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  • Brother-sister duo April Fools debuts a new hip-hop play, 'Lack on Lack'

    Brother-sister duo April Fools debuts a new hip-hop play, 'Lack on Lack'
    In 2008, Victory Gardens Theater created its Ignition Festival of New Plays, a staged reading series of new works to highlight the theater's mission of bringing diversity to its stage through presentation—and possible development of—new...
  • A diva in the twilight of her career inspires new song cycle, at Ravinia

     A diva in the twilight of her career inspires new song cycle, at Ravinia
    Although composer Jake Heggie has focused the bulk of his creative energies on opera over the last couple of decades, between major projects he has returned again and again to his musical heart and soul – telling stories through song. The prolific...
  • In Pompano Beach, the healing power of spoken words

    In Pompano Beach, the healing power of spoken words
    A hallmark of Deerfield Beach resident Brynth Peterson’s spoken-word performances has been a ruthless candor about his painful upbringing and subsequent stretch of time as a “bad individual.” “I give it to ‘em blunt raw,&...
  • In Theory: Would removing chapter numbers harm the Bible's message?

    A graphic artist/book designer from Santa Cruz has successfully raised $1.4 million, far exceeding the $37,000 he was seeking on the crowd-funding website Kickstarter to create a Bible without chapters. Adam Lewis Greene says his “Bibliotheca”...
  • Last Sunken Garden Poetry Event Of The Season Wednesday

    Last Sunken Garden Poetry Event Of The Season Wednesday
    FARMINGTON — Aimee Nezhukumatahil is the last poet to perform at the Sunken Garden Poetry Festival this summer at the Hill-Stead Museum. Her performance is Wednesday Aug. 6. Nezhukumatahil, is a Hoffer Grand Prize winner for prose and...
  • New Breed of Online Stars Rewrite the Rules of Fame

    He may be huge on YouTube, but few in Hollywood know who Shane Dawson is. Not yet, anyway. The 26-year-old is best known to 12 million-plus subscribers across three different YouTube channels, but he's about to make a name for himself in film and TV,...
  • Comic-Con: Guillermo del Toro talks ‘Crimson Peak,’ ‘Pacific Rim 2′

     
    If there was one creative force who appeared to be nearly omnipresent at San Diego's Comic-Con International this year, it […]...
  • Carl Phillips' 'The Art of Daring' celebrates literature as risk

    I spent part of my weekend reading Carl Phillips’ provocative and fascinating “The Art of Daring: Risk, Restlessness, Imagination” (Graywolf: 142 pp., $12 paper), which comes out this week. Ostensibly a poetry style book -- it’s...
  • Nicki Minaj scores, with help from Beyonce and Sir Mix-a-Lot

    Nicki Minaj scores, with help from Beyonce and Sir Mix-a-Lot
    Last week Nicki Minaj was everywhere, from a Google doodle to perched atop the Statue of Liberty to being launched into space – with the help of Photoshop, of course. An image of Minaj in sneakers,┬áitty-bitty pink bikini and striking a pose that...
  • East Stroudsburg tattoo artist on A&E's "Epic Ink"

    East Stroudsburg tattoo artist on A&E's "Epic Ink"
    A new A&E show that follows the exploits of the staff at a tatto shop in Oregon will feature an East Stroudsburg native. Josh Bodwell is one of the artists at Area 51, the tattoo shop featured on "Epic Ink" premiering at 10:30 a.m. Aug. 20. The...
  • Complaint accuses Facebook of messing with people's minds

     
    Facebook committed a deceptive trade practice when it manipulated the "News Feed" of nearly 700,000 users for psychological research, according to a consumer group's complaint filed with federal authorities. Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC)...