| Oct 2, 2012
| 1:10 PM
By now, you're probably getting that "I'm-about-to-vomit" feeling from all those nasty TV campaign ads screaming about the contestants in Connecticut's mud-splattered U.S. Senate and 5th Congressional District campaigns.
One small consolation may be...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 7:24 AM
“Through Children’s Eyes: Hiroshima” will be at the Mansfield Freeman Center for East Asian Studies at Wesleyan University, 343 Washington Terrace in Middletown, starting on Wednesday, Oct. 3, and running through Pearl Harbor Day,...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 2:44 PM
The most despised child in the history of Baltimore sports is all grown up.
And, if his beloved New York Yankees falter, he'd like to see the Orioles win the 2012 World Series.
Yes, Baltimore — 16 years later, Jeffrey Maier soon could be in your...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 11:04 AM
“Hear What's In The Heart: A Shoemaker’s Tale,” is a new work that will play this summer at Center for the Arts at Wesleyan University in Middletown, July 26 and 27.
Steve Scionti, brings to life all the passion, comedy and drama...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 11:30 AM
It's the stuff of a hideous higher-ed Halloween nightmare: sexual assault, campus fear, rape-culture environments, an ugly federal lawsuit against a prestigious institution, and an ongoing national crisis of violence against women.
Earlier this month,...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Andrew Raftery: Open House
Ends Dec. 9, Wesleyan University's Davison Art Center, 301 High St., Middletown, (860) 685-2500, wesleyan.edu/dac
It's always fascinating and a bit consoling when an artist, especially one with the delicacy and taste of...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 3:00 AM
I have great respect for Daniel Handler, creator of the wildly popular Lemony Snicket books (and a fellow alum of Wesleyan University), but I couldn't help but feel let down at his newest: "Who Could That Be at This Hour?"
When I was finished with the...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 6:53 AM
SIOUX FALLS, SD -- He was an outspoken critic of one war, but a hero in another. He was a leading Democrat who came from Republican roots. He was a politician who cared more about being on the right side of an issue than on the popular side.
| Oct 25, 2012
| 9:47 AM
We really, really didn't need any more evidence that campus rape is a widespread problem across all sorts of colleges and universities, and that Wesleyan University's problems shouldn't targeted as isolated or unique. But we have it anyway.
This time it'...
| 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...
| May 30, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Sunken Garden Poetry Festival Kickoff Weekend
June 1-3, Hill-Stead Museum, 35 Mountain Road, Farmington, (860) 677-4787, hillstead.org.
It would be hard to find a more accomplished living poet in the world today than Richard Wilbur. In addition to...