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  • Fall Movies: Film Festivals, 'Diamond Ruff' Screening

    Fall Movies: Film Festivals, 'Diamond Ruff' Screening
    Alternative-movie offerings are plentiful this fall. In addition to festivals featuring indie and foreign films — the Feminist Film Festival, the EROS gay film festival, the Festival of Ibero American Cinema, the Manhattan Short Film Festival...
  • Fall Exhibit Offerings Include Cats, Steampunk Fairies

    Fall Exhibit Offerings Include Cats, Steampunk Fairies
    Cats are art? Well, why not? An event at Real Art Ways, "Connecticats," which combines art event with cat adoption, is one of the interesting gallery events taking place this season. Benton Museum has an exhibit of alternative photography methods -...
  • Will Today's Solutions Become Tomorrow's Problems?

    Will Today's Solutions Become Tomorrow's Problems?
    I won't condemn the past to praise the present. Progress! Some shout that word as if we drive on a straight smooth road to our predestined ever-better future. Hogwash. Take immigration, for example. Is there anyone who will say that now at the start...
  • Why do NFL coaches rarely rise from the ranks of players?

    In Major League Baseball and the National Hockey League, the highest level of playing experience is almost a prerequisite to becoming a head coach or manager. In the National Basketball Association, almost half the head coaches have played in the league....
  • The Monument Quilt serves as remembrance, strength for sexual abuse survivors

    The Monument Quilt serves as remembrance, strength for sexual abuse survivors
    Under cloudy skies, volunteers were busy Saturday afternoon installing panels of the Monument Quilt on the verdant Federal Hill Park lawn. Walkers and tourists paused to read the emotionally wrenching messages — numbering in the hundreds —...
  • Middletown Pension Board To Consider Disability Applications From Three Former Officers

    MIDDLETOWN — The city's pension review board on Wednesday began hearing disability retirement cases for three former officers who were terminated earlier this year. Francesca Quaranta, Christopher Lavoie and Gino Pulvirenti all were told to seek...
  • Monument Quilt Stops At Wesleyan To Support Sexual Violence Survivors

    Monument Quilt Stops At Wesleyan To Support Sexual Violence Survivors
    MIDDLETOWN — The Monument Quilt, a traveling exhibit in support of survivors of sexual assault, was on display at Wesleyan University Tuesday. The group of quilts include messages from survivors and is aimed at ending a culture that often blames...
  • World War I Posters Focus Of Anniversary Exhibits

    World War I Posters Focus Of Anniversary Exhibits
    The assassination of Austrian archduke Franz Ferdinand, which is officially recognized as the start of World War I, was 100 years ago this year. So World War I is the predominant theme in historical exhibits in 2014 (even though the United States didn't...
  • Large-Scale Oil Landscapes By Wesleyan Artist On Display This Fall In Middletown

    Large-Scale Oil Landscapes By Wesleyan Artist On Display This Fall In Middletown
    MIDDLETOWN — An exhibition featuring twelve large-scale landscape and vista paintings by artist and professor Tula Telfair will be on display at Wesleyan University this fall. The opening reception for "A World of Dreams: New Landscape Paintings...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Duncaster To Present Program About Women's Equality Day

    Duncaster Retirement Community will present a public workshop on the women's suffrage movement and what it means in today's environment. The program will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 26 at 7:30 p.m. It is free to the public with preregistration. The event...
  • College students given the opportunity to text it out

    FORT WORTH Students at Texas Wesleyan University who don't like their roommates don't have to hold it in and resort to passive-aggressive tactics or worse this year, with the addition of a new app designed to prevent conflict. Roompact, launched this...