| Mar 8, 2013
| 12:50 PM
Happy People: A Year in the Taiga
Opens Sunday, March 17 , through March 23, at the Cinestudio in Hartford, at Trinity College, cinestudio.org
Members of PETA might not want to watch Happy People: A Year in the Taiga, the new documentary by Dmitry...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 9:10 AM
Dan Pope had every intention of becoming a lawyer. The West Hartford native graduated law school, passed the bar and began practicing the trade. There was only one problem: he always knew, deep inside, he was a writer. Not just a weekend hobbyist but a...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 3:02 PM
Christine C. Quinn, New York City's city council speaker and a leading contender to replace Mayor Michael Bloomberg in 2013, was well prepared for her life's work. She graduated from Trinity College in Hartford in 1988 with a degree in urban studies and...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 9:47 AM
It takes some special friends to get a career up and running.
Christopher Houlihan, a rising star in the world of organ performance, knows. He's the first performer in this year's Bach Festival, the 78th series of concerts, talks and other events...
| Feb 24, 2013
The Academy Awards bring out the critic in everyone. It starts when the nominations are announced — "Whaddya mean, Ben Affleck wasn't nominated?" — and lasts long after Oscar night. That annual ritual takes place Sunday night and will be...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 8:45 AM
The EROS Film Festival, a student-run stepchild of the Connecticut Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, returns to the accommodating confines of Trinity College's Cinestudio this month with eight LGBT films. The offerings are as multicultural as they are open-...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 6:30 AM
Hartford’s downtown hasn’t had a movie theater in something like three decades, but that’s finally about to change.
The Spotlight Theatre that will open Nov. 16th will also be the very first operational tenant for the embarrassingly...
| 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 20, 2011
| 11:07 AM
Gov. Dannel Malloy released an outline of his education plan, saying he is asking the state education commissioner to come up with proposals for the regular legislative session in February 2012.
Connecticut governors have been offering education plans...
| Nov 3, 2010
| 4:32 PM
A caller to WGN-AM 720 this morning wanted to know why we vote on Tuesdays, of all days. Ten years ago I had the same question and wrote this column: TUESDAY MIGHT FACE TOUGH RE-ELECTION AS DAY FOR VOTING November......
| May 24, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Charles Haley, Dexter Coakley lead 2011 Divisional Hall of Fame class The National Football Foundation has announced the Divisional Hall of Fame Class for 2011, which includes players from the Football Championship Subdivision, Divisions II, III, and...