Armenia to Zanzibar. But rarely does it stay in one place for long — it loves to mix things up. Not so with "Satori East," a concert featuring the...
  • Review: Grand singing lifts 'Tannhauser' at Lyric Opera

    Review: Grand singing lifts 'Tannhauser' at Lyric Opera
    Of all the mature operas of Richard Wagner, "Tannhauser" requires perhaps the greatest indulgence from all but the most uncritical of Wagnerites. For one thing, it is long and repetitious, lasting more than four hours, and not all the music finds the...
  • Greenwich Author Says 'Star-Spangled Banner' Deserves A National Anthem Day

    Greenwich Author Says 'Star-Spangled Banner' Deserves A National Anthem Day
    Eighty-four years ago, on March 3, 1931, President Herbert Hoover made "The Star-Spangled Banner" the national anthem of the United States. Hoover's signature on the congressional decree made official what had been unofficial for years, and other...