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  • Steve Scionti's Solo Show Returns to Middletown

    Steve Scionti's Solo Show Returns to Middletown
    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...
  • Hampton Roads Workshops, Conferences, Contests & More

    Hampton Roads Workshops, Conferences, Contests & More
    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...
  • Dave Spence: A 20-year incumbent seeks reelection to La Cañada City Council

    Dave Spence: A 20-year incumbent seeks reelection to La Cañada City Council
    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...
  • A Symposium on the Intersection of Art and Science at Wesleyan

    A Symposium on the Intersection of Art and Science at Wesleyan
    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...
  • DanceMasters Weekend is Nigh at Wesleyan, March 9 & 10

    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...
  • SITI's Cafe Variations Comes to Fairfield Friday, March 1

    SITI's Cafe Variations Comes to Fairfield Friday, March 1
    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...
  • Marriage In The Movies: A Look At Hollywood's Phantom Genre

    Marriage In The Movies: A Look At Hollywood's Phantom Genre
    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,...
  • Our Picks: 3 Events Coming to the Greater Hartford Area

    Our Picks: 3 Events Coming to the Greater Hartford Area
    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...
  • Crime & Punishment: Manchester Gas Station Manager Caught Selling K2

    Crime & Punishment: Manchester Gas Station Manager Caught Selling K2
    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...
  • CT.com Interview: Ben Ratliff, New York Times Music Critic

    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...
  • World Premiere of Rinde Eckert's "The Last Days Of The Old Wild Boy" Slated For Wesleyan

    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....