| Jun 28, 2013
| 11:55 AM
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,...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 3:34 PM
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.
| Jun 9, 2013
| 3:51 AM
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...
| May 22, 2013
| 6:30 AM
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...
| May 5, 2013
| 2:37 AM
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...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 9:16 AM
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...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 7:57 AM
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...
| 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...
| May 10, 2012
| 5:30 AM
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...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 7:35 AM
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:...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 10:02 AM
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...