| Sep 6, 2011
| 9:14 AM
Queen of the Sun
Sept. 10, 6 p.m., $5. Artspace, 50 Orange St., New Haven. 203-772-2709, artspacenh.org.
The Magic Trip
Sept. 14, 9 p.m. Bijou Theatre 275 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport. 203-332-3228, thebijoutheatre.org.
The Big Lebowksi
Sept. 10, 7 p....
| Oct 11, 2011
| 10:28 AM
If you had to pick a movie, just one movie, to represent your home state, what would it be?
Buzzfeed.com has created a unique map of the U.S. - with every state represented by the movie that best personifies it.
So if it were up to you... what would...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 11:39 AM
Every spring, I listen to the Grateful Dead with fresh ears, not to the exclusion of everything else, but close to it. (I'm not alone in this. How many people in the Northeast associate the Dead's music with thaw, both literal and spiritual?)
| Nov 10, 2009
Despite his reputation as a public performer, the poet Robert Frost came uneasily both to readings and lectures of any kind. He was so nervous about public speaking that he once put stones in his shoes to distract him from stage fright; early on, he...
| Oct 11, 2009
Bob Dylan, dressed for the Grammys in a pewter troubadour's coat and a dandy western tie, arrived backstage to greet the assembled press after winning the album of the year award for 1997, but before the first question he turned to his handlers and asked,...
| Jul 18, 2010
Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg
Edited by Bill Morgan and David Stanford
Viking: 528 pp., $35
"Howl" (1956) and "On the Road" (1957), two works that helped define a time, sprang from two wildly fired, independent imaginations. Few would...
| Nov 6, 2008
The revolution -- the one that took place in the 1960s -- was in fact televised. The music, the antiwar movement, the drug culture and the social upheaval of the era became major benefactors of the first wave of saturation media coverage. To the...
| Dec 27, 2008
Dale Wasserman, a playwright best known for writing the book for the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical "Man of La Mancha" and the stage version of Ken Kesey's novel "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," has died. He was 94.
Wasserman died Sunday of...
| Jul 12, 2010
| 10:06 AM
The Rev. Paul Sawyer, a Unitarian Universalist minister and peace and social justice activist whose landmark, onion-shaped former sanctuary in the San Fernando Valley was the site of one of the Merry Pranksters' famous "Acid Test" gatherings in the 1960s,...
| Jul 27, 2008
The San Francisco
Tape Music Center
1960s Counterculture and the Avant-Garde
Edited by David W. Bernstein
University of California Press/Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute: 336 pp., $65
THERE was a time when the zeitgeist used to get bashed about...