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  • Top 3 Moravian Book Shop best-sellers: Young adult books

    SINNER By Maggie Stiefvater (Scholastic, $18.99) This fourth — stand-alone — chapter in the "Shiver "series follows Cole St. Clair and Isabel to LA. These two secondary characters finally have their time to shine in this touching and...
  • Tragedy shapes a South L.A. playwright's artistic life

    Tragedy shapes a South L.A. playwright's artistic life
    The bullet screamed out of the barrel of a silver-plated handgun, tearing through his left eye, his nasal canal, the optic nerve in his right eye. He fell to the barroom floor. Everything was dark and he waited for death. So did the paramedics; he heard...
  • Dylan songs come alive in Hollywood with New Basement Tapes group

    Dylan songs come alive in Hollywood with New Basement Tapes group
    How do you bring together five musicians, each with significant catalogs of their own, and put them on the same stage without a hint of raging ego or argument over who gets the spotlight? Easy. Just throw them some vintage, unreleased Bob Dylan songs to...
  • HSO Presents A Program Of Contrasts

    The Hartford Symphony Orchestra continued its 2014-2015 Masterworks Series in the Belding Theater, at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, with a program of contrasts. The evening began with a juxtaposition of the "Tragic Overture" by Brahms and...
  • State Collecting Complaints About Frontier, AT&T Transition

    State Collecting Complaints About Frontier, AT&T Transition
    State consumer officials are collecting written complaints from Frontier Communications customers upset about service interruptions following the transition of U-verse, landline and broadband Internet services from AT&T. Frontier took over the $1.25...
  • Social Issues Dominate Talks At Twain And Stowe Centers

    Social Issues Dominate Talks At Twain And Stowe Centers
    The Mark Twain House & Museum and Harriet Beecher Stowe Center will present two talks on social issues at the Twain House Museum Center, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford. On Wednesday, Nov. 19, at 7:30 p.m., Katha Pollitt, a longtime columnist for The...
  • From the Archives: You made me and shall keep me, Chicago!

    From the Archives: You made me and shall keep me, Chicago!
    Editors note: In the weeks leading up to the holidays in 1953, the Chicago Tribune asked a group of authors why they stayed in Chicago. Here is Gwendolyn Brooks' response. When I was a little girl I often visited a now departed aunt, Mrs. Joseph Small,...
  • Canton Appoints Town Poet Laureate

    CANTON — A resident who is a professor at the University of Saint Joseph in West Hartford has been named as the town's first-ever poet laureate. Joan Hofmann was appointed to that position by the board of selectmen when it met on Wednesday. Hofmann...
  • Poetry Event Features American School For The Deaf Students

    Poetry Event Features American School For The Deaf Students
    HARTFORD — Deaf and hard of hearing students conjured flames and flowers with their fingertips Thursday at a poetry reading at Asylum Hill Congregational Church. Students from the American School for the Deaf in West Hartford joined students...
  • Days of the dead: Time to say 'enough' to extreme narco-culture?

    Days of the dead: Time to say 'enough' to extreme narco-culture?
    Call it the Mexican Spring. Over the weekend, I was riveted by the protests in Mexico City: the tens of thousands of people who had taken to the streets to demand answers from the government about the disappearance of 43 student activists in the...
  • REVIEW: 'Il Trovatore' at Lyric Opera

    REVIEW:  'Il Trovatore' at Lyric Opera
    When Giuseppe Verdi's "Il Trovatore" premiered in 1853, it was the second of a trio of masterpieces including "Rigoletto" and "La Traviata" that emerged in the composer's "middle" career period and found him developing the art form beyond the traditions...