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  • How Much To Get Your Name On A College Building? A Lot

    How Much To Get Your Name On A College Building? A Lot
    From less than $1 million to $25 million or more, the amount of money it takes to get your name on a building at one of Connecticut's institutions varies greatly. Linda McMahon, the former wrestling executive now running for U.S. Senate, gave Sacred...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • High Schools: And so they meet again

    High Schools: And so they meet again
    They will be on opposing sides Saturday in the Battle of the Bay for boys' water polo. Corona del Mar High seniors Ben Zepfel and Charlie Howarth, as well as Newport Harbor juniors Dan Stevens and Curtis Fink, will be trying to lead their respective high...
  • 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...
  • Bartender Buddha: Nicholas Gates of The Exchange Cafe in New London

    Bartender Buddha: Nicholas Gates of The Exchange Cafe in New London
    Nicholas Gates found at: The Exchange Cafe (New London) Does your customer base change in the summer? Yes, in the summer we get a lot more locals. In the fall we get a lot of students from Connecticut College and The Coast Guard Academy. We are busier...
  • 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,...
  • Spotlight on education

    By Carolyn Alessio hen visitors enter a classroom, everyone feels a bit arch. The teacher suddenly becomes self-conscious about everything from the quality of blackboard handwriting to the number of bathroom passes issued (or denied). And the students,...
  • Marion Scott dies at 86; returned to dancing at 62 , staged performances by aging artists

    Marion Scott, a noted dancer, choreographer and teacher who returned to the stage at the age of 62 and in her 80s mounted concerts that displayed the talents of aging artists like herself, died Oct. 5 in Los Angeles. She was 86. The cause of death was...