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  • 'Bright Star' wears its old-fashioned heart on its gingham sleeve

    There were times during "Bright Star," the quaint new musical by comedy-legend-turned modern-Renaissance-man Steve Martin and singer-songwriter Edie Brickell, when I wondered if my interminable journey on I-5 had led me to the Old Globe Theatre, where the...
  • The legacy of Berkeley's Free Speech Movement

    To the editor: The article looking back 50 years to UC Berkeley's Free Speech Movement and the specific focus on Mario Savio brought back powerful memories. ("Graying activists return to Berkeley to mark '64 free speech protests," Sept. 27) My campus...
  • Freebie Friday: health screenings, coffee, and other freebies

    Freebie Friday: health screenings, coffee, and other freebies
    Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything is free.   Freebie Spotlight Free coffee Oct. 12-18 at RaceTrac   In an effort to encourage busy commuters  not  to “drool and drive.” Guests can grab a free cup of coffee, any size, no...
  • Reader of the Week: Dr. Haki R. Madhubuti

    Reader of the Week: Dr. Haki R. Madhubuti
    Who I am Dr. Haki R. Madhubuti, author, poet, retired university professor and founder of Third World Press, the oldest independent African-American publisher in the country. One unique thing about me I started reading literature seriously at 14...
  • Jason Reitman, Erin Cressida Wilson connect on 'Men, Women & Children'

    Jason Reitman, Erin Cressida Wilson connect on 'Men, Women & Children'
    As the online world has moved to the center of everyday life, it has often been a struggle for movies to depict the changes in how people behave and interact. Both from a formal sense of showing communication via various screens and devices but also...
  • Jane Smiley brings 'Some Luck' to readers

    What happens in the middle-American farm town of Denby, Iowa? Not much. In Jane Smiley's 14 previous adult novels, five nonfiction books and five young adult novels, she demonstrated the gifts that earned her a Pulitzer (and more recently, a spot on the...
  • Author Events: Toibin At Twain House; Picoult In Fairfield

    Author Events: Toibin At Twain House; Picoult In Fairfield
    One of Ireland's most praised contemporary writers will give a free talk about his latest novel at The Mark Twain House Museum Center, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford, on Saturday, Oct. 18, at 7 p.m. The talk is part of the Book/Mark series. Colm Toibin...
  • Scene reenacts part of author's debut novel

    Scene reenacts part of author's debut novel
    Jake Green attacked a bully who pummeled his best friend, Sam Medina, two days after 9/11 — because Sam is an Arab Muslim. The scene that unfolded in Ramblewood Middle School's cafeteria in Coral Springs wasn't a cause for alarm. It was a...
  • Kerouac House to mark a historic moment this month

    Kerouac House to mark a historic moment this month
    History was made decades ago at the cottage located at 1418 Clouser Ave., when a writer lived there – one who would go on to significantly influence generations of aspiring writers with his work. Jack Kerouac, author of “On The Road,”...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Connecticut Author Takes the Bronze

    WOLCOTT, CT (October 1, 2014) Connecticut author Kourtney Heintz was thrilled when her debut novel, The Six Train to Wisconsin, won a bronze medal for paranormal fiction in the Readers Favorite International Book Awards. Heintz explained, Ive never won...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Barnes & Noble Waterbury Hosting an Encore Book Signing with Mother Dolores Hart, O.S.B., author of The Ear of the Heart: An Actress Journey from Hollywood to Holy Vows as a fundraiser for The Gary-The Olivia Performing Arts Center at the Abbey of Regina Laudis

    Waterbury, CT The Abbey at Regina Laudis and Barnes & Noble on Union Street have joined forces for a meet-and-greet style book signing with Mother Dolores Hart, O.S.B., author of "The Ear of the Heart: An Actress Journey from Hollywood to Holy Vows." This...