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  • 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...
  • Book review: Billy Collins’ “Horoscopes for the Dead”

     
    By Tod Caviness As we roll through National Poetry Month, you tend to hear Billy Collins' name so often thrown about as an ambassador and cheerleader of poetry you can almost forget that he's a poet. If so, get reacquainted. “Horoscopes for the...
  • 8 ways to celebrate James Joyce and Bloomsday

     
    Bloomsday is celebrated June 16 with toasts to James Joyce and "Ulysses" happening all over the world....
  • Rollins College professor’s work on National Public Radio

     
    Rollins College houses a chorus of literary voices. There's Billy Collins, a former U.S. poet laureate who may just be one of the most visible versifiers in this country. There's the critic Terry Teachout, author of biographies on characters as ...
  • Ann Patchett's retro Nashville bookstore

     
    Bestselling author Ann Patchett will open a traditional bookstore in Nashville later this year....
  • Ranking Musikfest's headline shows: None for the ages, but a lot of very good

     
    My bad news about the headliners at Musikfest’s main Steel Stage venue this year: None of them blew me away. Steely Dan at Musikfest: The best this year I didn’t have a single concert experience that had that spark to......
  • A don't-miss program about Chicago history

     
    Tonight at 8 p.m. on WTTW-Ch. 11: The Hayloft Gang: The Story of the National Barn Dance, a renown weekly broadcast on Chicago's WLS-AM from 1924 to 1960 and on WGN AM until 1971. The narrator is public radio's Garrison......
  • Tea party not the villain in this piece

    Like Garrison Keillor, whose column used to appear in The Sun, Dan Rodricks underestimates the power of the tea party in American politics ("Question for tea party: What now?" Aug. 4). He should have read John Malagrin's letter right across the fold ("Tea...