| Sep 16, 2013
| 5:20 AM
The Trinity College Studio Arts Faculty Exhibition will be at Widener Gallery at the Austin Arts Center on the campus of Trinity College, 300 Summit St. in Hartford, from Tuesday, Sept. 17, when it opens with a reception from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., until...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 9:45 AM
You can watch free movies at home, on your television, all day long (depending what cable package you have, which is not really "free" after all). But head to Trinity College's Cinestudio and watch some classic Chaplin (pictured) with other folks; on...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 3:20 PM
Courant readers have been paying close attention to my colleague Jon Lender's stories on state government officials hiring relatives for summer jobs in their departments. It's a dispiriting enough tale to have caught the attention of Gov. Dannel P....
| Sep 5, 2013
| 1:20 PM
A year ago, Hartford Stage announced that they'd found a new artistic director. Michael Wilson had left the theater after 13 years to concentrate on Broadway opportunities, scoring immediately with revivals of The Best Man and The Trip to Bountiful.
| Aug 30, 2013
| 3:21 PM
This Labor Day piece was not written by a robot. But it won't be long before it is.
In the early 1880s, unions led by machinist Matthew Maguire held a labor day event to honor the "workingman." The idea caught on as many cities and states began...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 8:37 AM
The Hartford Courant will be honored in October with a national award for its six-page Sunday Opinion section.
The Association of Opinion Journalists, a nonprofit group of media professionals founded in 1947 as The National Conference of Editorial...
| Aug 26, 2013
Karen Labe has lived with multiple sclerosis for 19 years, but after emergency abdominal surgery left her extremely weak, the effects of the debilitating disease worsened. She began traveling to the Mandell Center for Multiple Sclerosis at Mt. Sinai...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 1:54 PM
Courant journalist Tom Condon has been named the winner of a national award for his writing about cities.
Condon, a columnist and deputy editorial page editor, is the 2013 winner of the AEJMC Gene Burd Urban Journalism Award, given annually to recognize...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 4:51 PM
If you haven't been to an outdoor music event in Connecticut so far this summer, you have no one to blame but yourself. They are everywhere; they are varied to suit nearly every taste, and there's hardly anything more pleasant than music alfresco on a...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 6:32 AM
Para un proyecto titulado “El hombre urbano de Hartford, Joyce Bolaños y Carmen Arroyo de Viva Hartford Media temprano este año encuestaron a 100 hombre individualmente, de las edades de 21 a 40 años que viven en la ciudad. Con la intención de...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 4:42 PM
When I first heard about Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who is charged in the Boston Marathon bombing, I felt sympathy for him.
I was fascinated by the stories that began emerging on the day his identity was discovered: He was liked at school, friendly, a good...