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  • Storyteller Bill Harley debuts new "Jack and the Beanstalk" at Symphony Hall

     
    What happens when you take a well-known English folk tale and folk music from Europe and America, combine it with a full orchestra and put the whole thing in the hands of a children’s storyteller known for his wit? You get “Jack and the...
  • Poetry Slam Friday night at Atlantic Center for the Arts

     
    My colleague Tod Caviness — he writes the Weekly Books Roundup on this very blog — is one of the judges Friday night at the Atlantic Center for the Arts' seventh annual poetry slam. And the other two judges will be familiar, too: local writers...
  • Public radio's 'Marketplace' gets bookish

     
    The show "Marketplace," which is heard on public radio stations nationwide, is collecting all its books coverage in a new section of its website, dubbed the Big Book. "Marketplace" includes the flagship weekday show, a 10-minute morning show and...
  • 2011 NEA Literature Fellowships are announced

     
    Three Southern California poets are among those who will receive 2011 literature fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, it was announced Tuesday. Out of more than 1,000 applicants, 42 poets were selected; each will receive $25,000. Maggie...
  • Writers support library-funding Measure L as police union opposes

     
    Authors and politicians support library-funding Measure L; cops don't....
  • Minnesota graffiti artist protects Titian's Venus from the northern cold

     
    Minnesota graffiti artist sprays some warmth on billboard image of Titian's Venus...
  • Garrison Keillor envisions radio (but not bookish) retirement

     
    Garrison Keillor plans retirement from radio, but not books....
  • Media news and views

     
    1. Garrison Keillor to retire in spring of 2013 Keillor is one of the most brilliant polymaths ever to grace the stage and the page and I've long admired his writing -- from novels to newspaper columns with a deliciously......
  • Billy Collins featured on The Writer’s Almanac

     
    By Joseph Freeman, Orlando Sentinel Narrated by the calming vocal chords of Garrison Keillor, The Writer's Almanac is National Public Radio's daily, five-minute run down of notable moments in literary history. Mostly, we get the birthdays and brief...
  • Local Author Wins Literary Prize, Air Time

    Last year, the New Haven Review decided to expand into the realm of publishing books. It started with three titles — Rudolph Delson's How to Win Her Love, Gregory Feeley's Kentauros and Charles Douthat's Blue for Oceans. Douthat's Blue for Oceans...
  • NPR blew it by firing Juan Williams

    Juan Williams gets nervous when people in Muslim garb board his flight. Is that admission wrong because it reinforces a stereotype? Or is this a good thing because it forces us to deal with it? I can't say I'm immune to a similar sentiment even...