| Sep 11, 2014
| 1:41 PM
Alternative-movie offerings are plentiful this fall. In addition to festivals featuring indie and foreign films — the Feminist Film Festival, the EROS gay film festival, the Festival of Ibero American Cinema, the Manhattan Short Film Festival...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 8:16 AM
HARTFORD — Hartford police have told officials at Trinity College that they have contacted a former student and that there is no longer a reason for increased security at the college's Hartford campus.
On Thursday, a 1984 Trinity graduate made a...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 4:15 AM
Confronted with tragedy, we reach for objects that might steady us, tangible reminders of a loved one we've lost, the consoling beauty of a flower or an angel's face, an old shirt with a familiar scent, a stuffed bear's soft and fuzzy comfort.
| Apr 7, 2014
| 2:05 AM
MANCHESTER — Courant reporters 95 years ago figured prominently in the investigation of a bungled heist, playing a role that would be highly improbable today.
In the case of The Great Silk Robbery, the "Courant Men," as they were called in their...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 2:55 PM
American organist Christopher Houlihan will give a free concert this Sunday, April 13, at Rollins College.
Houlihan has been labeled "gifted" (New York Times), "dazzling" (Wall Street Journal), and "one of the brightest stars in the new generation of...
| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Someone once called Connecticut the "Bleeding Kansas" of sports, because its loyalties are bitterly divided between North and South, though in this case the Yankees are to the south.
The state is split between Yankee and Red Sox fans, as well as fans of...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 8:31 AM
1. Legendary minor league owner Joe Buzas purchased the Eastern League's Syracuse franchise for $25,000 in 1957 and moved the team to Allentown, Pa. Buzas would relocate the Red Sox Double A affiliate to Reading, Pa., Pittsfield, Mass. and Pawtucket, R.I....
| Jun 17, 2014
| 9:53 AM
The U.S. Navy, which earlier began allowing "humanist" as a designated religious preference despite the fact that many humanists are atheists, recently rejected its first application from a humanist chaplain.
Days later, the U.S. Senate approved a...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 2:47 PM
Thumbs high up to the Hartford Public Library for soon becoming the new home of two wonderful murals that are now in the city's XL Center. The large works — one of them is 16 by 10 feet — by Harlem Renaissance painter Romare Bearden require...