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  • Setting Times stories to music: From Radiohead to Jim Croce

    Setting Times stories to music: From Radiohead to Jim Croce
    My desk at The Times faces out onto Spring Street and LAPD headquarters. Normally it’s a pretty dull view, a lot of gray concrete and slim ribbons of glass. But around 4:30 each afternoon, something quite wonderful happens: The shadow of what must...
  • Pitchfork day 3: Kendrick Lamar brings fest to a close

    Pitchfork day 3: Kendrick Lamar brings fest to a close
    Reports from Sunday, day three at the Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park, from Greg Kot (GK) and Bob Gendron (BG): 1:09 p.m.: College rock, circa 1990, lives on in the form of Speedy Ortiz. Unfortunately, the co-ed Massachusetts quartet is...
  • Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, an L.A. band, stare at 'Hypnotic Eye'

    Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, an L.A. band, stare at 'Hypnotic Eye'
    Before easing into a conversation about his new album with the Heartbreakers, "Hypnotic Eye," the longtime Malibu beach-dweller Tom Petty has a score to settle. It's in response to an old Times survey of Los Angeles' most enduring rock bands....
  • Review: 'The Pedestrians' by Rachel Zucker

    Review: 'The Pedestrians' by Rachel Zucker
    My friend the poet Anthony Madrid was yammering on about Rachel Zucker's new poetry collection, "The Pedestrians." I was skeptical. I hadn't loved the only book of hers I'd read, "Museum of Accidents" (2009). Well, I hadn't finished "Museum of Accidents,"...
  • The complete Bach solo organ works, in 10 concerts

    The complete Bach solo organ works, in 10 concerts
    The more than 200 solo organ works that bracket the prodigious composing career of Johann Sebastian Bach have long been every organist's Bible. Rare is the organ recital that doesn't include such favorites as the mighty "Toccata and Fugue in D minor" or...
  • Hampton Roads poetry community thrives on readings

    A poet once told me that to enjoy poetry, you must read it aloud to appreciate the nuances of the word choices and hear the rhythms that bring the stories to life. If that's true, Hampton Roads poetry fans can count themselves among the fortunate. There...
  • 'The Lost Clerihews of Paul Ingram' collects Iowa bookseller's musings

    'The Lost Clerihews of Paul Ingram' collects Iowa bookseller's musings
    A bookseller's nightmare is staring at an empty store, hoping a customer appears. To pass the time, some play solitaire, solve crosswords or scan publishers' catalogs. Paul Ingram writes clerihews. "Cleri-whose?" you may ask. These are poems, four-...
  • Frank O'Hara's 'Lunch Poems' -- at 50

    Frank O'Hara's “Lunch Poems” (City Lights: 86 pp., $14.95) — which has just been reissued in a 50th anniversary hardcover edition — recalls a world of pop art, political and cultural upheaval and (in its own way) a surprising...
  • Toronto Film Festival Lineup Includes Denzel Washington's 'Equalizer,' Kate Winslet's 'A Little Chaos'

    The Toronto Film Festival has announced more than 40 titles -- a mix of awards contenders, star-powered indies, and international arthouse fare -- screening in its Gala and Special Presentations program this September, including Denzel Washington's "The...
  • What's coming up?

    What's coming up?
    Barnes & Noble Booksellers at the Peninsula Town Center in Hampton continues Get Pop-Cultured, a celebration of pop culture in books. Wednesday through Sunday activities feature a DC Comics Spectacular, including activities and give-aways. A special nod...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Sacred Heart University's Zdanys Publishes Cormorants

    Sacred Heart University English professor Jonas Zdanys recently published a volume of poetry entitled Cormorants, which consists of 25 modified sonnets that are thematically linked together. This work was published in a fine arts, letterpress edition this...