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Hartford Stage's 'Absolute Brightness' Highlights Sexual Identity, Bullying

He has a warm, gentle voice. A sharp wit. A sense of history coupled with an interest in the here and now. An interest in where the world is going and a concern about how to live in it now. James Lecesne is exactly the kind of person you want to have tell you a long story. That's what he'll be...

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  • A Lilt Of Irish Verse: The Poems Of Annie And Ted Deppe

    A Lilt Of Irish Verse: The Poems Of Annie And Ted Deppe

    Having lived in Connecticut for many years, Ted and Annie Deppe moved to Ireland in 2000. While living there, Ted Deppe became the director of the Stonecoast in Ireland program in 2006. They currently live in Connemara and continue to coordinate Stonecoast residencies. Ted is the author of six...

      • 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...

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      • '1984' Screenings To Benefit Civil-Liberties Charities

        '1984' Screenings To Benefit Civil-Liberties Charities

        Since the presidential election, protest-art events are popping up everywhere, including movie theaters. On April 4, about 90 cinemas around the country will screen the movie "1984," based on George Orwell's legendary novel about a hellish totalitarian society. The film, released in 1984, stars...

        • Environmental Film Series At Yale, Connecticut College

          Environmental Film Series At Yale, Connecticut College

          The Environmental Film Festival at Yale, a series focusing on sustainability issues that is sponsored by the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, will be Wednesday to Saturday in locations around New Haven. The festival will open April 5 at 6:30 p.m. at the lawn at Kroon Hall, 195 Prospect...

          • Black Sea Film Symposium At Yale

            Black Sea Film Symposium At Yale

            Yale University is hosting a Black Sea Film Festival, a two-day series of six films from countries bordering on the Black Sea, with discussions on the subjects of the films and on the countries they come from. All screenings are free and will be at Luce Hall Auditorium at Yale University, 34 Hillhouse...

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