| Apr 10, 2012
| 3:20 PM
The contest to choose the 45th president is seven months away and Republicans are still chewing over who to put forward, but the campaign cash is flowing in Fairfield County.
Republican front-runner Mitt Romney has mopped up more than a million dollars...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 2:51 PM
Ernest Borginine died Sunday at the age of 95. Here is my interview with the Hamden-born, Connecticut-raised actor in 2010.
By FRANK RIZZO
Ernest Borgnine, who turns 94 in January, is having the time of his life.
With a new film out this month...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 9:55 AM
WSHU Presents “Join the Conversation” with the writer, blogger and cultural critic. Tuesday, Nov. 1, 7 p.m., University Commons, Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, sacredheart.edu
It takes talent to pivot, the way James...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 6:00 AM
Steve Mazan was just another struggling comedian, touring the circuit and trying to make a name for himself. And then, in 2005, he found out he had terminal cancer. Instead of backing down from his lifelong dream of appearing on The Late Show with David...
| May 21, 2012
| 7:38 AM
Sacred Heart's radio station does more than cater to the Sacred Heart community. They cater to their listeners. And their listeners, in turn, support the station. “We feel it's critical to be in the communities covering local news stories,&...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 7:15 AM
Over the past few months, art students have been holed up at Silvermine School of Art in New Canaan, learning to paint, sculpt, take photos and make prints, ceramics and jewelry. For the 22nd year in a row, the Silvermine Galleries are going to host an...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 9:53 PM
Domination is a foreign concept in the modern-day world of sports. Champions rarely repeat, and the playing field seems more level than ever.
There are two exceptions to this rule in Carroll County.
Paige Olson began and ended her Century tennis...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 5:54 PM
Comparisons among colleges' tailgating policies are difficult, but Yale's rules appear more lenient than the rules of at least five other New England colleges.
Yale permits beer kegs and rental trucks full of party supplies into tailgating areas, while...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 9:15 AM
Handel's Messiah was a slow burn — it was first performed in Dublin in 1753, and wasn't very popular at all for a while. It was originally written to accommodate small, practical-sized groups of musicians, but was inflated to orchestra/giant choir...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 2:17 PM
Did you miss Ben Vereen when he performed as part of the "Legends" series in 2010 as part of Hartford Stage's SummerStage?
Fine show from the charismatic performer.
Well, the Tony Award-winning Vereen ("Pippin") is back in the state at the Edgerton...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 2:41 PM
Today is the day local high school student-athletes can make their college choices official. National Signing Day allows local stars to accept scholarship offers from college programs. It is just as rewarding for the college coaches because they now...