| Jan 2, 2013
| 7:35 AM
Roughly one in three college seniors nationwide has taken illegally obtained prescription amphetamines. And they don't feel bad about it.
That's according to the Center on Young Adult Health and Development, a research institute at the University of...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 3:30 PM
We have gone over the fiscal cliff. The politicians jury-rigged a last-minute, temporary deal, but let's face it — we went over.
The chattering classes are discussing the next big fiscal deadline in February, which is when the government hits...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 12:40 PM
Joey Batts Hip-Hop Night
Dec. 7, Up or On the Rocks, 50 Union Place, Hartford, (860) 247-6257, uporontherocks.com.
Connecticut needs anti-heroes. Joey Batts (aka Joseph Battaglia), a 30-year-old rapper originally from Long Island, N.Y., who bleeds...
| May 23, 2013
| 3:50 PM
A. Blaine Hawley, principal of Red Pump Elementary School in Bel Air, was recently elected to the board of directors of the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP). Gail Connelly, NAESP's executive director, announced the election...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 9:30 AM
1) Don Ross & Brooke Miller, Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville, (860) 693-9762, Thurs. 8 p.m., $20-$30, 41bridgestreet.com.
2) Amy Helm, Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, (413) 586-8686, Thurs. 7 p.m., $15-$18, iheg.com....
| Apr 30, 2013
| 7:50 AM
Area Deadheads: if you're looking for a little enlightenment tonight, head to Middletown, where Dr. Graeme Boone (pictured), an Ohio State professor of music, will present a "psychedelic lecture" on the Grateful Dead's "Dark Star" at Wesleyan University....
| May 1, 2013
| 2:25 PM
Artists Take Action
On view through May 26, Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University, 301 High St., Middletown, (860) 685-3864, wesleyan.edu/dac
Some of these posters can be downloaded from the alliance's website or purchased as stand-alone works....
| Apr 19, 2013
| 7:31 PM
A massive Russian crackdown on Chechnya's bid for independence in the 1990s and the installation of loyal leaders there pushed the Caucasus Muslim enclave from the headlines years ago. But resentment has festered and at times bled into the global holy war...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 4:55 AM
Composer John Cage (1912-1992) is the subject of Wesleyan's next Music & Public Life series installment, beginning with a free lecture by Cage biographer Richard Kostelanetz on Dec. 5 and a performance of Cage's Lecture on the Weather (1975), which mashes...
| 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....
| Nov 13, 2012
| 9:45 AM
In the 11th hour of her Senate campaign, Republican Linda McMahon tried to align herself with President Barack Obama in Connecticut's overwhelmingly Democratic cities. Flyers distributed in Hartford, Bridgeport and New Haven featured pictures of both...