| Sep 15, 2014
| 12:41 PM
Some Shakespeare, a touch of Stoppard and then things get really Wilder (Thornton, that is). That's just some of the major writers whose works will highlight a busy stage season on Connecticut. Throw in a new musical at Goodspeed, a new comedy by a...
| 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...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 11:44 AM
The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.
Collin Keoshian (Glendale Community College, 2013) junior running back, Illinois State football: After basking in the limelight last season with the Vaqueros, Keoshian has wasted no...
| 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...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 3:17 PM
It's not exactly shocking that sons and daughters of state employees land on the government payroll as seasonal employees. That nexus between parentage and patronage is eternal.
But is it fair?
There are at least three such relatives out of 17...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 1:38 PM
If a new hurricane modeling system is correct, the East Coast can expect to get hit by one tropical storm this year and another will make landfall on the Gulf Coast.
The Coastal Carolina University of Conway, S.C., released a first-of-its-kind...
| 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”...
| 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...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 7:06 PM
The following are updates on area athletes at the collegiate level.
Rian Younker (St. Francis High, 2009) junior, defensive lineman, California Lutheran University football: The former All-Area and All-Mission League pick turned in an impressive...