| Feb 19, 2013
| 7:53 AM
Middletown native and actor Steve Scionti brings his solo show, "Hear What's In the Heart: A Shoemaker's Tale" to The Oddfellows Playhouse Youth Theater in Middletown for an extended engagement.
The six-week run begins May 16. The show will continue...
| Oct 21, 2013
Writers: Looking for workshops to help you with craft, or maybe a conference where you can pitch your story/book idea? Or maybe you love seeing your work judged against that of others and are always on the lookout for the latest writing contest. We're...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 9:30 PM
Dave Spence has sat behind the City Council dais for more than 20 years. At 75, he is the oldest elected official in the city, with five terms as mayor under his belt. Spence says his breadth of experience will help the council maintain the city's...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Artists: head to Middletown this weekend and hug a scientist. Choreographer Liz Lerman (pictured) curates "Innovations: Intersection of Art and Science," a two-day Wesleyan symposium co-hosted by the school's Center for the Arts and its Hughes Program...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 6:54 PM
Wesleyan University has been holding its annual DanceMasters Weekend for 14 years now. It's hard to understate the significance of this event. Connecticut once had a vibrant year-round dance scene, with regular concerts by local dance troupes and...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 10:52 PM
Earlier this month the Mabou Mines company descended upon Wesleyan University with its brash rearrangement of Tennessee Williams texts, tempered with Grand Guignol horror-theater posturings.
On March 1 at 8 p.m., another vaunted New York-based...
| Mar 3, 2013
Jeanine Basinger has been happily married for 45 years, so she knows a lot about how to make a marriage work. Basinger, the founder and director of the Film Studies Department at Wesleyan University in Middletown, also knows a lot about marriage movies,...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 11:25 AM
1) DanceMasters Weekend Showcase Performance, Wesleyan University CFA Theater, 283 Washington Terr., Middletown, Sat., Mar. 9, 8 p.m. $8-$28.
2) The Connecticut Forum: A Meaningful Life, Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, Mortensen Hall, 166...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 9:25 AM
The election for president of UConn' Undergraduate Student Government was marked by a surprising amount of scandal and political intrigue. Shiv Gandhi bested Edward Courchaine by 340 votes. Then Courchaine filed a complaint accusing Gandhi of violating...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 12:46 PM
Ben Ratliff, jazz and pop critic for The New York Times since 1996 and the author of three books of jazz criticism, has the rare ability to write about avant-garde jazz, doom-metal, indie rock, hip-hop, and probably a dozen or so other musical genres with...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 4:56 AM
The world premiere of "The Last Days of the Old Wild Boy", written and directed by Rinde Eckert during his artist residency at the theater department at Wesleyan University in Middletown will be presented on Thursday, Nov. 15 and Friday, Nov. 16 at 8 p....