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  • No Place For Nepotism In State Summer Jobs

    It's not exactly shocking that sons and daughters of state employees land on the government payroll as seasonal employees. That nexus between parentage and patronage is eternal. But is it fair? There are at least three such relatives out of 17...
  • Brandi Carlile Performs at the Ives Concert Park in Danbury on Saturday

    Brandi Carlile Performs at the Ives Concert Park in Danbury on Saturday
    Brandi Carlile is crazy talented. Her songs are catchy and melodic. Her voice is pitch perfect and breaks up in a satisfying dirty way on command. She's got great taste, and she's a woman that radiates strength and confidence. And her guitar and bass...
  • Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion Radio Romance Tour 2013 Comes to Ives Concert Park in Danbury on Thursday

    Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion Radio Romance Tour 2013 Comes to Ives Concert Park in Danbury on Thursday
    NPR fans rejoice. Garrison Keillor is bringing his "Prairie Home Companion" to Danbury so that you can hear him tell his tales from Lake Wobegon live, hear some good folk music and chuckle at the fake advertisements. He's been doing the show on and off...
  • Caravan of Thieves Plays the Ives Concert Park in Danbury on Sunday

    Caravan of Thieves Plays the Ives Concert Park in Danbury on Sunday
    Fuzz and Carrie Sangiovanni began Caravan of Thieves in 2008 as a duo project, but it soon became all-absorbing, requiring a full band to see the vision through. Sunday night, they bring their well-developed, honed-on-the-road, theatrical gypsy swing show...
  • New Haven's International Arts Festival: What's Hot This Year?

    New Haven's International Arts Festival: What's Hot This Year?
    It's about sharing the experience. That's what Mary Lou Aleski, executive director of New Haven's 18th annual International Festival of Arts & Ideas that begins Saturday, June 15, has found in data of who comes — and why— to the annual two-...
  • moe. Opens the Ives Concert Park's Summer Season This Saturday

    moe. Opens the Ives Concert Park's Summer Season This Saturday
    moe. with the Wood Brothers. Ives Concert Park, Western Connecticut State University's Westside Campus, 43 Lake Avenue Ext., Danbury. (866) 558-4253. 6 p.m. $20-$35.   Jam band music isn't always truly improvisational. Chuck Garvey plays guitar...
  • Three In Connecticut To Receive Governor's Arts Awards

    Three In Connecticut To Receive Governor's Arts Awards
        Three artist-academics will receive the 2013 Governor’s Arts Awards. The Connecticut residents to be honored are: poet, essayist, playwright Elizabeth Alexander of Hamden, chairwoman of the African-American studies department at Yale...
  • Margaret Grimes Exhibit at WCSU's Higgins Hall Gallery in Danbury

    Margaret Grimes Exhibit at WCSU's Higgins Hall Gallery in Danbury
    Margaret Grimes has been painting landscapes for over 40 years now, and she's pretty darn good at it. Her large-scale works that portray majestic wooded American scenes will be on display at WCSU's Higgins Hall to celebrate her retirement from her full-...
  • A Silent Culture of Acceptance Surrounds the Use of ADHD Drugs on Campuses

    A Silent Culture of Acceptance Surrounds the Use of ADHD Drugs on Campuses
    Roughly one in three college seniors nationwide has taken illegally obtained prescription amphetamines. And they don't feel bad about it. That's according to the Center on Young Adult Health and Development, a research institute at the University of...
  • The Victims And Their Stories

    The Victims And Their Stories
    Killed in Friday's horrific shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School were 20 children, ages 6 and 7, and six adults. In the day since the worst massacre at a primary school in the country's history, stories of heroism in the face of death and of young...
  • Who Are They? Stories About The Victims Of Friday's Shootings

    Who Are They? Stories About The Victims Of Friday's Shootings
    Killed in Friday's horrific shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School were 20 children, ages 6 and 7, and six adults. The shooter's mother was also killed Friday. Stories of the adult heroes of this tragedy and tributes to the children who lost their...