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  • For indie's Miguel Arteta an excellent, good move to make kids' film

     For indie's Miguel Arteta an excellent, good move to make kids' film
    If you were looking for a director to take on a big-screen version of the much-loved 1972 children's book "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day," Miguel Arteta would seem at first glance like, if not a terrible, horrible, no good,...
  • Bay State Man Charged With Threatening Wesleyan Students With Knife

    Bay State Man Charged With Threatening Wesleyan Students With Knife
    MIDDLETOWN — A Massachusetts man was charged with threatening Saturday after students at Wesleyan University told police that he displayed a knife and made threats. Abdullahi Abdullahi, 19, of Waltham, Mass., was charged with breach of peace and...
  • Nayaug Principal Leaving For Regional District 17

    Nayaug Principal Leaving For Regional District 17
    GLASTONBURY — Nayaug Elementary School Principal Holly Hageman is leaving to become assistant superintendent in Regional School District 17. Superintendent Alan B. Bookman told the school board about Hageman's departure Monday night. Hageman sent...
  • More College Sex Assault Victims Coming Forward

    More College Sex Assault Victims Coming Forward
    It may seem cold, clinical and counterintuitive to say that the higher number of sexual assaults reported by colleges and universities in Connecticut from 2012 to 2013 is good. But it is. Each assault is a crime to be regretted, but the higher assault...
  • Robert Ball: A Veteran Of Two Wars And Accomplished Author

    Robert Ball: A Veteran Of Two Wars And Accomplished Author
    SIMSBURY — Robert W.D. Ball, who served in two wars and was involved in the first U.S. hydrogen bomb tests in the Pacific Islands, died Aug. 21. He was 83. Born in Hartford in 1930, Ball grew up in West Hartford and attended Mount Hermon School...
  • Scientists Press For Climate Change Action

    Scientists Press For Climate Change Action
    With this week's release of the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Synthesis Report, scientists from across the world lit another torch of urgency for climate action. Three previous working group reports from the climate change panel went...
  • Riffat Sultana And Players At Wesleyan

    Riffat Sultana And Players At Wesleyan
    For its academic year 2014-15, Wesleyan University pulled together an interdisciplinary program called "Muslim Women's Voices at Wesleyan," tapping more than 20 departments and campus organizations. As part of this, Sufi singer Riffat Sultana makes her...
  • Tula Telfair's 'World Of Dreams' At Wesleyan

    Tula Telfair's 'World Of Dreams' At Wesleyan
    Tula Telfair's landscapes look like places a person might stumble upon anywhere, quiet places, serene and green, so isolated it feels as if no one else exists. But as it turns out, the places themselves don't exist. They spring up entirely from Telfair'...
  • Book Events: Connecticut Poetry, Jewish Book Festivals

    The Riverwood Poetry Series will launch a four-day Connecticut Poetry Festival, featuring six events at five places in Hartford, from Thursday, Nov. 13 to Nov. 16. It's all free, but donations will be accepted, and a $10 donation is suggested for the...
  • Asteroid Named After Retired Western Connecticut Professor

    Asteroid Named After Retired Western Connecticut Professor
    Dr. Phillip Lu is characteristically self-deprecating about the news that a newly discovered asteroid has been named after him. "My younger daughter asked, 'Dad, what's this supposed to mean?'" said Lu, 82, a retired astronomy professor from Western...
  • 'Requiem' events

    'Requiem' events
      •"Avian Requiem": Lafayette College Contemporary Music Ensemble, 8 p.m. Monday Nov. 10, Williams Center Main Stage. An semi-theatrical work that includes transcribed bird songs, improvisation, live and pre-recorded electronics, and spoken texts,...