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After Three Decades, Raphael Xavier Still Break Dancing Strong

Raphael Xavier feels that he's taking break dancing to places it has never been before. "I'm still a breaker, man," he says in a recent phone interview. "As a 46-year-old breaker, I'm not supposed to be doing it the way I am now. What I'm doing has never been done, because it hasn't been around...

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  • Paradise Lost: The Poetry of Bessy Reyna

    Paradise Lost: The Poetry of Bessy Reyna

    Bessy Reyna first learned about the beauty of poetry as a fourth grader in Cuba, when her teacher selected her to memorize a poem and recite it to the class. After moving with her family to Panama, she came to the U.S. in 1968, having received a scholarship from Mt. Holyoke College. She went on...

  • A Bouquet Of Love Poems By John Stanizzi

    A Bouquet Of Love Poems By John Stanizzi

    John L. Stanizzi has delighted readers and listeners throughout New England and beyond. He is the author of several books of poetry and has had work in The New York Quarterly, Tar River Poetry, Rattle, Freshwater, The Connecticut River Review, and many other publications. Stanizzi has been featured...

  • The Poems Of Lana Orphanides: Birth And Rebirth

    The Poems Of Lana Orphanides: Birth And Rebirth

    Lana Orphanides is the author of three poetry collections and has read her work to great acclaim throughout Connecticut. She is a member of the Connecticut River Poets and was recently nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She lives on Pine Island Bay in Groton with With her husband, Demetrios. The following...

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  • Banff Mountain Film Festival At Four CT Venues

    Banff Mountain Film Festival At Four CT Venues

    The 41st annual Banff Mountain Film Festival, the yearly winter traveling show of short films about people who live and play in the mountains, is coming to four venues in Connecticut over the next few weeks. All shows begin at 7 p.m. and last about three hours. The lineup of films varies depending...

    • Real Art Ways Hosts Funny Films From The Past Series

      Real Art Ways Hosts Funny Films From The Past Series

      Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St. in Hartford, will extend its "Film 101" series of film-and-lecture events with an offshoot, "Screen Comedy," which focuses on funny films from many eras of American cinema. Real Art Ways' cinema coordinator, Ian Ally-Seals, will speak before and after each screening....

      • 'Sweet, Sweet Lonely Girl,' Shot In Rockville, Showing At Yale

        'Sweet, Sweet Lonely Girl,' Shot In Rockville, Showing At Yale

        'Sweet, Sweet Lonely Girl," a horror movie written and directed by A.D. Calvo of Wallingford and filmed in Rockville, will be shown on Feb. 24 at 8 p.m. at Whitney Humanities Center, 53 Wall St. in New Haven. Calvo's film, which had its premiere at Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas — a festival for...

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