| Sep 22, 2011
| 7:00 AM
The new exhibition at the Amistad Center, which draws from its permanent collection of sheet music (including Harold K. Simon and Michael Todd's Hot Mikado with Bill Robinson and Hassard Short from 1939, pictured), albums, war propaganda, news clippings,...
| May 17, 2011
| 2:58 PM
In the past year, Lyric Hall's defined itself as one of the premiere emerging arts venues for New Haven. The vaudeville-era theater has hosted everything from the New Haven Review's “Silent Movie, Live Music” series to A Broken Umbrella...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 7:27 PM
The student populations seem much the same: Minority children from mostly working-class families attending schools in the city's North End.
The school buildings are separated by just a few blocks.
But the achievement levels are gaping.
| Nov 2, 2011
| 10:23 AM
SAN DIEGO -- Firefighters rescued five people who became stuck in an abandoned pipe while trying to sneak across the border in the Otay Mesa area, officials said.
Border Patrol agents saw the four men and a woman enter the tunnel on the Mexican side of...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 11:37 AM
BEEVILLE, Texas (KTLA) -- They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But for one Texas man, it may have been the most holy meal of his life.
Ernesto Garza, 80, was going about his morning like usual at the La Amistad Adult Daycare in...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 2:50 PM
The first of two new exhibitions presented by the Amistad Center at the Wadsworth, Collective Memories explores societal concepts of race and culture — how they are created, distributed, and maintained historically — to help folks understand...
| Nov 25, 2009
| 12:20 PM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Jeremy Northam was born in Cambridge, England, on this day in 1961. This birthday guy starred in the short-lived series "Miami Medical" and he portrayed Sir Thomas More on the series "The Tudors." His film work includes "Gosford Park,"...
| Sep 12, 2009
| 7:55 PM
Investigators searching for Annie Le, the 24-year-old Yale graduate student missing since Tuesday, have found bloody clothes above a ceiling tile in the building where Le was last seen, a police source told The Courant Saturday.
But no body had been...
| Apr 12, 2009
The St. Patrick’s Day parade was a little late, but the Cuban bagpipers and the blond transvestite in green satin made up for it in spirit as they sashayed down O'Reilly Street to observe Cuba's historic connections to Ireland. (Apparently, even Che...
| Feb 22, 2009
|| Fiction || weeks on list ||
|| 1. || The Associate by John Grisham (Doubleday : $27.95) A dark secret forces a law school graduate to take a job at a corrupt law firm that could cost him his life. || 2 ||
|| 2. || Diary of a...
| Oct 4, 2009
The happiest sounds wafting across the plaza Saturday afternoon at the Hollywood Bowl had a Latin cadence. Spanish, spoken by the crowd of families, picnickers with their wine bottles and high school kids in their East L.A. punk clothes; Spanish sung by...