| Jan 29, 2013
| 1:57 PM
The Super Bowl-bound Baltimore Ravens get their name from the poem "The Raven" by Edgar Allan Poe, making them the most literary NFL team. They can thank the people of Baltimore, who chose the name during a poll conducted by the Baltimore Sun.
| Jan 22, 2013
| 12:26 PM
Woe to Edgar Allan Poe. In life, the writer was ill-served by fortune: orphaned as a toddler, an indebted college dropout, Poe moved often, usually to dodge creditors. His beloved wife (and, um, first cousin) died in the Bronx at age 24; two years later...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 3:25 PM
Having developed a momentary case of the 20-year itch for the beloved production of Mozart’s “The Magic Flute” that it has been rolling out since 1993, Los Angeles Opera announced Tuesday that it’s about to have a fling with a sexy...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 8:00 AM
No blood is spilled or flesh ripped on screen in "Berberian Sound Studio," Peter Strickland's disturbing satirical thriller about the dubbing of a ferocious horror movie made in the style of giallo directors such as Mario Bava, Pupi Avati and Dario...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 12:15 PM
Available on VOD beginning Tuesday
Francis Ford Coppola's latest venture comes as another late-career trip into indie filmmaking, though more accessible than his previous efforts "Youth Without Youth" and "Tetro." Val Kilmer plays an alcoholic...
| May 13, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Opera was born to be mad.
The first great opera concerned the demented Roman emperor Nero. In the nearly three centuries since Monteverdi's "The Coronation of Poppea," mad scene has succeeded mad scene on the lyric stage. They still do, as Long Beach...
| May 7, 2013
| 6:08 PM
Though it's been 27 years since the Police disbanded, Stewart Copeland, its American drummer, remains best known for his nine years with the seminal British rock band. But that doesn't mean he hasn't been busy beyond the Police's 2007 reunion tour. From...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Short story writers can submit unpublished work to Storyville's new Sidney prize -- once they subscribe to the app....
| Jan 20, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Google 4 Doodle 2012: The annual contest has become increasingly popular over the years; the 2012 theme is "If I could travel in time, I'd visit ..."...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 4:37 PM
For the third year in a row, the “Poe Toaster,” who annually marked the birth of Edgar Allan Poe by leaving cognac and three roses on his grave, failed to make to the nocturnal trip....
| May 17, 2012
| 4:36 PM
In the Mixed Taste series, presented by the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, there are combined presentations by two speakers, each of whom talks on their separate field of expertise....