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  • Interview: Author Junot Diaz

    Interview: Author Junot Diaz
    Junot Diaz is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the novel The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, as well as the short story collections Drown and, most recently, This Is How You Lose Her —- a finalist for the 2012 National Book Award. He's a professor at MIT, a MacArthur "Genius," and the first Latino to sit on the Pulitzer Prize board of jurors. Still, the Dominican-American writer graciously took the time to answer a few of my questions via e-mail amidst a rigorous teaching schedule and a national paperback book tour (he'll be stopping by Yale University on Nov. 12 and Naugatuck Valley Community College on Nov. 14). We managed to cover the meaning of art, some of the quirks of his reoccurring narrator Yunior, and I even did my best to coax a little writing advice out of him.
  • Upcoming Events: The Buzz About Bees, Botanicals, Cacti, African Violets And More

    Upcoming Events: The Buzz About Bees, Botanicals, Cacti, African Violets And More
    Dr. Kimberly Stoner, entomologist at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, gives a free presentation on bees and pollinators Friday, April 10, at 6 p.m. at the Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge, 733 Old Clinton Road, Westbrook. The...

    Dig In: Design Competition And A Bouquet Of Events

    Dig In: Design Competition And A Bouquet Of Events
    The Garden Club of Hartford, in partnership with the City of Hartford Department of Public Works, has issued a design challenge to landscape architecture students: rejuvenate the five entrances to Keney Park. The plans and designs will go on display at...

    Love Story: Spring Break Spawns Lifetime Partnership

    Love Story: Spring Break Spawns Lifetime Partnership
    Daytona Beach 1992. Spring break. April Heavens squeezes into a Honda Civic with four other people for the drive south from Cheshire. "Pretty tight, right?" Kevin Woodcock and high school friends catch a Greyhound bus from Boston. On March 23, day...

    Touring 'Barber of Seville' In Waterbury, Hartford

    Touring 'Barber of Seville' In Waterbury, Hartford
    Beloved of Bugs Bunny fans, the jolly composer Gioachino Rossini's comic opera "The Barber of Seville" is an ideal choice for the peppy, ever-on-the-move Connecticut Lyric Opera troupe. After opening Feb. 13 at Trinity-on-Main in New Britain, the...