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  • Halcyon night, mixed vocal yield, at Lyric Opera's Millennium Park concert

     Halcyon night, mixed vocal yield, at Lyric Opera's Millennium Park concert
    Millennium Park, the city's lakefront garden of cultural delights, has for its 10 years proved to be an ideal summer place for Chicago's heavyweight classical organizations to drum up box office for their fall seasons while giving something back to the...
  • Local writing programs plentiful

    Local writing programs plentiful
    It's been a while since I've been involved in back-to-school activities, but I'm a firm believer that learning never ends. For writers, local programs and organizations offer plenty of choices to hone skills or soak up knowledge. Here's a sampling:...
  • Bulletin Board

    Saturday Art exhibit, featuring the mixed-media work of artists Barbara Newsom, Karen Rabin and Arlene Harper, second-floor gallery, Delray Beach Public Library, 100 W. Atlantic Ave. Exhibit runs through Oct. 11 during library hours. Visit...
  • The Times' opinion poetry stirs readers' souls

    The Times' opinion poetry stirs readers' souls
    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?),...
  • 'Banner' a hit song with staying power

    'Banner' a hit song with staying power
    The sight that stirred Francis Scott Key on the morning of Sept. 14, 1814, from the deck of a ship on the Patapsco River, not only gave proof of the country's ability to survive a war with Britain. It also generated the verses that, set to a song of...
  • PASSINGS: George Barrett, Enrique Zileri, Valeri Petrov, Steven R. Nagel

     George Barrett Tennessee lawyer fought for civil rights  George Barrett, 86, a Tennessee lawyer who represented civil rights plaintiffs for more than 50 years and helped end segregation of the state's universities, died Tuesday at a hospital in...
  • Guest review: It was Drake vs. Lil Wayne in Virginia Beach, and everyone won

    Guest review: It was Drake vs. Lil Wayne in Virginia Beach, and everyone won
     Virginia Beach’s Farm Bureau Live amphitheater was the most recent stop on the “Drake VS Lil Wayne” tour, an epic Young Money spit duel to determine who reigns as the ultimate rap god.  Wednesday night's show was sold out with eager...
  • Objects That Comfort, Actions That Console: Coping With Loss Over The Centuries

    Objects That Comfort, Actions That Console: Coping With Loss Over The Centuries
    Confronted with tragedy, we reach for objects that might steady us, tangible reminders of a loved one we've lost, the consoling beauty of a flower or an angel's face, an old shirt with a familiar scent, a stuffed bear's soft and fuzzy comfort. We seek...
  • Fall Season Gets Underway With Author Talks

    Fall Season Gets Underway With Author Talks
    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...
  • Posner-Teller 'Tempest' stuns but lacks faith in Shakespeare

    Posner-Teller 'Tempest' stuns but lacks faith in Shakespeare
    Extravaganza isn't the word that first springs to mind when thinking of Shakespeare, but in the newfangled version of "The Tempest" at South Coast Repertory the goal is clearly to dazzle. The production, adapted and directed by Aaron Posner (author of...
  • Streamy Awards honor Pitbull and more in live-streaming show

    The winners of the 4th Streamy Awards, which celebrate the best in online video, will be announced live from the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills at 7:30 p.m. Pacific time on Sunday, and viewers can catch the show -- streaming, of course -- here. This...