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  • Review: Susanna Phillips and Eric Owens present Schubert

    Review: Susanna Phillips and Eric Owens present Schubert
    If the Chicago Symphony Orchestra had an intimate performance space appropriate for art-song programs, such events might not be such a hard sell and we might more often hear concerts on the order of the wonderful all-Schubert song recital given by soprano...
  • Editorial: 'Revealed her heart and soul'

    Editorial: 'Revealed her heart and soul'
    Many Americans came to know author Maya Angelou as they know their closest friends and loved ones. She revealed her heart and soul in seven best-selling memoirs that documented her rise from poverty and violence to literary greatness.  Her first memoir,...
  • Pay-TV field could shrink again with AT&T interest in DirecTV

    A rush among the nation's largest pay-TV and Internet providers to get even bigger could have profound effects on consumers and competition. Telecommunications giant AT&T has approached DirecTV about buying the satellite broadcaster in a bid to become...
  • Sunken Garden: Poetry And Music Under The Stars

    Sunken Garden: Poetry And Music Under The Stars
    The Sunken Garden Poetry Festival, which begins this year on Wednesday, June 11, is a feast for all the senses. Now in its 22nd year, the festival presents readings by top national and admired Connecticut poets on the exquisite grounds of the Hill-Stead...
  • Wedded: Tiane Johnson and Charles Austin

    Wedded: Tiane Johnson and Charles Austin
    Date: March 23 Her story: Tiane Johnson, 32, grew up in Washington. She attended Goucher College in Towson, where she received a bachelor's degree in communications, and then graduated with a master's degree in broadcast journalism from the University...
  • Hampton Roads: Books for Moms

     Hampton Roads: Books for Moms
    Mother's Day is only a few days away. If your mom (or the special mom figure in your life) is a reader, why not consider a book as a gift? And don't forget to arrange for her to have some reading time to go with it. Here are a few new titles that might...
  • A new opera takes shape behind scenes at the Lyric

    A new opera takes shape behind scenes at the Lyric
    No one expects the course of creating a brand-new opera to run absolutely smoothly, any more than the course of true love. Four hundred years of operatic history suggest it seldom does. But the gestation of "Bel Canto," an operatic adaptation of Ann...
  • $100,000 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize goes to Nathaniel Mackey

    $100,000 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize goes to Nathaniel Mackey
    The Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize for Lifetime Achievement will be awarded to Nathaniel Mackey, the Poetry Foundation announced Tuesday. The prize comes with an award of $100,000, making it (alongside the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award) one of the largest poetry...
  • The American Scholar crowd-sources a sonnet

    The American Scholar crowd-sources a sonnet
    I have a friend, a poet, who once co-wrote a chapbook via answering machine. This was in the 1980s, when that was still a sparkling new technology; my friend and his collaborator would leave lines of verse on each other’s phone machines and voila!...
  • Renee Fleming donates Super Bowl gown to Smithsonian

    Renee Fleming donates Super Bowl gown to Smithsonian
    Renée Fleming is donating the Vera Wang gown she wore to perform the national anthem at this year's Super Bowl game to the Smithsonian in Washington. The National Museum of American History will display the gown starting June 14. The gown -- which is...
  • Eastern Shore native is Sophie Kerr Prize winner

    Eastern Shore native is Sophie Kerr Prize winner
    Growing up on the Eastern Shore afforded Alex Stinton plenty to describe. The subjects surrounded him: the sounds, the wildlife, the water. The boy who grew up reading in the bayfront community of Wittman, and later dug into William Wordsworth, has...