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  • The Valley Line: L.A. Philharmonic Orchestra event honors Williams

    The Valley Line: L.A. Philharmonic Orchestra event honors Williams
    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. The...
  • Steve Harvey commits to Match.com's new marriage-minded dating site

    Steve Harvey commits to Match.com's new marriage-minded dating site
    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...
  • Hartford's Changing Cityscape Focus Of CHS Exhibits

    Hartford's Changing Cityscape Focus Of CHS Exhibits
    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...
  • What the Supreme Court does and doesn't do

    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"...
  • Best-sellers: Hardcover fiction and nonfiction, plus Chicagoland hits

    HARDCOVER FICTION 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...
  • John Williams honored at L.A. Phil Gala

    John Williams honored at L.A. Phil Gala
    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. ...
  • Darth Vader, Storm Troopers Crash Stage as L.A. Philharmonic Honors John Williams

    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,...
  • John Williams' mastery on display at L.A. Philharmonic season opener

    John Williams' mastery on display at L.A. Philharmonic season opener
    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. Williams, as...
  • Breast-Cancer-Awareness Events In Connecticut

    Breast-Cancer-Awareness Events In Connecticut
    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....
  • Boys and Girls Soccer: Opening Day Results

    Tolland girls soccer coach Ken Boucher had any every opportunity to dwell on his team's mistakes in a loss to Glastonbury Tuesday, but he didn't. Instead, Boucher, in his ninth season with the Eagles, elected to go a different route. He called the...
  • Take a walk on the Connecticut Freedom Trail

    Today, following the stops on the Connecticut Freedom Trail is a sobering, yet risk-free adventure into the past of our multi-faceted state. Those who originally tred it did so secretly, often in the dead of night, and if they were caught they could be...