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  • A picturesque time at the Impressionist Normandy Festival

    A picturesque time at the Impressionist Normandy Festival
    Last spring in the Paris Metro, I paused to admire a colorful advertisement for the Impressionist Normandy Festival, a celebration of the region's role in the Impressionist painting movement. My brother Davey, an art history major at Connecticut College,...
  • Annual Manual Listings: Live Theatre

    Note: Due to space limitations, only the major theaters and companies in the Advocate’s coverage area are mentioned here. Throughout the year, the Advocate regularly lists theaters from all around the state. Alliance Theater, 203-435-4651,...
  • Freetime: Barkley Hendricks Showcases Caribbean Landscapes at the William Benton Museum

    Freetime:  Barkley Hendricks Showcases Caribbean Landscapes at the William Benton Museum
    Barkley Hendricks, a professor of studio art at Connecticut College and Yale alumnus who won a 2010 Governor's Awards for Excellence in Culture & Tourism, heads to Jamaica every winter when the cold gets to be too much to bear. But he hardly hangs...
  • 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...
  • Wednesday's college roundup (baseball, tennis, sailing): ODU's Hald, W&M's Billbrough named CAA co-Pitchers of Year; ODU women lead sailing nationals

    At the Colonial Athletic Association baseball banquet Wednesday night, Old Dominion’s Kyle Hald and William and Mary’s Logan Billbrough, both seniors, were named the conference's co-Pitchers of the Year. ODU shortstop Josh Wright and reliever...
  • Fall Arts Preview: Local Motion

    In the early and mid-20th century, Connecticut had the whole avant-garde dance thing down cold. The state’s lush lawns seemed to grow modern dancers like daisies. Major innovators like Paul Taylor flourished in places like New London, where...
  • Vampires, kids' street games and a fat English knight

    Vampires, kids' street games and a fat English knight
    Lyric Hall, the small, tasteful theater in Westville, is hosting another silent movie screening on June 25 at 7 and 9 p.m. and on June 26 at 2 p.m. (827 Whalley Ave., 203-389-8885, lyrichallantiquesandconservation.com). The movie this time is F. W....
  • Two Howard County students graduate from Excelsior College

    The following students earned degrees from Excelsior College, in Albany, N.Y.: Christine Comfort, of Ellicott City, earned a Bachelor of Science; Sungmin Yi, of Elkridge, earned a Bachelor of Science; and Luke Carneal, of Woodbine, has been named to...
  • A Look At The 2010-11 Huskies

    2 | Donnell Beverly G, 6-4, Sr., Los Angeles Senior captain is recovering from offseason surgery on both hip joints. 25 | Michael Bradley C/F, 6-10, Fr., Chattanooga, Tenn. Unlikely to log heavy minutes. Might even redshirt. 4 | Jamal Coombs-...
  • 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...
  • The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour stops at two different Connecticut locations this weekend

    The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour stops at two different Connecticut locations this weekend
    Calling all outdoorspeople and fans of cinema: Get thee to the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour stops in Connecticut this week! The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour rolls into Deep River on Feb. 25 and New London on Feb. 26. North Cove...