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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Federal education leaders urge families to compare college costs

     
    U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on Tuesday urged parents and students to explore the federal government’s national online tool for college costs. The tuition figures listed in the newly revised College Affordability and Transparency Center...
  • Shooting Victim's Online Journal Reveals A Thoughtful, Sensitive Student

    Shooting Victim's Online Journal Reveals A Thoughtful, Sensitive Student
    Johanna Justin-Jinich was filled with all the angst that teenagers and college students have. "goal for life: LIVE IN THE MOMENT," she wrote on her online journal at livejournal.com. "a new mantra i will attempt to embody: tension can be broken....
  • New Charter Schools to Open in New Orleans in 2010

    New Charter Schools to Open in New Orleans in 2010
    KIPP, the Knowledge is Power Program, a nationally recognized public charter school network, announces that two educators will open new charter schools in New Orleans in 2010, keeping KIPP on track with its growth plan for the next few years. The...
  • Former E.O. Smith Kessel Set The Standard

    Lori Kessel was a great soccer player in the early 1980s. She had 50 goals when E.O. Smith won the first CIAC-sanctioned girls title in 1980, including four in a 5-0 victory over Windsor Locks for the championship. Kessel graduated from high school in...
  • 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,...
  • The five-second rule on dropped food

    The five-second rule on dropped food
    The controversial "five-second rule" — the one that allows us to eat dropped food if it's quickly scooped off the floor — is a bunch of baloney, according to Clemson University food scientist Paul Dawson, who stirred up the long-debated...
  • 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-...