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  • Poem: Dante Lucked Out

    August 19, 2015 | 1:16 pm

    T. S. Eliot held that Dante was lucky

    to live in the Middle Ages

    because life then was more logically organized

    and society more coherent. The rest of us however

    can’t be as sure that if we’d had the fortune

    to walk along the Arno and look at the pretty girls


  • The Ear of the Beholder

    By J. D. Smith

    October 25, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    When I worked for Warner Bros. Records, I spent a good deal of my time trying to calibrate, coordinate and prognosticate the exact moment the headlining artist would take the stage. This involved calls to the manager, the road manager, the box office, the artist and spiritual...

  • Towering “Inferno”

    By Michael Aushenker

    December 16, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    "E come i stornei ne porta l'ali nel freddo &'009;&'009;tempo,

    a schiena larga a piena,

    Cosi quel fato li spiriti mali,

    di qua, di la, di giu, di su li mena,

    nulla speranza li comforta mai,

    non che di posa, ma di minor pence.

    E come i gru van catando lor lai,

    faccendo in aere dise lunga...