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  • 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....
  • 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-...
  • Hitting the Small Screen: Connecticut Designers in the Apps and Games Business

    Hitting the Small Screen: Connecticut Designers in the Apps and Games Business
    To the casual, iPhone-toting observer on the street, success in the app-development game means launching the next Angry Birds, the next Words with Friends, the next Fruit Ninja. It's all about creating that simple, super-addictive, viral app that pays for...
  • A Small Press, Specializing in New Fiction, Blooms in West Hartford

    A Small Press, Specializing in New Fiction, Blooms in West Hartford
    Dan Pope had every intention of becoming a lawyer. The West Hartford native graduated law school, passed the bar and began practicing the trade. There was only one problem: he always knew, deep inside, he was a writer. Not just a weekend hobbyist but a...
  • 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...
  • Editorial: Connecticut Stands Ground On Gun Safety

    Editorial: Connecticut Stands Ground On Gun Safety
    At the nation's capital, gun safety bills have been so watered down that a Washington Post columnist declared that the National Rifle Association "has already won." That may be the case in Washington, but it is not in Hartford. Members of Congress may...
  • Jimmy Greene, Father Of Newtown Victim, To Play In Benefit Jazz Fest

    Jimmy Greene, Father Of Newtown Victim, To Play In Benefit Jazz Fest
    Jimmy Greene, the celebrated jazz musician whose daughter was one of the 26 victims of the mass shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Dec. 14, joins noted jazz friends, fellow faculty members and students Thursday, April 25, at 7 p.m. in the...
  • WCSU Jazz Fest at the Ives Concert Hall in Danbury

    WCSU Jazz Fest at the Ives Concert Hall in Danbury
    WCSU traditionally has a killer music department that produces some of the most well-trained musical talent in the area. This weekend, the school is hosting WCSU Jazz Fest at the Ives Concert Hall in White Hall on the University's downtown campus to...
  • 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...
  • Access Health CT Hosts 'Chats' About New Health Exchange

    Connecticut's health exchange is hosting several more discussions across the state to explain the new online marketplace, which is a part of the Affordable Care Act sometimes called Obamacare. In addition to the exchange hosting chats, the University of...