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  • Seinfeld and Maher: More cranky than comic these days

    Seinfeld and Maher: More cranky than comic these days
    On his podcast, the comedian Todd Glass recently addressed the argument that the politically correct thought-control police would have destroyed the career of his icon George Carlin. Glass countered that if Carlin were alive today, he would have evolved with the times instead of holding on to the language of the past.
  • The evolution of encountering, and embracing, strangers

    The evolution of encountering, and embracing, strangers
    Humans have been around for a couple hundred thousand years, by most calculations. When you consider modern, Westernized humans in that context, we come off as pretty strange in our social interactions. The ways we relate to one another reflect a very...

    Marcus Belgrave dies at 78; jazz trumpeter backed Motown stars

    Marcus Belgrave dies at 78; jazz trumpeter backed Motown stars
    Marcus Belgrave, a jazz trumpeter who shared the stage and recording studio with Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Cocker and a string of Motown artists, has died. He was 78. Belgrave died Sunday of heart failure at an Ann Arbor, Mich.,...

    Deerfield students rack up awards

    Deerfield students rack up awards
    Retiring Principal Audris Griffith has called Deerfield High School a "special place," for numerous reasons, including student achievement inside and outside of the classroom. That achievement was on display when 157 students, mostly seniors, were...

    HSO Premieres Contest Winner's Piece About Women

    HSO Premieres Contest Winner's Piece About Women
    This spring, the Hartford Symphony Orchestra invited composers to submit a "Fanfare for the Hartford Woman" — a three- to four-minute companion piece to Aaron Copland's "Fanfare for the Common Man." The winner was 24-year-old Pennsylvania native...