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  • Norman Lloyd at 100: Hollywood's Living Memory

    The earliest surviving footage of broadcast television in America is a fragment of "The Streets of New York," an adaptation of playwright Dion Boucicault's 19th-century drama, aired by the experimental New York NBC affiliate W2XBS on August 31, 1939....
  • Governors Award's Jean-Claude Carriere Says Key to Success: 'Enjoy Work. And Don't Smoke'

    Jean-Claude Carriere will receive an Honorary Oscar at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science's Governors Awards Saturday, a feather in the cap of a nearly 60-year screenwriting career -- but most certainly not an actual cap to it, he says....
  • BMA curator highlights five objects from renovated American Wing

    BMA curator highlights five objects from renovated American Wing
    It's the objects people surround themselves with that provide the most telling stories. The paintings on our walls, our furniture, even the plates we use reveal our aspirations, our values — and, at times, our prejudices and fears. The Baltimore...
  • Book Events: Connecticut Poetry, Jewish Book Festivals

    The Riverwood Poetry Series will launch a four-day Connecticut Poetry Festival, featuring six events at five places in Hartford, from Thursday, Nov. 13 to Nov. 16. It's all free, but donations will be accepted, and a $10 donation is suggested for the...
  • Altman doc reminds a critic of why the movies matter -- and when he noticed

    Altman doc reminds a critic of why the movies matter -- and when he noticed
    The 95-minute documentary "Altman" first aired on EPIX cable in August, but it opens for a limited theatrical run next week (Nov. 15, 16 and 20) at the Gene Siskel Film Center. However you see it, despite its necessarily abridged view of director Robert...
  • Casting an artistic light on social issues

    Casting an artistic light on social issues
    Out of the darkness, the lighted images appeared like visions above a vacant lot in Reservoir Hill: saxophonists and jazz pianists, hip-hop artists and poets. Men and women, bundled against the fall chill, gathered on the sidewalk to watch, cheering...
  • Slain Afghan official, a poet, embodied hope of youth

    To those who knew him, Abdul Qadim Patyal, the 32-year-old deputy governor of Kandahar province, was a rarity among Afghan officials: a politician with the soul of a poet. Patyal, a well-known writer, was gunned down Sunday while sitting in a Kandahar...
  • Posters and poetry: Hong Kong protesters show their creativity

    Posters and poetry: Hong Kong protesters show their creativity
    Hot pink and tangerine, chartreuse and bright blue, the Post-it notes flutter up the outdoor stairway like thousands of fragile Technicolor butterflies, clinging hopefully to the concrete wall of the government office. “We love Hong Kong.”...
  • East Haddam Stage Company presents plays and poetry

    Words of writers and poets which "tickle your funny bone and touch your heart" inspire performers in the East Haddam Stage Company, who will deliver the best of contemporary Connecticut poems and short plays from around the world starting this weekend....
  • Poet Brian Turner mesmerizes QVCC crowd

    If anyone was disappointed that Yoko Ono didn't appear at Quinebaug Valley Community College's "Waiting for Yoko" event on Oct. 30, that disappointment was wiped away by poet Brian Turner's eloquent reading. Turner was the featured reader at the QVCC...
  • All-star lineup highlights Lyric gala

    All-star lineup highlights Lyric gala
    Lyric Opera celebrated its Diamond Anniversary in grand style Saturday evening, with a dazzling gala held at the Civic Opera House. Conducted by Lyric's music director Sir Andrew Davis, and hosted by Jane Lynch, the evening fielded a treasure trove of...