| Sep 5, 2014
| 5:40 PM
On Sunday, The Times' Opinion section published a handful of the roughly 1,000 submissions it received in response to its call for opinionated poetry. The letters from readers reacting to the selected poems included more entries (deadlines, anyone?),...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Susan Schoenberger, author of "The Virtues of Oxygen," will speak Wednesday, Sept. 10 at 7 p.m., at a free Tolland Public Library Foundation's Eaton-Dimock-King Authors Series event at Tolland Town Hall, 21 Tolland Green.
The novel is about Vivian and...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 12:56 AM
A fish doesn't jump in Tlingit, the native language of indigenous people of Southeast Alaska.
It performs a feat no word in English can adequately express. The verb in Tlingit captures the instant when a fish breaks the surface, the sequence of sounds...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 11:04 AM
Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything is free.
Haines City Bike Fest: with music and raffle. 4 p.m. Saturday, Railroad Park, Sixth St., Haines City, free, 863-421-3700.
| Aug 19, 2014
| 5:03 PM
Acclaimed poet known as 'lioness of Iran'
Simin Behbahani, 87, a famed Iranian poet who wrote of the joys of love, demanded equal rights for women and spoke out about the challenges facing those living in her homeland, died Tuesday in...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 12:44 PM
Your legal advice for Aug. 22: Ditch work and have a beer. That's the simple idea behind City Skip Day, the annual block party hosted by the Overchuck Law Firm and held at Wall Street Plaza in downtown Orlando. If any co-workers have called...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 2:30 AM
At San Diego Comic Con 2014, Guillermo del Toro was on hand to experience what it would be like to step inside the world of his Pacific Rim movie franchise. Since 3D Hollywood movie experiences can only go so far, Del Toro worked with the...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 2:26 PM
A young poet in a black dress named Caitlyn Clark ascended to the stage at the Hollywood Bowl on Wednesday night during the show featuring the Grammy-winning singer John Legend.
Legend had long been scheduled to perform Marvin Gaye’s album “...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 7:20 AM
Lupe Fiasco wants to customize a hip-hop verse just for you. You pick the subject matter. You pick the mood. You pick the instrumental. The Chicago rapper will do the rest.
Fiasco is charging $500 for each verse and another $500 if you want to watch him...
| Aug 22, 2014
To his fans, rock musician Jack White is the guy who just broke the record for having the biggest-selling vinyl record of the last 20 years. The success of his latest album, "Lazaretto," which just beat out Pearl Jam's "Vitalogy" as the biggest vinyl...
| Aug 14, 2014
Robin Williams made me cry. Like his mentor, the late Jonathan Winters, Williams, who committed suicide Monday, made me laugh so intensely tears would come to my eyes.
Williams' death made headlines and led TV newscasts. His comedic genius diverted us...