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  • Lanza's Psychiatric Treatment Revealed In Documents

    Lanza's Psychiatric Treatment Revealed In Documents
    Buried in the thousands of pages of police reports released Friday into the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, new details about Adam Lanza's mental health and his treatment have emerged, revealing that he was seen at the Yale Child Study Center in...
  • 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...
  • Ocean Explorer Fabien Cousteau Speaks at Ives Concert Hall at WCSU on Thursday

    Ocean Explorer Fabien Cousteau Speaks at Ives Concert Hall at WCSU on Thursday
    If you're going to get someone to come talk about the state of the world's oceans and the environment at your university, it may as well be Jacques Cousteau's grandson. Fabien Cousteau will hold a lecture called One Ocean, One People at WestConn's Ives...
  • The Ives Concert Hall in Danbury Debates Marijuana on Oct. 30

    The Ives Concert Hall in Danbury Debates Marijuana on Oct. 30
    Legalization of marijuana is already a reality for Colorado and Washington state. Connecticut probably won't be next, but it won't be last either — it's already decriminalized and approved for medical use here. On Wednesday, there's a debate at...
  • The Octavias McKoy Journey -- Stratford, JUCO's, Saks Fifth Avenue, WestConn, NCAA Record Book

    A feature look at Stratford's Octavias McKoy, the Western Connecticut running back to set an NCAA record with 455 rushing yards last week against Worcester State. Here's a link to highlights of his record-setting performance.
  • Courant/FRONTLINE Investigation: Raising Adam Lanza

    Courant/FRONTLINE Investigation: Raising Adam Lanza
    Shortly after her move from New Hampshire to Newtown in 1998, Nancy Lanza had good news about her troubled son. "Adam is doing well here, and seems to be enjoying the new school," Lanza wrote to a friend back in Kingston, N.H., in a Feb. 9, 1999, email....
  • Our Picks: Tony Bennett and the Specials Each Play the Ives Concert Park

    Our Picks: Tony Bennett and the Specials Each Play the Ives Concert Park
    Tony Bennett is one of the great voices of all time. He got his big break in 1949 when Bob Hope caught his act, and he's been singing all over the world ever since. He's a living legend if ever there was one. The Specials (pictured) broke open the...
  • Our Picks: Danbury Fields Forever Celebrates The Beatles

    Our Picks: Danbury Fields Forever Celebrates The Beatles
    It's been 50 years since Ringo joined the Beatles, and Charles F. Rosenay!!! (yes, the exclamation points are legally part of his name) of Liverpool Productions is throwing a 10-hour party with 10 Beatles tribute bands to celebrate. Featured acts...
  • 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...
  • 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-...