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‘J. Edgar’: Hoover bio film lacks intrigue

By | Nov 30, 2011

As the first director of the FBI, J. Edgar Hoover discovered intimate details about everyone from Eleanor Roosevelt to John F. Kennedy.

‘Anar’: Czech musician creates sweet sound

By | Nov 2, 2011

In her solo debut, “Anar,” named after the Farsi word for pomegranate, Marketa Irglova peels back layers of sound to reveal a rich style.

‘Ashes & Fires’: Artist creates twelfth album

By | Oct 26, 2011

Releasing at least one album a year in the last decade alone, Ryan Adams has created a collection of works with multiple genres including rock, folk, alternative and country. His latest work, “Ashes & Fires,” recalls his 2000 solo debut, “Heartbreaker,” and features the most consistent sound of his career.

The beat goes on

By | Oct 6, 2011

Sixty years after author Jack Kerouac wrote his era-defining novel “On the Road,” the Beat Generation, with its “angelheaded hipsters,” is experiencing a surge of popularity on campus.

Author on track with heavenly novel

By | Aug 31, 2011

Josh Ritter follows the journey of a World War I veteran in his debut novel and shows he can change artistic mediums without losing his way with words.

Album of unreleased songs proves artist still ‘The Boss’

By | Dec 8, 2010

Bruce Springsteen’s “The Promise” is a compilation of songs recorded during the sessions that produced 1978’s, “Darkness at the Edge of Town.”

Author’s simple style drives realism

By | Dec 1, 2010

Twelve years ago, a 4-year-old girl was kidnapped, and now she has vanished again. Luckily, this is not a true crime story but the plot of Dennis Lehane’s latest novel, “Moonlight Mile.”

Gritty film reveals singers’ rock lives

By | Apr 15, 2010

Miley Cyrus and Taylor Swift have nothing on singers Joan Jett and Cherie Currie.