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  • 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,...
  • Unpublished Pablo Neruda love poems discovered in Chile

    More than 20 unpublished poems by the late Nobel laureate Pablo Neruda, most of them taking up romantic themes, have been discovered in boxes of his papers in Chile and will be published in Latin America and Spain in 2014 and 2015, according to reports...
  • Dahlia Lithwick: Are Facebook threats real? Supreme Court will soon decide

    Monday morning, the Supreme Court agreed to hear an important First Amendment challenge that will attempt to sort out — after years of ambiguity and confusion in the lower courts — when threats, specifically Internet threats, should be taken...
  • U-verse utility boxes cause concern among some La Grange residents

    U-verse utility boxes cause concern among some La Grange residents
    Spray-painted lines that recently appeared on grass at the edge of Waiola Park in La Grange caught neighbor David Wilkinson's attention. After learning the markings meant AT&T would be installing a couple of bulky utility boxes in the parkway, Wilkinson...
  • Jack White's 'Lazaretto' taps Nashville for songs' wellspring

    Consider the wonder and magic of conjuring a song from the ether. Creating from a mix of oxygen, blood, water and energy a few minutes of something real, something melodically memorable, something as durable as the architecture surrounding us and the...
  • Steve Martin Bringing His Musical Self To Bushnell

    Steve Martin Bringing His Musical Self To Bushnell
    For most fans, Steve Martin is the hilarious comic who first hit mainstream as the "wild and crazy" guy on Saturday Night Live, further honed a profession as a stand-up comic, and then went on to star in a slew of movies including "Parenthood," "The Jerk,...
  • Attention Hampton Roads book and poetry lovers!

    Attention Hampton Roads book and poetry lovers!
    As usual, there are lots of choices in and around Hampton Roads this week for those who want to attend poetry readings or other events. Poetry On Thursday, June 19, at 7 p.m., Poquoson’s Bill Glose and Claudia Gary from the Washington, D.C. area...
  • Operatic version of classic fairy tale 'Cinderella'

    Most people are familiar with the rags-to-riches "Cinderella" story, which has inspired movies, musicals, ballets, plays, cartoons and operas. The best-known version comes from the English translation of Charles Perrault's "Cendrillon" in 1697. Jules...
  • Young@Art Struggles To Fill Open Studio Hours

     Young@Art Struggles To Fill Open Studio Hours
    The crowds at Young@Art's monthly open mic is what co-founder Chris Chaffin has always envisioned for the nonprofit youth art center in Manchester. Unfortunately, that buzz and excitement of young artists and creativity hasn't spilled over into the...
  • Casey Kasem: A critic's take on why he mattered

    Casey Kasem: A critic's take on why he mattered
    And now, for a long-distance dedication. This letter arrives courtesy of Sunday morning radio listeners across the country, from those millions in bedrooms and kitchens or near car stereos whose first pop music experiences arrived through the voice of...
  • French Style Furs find the punk in a monk's poetry

    French Style Furs find the punk in a monk's poetry
    The L.A.-via-Long Beach rock band Cold War Kids always tried to find poetry in their noisy, sad blues-punk. For four albums, they made harrowing little vignettes of doomed relationships spiked with soul-man vocal yelps and lonely reverb. Now two of that...