By the mid-19th century, the U.S. was quickly becoming a nation of cities. These urban centers, unlike their 21st-century counterparts, came to be seen as centers Read more


“It’s always been really difficult for us to title a record,” Peter Prescott, drummer for longtime Boston... Read more

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Some concertgoers had expected a bigger turnout for Saturday's My Morning Jacket/Band of Horses show at the BMO Harris Pavilion, but compared to recent concerts at the venue, the roughly half-capacity audience was downright impressive. Last month .. Read more

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<p> Summerfest\'s snazzy new BMO Harris Paviliona covered, amphitheater-esque stage on the lake, which is set to feature large video screens and an elevated lakeside bar with a viewing areawill also host performances outside of Summerfest. This mo.. Read more

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Drawing from his brief service in the Merchant Marines, Jack Kerouac wrote The Sea Is My Brother in the 1940s. Discovered recently among his papers, Kerouac's long-lost first novel has finally been brought to print by Da Capo Press... Read more


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Philosophy in general doesn’t lend itself to film, since it can be hard to illustrate visually, by Astra Taylor solves this problem in her 2008 documentary, Examined Life, by pairing today’s top academics and thinkers with images that u,Tod... Read more

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Forming a deep bond with the similarly straight-talking comedian Richard Pryor, Paul Mooney acted as head writer for “The Richard Pryor Show” and co-writer of Pryor’s landmark albums, including Live on the Sunset Strip and &he,Today in Read more

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Ask the members of House of M how they feel about DC Comics. Actually, you’d better not. Milwaukee’s nine-member hip-hop collective—Wu-Tang in size, but more Jurassic 5 and Little Brother in sound—was united by their love of comics Read more

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