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  • Keiji Shinohara At Paris In Plantsville

    Keiji Shinohara At Paris In Plantsville
    Keiji Shinohara loves watching and listening to people's reactions to his artwork, because he hears things that never occurred to him. "Somebody will look at it and say 'Oh, have you been to Saskatchewan, Canada? Because it looks exactly like that!',"...
  • 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,...
  • Vijay Iyer Trio At Wesleyan

    Vijay Iyer Trio At Wesleyan
    At 42, pianist/composer Vijay Iyer is at the top of his game, a Harvard professor, MacArthur fellowship recipient, perennial winner of various jazz polls and, most recently, an ECM recording artist. The centerpiece of his debut for that label, "Mutations,...
  • Breast cancer genetic screening offers vital information, uncertainty

    Breast cancer genetic screening offers vital information, uncertainty
    New technologies, and a little help from the U.S. Supreme Court, have made it possible for large numbers of women to find out whether they carry genetic mutations that increase their risk of breast cancer — a development warmly welcomed by experts...
  • Regional Digest: Hartford Men Beat Central

    Hartford Men Beat Central The Hartford men's soccer team rallied from a 1-0 deficit to beat Central 3-1 Wednesday night in West Hartford. The Hawks improve to 4-3-2; the Blue Devils, who had won three of their past four, drop to 4-4-0. Riverfront...
  • Joyce Carol Oates In New Haven; Benjamin Griffin At Twain House

    Joyce Carol Oates  In New Haven; Benjamin Griffin At Twain House
    Benjamin Griffin, associate editor for the Mark Twain Papers & Project at the University of California, Berkeley, will give a free talk on Wednesday, Oct. 8, at 5:30 p.m., following a 5 p.m. reception at The Mark Twain House & Museum, 51 Farmington Ave.,...
  • Chatham Historical Society house tour showcases area's past

    Decades before the Great Depression, when houses became smaller, East Hampton was a thriving manufacturing center that employed the Connecticut River and railroads to trade everything from ship components, toys and bells, to batting that filled cracks...
  • Police: Intoxicated, Pantsless Man Fought With Officers

    Police: Intoxicated, Pantsless Man Fought With Officers
    MIDDLETOWN — A 21-year-old man who was found intoxicated and without pants on the Wesleyan University campus early Sunday has been charged with assaulting a police officer, according to a police report. Danilo Perez, of Woodstock, N.Y., was charged...
  • Ag Gag Laws, Industrial Farm Animal Abuse Focus of Yale Forum

    Ag Gag Laws, Industrial Farm Animal Abuse Focus of Yale Forum
    There are legislative and legal skirmishes going on all across the nation over farm animal welfare and "agricultural gag laws," hot-button issues that will be the focus of a forum at Yale Law School in New Haven Saturday. So-called "Ag Gag Laws"...
  • Mark Twain's Spirit-Related Programs Include A Talk By 'Picture The Dead' Author Lisa Brown

    Mark Twain's Spirit-Related Programs Include A Talk By 'Picture The Dead' Author Lisa Brown
    It's nearly October and you know what that means, time for ghosts and goblins and spirits that bump in the night. And of course the Mark Twain House & Museum is more than ready to celebrate the eerie and the unexplainable. In conjunction with its soon-...
  • UConn Holds Onto No. 19 Ranking Among National Public Universities

    UConn Holds Onto No. 19 Ranking Among National Public Universities
    The rankings that colleges and universities "love to hate and hate to love" came out Tuesday, without much change for most Connecticut schools. U.S. News & World Report again ranked the University of Connecticut at No. 19 among the top national public...