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Poems For The 'Season Of Mellow Fruitfulness' By Robert Cording

This month's featured poet, Robert Cording, lives in Woodstock, having recently retired as professor of English and Barrett Professor of creative writing at College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass. Both there and at the Frost Place in New Hampshire where he was poet-in-residence, he has been...

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  • Poems From Clare Rossini's Latest Work: 'Lingo'

    Poems From Clare Rossini's Latest Work: 'Lingo'

    This month's featured poet, Clare Rossini, is the author of three collections of poetry, the latest being "Lingo." She is artist-in-residence in the English Department at Trinity College, Hartford, where she teaches courses in creative writing and supervises an outreach program. Her poems and essays...

  • A Zen Master Speaks: Poems By Dick Allen

    A Zen Master Speaks: Poems By Dick Allen

    This month's featured poet, Dick Allen, was Connecticut's poet laureate from 2010 to 2015. He is the author of eight poetry collections and has received many of poetry's highest honors and most prestigious fellowships. You may have heard him on "Prairie Home Companion" recently. He has been a Zen...

      • Nancy Fitz-Hugh Meneely Honors Her Father's Sacrifice As A Doctor In WWII

        Nancy Fitz-Hugh Meneely Honors Her Father's Sacrifice As A Doctor In WWII

        This month's featured poet, Nancy Fitz-Hugh Meneely, is the author of "Letter from Italy: 1944,'' which is the source of an oratorio by the same title with music by Sarah Meneely-Kyder, itself the subject of a PBS Emmy-nominated documentary narrated by Meryl Streep. The oratorio will be performed...

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          • Photography, Silkscreens At Clare In Hartford

            Photography, Silkscreens At Clare In Hartford

            Jeff Feldmann loves to golf, but he gets distracted. "I hear a red-tailed hawk and I start looking for it. I see a deer on the fairway, I forget to hit the ball," says Feldmann, 73, of West Hartford. He's happier on lakes and rivers, in his kayak, silently gliding past beautiful views of nature....

          • Hartford Residents Take Advantage Of Free Museum Admission

            Hartford Residents Take Advantage Of Free Museum Admission

            HARTFORD — Lifelong Hartford resident Paul Caraballo had never been to the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art before Wednesday. "It didn't really catch my eye," he said. Then he heard the news that all residents of the city will be admitted free. "My friends came in before me and put it on Facebook,"...

          • 'Science In Motion' Photography At Bruce Museum

            'Science In Motion' Photography At Bruce Museum

            Museum photography exhibits most commonly focus on art and journalism, but a new exhibit at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich puts the spotlight on three photographers who used photography to further scientific knowledge. Each is credited, alongside photography work, with inventing devices to help...

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          • 'Boomerang!,' Movie Based On Bridgeport Case, At Avon Theater

            'Boomerang!,' Movie Based On Bridgeport Case, At Avon Theater

            The movie "Marshall," about a 1940 Bridgeport court case involving future Supreme Court Chief Justice Thurgood Marshall, will be released later this year. An earlier film, directed by Elia Kazan and released in 1947, tells the story of another extraordinary Bridgeport court case. "Boomerang!" is...

              • Sneak Preview Of Rob Zombie's '31'

                Sneak Preview Of Rob Zombie's '31'

                Rob Zombie's new horror movie, "31," is being released nationwide next month, just in time for Halloween. But this week, theaters around the country are showing a sneak preview of the movie along with two music videos and an interview with the director. "31" tells the story of kidnapped carnival...

                  • 'Hieronymus Bosch: Touched By The Devil' At Cinestudio

                    'Hieronymus Bosch: Touched By The Devil' At Cinestudio

                    Very little is known about Hieronymus Bosch, the Dutch painter who created fantastical visions of heaven and hell, most famously the triptych "Garden of Earthly Delights," a rich and often frightening collection of angels, devils, peaceful and terrified animals, sunny skies and dark, fiery pits....

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