| Feb 13, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Mabou Mines is one of the most revered experimental theater companies in New York, and its leader Lee Breuer is one of the world's most respected avant-garde theater directors.
The troupe has some serious Connecticut connections as well. Breuer taught...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 6:28 PM
When 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-...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 5:51 PM
Gus Ayer, the former mayor of Fountain Valley and an avid environmentalist, died Wednesday night. He was 63.
According to his oldest son, Ethan, the cause of his death is still pending, but he was found at his Fountain Valley home by his youngest son,...
| Feb 24, 2013
The 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...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Jeanne Parquette Wertman of Dallas, Texas formerly of Irvine, California passed away peacefully in Dallas, Texas on February 5, 2013 at the age of 94. Jeanne was preceded in death by the love of her life husband of 63 years, Howard “Buck”...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 6:50 PM
The only time I met the poet Rae Armantrout, a few years ago, I escorted her from her hotel to the lecture hall at the University of Chicago where she was to read. We chatted, and she mentioned that she had a new book coming out. I asked her what it was...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 7:53 AM
Douglas Warren Daman, 76, of Petoskey, died Feb. 2, 2013, at his home in Petoskey, surrounded by his family.
Doug was born on Jan. 25, 1937, in Monroe, Mich., the son of Edward and Beatrice Daman. Doug grew up in Monroe and enlisted in the U.S. Army in...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 10:06 PM
Students named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at St. Cloud (Minn.) State University included Peter Gould, Aberdeen; Mallory Anderson, Bristol, and Vanessa Burggraff, Redfield.
Students named to the dean’s list for the fall...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 10:55 AM
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...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 12:35 PM
Historically accurate concerts are a fun fetish in Connecticut, especially in New Haven, where there is the Yale Collection of Musical Instruments and the annual Christmastime Colonial Concerts of Orchestra New England.
The Wesleyan University Center...
| May 31, 2013
| 11:37 PM
The wrestling community has played a big role in keeping the sport’s Olympic dreams alive, according to South Dakota high school and college wrestling coaches.
This week, the International Olympic Committee said wrestling was one of three...