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  • New work by Campion, Lauterbach, Hillman, Brock-Broido

    New work by Campion, Lauterbach, Hillman, Brock-Broido
    El Dorado Peter Campion University of Chicago Press: 80 pp., $18 paper Peter Campion, in his new book, re-creates the overheard sounds, ring tones, robo-blab and self-announcings of an airport concourse, spliced into imitation of Anglo-Saxon "riddles"...
  • Author Ta-Nehisi Coates Reads From His New Book This Thursday at Wesleyan

    Author Ta-Nehisi Coates Reads From His New Book This Thursday at Wesleyan
    Atlantic writer and senior editor Ta-Nehisi Coates (pictured) took down Brad Paisley earlier this year, when he felt the country star wasn't responding appropriately to criticism of his song "Accidental Racist" (featuring L.L. Cool J). When it comes to...
  • Wesleyan To Host Innovation In Arts and Science Symposium

    Wesleyan University presents the symposium “Innovations: Intersection of Art and Science” on Thursday, Feb. 28 and Friday, March 1 on the Wesleyan campus in Middletown. The event, which will focus on the themes of research, teaching and...
  • World Premiere of Rinde Eckert's "The Last Days Of The Old Wild Boy" Slated For Wesleyan

    The world premiere of "The Last Days of the Old Wild Boy", written and directed by Rinde Eckert during his artist residency at the theater department at Wesleyan University in Middletown  will be presented on Thursday, Nov. 15 and Friday, Nov. 16 at 8 p....
  • George McGovern dies at 90; liberal standard-bearer against Nixon in '72

    George S. McGovern, an icon of American liberalism who campaigned for the White House with moral fervor against President Richard M. Nixon and the Vietnam War but lost in a thundering landslide, has died. He was 90. McGovern died Sunday morning while...
  • Push On To Curb Wild Fraternities

    Incidents at two Connecticut colleges — and others — show that institutions of higher learning must do more to curb the negative behavior typically associated with fraternity membership. •A former Wesleyan University student who says...
  • Summer Pre-K Program Shows Great Promise

    A hallmark of President Barack Obama's recently released early childhood education plan is federal funding to expand pre-kindergarten for low- and moderate-income children, with mandates for state-regulated quality control and continuous program...
  • Gettysburg's High Ground Shaped Destiny

    The coming sesquicentennial of the Civil War battle of Gettysburg on the hot, humid days of July 1-3, 1863, is no ordinary anniversary. A place of pilgrimage for visitors around the globe, the small Pennsylvania town resonates not just in the American...
  • Steve Scionti's Solo Show Returns to Middletown

    Steve Scionti's Solo Show Returns to Middletown
    Middletown native and actor Steve Scionti brings his solo show, "Hear What's In the Heart: A Shoemaker's Tale" to The Oddfellows Playhouse Youth Theater in Middletown for an extended engagement. The six-week run begins May 16. The show will continue...
  • 'Winesburg, Ohio' Is Now Everyplace Else

    Nearly 100 years ago, Sherwood Anderson published "Winesburg, Ohio," a book of linked short stories regarding an imaginary American town as seen through the eyes of George Willard. George is a young man about to leave his hometown to try his hand at...
  • Justices' Gay Marriage Worries Misplaced

    In their recent consideration of legislation banning same-sex marriage, some Supreme Court justices expressed uninformed concern over how little we know about the long-term impact of such unions. Justice Anthony Kennedy said that because same-sex...