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  • Neoimpressionism exhibit makes points about poetry, music's influence

    Neoimpressionism exhibit makes points about poetry, music's influence
    Museum exhibitions about the great artist Georges Seurat and his band of Neoimpressionists usually delve into the new scientific theories of light and color that made many painters in the late 19th century experiment with novel ways of applying paint to a...
  • Festival films get new view through poets

    Festival films get new view through poets
    Like many events of its kind, the Silent River Film Festival will offer a climactic night in which speakers take the stage and wax poetic about the movies the audience has witnessed over the past few days. In this case, though, the speakers will not...
  • New memoir: Coming of age and coming out with Richard Blanco

    New memoir: Coming of age and coming out with Richard Blanco
    In his poetry, Richard Blanco has explored his triple identity: Cuban, American and gay. In his new memoir, "The Prince of Los Cocuyos: A Miami Childhood," the 2013 inaugural poet delves deeper into those themes while capturing the South Florida of...
  • Bob Dylan's epic rural retreat

    Bob Dylan's epic rural retreat
    In the long history of “lost” albums during the rock era, “The Basement Tapes” by Bob Dylan and future members of The Band ranks as the mother of them all. Who knew that the informal, one-take, slapdash recording sessions among...
  • FKA Twigs danced past her past into a new sound

    FKA Twigs danced past her past into a new sound
    After two drowsy EPs, FKA Twigs arrived this year with her first full-length album, "LP1" (Young Turks), an immersive shadow world of eerie soundscapes, disruptive noise and insinuating melody. It showcases an artist with an ability to create an entire...
  • Canton Selectmen Set To Name Poet Laureate, Town Historian

    CANTON — Four people are seeking to become the town's first poet laureate, a position that officials hope will promote Canton and its arts community. The position was created earlier this year at the suggestion of members of the Canton Main...
  • Lyric Opera Baltimore's 'Butterfly' comes with a twist

    Lyric Opera Baltimore's 'Butterfly' comes with a twist
    Back in the day, the marketing of suspense movies sometimes included asking viewers to keep a secret. A typical example, from the trailer for "Strait -Jacket," the now cult-camp classic from 1964, is Joan Crawford's plea: "Don't reveal the surprise...
  • Norman Lloyd at 100: Hollywood's Living Memory

    The earliest surviving footage of broadcast television in America is a fragment of "The Streets of New York," an adaptation of playwright Dion Boucicault's 19th-century drama, aired by the experimental New York NBC affiliate W2XBS on August 31, 1939....
  • Governors Award's Jean-Claude Carriere Says Key to Success: 'Enjoy Work. And Don't Smoke'

    Jean-Claude Carriere will receive an Honorary Oscar at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science's Governors Awards Saturday, a feather in the cap of a nearly 60-year screenwriting career -- but most certainly not an actual cap to it, he says....
  • BMA curator highlights five objects from renovated American Wing

    BMA curator highlights five objects from renovated American Wing
    It's the objects people surround themselves with that provide the most telling stories. The paintings on our walls, our furniture, even the plates we use reveal our aspirations, our values — and, at times, our prejudices and fears. The Baltimore...
  • Book Events: Connecticut Poetry, Jewish Book Festivals

    The Riverwood Poetry Series will launch a four-day Connecticut Poetry Festival, featuring six events at five places in Hartford, from Thursday, Nov. 13 to Nov. 16. It's all free, but donations will be accepted, and a $10 donation is suggested for the...