| Sep 8, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Tom Thumb was one of the first international entertainment celebrities. P.T. Barnum's legendary tiny song-and-dance man, a Bridgeport native, made both commoners and kings giddy with delight at his unusual small stature, his talent and his elaborate...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 6:21 PM
Wethersfield Hall Of Fame
The Wethersfield Alumni Athletic Hall of Fame induction dinner is Sept. 27 at the Pitkin Community Center, 30 Greenfield St., Wethersfield. Doors open at 4 p.m. with the induction ceremony at 4:30 followed by a reception....
| Sep 4, 2014
NT Live, the London-based series of live simulcasts of stage plays, opens a new production this week: Euripides' legendary tragedy "Medea."
Helen McCrory plays the title role of a woman who exiled herself from her homeland to be a supportive wife and...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 7:29 PM
Central Picked Fourth In Football
Central Connecticut was selected fourth in the Northeast Conference preseason football coaches' poll. Defending NEC champion Sacred Heart was picked to repeat and received six first-place votes. Duquesne was second and...
| May 27, 2014
| 6:30 AM
"The Voice" has Josh Kaufman. "American Idol" has Caleb Johnson (and Carrie Underwood and Kelly Clarkson). "America's Got Talent" could have a guy who balances cakes on his arms.
The NBC show, which has become a summer perennial, launches its ninth...
| May 27, 2014
| 7:57 AM
"The Voice" has Josh Kaufman. "American Idol" has Caleb Johnson (and Carrie Underwood and Kelly Clarkson). "America's Got Talent" could have a guy who balances cakes on his arms. The NBC show, which has become a summer perennial, launches its ninth season...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 12:55 PM
Actor John Lithgow is coming off some much-celebrated performances at Lincoln Center and London's National Theatre, and now he's heading to the Quick Center this Friday to present a one-man theatrical memoir, Stories By Heart. He'll tell tales of his...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 8:35 AM
Ben Urwand's book The Collaboration: Hollywood's Pact with Hitler has caused quite a stir out in L.A., as you may have guessed from the title. Urwand claims that agreements were made between Hollywood producers and Germans before World War II to not...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 3:51 PM
Long drive this morning, but early enough to avoid rush hour, to the Bridgeport Holiday Inn, where representatives of Connecticut’s six mid-major men’s basketball teams gathered for the Connecticut 6 Classic Breakfast, drumming up interest for...
| Apr 17, 2014
We are one lucky nation to have a homegrown musical form, and cultural force, like jazz. Fortune continued to smile by giving us Milt Hinton (1910-2000) and Lee Friedlander (born 1934), two homegrown photographers with unique visual styles but a shared...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 11:31 AM
Oscar-nominated actor Stephen Rea, whose credits include the 1992 film “The Crying Game,” as well as “V for Vendetta,” and “Michael Collins,” will perform dramatic readings from James Joyce’s “Ulysses”...