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  • Film academy adds 276 new members; increase in minorities, women

    Film academy adds 276 new members; increase in minorities, women
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invited 276 new members into the organization on Friday -- 100 more than were included in the 2012 invitees -- including a large number of minorities and women, such as Rosario Dawson, Lucy Liu, Sandra Oh,...
  • Tall Ship Amistad Missing In Action

    Tall Ship Amistad Missing In Action
    Connecticut residents who wish to visit the state's tall ship Amistad will have a hard time figuring out its whereabouts. Those wishing to donate to Amistad America Inc., the nonprofit that owns the ship, will run into a similar dead end. The website...
  • Road to immirgration reform - Opinion

    Road to immirgration reform - Opinion
    MIKE DELPH Republican state senator from Carmel, Ind., who has helped author state immigration measures Q. What do you see as the merits and shortcomings of the proposed reform? A. Ronald Reagan in all complexity was persuaded by congressional...
  • L.A. Salsa Congress gives bachata room to dance

    L.A. Salsa Congress gives bachata room to dance
    Salsa dancers know that it's crucial to have a partner with good rhythmic chemistry. The same could be said of salsa music, a flamboyant genre that can be picky about sharing the floor with others. So it's noteworthy that at the 15th annual L.A. Salsa...
  • Outdoors: Best bass lakes nearby

    Outdoors: Best bass lakes nearby
    I’ve always believed we have some of the nation’s best fishing at our doorstep and Bassmaster Magazine agrees. The 500,000-circulation periodical listed the nation’s best bass fishing lakes and six of those lie within 3½ hours of South...
  • New Haven Turns 375 Today!

    New Haven Turns 375 Today!
    New Haven’s 375th birthday is today. The area was settled on April 24, 1638. A lot has happened since. The city is celebrating the milestone in a number of ways, none of them as lavish or as hyped as, say, its 350th anniversary celebration, but...
  • Preview Of Summer Arts Events All Around Connecticut

    Preview Of Summer Arts Events All Around Connecticut
    There's a lot coming to Hartford-area museums this summer. Here's just a few of the biggest events: Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, 600 Main St. in Hartford, will present “Virgil Marti / MATRIX 167” opening on Aug. 1. Marti’s...
  • '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...
  • 'Collective Memories' Exhibit At Amistad Center In Hartford

    'Collective Memories' Exhibit At Amistad Center In Hartford
    The Amistad Center for Arts & Culture, which is inside the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, has a new exhibit, "Collective Memories.' Catch this exhibit, and the one at the Twain House, "Hateful Things," and together they make a great lesson about the...
  • The Ultimate List of Summer Festivals in Connecticut

    The Ultimate List of Summer Festivals in Connecticut
    Alive @ 5, Columbus Park, Main St. & W. Park Place, Stamford. (203) 348-5285, Stamford-downtown.com. June 21: Los Lonely Boys. June 28: G. Love & Special Sauce. July 5: Creedence Clearwater Revisited. July 19: Matisyahu. July 19: Hot Chelle Rae. July 26:...
  • Vivian Nabeta Named New Haven Director of Arts, Culture, Tourism

    Vivian Nabeta is the new director of arts, culture, and tourism for New Haven. Nabeta succeeds Barbara Lamb, who retired last fall. Nabeta’s position is within the city’s Economic Development Administration. Nabeta, the previous membership...