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  • Bunk of 'The Wire' sticks up for Times-Picayune

    Bunk of 'The Wire' sticks up for Times-Picayune
    David Simon did it. And now Bunk is doing it too -- protesting drastic cuts at New Orleans Times-Picayune. Wendell Pierce, who played Bunk on "The Wire," has joined a number of big names from New Orleans to tell the newspaper's parent company that they...
  • NYC: It's the most wonderful town this time of year

    For a day or a weekend sparkling with the season's spirit, there's no topping the Big Apple, with a twinkling Norway spruce towering over the ice-skating rink at Rockefeller Center, storytelling department store windows and the breathtaking Santaland....
  • Arts

    One area Howard County can certainly boast about is its vibrant arts scene, with an abundance of choices that include theater, music and dance companies, as well as free outdoor concerts at Lake Kittamaqundi, Centennial Park and Columbia’s village...
  • Menswear kicks off Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

    Menswear kicks off Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week
    Whoever coined the phrase "this is a man's world" clearly never visited Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. Here, women and their wears, reign supreme. There are exceptions though. Award-winning American designer, Joseph Abboud, has been a fixture in men's...
  • Where simple is worth preserving

    The eclectic collections of bric-a-brac hocked at Takoma Park's trademark vintage shops have a uniqueness matched only by the burg's mishmash of people, cultures and lifestyles. Here, the pace is slow, and the inhabitants embody a small-town sincerity...
  • Super Bowl 2013 pregame shows on CBS

     
    Super Bowl 2013 pregame shows on CBS begin Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 3, at 11am ET, with “Road to the Super Bowl.” CBS has seven hours of Super Bowl pregame coverage. Super Bowl 2013 pregame shows on CBS 11am ET: ROAD TO THE SUPER BOWL 12pm ET:...
  • Oktoberfest's music not all German, but it pleases the (big) crowd

     
    The music at the second year of ArtsQuest’s Oktoberfest at SteelStacks in Bethlehem, which kicked off this weekend (it continues noon-9 p.m. today, Oct. 7, and Oct. 12-14) was decidedly not all German. Polka band The Adlers play on the......
  • CT.com Interview: Saxophonist Branford Marsalis

    CT.com Interview: Saxophonist Branford Marsalis
    An Evening with Branford Marsalis Feb. 7, 7:30 p.m., $10-$39, Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts, 2132 Hillside Road Unit 3104, Storrs, (860) 486-4226, jorgensen.uconn.edu   In his 52 short years on this planet, what hasn’t saxophonist...
  • Obama's next four years: Tune in to jazz

    Obama's next four years: Tune in to jazz
    Any president's second term offers another shot at fulfilling dreams that got away the first time around. So while President Barack Obama is strategizing on immigration, unemployment, the deficit and, oh yes, the fiscal cliff, I'd like to add one more...
  • Jampacked weekend will run gamut from avant-garde to boogie-woogie

    Jampacked weekend will run gamut from avant-garde to boogie-woogie
    We're about to begin a remarkably lively jazz weekend, even by Chicago standards. Among the highlights: The Engines: This enterprising ensemble has been offering a stylistically free-ranging music for nearly a decade, but this weekend's engagement...
  • Jazz's past and present will be celebrated this spring

    Jazz's past and present will be celebrated this spring
    Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra: Trumpeter and roving ambassador for jazz Wynton Marsalis brings his nimble big band to town with a wealth of talent and tradition in tow. Expect sharp suits and even sharper tunes delivered by a band dedicated to bridging...
  • Wynton Marsalis' Pulitzer-winning 'Blood on the Fields' returns

    Wynton Marsalis' Pulitzer-winning 'Blood on the Fields' returns
    Sixteen years ago, newspapers across America riffed on an unexpected theme: For the first time, a jazz composition had won the country's highest musical honor. "Marsalis swings a Pulitzer" trumpeted USA Today, its message echoing wherever cultural...