| Sep 3, 2014
| 12:03 PM
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...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 2:36 PM
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...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 7:33 AM
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...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 6:38 PM
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 —...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 9:46 AM
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...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 1:41 PM
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...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 12:41 PM
Some Shakespeare, a touch of Stoppard and then things get really Wilder (Thornton, that is). That's just some of the major writers whose works will highlight a busy stage season on Connecticut. Throw in a new musical at Goodspeed, a new comedy by a...
| Sep 14, 2014
Events featuring authors of books about witches and vampires, suspense and mystery and politics, religion and history, as well as books for young readers, are among those coming our way this fall. Here are highlights of literary events scheduled from...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 8:10 AM
While waiting for your toaster waffles to pop up, browse through the Nomadic Wax website (nomadicwax.org), where you'll find hours upon hours of hip-hop and urban music clips from all over the African diaspora. On Saturday, Sept. 20, the Nomadic Wax folks...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 9:52 AM
COLCHESTER- Nine Jack Jackter Intermediate school students recently performed at the annual HOT School Summer Institute at Wesleyan University in Middletown. This year they participated in "Cast a Net for Change" to raise awareness of malaria in Africa....
| Apr 8, 2014
| 3:34 PM
"She's lying." "It was her choice to go to the party." "But frats raise money for charity."
The student reaction to the alleged rape in the common room of Psi Upsilon fraternity last May reveals the extent to which rape culture thrives on Wesleyan...