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2008-10-31 00:00:13

The Utah Telecommunication Open Infrastructure Agency ("UTOPIA") announced that FuzeCore LLC has become a service provider on the UTOPIA open-access municipal fiber-optic network. FuzeCore will provide broadband Internet and VoIP telephone services to business and residential customers in UTOPIA's member cities. "We are pleased to welcome FuzeCore as a service provider for customers in UTOPIA cities," said Todd Marriott, UTOPIA's CEO. "FuzeCore is a great addition to the roster of service...

2007-12-18 06:00:07

By Davidson, Ian This essay examines relationships between space and time in Lisa Robertson's poem "Utopia/," demonstrating connections between Robertson's poetics and aspects of spatial theory, and the ways in which her concerns with architectural form, urban space, "ornament," style, and surface can inform readings of her work. In her poem "Utopia/," from her 2004 book, Rousseau's Boat, Lisa Robertson uses a time of day or year to begin each stanza or section of the poem. "Utopia/" begins...

2006-03-14 17:21:38

By Dean Goodman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Two former members of the defunct new wave rock band the Cars have refueled the group, installing singer-songwriter Todd Rundgren in the driver's seat and will hit the road as the New Cars, they said on Tuesday. The new model, featuring Cars lead guitarist Elliot Easton and keyboardist Greg Hawkes, will be accompanied on tour by fellow classic pop refugees Blondie, who were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Monday amid a tense...

2006-03-14 13:05:22

By Dean Goodman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Two former members of the defunct new wave rock band the Cars have refueled the group, installing singer-songwriter Todd Rundgren in the driver's seat and will hit the road as the New Cars, they announced on Tuesday. The new model, featuring Cars lead guitarist Elliot Easton and keyboardist Greg Hawkes, will be accompanied on tour by fellow classic pop refugees Blondie, who were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Monday. Absent...

2005-11-21 14:39:42

By Jonathan Cohen NEW YORK (Billboard) - Cars principals Elliot Easton and Greg Hawkes are teaming with veteran singer/songwriter Todd Rundgren in a new incarnation of pioneering new wave rock act the Cars, which will tour and possibly record an album next year. Rundgren will step in for Cars frontman Ric Ocasek, who has no plans to participate in the project. Cars bassist/vocalist Ben Orr died of cancer in 2000. The original band split up in early 1988, after a 12-year-career that...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin