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  • Kloter's Ice Cream Barn: Sweet Success After Tragedy

    Kloter's Ice Cream Barn: Sweet Success After Tragedy

    Employees could only stand by and watch, stunned, as a massive fire tore through the main store of Ellington's Kloter Farms on the morning of June 29, 2011. Although no one was injured, the family-owned business, known for its furniture, sheds, gazebos and other outdoor structures, suffered millions...

  • Westport Playhouse’s ‘Butler’ Can Still Do It

    Westport Playhouse’s ‘Butler’ Can Still Do It

    John Tillinger understands that the best way to stage a subversive, perverse 1960s farce about controlling sexual openness and outrageous doctor/patient relationships is to play it straight. Not in the heterosexual sense of "straight," obviously. Joe Orton wrote, candidly and comically, about gay...

  • 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....

  • '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...

      • '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....

          • 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...

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