| Dec 11, 2014
| 4:01 PM
MIDDLETOWN — Past soloists in the Middletown Goes to the Symphony program will return to the high school Dec. 27 to play a benefit concert.
Middletown High School has run the symphony program every two years since 1995, offering music students a...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 1:49 PM
Strip mall signs. Taco trucks. Small business mascots. Many an artist has documented the visual landscape of Los Angeles’ streets, but few have felt it as strongly as Billy Kheel.
For his last show, “Sunset Stitches,” at Trencher, a...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 3:00 PM
MIDDLETOWN — Mayor Daniel Drew has billed Wesleyan University $7,500 for the cost of police department overtime incurred during a student march and protest Dec. 8 that closed the city's busiest intersection for the afternoon.
In a brief letter...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 8:30 PM
•"Avian Requiem": Lafayette College Contemporary Music Ensemble, 8 p.m. Monday Nov. 10, Williams Center Main Stage. An semi-theatrical work that includes transcribed bird songs, improvisation, live and pre-recorded electronics, and spoken texts,...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 8:37 AM
As wedding bands go, you could do worse than the Westminster Abbey Choir, which performed in 2011 at the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. The choir is trained at a special school, the only one in the UK that's created...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 1:56 PM
Across almost 50 years as an educator at several suburban school districts and universities, Robert Dean Marshall focused on designing curriculum programs that would benefit students and their ability to learn.
"Bob took curriculum design from a student...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 7:00 AM
When East Hampton sisters Alyssa and Alanna Bish-Rondinone were competing for the leading role in their school production of "The Wizard of Oz," their mom was concerned, and even the school theatre coach feared that "hair might fly at home." Turns out,...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 8:55 AM
A free celebration at the Hartford Public Library will launch "Hartford Through Time" ($22.95), a book published by the library's Hartford History Center. The launch party will be held Wednesday, Dec. 3 at 5:30 p.m. at the Center, 500 Main St., Hartford....
| Nov 28, 2014
| 2:26 PM
I have been teaching a long time, so I felt I was past "firsts." Then, I received my first letter from prison.
I had this student a few semesters ago in a developmental reading and writing class, and he was very upfront about the electronic monitoring...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 12:27 PM
Five college students accused of gang-raping a female fellow student in a New Jersey dorm room pleaded not guilty on Tuesday, in the latest in a series of sexual assaults and harassment incidents prompting colleges to reexamine conduct policies.
| Dec 1, 2014
| 4:00 PM
MIDDLETOWN — Wesleyan University President Michael S. Roth has banned social events at Psi Upsilon for 2015 and placed it on probation after a student's recent report of a 2011 sexual assault at the fraternity house.
In a letter to the Wesleyan...