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  • Chicagoing for May 14

    Chicagoing for May 14
    Things to do and see around the city. ART THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO: 111 S. Michigan Ave. 312-443-3600. "Puppets!" on display through June 6. "A Voyage to South America: Andean Art in the Spanish Empire" on display through Feb. 21, 2016....
  • Community News for South Windsor

    Students honored at the 2015 CAS/CIAC Scholar Athlete Awards SOUTH WINDSOR - South Windsor High School seniors Emma McAndrew and Derek Von Nieda were recognized as the state's top scholar-athletes at the 2015 Connecticut Association of Schools (CAS)/...
  • Galas, Shopping, Weekend Getaways All Part of Spring In CT

    Galas, Shopping, Weekend Getaways All Part of Spring In CT
    Hard to believe but Memorial Day and the unofficial start of summer are nearly here. But before we all happily slip into that hazy, lazy days of summer mode, there are a slew of galas and special events this week as springtime begins to wind down. Galas...
  • Raritan River Concert explores early guitar work

    By the mid-19th century, most Europe capitals were experiencing a period of prosperity. A growing middle class found it had both the time and means to pursue cultural diversions, including music, played on household instruments in private homes and...
  • Family: 'Harold' brings his purple crayon to Allentown's Symphony Hall

    Family: 'Harold' brings his purple crayon to Allentown's Symphony Hall
    A 4-year-old boy who creates a fantastic world with just a purple crayon and his imagination comes to life in the inventive "Harold and the Purple Crayon," at Miller Symphony Hall in Allentown Saturday. The 2 p.m. show by Philadelphia's Enchantment...
  • 'Young Playwrights Festival' celebrates 10 years

    It has been 10 years since Touchstone Theatre began an innovative program in which elementary and middle school students write their own plays. The Young Playwrights Festival showcases the student plays in an annual program performed by Touchstone...
  • New U46 board member wants to keep focus on American heritage in schools

    New U46 board member wants to keep focus on American heritage in schools
    One of the newly elected board-of-education members in Elgin School District U46 would like to rescind a change in the district's curriculum policies that she says emphasize global cultures at the expense of America's heritage. Jeanette Ward, who...
  • John Fluevog marks 45 years with new L.A. store, re-issued Munster heels

    John Fluevog marks 45 years with new L.A. store, re-issued Munster heels
    John Fluevog, the funky Canadian shoe brand that’s shod the feet of famous folks from Alice Cooper and Jack White to Madonna and Drew Barrymore since 1970, is celebrating its 45th year by opening a second L.A.-area boutique and releasing a limited-...
  • Best bets for May 15

    Best bets for May 15
    Music Ciara: The singer/songwriter has been the Queen of Crunk for more than a decade, since she broke through with 2004's "Goodies." Though her popularity has waxed and waned since then, Ciara has still managed to chart a number of R&B/hip-hop singles,...
  • Catching up on recent performances by BSO, Concert Artists, Concert Opera, et al.

    Catching up on recent performances by BSO, Concert Artists, Concert Opera, et al.
    The past few weeks have contained more than the usual share of unexpected developments, and that's just in my personal life. There have been a few little surprises in the world at large, too, as you may recall. I mention all of this by way of explaining...
  • Dr. Irwin Smith, physician and Northbrook community leader, dies at 98

     Dr. Irwin Smith, physician and Northbrook community leader, dies at 98
    Dr. Irwin A. Smith established his general medical practice in Northbrook not long after the end of World War II and continued working in the north suburb into his 80s. "He started out as a general practitioner and he did everything," said his daughter...