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  • War Prizes: The Cultural Legacy of Slavery & The Civil War at the Wadsworth in Hartford

    War Prizes: The Cultural Legacy of Slavery & The Civil War at the Wadsworth in Hartford
    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,...
  • Ahead of Its Time: Mr. Isaac Allen at Lyric Hall Theater on May 20th

    Ahead of Its Time:  Mr. Isaac Allen at Lyric Hall Theater on May 20th
    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...
  • Jumoke Charter School Shows Odds Can Be Beaten

    Jumoke Charter School Shows Odds Can Be Beaten
    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. At Jumoke...
  • 5 rescued from cross-border tunnel

    5 rescued from cross-border tunnel
    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...
  • Man Finds Image of Jesus on Breakfast Burrito

    Man Finds Image of Jesus on Breakfast Burrito
    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...
  • 'Collective Memories' exhibition at Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford

    'Collective Memories' exhibition at Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford
    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...
  • Omarr's Daily Astrological Forecast for December 1, 2011

    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,"...
  • Police Source: Bloody Clothes Found In Yale Building During Search For Missing Student

    Police Source: Bloody Clothes Found In Yale Building During Search For Missing Student
    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...
  • American tourists at home in Cuba

    American tourists at home in Cuba
    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...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for Feb. 22, 2009

    Los Angeles Times bestsellers for 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...
  • A world beat to Dudamel's welcome

    A world beat to Dudamel's welcome
    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...