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  • Composer David Macbride Bringing His Unanticipated Connections To Wesleyan

    Composer David Macbride Bringing His Unanticipated Connections To Wesleyan
    Here's an old salon game, a sort of proto-Mad Libs for pre-YouTube parties. Ask friends for four random words (A, B, C and D), then arrange them in a sentence (A is to B, just as C is to D) and say "discuss!" They'll have to justify how footballs are like...
  • Tom Thibodeau right out of Bill Belichick playbook

     Tom Thibodeau right out of Bill Belichick playbook
    Tom Thibodeau grew up in Connecticut a fan of the Patriots, especially favorite player Sam "Bam" Cunningham. But the Bulls coach really turns into a kid again describing the current leader of his boyhood team. "I don't know that there's a better football...
  • Crimean Choreography In Middletown

    Crimean Choreography In Middletown
    "To Not Forget Crimea: Uncertain Quiet of Indigenous Crimean Tatars" is a dance piece and a modern civil-rights conversation piece. The provocative multi-media show, inspired by political shifts in Crimea, is being presented 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24 as this...
  • CT Vaults To No. 1 Ranking — For Mudslinging

    CT Vaults To No. 1 Ranking — For Mudslinging
    The race for governor has brought Connecticut a notable distinction. Wesleyan University's Media Project reported last week that the state's contest for governor features a higher percentage of negative ads than any other contest for governor in the...
  • Voters Turned Off By Negative TV Commercials

    Voters Turned Off By Negative TV Commercials
    The candidates for governor campaigned Saturday in hopes of emerging on Election Day as the ultimate winner, but the biggest loser appears to be already decided - negative campaign commercials. That was the sentiment Saturday among voters at the 17th...
  • Voters Looking Forward To Election Day, When Negative TV Ads End

     Voters Looking Forward To Election Day, When Negative TV Ads End
    WEST HARTFORD - The candidates for governor campaigned Saturday in hopes of emerging on Election Day, Nov. 4th, as the ultimate winner, but the biggest loser appears to be already decided - negative campaign commercials. That was the sentiment...
  • We're Number One! We're Number One!

    We're Number One! We're Number One!
    Well, according to Wesleyan University’s study, anyway. Yes, in the world of mud-slinging negative political campaigns, we’re number one followed by Florida and Wisconsin. Here’s the story: http://cour.at/1tzEjZk. I’m frankly a...
  • Wesleyan University Hosting Archaeology Fair In Middletown Saturday

    Wesleyan University Hosting Archaeology Fair In Middletown Saturday
    MIDDLETOWN — Wesleyan University is sponsoring an archaeology fair Saturday, inviting people to learn about archaeological projects and research in Connecticut and the Northeast. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Exley Science...
  • Mark Twain House Celebrating The 'Wicked' Phenomenon

    Mark Twain House Celebrating The 'Wicked' Phenomenon
    The Mark Twain House's annual fundraiser event, Mark My Words 2014: A WICKED Cool Evening!, will be held Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 8 p.m., at The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford. Author Gregory Maguire, whose novel, "Wicked: The Life and Times of the...
  • Attorney General Facing A Conservative And Radical Liberal In General Election

    Attorney General Facing A Conservative And Radical Liberal In General Election
    HARTFORD — The last time a non-Democrat held the office of attorney general in Connecticut was in 1959. The current Democratic occupant, George Jepsen, was all of 5 years old back then. In this election, Jepsen is being challenged by opponents...
  • Eight Noteworthy New Pizzerias In Connecticut

    Eight Noteworthy New Pizzerias In Connecticut
    Connecticut's pizza dominance can never be denied. But beyond the famous names that have been around for decades, we're taking a look at some new kids on the block. These are some of the most noteworthy pizzerias that have fired up ovens in Connecticut...