| 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...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 9:10 AM
7 p.m., Tue., Jan. 10. The Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts, Sacred Heart University, 5151 Park Ave., Fairfield. $5 suggested donation, reservations required. (203) 371-12505, wshu.org.
Andy Borowitz is a satirist, best-selling...
| 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 15, 2012
| 11:20 AM
As our nation gears up for another presidential election, we're going to have to get used to media saturation on the subject. Two journalists who will be at the forefront of the assault will be Tucker Carlson, currently with Fox News and thedailycaller....
| Aug 9, 2011
| 12:12 PM
Discussing her memoir, Tue. Aug. 16, 7 p.m., University Commons, Sacred Heart University, 5151 Park Ave., Fairfield, (203) 371-7999, sacredheart.edu
Since launching her career in the late '70s and early '80s with hits like "Seven Year Ache"...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 5:05 PM
Chauncey Hardy was on the dance floor at a Romanian night club, partying with teammates hours after a victory over a rival team, when he playfully put his cap on a woman he wanted to dance with.
Onlookers, apparently one of which was the woman's...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 10:47 AM
Now that Joshua Komisarjevsky is declared guilty of murdering Dr. William Petit Jr.'s wife and two daughters in a Cheshire home invasion, it's easy to understand why most Americans hope he is put to death for his sadistic crime.
Unfortunately, if death...
| 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...
| 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...