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The Hartford CourantWhen his son turned 14 a year ago, Jonathan Hardy bought the teen a gift that was both a coming-of-age badge and a hot item: an AR-15 rifle. To Hardy, the matte-black weapon is not a dangerous assault rifle. His son's model shoots the same small, low-...
MITCHELL -- Rural America is in a struggle to remain relevant. So said U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack in December after rural voters showed up for the November election in lackluster numbers and as Congress was letting a new farm bill slip through...
Yeah, we are all human and it's so easy for us to spend time dwelling on the past. And we have all kinds of valid reasons for feeling the way we do. You know. You've been through things that nobody deserves to go through. Perhaps you've been physically or...
1) DanceMasters Weekend Showcase Performance, Wesleyan University CFA Theater, 283 Washington Terr., Middletown, Sat., Mar. 9, 8 p.m. $8-$28. 2) The Connecticut Forum: A Meaningful Life, Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, Mortensen Hall, 166...
The Hartford CourantJeanine Basinger has been happily married for 45 years, so she knows a lot about how to make a marriage work. Basinger, the founder and director of the Film Studies Department at Wesleyan University in Middletown, also knows a lot about marriage movies,...
Tags: Social Issues, Carole Lombard, Family, Walter Huston, Genres
Earlier this month the Mabou Mines company descended upon Wesleyan University with its brash rearrangement of Tennessee Williams texts, tempered with Grand Guignol horror-theater posturings. On March 1 at 8 p.m., another vaunted New York-based...
Wesleyan University has been holding its annual DanceMasters Weekend for 14 years now. It's hard to understate the significance of this event. Connecticut once had a vibrant year-round dance scene, with regular concerts by local dance troupes and...
Artists: head to Middletown this weekend and hug a scientist. Choreographer Liz Lerman (pictured) curates "Innovations: Intersection of Art and Science," a two-day Wesleyan symposium co-hosted by the school's Center for the Arts and its Hughes Program...
SIOUX FALLS - The South Dakota Pork Producers Council (SDPPC) elected Andrew Arhart, a pork producer from Alpena, S.D., to serve as president for a 2nd term. I am excited to serve my 2nd term as a president of the South Dakota Pork Producers Council. I...
Tags: Elections, Mount Vernon, Politics
The Hartford CourantThe Academy Awards bring out the critic in everyone. It starts when the nominations are announced — "Whaddya mean, Ben Affleck wasn't nominated?" — and lasts long after Oscar night. That annual ritual takes place Sunday night and will be...
Hartford CourantWriter/director Lee Breuer, a founding co-artistic director of the New York-based experimental theater company Mabou Mines, explores the work of Tennessee Williams in a workshop production of "Glass Guignol: the Brother and Sister Play" Saturday, Feb....
Two exhibits are opening on Friday, Jan. 25, at the Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery on the campus of Wesleyan University in Middletown. “Food-Water-Life — Lucy + Jorge Orta” uses “social sculpture” to explore themes of...
Tags: Middletown, Arts, Arts and Culture
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