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  • Former U.S. poet laureate Mark Strand dies at 80

    Former U.S. poet laureate Mark Strand dies at 80
    Former U.S. poet laureate Mark Strand died Saturday, the New York Times reported. Strand, 80, had suffered from cancer. Strand, who began publishing in the 1960s, was widely recognized as one of America's premier poets. His poetry was known for its...
  • Travel poems that capture the joy of exploration and inspire journeys

    Travel poems that capture the joy of exploration and inspire journeys
    Like the blast of a ship's whistle or the click-click-clack of train wheels, travel can be insistent. The second you leave home it starts demanding that you tell its story. It tugs at your elbow. It turns into a daily pest. What you're doing should be...
  • Six games to watch on high school football state semifinal weekend

    Six of this weekend's eight state semifinal football games feature local teams aiming for berths in state championship games next Thursday, Friday and Saturday at M&T Bank Stadium. Here's what to expect: Class 4A NO. 2 OLD MILL (10-2) @NO. 5...
  • City honors game show winner, a nonprofit leader

    Darius Daughtry had only two things on his mind as he flew out to Los Angeles to participate in "Wheel of Fortune," the popular television game show. "I wanted to make sure that I covered my expenses," Daughtry said. "I also didn't want to embarrass my...
  • Holiday TV programming is a feast for adventurous foodies

    Holiday TV programming is a feast for adventurous foodies
    Harley "Sauce Boss" Morenstein is Canadian, but he's always had a certain reverence for the American holiday of Thanksgiving. That may be because he's all about overindulgence, as his popular Epic Meal Time franchise attests in calorie-drenched detail....
  • Canton's First Poet Laureate Indulges Love Of Language And Nature

    Canton's First Poet Laureate Indulges Love Of Language And Nature
    CANTON — For Joan Hofmann, Canton's new town poet laureate, poetry was an itch that needed to be scratched. As a university professor and teacher, writing has been a central part of Hofmann's life for years. But in a recent interview, she said...
  • Printers Row Picks: The best books of 2014

    Printers Row Picks: The best books of 2014
    We picked the best books from 2014 that stood out amongst the rest in a year filled with good literature. Here are our picks. The Most Dangerous Book: The Battle for James Joyce's Ulysses by Kevin Birmingham (Penguin, $29.95) Sex and anarchy! A...
  • 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....
  • Family travel five: Ski adventures and snowy fun await

    1. Breckenridge, Colo. In addition to its snowy sports menu, this historic town continues to add palpable charm with new shops, museums, restaurants and music. On the mountain, families can take full advantage of Peak 6, an addition of 546 skiable acres...
  • 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...