| Nov 23, 2012
| 6:05 AM
An Education in the Grotesque: The Gargoyles of Yale University
Photographs and text by Mathew M. Duman. $59.95. MDGD Publishing, http://www.yalegargoyles.com
Gargoyles. They perch, stone-faced, from tall Gothic buildings. They glare with a...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 7:28 AM
Stepping into the Albano Ballet Company's headquarters on Girard Avenue in Hartford this time of year is to enter another world: the unseen chaos that underpins the elegant, seamless beauty of the "Nutcracker."
On the outside, the dark brown, barn...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 8:05 AM
Art for Everyone: The Federal Art Project in Connecticut
On view until Feb. 5, 2013. Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main St., Waterbury, mattatuckmuseum.org
Among certain political circles, it is holy writ that the government has never produced, never...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 4:17 AM
A recently unearthed one-act play by Eugene O'Neill, "Exorcism," will receive a free reading this weekend at the 13th annual Eugene O'Neill Celebration at the Monte Cristo Cottage, the boyhood home of the playwright in New London.
| Oct 9, 2012
| 10:05 AM
Suppose Connecticut had a centralized system where all cops who made traffic stops had to send electronic reports on who they pulled over, the race of the person, the reason for the action and the outcome. The reports could be checked against stuff like...
| Oct 21, 2012
After a visit to the Connecticut Tool and Manufacturing plant, state Rep. Betty Boukus declared that the state government's drive to retain businesses and train young people for 21st-century manufacturing jobs is paying off.
"These are hard times, and we...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 3:31 PM
Ahmaad Wilson "didn't really know anything" about Central Connecticut State when coaches from the Northeast Conference program began recruiting him. The Randallstown senior wasn't familiar with the Blue Devils' roster or any particulars about the...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 12:59 PM
I have ties to the University of Connecticut and the Connecticut State University System. I've lectured at both, have a cartoon collection at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center at UConn, have taught a class in editorial cartooning at Eastern Connecticut...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 5:20 PM
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has offered his full support to an ambitious plan presented by University of Connecticut President Susan Herbst for a $2.1 billion investment, which will expand programs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, result...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 8:15 AM
Women Composers Festival of Hartford
March 2-9, various locations around the Hartford area, womencomposersfestival.com
Over the last 12 years, the week-long Women Composers Festival of Hartford has grown into one of the Northeast's top...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 8:57 AM
Congressman Joe Courtney recently wrote a letter to director Steven Spielberg insisting that he had made a mistake in his film "Lincoln":
"I was on the edge of my seat during the roll call vote on the ratification of the 13th Amendment outlawing...