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  • A Hot Rod Life

    By Andrea Wojcik More than 60 years in the automotive service industry makes Don Gallant a walking history of the street rod scene on the Berlin Turnpike. Gallant's enthusiasm and ingenuity have played a key role in shaping Connecticut’s hot rod...
  • Should Children Be Allowed On Social Networking Sites?

    Should Children Be Allowed On Social Networking Sites?
      We asked students and teachers at Windham Center School how they felt about kids going on social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter. It really comes down to safety versus freedom, meaning the freedom for kids to be on social networking sites...
  • Stylish, intimate Bach worked like a charm

     Stylish, intimate Bach worked like a charm
    Johann Sebastian Bach's music is ever with us and, indeed, was much in evidence over the weekend in Chicago, what with Bach Week Festival performances at North Park University and at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, all of them involving ensembles of...
  • After last-minute cancellation, Emmanuel Villaume steps up to lead L.A. Phil

    After last-minute cancellation, Emmanuel Villaume steps up to lead L.A. Phil
    The Los Angeles Philharmonic concert Friday night was supposed to have been a return engagement for Vasily Petrenko, the Russian-born conductor who recently completed an outstanding recorded Shostakovich symphony cycle with the Royal Liverpool...
  • Shout Out: Judy Van Zanten, retired Clarendon Hills librarian, Plymouth Place resident

    Judy Van Zanten moved to Plymouth Place Senior Living in LaGrange Park last year after calling Clarendon Hills home for 50 years. She enjoys having the time to pursue many interests, after retiring as director of the Clarendon Hills Public Library. She...
  • Local Connecticut town twins earn spot in Polka Hall of Fame

    Though almost forgotten today, two brothers from Bristol formed one of the great polka bands in America and each earned a spot in the International Polka Association's Hall of Fame. Stanley and John (Stas and Jas) Przasnyski, performing under the name...
  • Bicket's CSO program goes Bach to the future

    Bicket's CSO program goes Bach to the future
    One indication of how thoroughly absorbed into the general classical music culture the aesthetic of historically informed performance has become is the easy mastery with which many musicians shuttle between modern symphony orchestras and period-instrument...
  • Community News for South Windsor edition

    South Windsor Senior Center trip SOUTH WINDSOR - On Monday, June 29, the South Windsor seniors will see the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra on their first East coast tour since 2003. The motorcoach will depart Geissler's plaza in South Windsor at 2...
  • Top Lehigh Valley events include jazz festival and Free Comic Book Day

    ALL THAT JAZZ 1 Jazz is front and center again this weekend, as ArtsQuest's fifth annual RiverJazz Festival kicks off and the inaugural Allentown Jazz Fest finishes its run. RiverJazz kicks off Saturday with legendary big band the Glenn Miller Orchestra...
  • Little Arabia provides tastes, comforts of home

    Little Arabia provides tastes, comforts of home
    Tucked in the back of an alley lined with various shops, restaurants and stores, Aleppo's Kitchen brings to life the culture and food of one of the Arab world's ancient cities: Aleppo, Syria's oldest and largest. Syrians' struggle for freedom that began...
  • Entertainment Announcements

    ASO concerts Mezzo-soprano Kelley O'Connor will perform "Neruda Songs" by American composer Peter Lieberson during concerts with the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra at 8 p.m. May 8 and May 9 at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. Music...