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  • Death Penalty: Costly And No Deterrent

    If anyone has a good reason to support maintaining the death penalty in Connecticut, it should be me. I live in Cheshire, where the horrific home invasion and triple homicide took place in 2007. I knew the victims. The mother, Jennifer Hawke-Petit, was a...
  • The Asphalt Orchestra Makes Early Connecticut Appearance

    Can't wait to see The Asphalt Orchestra at New Haven's International Festival of Arts & Ideas in June? The group will unleash its innovative street versions of rock, jazz and classical music on Palmer Auditorium Thursday, April 5 at 8 p.m. at Connecticut...
  • Great Old Broad Series: Estelle Parsons

    Great Old Broad Series: Estelle Parsons
    Last Sunday's screening at New Haven's Lyric Hall of the documentary "Broads,"that features salty, outspoken interviews with actresses of a certain age remind me of some of my own favorite interviews of like-minded dames. I'll post a series of these...
  • Rachel Jett To Head National Theatre Institute at Waterford's O'Neill Center

    Rachel Jett To Head National Theatre Institute at Waterford's O'Neill Center
    Rachel Jett to lead the National Theater Institute (NTI), the accredited program for college students at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center at Waterford as its new artistic director. Jett will provide oversight and vision for the program, teach in the...
  • Connecticut Arts Groups Get $1.15 Million From NEA Grants

    National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Rocco Landesman announced today that the NEA plans to award 928 grants totaling $77.17 million to not-for-profit organizations nationwide. These grants support exemplary projects in arts education, dance,...
  • Paul Fussell dies at 88; social historian and critic

    For social historian and critic Paul Fussell, the most enduring moments of truth came as a 20-year-old platoon leader in France during World War II. German shrapnel tore up his back and thigh. The blood and guts of fellow soldiers were spewed on him....
  • Irreconcilable differences at the end of the day: Men, women and housework

    Irreconcilable differences at the end of the day: Men, women and housework
    Men, it's your health and happiness or hers. Women, it's your health and happiness or his. At the end of the day, if there's housework to be done (and there's always housework to be done) and you’re both employed (as almost 52% of married couples...
  • Remarkable Woman: Maggie Shea

    Remarkable Woman: Maggie Shea
    Maggie Shea can relate to the athletes who will give their all at the Olympics. The 23-year-old sailor and Wilmette native did the same during the Olympic trials in Europe, vying to represent the United States in the new Olympic event of women's match...
  • TV Producer Aron Abrams Found Dead in Hawaiian Hotel

    TV Producer Aron Abrams Found Dead in Hawaiian Hotel
    KONA, Hawaii ( KTLA) -- Homicide detectives are investigating the death of TV writer and producer Aron Abrams, who was found dead Christmas morning in a luxury hotel on Hawaii's Kona island. Police on the Big Island say the 50 year old writer/producer...
  • Artscape attractions include Robert Marbury, his 7-foot Yeti

    Artscape attractions include Robert Marbury, his 7-foot Yeti
    When Robert Marbury was 19 years old, he necked with Ricki Lake on camera. At age 29, he spent a year sailing in Indonesia, where he says his ship was attacked by pirates. Four years later, he was one of the three co-founders of the Minnesota Association...
  • Department of Education lists cheapest and costliest colleges

    Department of Education lists cheapest and costliest colleges
    Berea College doesn’t have the cachet and name recognition of Harvard or Yale. But it also doesn’t have the high price tag. The small Christian school in Kentucky charges the lowest annual tuition and fees of any four-year private college --...