| Jul 15, 2013
| 3:17 PM
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...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 6:50 AM
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...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 6:35 AM
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...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 8:30 AM
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...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 6:45 AM
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-...
| May 29, 2013
| 7:15 AM
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...
| May 23, 2013
| 10:55 AM
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...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 7:00 AM
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-...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 7:35 AM
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...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 8:27 PM
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...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 9:56 AM
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...