| Apr 2, 2013
| 9:40 AM
1) Latin Fest 2013 — Grupo Niche and Henry Santos of Aventura, Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts, 2132 Hillside Road, Storrs Mansfield, (860) 486-4226. Sat., Apr. 6, 8 p.m. jorgensen.uconn.edu. $25-$40.
2) Film: Tattoo Nation, AMC Loews...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 9:30 AM
HARTFORD -- President Obama will travel to the state next week to push for gun control, the second trip he has made to Connecticut since the Newtown shootings.
The White House announced the event in a statement Tuesday:
"On Monday, April 8,...
| Apr 5, 2013
A profound sense of abiding friendship and a passionate desire to express support and love for the families of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown is the moving force behind an all-star jazz benefit concert that will be...
| Apr 7, 2013
Would the story of the Goodspeed Opera House make a good musical?
The thought occurred to me while I was interviewing Michael Price, who's been with the Victorian theater on the Connecticut River in East Haddam for 46 of its 50 years. During lunch at...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 2:20 PM
What exactly is kosher? The short answer is a religious certification given to any cooked or processed food that an observant Jew is permitted to eat. A satisfying answer in detail is not easy, so a visual aid may help: picture three identical matzo...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 5:57 PM
ALBANY, N.Y. — John Gallagher stood there at halftime Sunday inside SEFCU Arena, warmup pants, sneakers, black Hartford hoodie, sipping a cupful of coffee and two teaspoons of wisdom.
Asked how his young Hawks were handling the sudden and...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 10:13 AM
The Hartt School at the University of Hartford will present the musical “On the Twentieth Century,” Thursday, March 14 through Saturday, March 16, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, March 17, at 3 p.m., in Millard Auditorium, University of Hartford,...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 7:02 AM
Printmaker Andrew Raftery, who specializes in burin engraving, will speak in Hartford Art School’s Auerbach Lecture Series on Thursday, March 14, at 2:30 p.m.
The event will be held in Wilde Auditorium at Harry Jack Gray Center at University of...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 5:51 AM
Irish artist John Gerrard will speak in the Hartford Art School’s Auerbach Lecture Series on Wednesday, March 6, at 2 p.m. His lecture is titled “Exercise.”
The Irish artist is famous for his “Industrial Portraits,” which...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 8:40 AM
1) Dave Matthews Dreaming Tree Wine Dinner, CW's Chops n Catch, 706 Hartford Road, Manchester, Call (860) 783-5545 for reservations. Mon., Feb. 25, $50.
2) Hip Hop Hamentashen, The Mandell JCC, 335 Bloomfield Ave. Zachs Campus, West Hartford, Come in...
| May 29, 2013
| 9:07 AM
Nancy Stula, executive director and curator of the Lyman Allyn Art Museum in New London, is leaving that position to become executive director of the William Benton Museum of Art on the campus of University of Connecticut in Storrs. She starts her new job...