| Feb 13, 2014
| 7:43 PM
Miss the terrific production of “War Horse” when the national tour came to Hartford’s’ Bushnell a few weeks ago?
Then catch the National Theatre Live screening of the London production at select cinema starting Feb, 27. In the...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 3:44 PM
Any venerable institution must guard its history, but not at the expense of its future, which is what makes the selection of Joanne Berger-Sweeney as the new president of Trinity College appear to be a strong choice.
Ms. Berger-Sweeney, who will replace...
| Feb 23, 2014
With fabled clubs in the North End rocking with the sound of jazz, classic big bands and big-name instrumentalists and singers routinely blowing-off the roof at Foot Guard Hall on High Street, or shaking the foundations of the State Theater on Village...
| Feb 16, 2014
When Wallace Stevens moved to Hartford from New York in 1916 to work in the insurance business, he was well-known in poetry circles but not yet acclaimed as one of the greatest poets of the 20th century.
He had been married for seven years to a woman...
| Feb 16, 2014
When Litchfield native Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote "Uncle Tom's Cabin, or Life Among the Lowly," she could not have imagined she was writing a book that for generations would rack up sales second only to the Holy Bible.
Is it rude, then, to point out...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 3:03 PM
When scholar and author Xiangming Chen came to Trinity College several years ago to found the school's Center for Urban and Global Studies, he discovered that not much had been written about Hartford and other mid-sized cities in New England.
| Feb 19, 2014
| 3:39 PM
Hartford is about to have the largest garden event in its history. The 20th anniversary celebration of Hartford Blooms will run from June 21 to June 29. It will include garden tours, lectures, receptions and more at locations all over the city, from...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 5:39 PM
The Westfield State University Board of Trustees voted early Thursday morning to put President Evan Dobelle on paid administrative leave until Nov. 25, while a law firm conducts an investigation into his spending.
Dobelle, who led Trinity College in...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 1:19 PM
Evan S. Dobelle, the former Trinity College president who made the school a national model among urban colleges, has been fired for unspecified reasons as president of the University of Hawaii.
The university's board of regents voted to fire...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 1:31 PM
Former Trinity College President Evan S. Dobelle lost his job as the University of Hawaii's president because regents believed he lied to them and misused funds, newly released records show.
The Board of Regents did not specify reasons when they...
| Mar 21, 2014
Janet Burroway takes the stage at Women & Children First bookstore on a Thursday evening. She's appearing with her close friend, the award-winning writer Rosellen Brown, to promote the new anthology "A Story Larger Than My Own: Women Writers Look Back...