| Apr 19, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Concern for the afterworld was an important ingredient in the daily lives of the ancient Chinese. Because of this, they'd lay their dead to rest in tombs along with the mingqi, or "spirit articles," for the deceased's journey. Well, their high-status dead...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 3:55 AM
Just in time for the political season....
The Acting Company's touring production of William Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar" plays the Quick Center for the Arts at Fairfield University Sunday at 6 p.m.
The production, in association with The Guthrie...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 11:35 AM
Damage to Fairfield University dorms for which no student has been caught or fessed up has totaled $51,000 this academic year, reports the student newspaper The Mirror. The university splits the cost of repairing such "unattributed damage" between every...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 10:52 PM
Earlier this month the Mabou Mines company descended upon Wesleyan University with its brash rearrangement of Tennessee Williams texts, tempered with Grand Guignol horror-theater posturings.
On March 1 at 8 p.m., another vaunted New York-based...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 6:26 AM
Audrey Flack will give a lecture on Jewish art, “Audrey Flack: Issues: Images & Icons,” on Monday, March 4, at 7:30 p.m. at Fairfield University’s Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts.
The talk will be free and open to the public....
| Feb 15, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Rennie Harris is an important figure when it comes to hip-hop dance, helping to bring the art form off the streets and into theaters and concert halls. He worked with the likes of Run-DMC and Kurtis Blow back in the day and then founded the company Rennie...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 1:00 PM
What started as a typical assignment for Nancy Chapman, then a reporter for the online Norwalk Daily Voice, ended in a warrant for her arrest, ordered by the mayor of the city she covers.
On June 26 of last year, Chapman attended a Norwalk City...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 8:15 AM
Diane Nash became involved in the nonviolent Civil Rights Movement in 1959 when she was a student at Fisk University. She was the chairperson of a student sit-in in Nashville in 1960, the first southern city to desegregate its lunch counters, and she...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 8:50 AM
Julie Andrews, and her daughter, Emma Walton Hamilton, will make a special appearance at the Fairfield University Bookstore, 1499 Post Road in downtown Fairfield on Thursday, Feb. 7 at 3 p.m. autographing copies of their latest children’s book,...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 9:05 AM
Julie Andrews is best known as the star of both The Sound of Music and Mary Poppins. Now she writes childrens' books with her daughter and together the duo will be at the Fairfield University Bookstore on Thursday to sign copies of their latest release,...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 9:15 AM
The world was a simpler place in 1872. In one of Jules Verne's most famous books, Around the World in 80 Days, a man named Phineas Fogg accepts a challenge to circle the globe in 80 days, which was unheard of at the time. He and his sidekick...