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  • Ginsberg meditates despite broken leg

     
    Poet Allen Ginsberg, with broken leg, lays on floor meditating....
  • Freebie Friday: Dick's Sporting Goods Grand Opening and other free events

    Freebie Friday: Dick's Sporting Goods Grand Opening and other free events
    Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything is free.   Freebie Spotlight Orlando Fashion Square welcomes DICK'S Sporting Goods Grand Opening Celebration Is Friday-Sunday (Oct. 24-26) DICK'S Sporting Goods will be opening its 31st store in...
  • Spooky Themes Dominate Author Talks At R.J. Julia

    Spooky Themes Dominate Author Talks At R.J. Julia
    Authors of fiction and nonfiction with appropriately spooky themes for this time of year and a writer who explores the frightening world of debt collectors will give free talks at R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Road, Madison. Reservations are...
  • ICE heats up Chicago's new music scene, at a Bucktown bar

     ICE heats up Chicago's new music scene, at a Bucktown bar
    If you want to hear live contemporary classical music in the Chicago area these days, you are far more likely to find it in out-of-the-way clubs and bars than in more sobersided downtown concert halls. Or, as flutist Claire Chase, the MacArthur Award-...
  • Figure skating taking Cole Porter approach: Anything goes

    Figure skating taking Cole Porter approach: Anything goes
    At approximately 8:45 p.m. Friday night, about 30 seconds into Russian figure skater Artur Gachinski's short program at Skate America, the audience at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates will hear the apocalypse. The sound will be Canadian crooner...
  • REVIEW: Drive-By Truckers fight to save rock 'n' roll at Musikfest Cafe

    REVIEW: Drive-By Truckers fight to save rock 'n' roll at Musikfest Cafe
    Drive-By Truckers singer/guitarist Patterson Hood stood on stage at Bethlehem’s Musikfest Café at ArtsQuest Center on Wednesday, incredulously telling a story about how he saw Martha Stewart on television, telling how to plan a punk rock party....
  • Margaret Atwood's 'Stone Mattress': Myths for our times

    Margaret Atwood's 'Stone Mattress': Myths for our times
    The contemporary mythologist is an endangered literary species in today's landscape of post-modernist, realist prose. Mythology, by its very definition, evokes the narrative arisen from a culture's oral storytelling tradition. These are stories handed...
  • TV Picks: 'Grimm,' 'Death Comes to Pemberly,' 'A Poet in New York'

    "Grimm." Just in time for Halloween, NBC's super-good supernatural thriller returns, with a whole new set of good/evil Wesen, and an ever-more intricate spider web of plot. A study in cliff-hangers, the season three finale left most of the characters in...
  • Poetry, Arts Unlock Our Understanding Of Life

    Poetry, Arts Unlock Our Understanding Of Life
    I worry that our focus on raising the level of education in America has put extraordinary emphasis on training students in practical subjects that seem to lead more directly to work and jobs, leaving behind study of the arts and humanities that can tap...
  • Chapter Nine: The Beach Boys And Newsroom Changes

    Chapter Nine: The Beach Boys And Newsroom Changes
    Life in a newsroom is different every day, its rhythms set by external forces. But 1979 was something new. While the staff waited to see what effect — if any — corporate ownership might bring to The Courant, a more palpable shift was...
  • Freebie Friday: Free events around town

    Freebie Friday: Free events around town
    Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything is free.   Freebie Spotlight     Latin Food & Wine Festival: a celebration of Latin culinary  contributions. 6:30 p.m. today, Cranes Roost Park, 275 Cranes Roost  Blvd., Altamonte Springs, free, (food...