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  • Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award goes to Angie Estes

    Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award goes to Angie Estes
    The $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award goes to Angie Estes for her book "Enchantee" (Oberlin College Press). Announced Wednesday and presented by Claremont Graduate University, the award is among the most significant in America for a mid-career poet....
  • Greenwich Author Says 'Star-Spangled Banner' Deserves A National Anthem Day

    Greenwich Author Says 'Star-Spangled Banner' Deserves A National Anthem Day
    Eighty-four years ago, on March 3, 1931, President Herbert Hoover made "The Star-Spangled Banner" the national anthem of the United States. Hoover's signature on the congressional decree made official what had been unofficial for years, and other...
  • Hui He boosts Lyric's 'Tosca'

    Hui He boosts Lyric's 'Tosca'
    With 10 performances remaining before Lyric Opera closes out its primary season, the company is finding that even a standard crowd-pleaser such as "Tosca" can no longer be relied upon to sell out the 3,400-seat Civic Opera House — hence the blizzard...
  • Lyons Township High School celebrates African American writers

    Lyons Township High School celebrates African American writers
    Words tumbled off the pages, whether describing ice cream flavors, mosquitoes or true love during a celebration of African-American authors and poets. Lyons Township High School students and teachers gathered to share readings Feb. 26 during a...
  • Sound of civil rights rings out in resurrected Staple Singers records

     Sound of civil rights rings out in resurrected Staple Singers records
    Occasionally, for reasons of fate or coincidence, sounds from the past converge in the present at key moments. Consider the Staple Singers, whose gospel recordings starting in the early 1960s carried them through the next four decades and included...
  • ‘Ultimate Spider-Man: Web Warriors’ is bringing the Spider-Verse to TV

     
    'Marvel's Ultimate Spider-Man: Web Warriors' is bringing the Spider-verse from the comic book world to TV...
  • Vega Quartet concert spans four generations

    Music, like all great art, evolves over time, with ideas passing from generation to generation, teacher to student, and, in some cases, father to son. It's a living process that will be vividly illustrated when the Vega String Quartet appears at the...
  • Jan. 17 Letters: Paris march, Islamic and Christian values, roses vs. thorns

    Joining hands Re: "Paris parades in unity after chaos." (Jan. 12) I would like to thank you for showing France taking the initiative in marching for solidarity and unity. Oh, if only we could turn our problems as a society into answers for bringing...
  • Essential tracks: Arresting beats of James Blake, Steve Gunn, Miguel

    Essential tracks: Arresting beats of James Blake, Steve Gunn, Miguel
    James Blake, "200 Press" EP (1-800-Dinosaur Records). Four songs that further blur British producer-songwriter James Blake's sound, the tracks on "200 Press" mix ethereal, fuzzy beats with distorted, syrupy vocal hooks and layers of subtle percussion....
  • Jan. 16 Letters: Isamic tenents

    Inaccurate assertion Dr. Ahmed Noor's assertion that jihadis are not following the faith but rather are in "a flagrant violation of the principles of Islam" is not accurate. We who have been reading and learning what the Quran has to say about...
  • Run the Jewels pose tough questions in sold-out Regent set

    Run the Jewels pose tough questions in sold-out Regent set
    The tag-team rappers known as Run the Jewels opened their gritty, adrenaline-pumping set at the Regent Theater in downtown Los Angeles as any self-respecting conquerors would: to the sound of Queen's "We Are the Champions." Pumping their fists,...