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  • Get Ready For a Tsunami of Attack Ads as the Election Approaches

    Get Ready For a Tsunami of Attack Ads as the Election Approaches
    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...
  • Artwork By Children In Postwar Hiroshima On Exhibit At Wesleyan

    Artwork By Children In Postwar Hiroshima On Exhibit At Wesleyan
    “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,...
  • Sixteen years later, Jeffrey Maier revisits infamous moment in Yankee Stadium

    Sixteen years later, Jeffrey Maier revisits infamous moment in Yankee Stadium
    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...
  • Solo Show About Sicilian Shoemaker To Play Wesleyan In July

    Solo Show About Sicilian Shoemaker To Play Wesleyan In July
     “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...
  • Studies Suggest There Are Far More Campus Rapes Than The Official Numbers Indicate

    Studies Suggest There Are Far More Campus Rapes Than The Official Numbers Indicate
    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,...
  • Wesleyan's Davison Art Center Featuring the Engravings of Andrew Raftery

    Wesleyan's Davison Art Center Featuring the Engravings of Andrew Raftery
    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...
  • New Lemony Snicket book a disappointment

    New Lemony Snicket book a disappointment
    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...
  • Former Sen. and Presidential Hopeful George McGovern Dies

    Former Sen. and Presidential Hopeful George McGovern Dies
    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. George...
  • Another Campus Rape At Another "Classy" College

    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'...
  • 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...
  • Poet Richard Wilbur helps kick off the Sunken Garden Poetry Festival on June 1

    Poet Richard Wilbur helps kick off the Sunken Garden Poetry Festival on June 1
    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...