| Apr 23, 2015
| 8:38 AM
Author, essayist and UConn professor William Jelani Cobb will speak at a free Salon at Stowe event on Thursday, April 30, at 5 p.m. at the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, 77 Forest St., Hartford. The Center's executive director, Katherine Kane, will be...
| Apr 22, 2015
| 7:12 PM
Join wise-cracking ogre Shrek and his loyal steed Donkey as they set off on a quest to rescue the beautiful Princess Fiona, who harbors a secret in "Shrek: The Musical." It's presented the next two weekends by Catasauqua Area Showcase Theatre at...
| Apr 16, 2015
| 10:07 AM
"True Story" is a case of a well-crafted film, made by a first-time feature director with an impressive theatrical pedigree, that nonetheless struggles to locate the reasons for telling its story.
That story comes from the 2005 memoir by Michael Finkel,...
| Apr 16, 2015
| 5:53 AM
The Norwegian author Per Petterson's new novel, "I Refuse," bears a clear resemblance to his sensationally popular 2003 novel, "Out Stealing Horses," published in the United States in 2007, the book that propelled him to international fame. Both feature...
| Apr 13, 2015
| 4:00 AM
Clinton, meet Clinton.
Hillary Rodham Clinton, that is, the presidential contender whose decision to base her campaign headquarters in a building abutting Clinton Street has stirred some excitement in a place that prides itself on being as cool as an...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 12:55 PM
"How could they do this?"
When a bomb goes off, killing three and wounding 264, that's the question we all ask. It's a question we ask over and over, whenever shocking acts of violence are committed; we rarely get answers — and when we do, they...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 7:57 AM
Until a week or so ago, Harper Lee was the model of literary reticence. In the 55 years since the publication of her "To Kill a Mockingbird," she had settled into silence, firmly resisting the pleas of her many admirers for a second book.
| Mar 18, 2015
| 12:00 PM
I’m not sure what to make of Casey N. Cep’s piece about Harper Lee’s abandoned true-crime book over at the New Yorker’s Page Turner blog.
On the one hand, it tells a fascinating story of a potential mass murderer, who was...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 12:32 PM
A well-known icon of the Galt Ocean Mile just turned 50 years old.
The Fountainhead Condominium on A1A at the southern edge of Lauderdale by-the-Sea has been reigning since Lyndon Johnson was president. But residents are not touchy about their...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 11:30 AM
The show: "Reverberation" at Hartford Stage.
What makes it special?: World premiere of a play by Matthew Lopez who wrote "The Whipping Man" and "Somewhere."
First impressions: Looking at Andromache Chalfant's towering set — a literal slice of...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 6:19 PM
The painted dramas of Mr. Turner. A play about Tokyo Rose. And the architectural images of an award-winning photographer. Plus: an influential African portraitist, two exhibitions about Afrofuturism and a show inspired by objects at an estate sale. Here&...