| Oct 6, 2014
| 5:00 AM
If you were looking for a director to take on a big-screen version of the much-loved 1972 children's book "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day," Miguel Arteta would seem at first glance like, if not a terrible, horrible, no good,...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 11:15 AM
At 42, pianist/composer Vijay Iyer is at the top of his game, a Harvard professor, MacArthur fellowship recipient, perennial winner of various jazz polls and, most recently, an ECM recording artist. The centerpiece of his debut for that label, "Mutations,...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Hartford Men Beat Central
The Hartford men's soccer team rallied from a 1-0 deficit to beat Central 3-1 Wednesday night in West Hartford. The Hawks improve to 4-3-2; the Blue Devils, who had won three of their past four, drop to 4-4-0.
| Oct 5, 2014
Benjamin Griffin, associate editor for the Mark Twain Papers & Project at the University of California, Berkeley, will give a free talk on Wednesday, Oct. 8, at 5:30 p.m., following a 5 p.m. reception at The Mark Twain House & Museum, 51 Farmington Ave.,...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 12:36 PM
Decades before the Great Depression, when houses became smaller, East Hampton was a thriving manufacturing center that employed the Connecticut River and railroads to trade everything from ship components, toys and bells, to batting that filled cracks...
| 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 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 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 7, 2014
| 5:49 PM
Dr. Phillip Lu is characteristically self-deprecating about the news that a newly discovered asteroid has been named after him.
"My younger daughter asked, 'Dad, what's this supposed to mean?'" said Lu, 82, a retired astronomy professor from Western...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 9:14 AM
The Riverwood Poetry Series will launch a four-day Connecticut Poetry Festival, featuring six events at five places in Hartford, from Thursday, Nov. 13 to Nov. 16. It's all free, but donations will be accepted, and a $10 donation is suggested for the...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 6:42 AM
Tula Telfair's landscapes look like places a person might stumble upon anywhere, quiet places, serene and green, so isolated it feels as if no one else exists. But as it turns out, the places themselves don't exist. They spring up entirely from Telfair'...