| Sep 27, 2012
| 1:22 PM
Meet another member of South Florida's many-sided faith community. This week we're talking with Pastor Zig Bays of Davie United Methodist Church.
Q: What are some challenges of being a new minister at a church ?
A: One is the understanding the chemistry...
| Jul 15, 2012
When Steve Scionti saw that there were few roles for Italian-Americans that didn't involve someone named Fat Tony or who had a very special godfather, the dancer-actor turned inward — and to his own family for inspiration.
Scionti, who was born and...
| Jul 14, 2012
| 9:16 PM
Alex Okrent could see the November finish line to his nearly decadelong journey with Barack Obama and was thinking about his next move.
The 29-year-old Evanston native had traveled across the country and to the political heights with Obama since...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 11:16 AM
David Liebman Quartet, July 19, Crowell Concert Hall, Wesleyan University, Middletown.
Every time David Liebman takes the stage, one imagines the disembodied spirits of John Coltrane and Miles Davis nodding in approval. Ever since the 66-year-old...
| Jul 20, 2012
Being a losing presidential candidate is like what Mr. Dooley said about vice presidents: "It isn't a crime exactly. You can't be sint to jail f'r it, but it's kind iv a disgrace. It's like writin' anonymous letters."
So it has been, unfairly, for former...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 9:05 AM
Always In Trouble
An Oral History of ESP-Disk', The Most Outrageous Record Label in America by Jason Weiss, Wesleyan Univ. Press, 292 pages, $24.95 (paper), $11.99 eBook
While the music scene over the past half-century has been dominated by major...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 12:55 PM
Hear What's In The Heart: A Shoemaker's Tale will play at the Center for the Arts at Wesleyan University in Middletown on July 26 and 27.
Written and performed by actor Steve Scionti, Hear What's In the Heart: Shoemaker's Tale is a one-man show that...
| Jun 20, 2013
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...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 4:42 PM
I have been secretary of my Wesleyan University class for 39 years and I just attended my 45th reunion, so I have been closely watching the behavior of graduates as we have corresponded and I reported their news and milestones. Here are a few observations...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 4:30 PM
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...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 5:26 AM
The game was tight, and shortstop A.J. Pollock fielded a ground ball in the last inning. There was an easy forceout at second base, but Pollock waited, and waited.
"He waited until the girl playing second base covered the bag," said Paul Cormier,...