| Oct 27, 2014
| 10:59 AM
It was a star-studded evening when the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by music director Gustavo Dudamel, opened the 2014-15 season Sept. 30 with "A Celebration of John Williams: Opening Night Gala Concert" at Walt Disney Concert Hall.
| Aug 12, 2014
| 4:50 PM
Robin Williams' emotional Oscars speech recalls an actor at the top of his game.
The comedian, who was found dead Monday after an apparent suicide by hanging, won the 1998 Academy Award for supporting actor for his role as mourning psychology teacher...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 7:09 PM
HARTFORD — A charter management group that runs five public schools in Connecticut refused on Wednesday to release financial details involving the abrupt departure this past weekend of its former CEO, Michael M. Sharpe.
Family Urban Schools of...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 7:39 AM
Chicago's own entertainment triple threat Steve Harvey has joined the folks behind Match.com to launch a new marriage-minded dating site.
"Women want to date with the goal that it turns into a relationship," Harvey told me Wednesday. "It kind of...
| Oct 2, 2014
The history and development of the city of Hartford has so many facets it could inspire hundreds of museum exhibits. Three that are opening on Friday at Connecticut Historical Society focus on three aspects of the city: its postwar development boom, the...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 4:08 PM
To the editor: Erwin Chemerinsky's negative view of the Supreme Court is not justified. ("The Supreme Court's supremely flawed record," Op-Ed, Oct. 4)
Its recent decision to allow prayers at public meetings in fact eliminates the myth about the "wall"...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 8:33 AM
1. "Edge of Eternity" by Ken Follett (Dutton, $36). The conclusion to "The Century Trilogy" focuses on the 1960s through the 1980s. Last week: 1
2. "Personal" by Lee Child (Delacorte, $28). Jack Reacher comes out of retirement to...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 1:07 PM
The event: The LA Phil 2014 Gala launched the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s season Tuesday with “A Celebration of John Williams” at Walt Disney Concert Hall, raising a whopping $3.5 million for the organization and its education programs. ...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The Los Angeles Philharmonic started its sixth year under conductor Gustavo Dudamel by honoring composer John Williams on Tuesday at the Walt Disney Concert Hall.
"Musicians try to be close to composers like Mahler, Shostakovich. But in this opportunity,...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 2:43 PM
You didn't have to be a fan.
Of course, nearly everyone was Tuesday night at the John Williams celebratory gala at Walt Disney Concert Hall that Gustavo Dudamel led to open his sixth season as Los Angeles Philharmonic music director.
| Oct 5, 2014
St. Francis Breast Health Talks
Dr. Kim Caprio, M.D., of the Saint Francis Enfield Access Center, will talk about recent advances for breast cancer screening and treatment options, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Enfield center, 7 Elm St. Register at www....