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  • 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...
  • Sandy Hook's Aftermath: Offering Support, Finding Help

    IF YOU WANT TO HELP: The Newtown Bee reports that Newtown town officials and community leaders asked Wednesday that people "temporarily halt any further dispatching of goods to the community, its schools, churches and nonprofit organizations." They said...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • The Ives Concert Park in Danbury Hosts Zombiefest on Saturday

    The Ives Concert Park in Danbury Hosts Zombiefest on Saturday
    Ives Concert Park is trying out something new this fall, their 1st ever Zombiefest. It consists of a zombie beauty contest (both male and female), a screening of Night of the Living Dead, music by Pat Horgan and Thunder Road, a Thriller Dance Party,...
  • The Dalai Lama Speaks at The O'Neill Center in Danbury on Thursday

    The Dalai Lama Speaks at The O'Neill Center in Danbury on Thursday
    Hello Dalai. The 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet accepted an invitation to speak at WestConn, and this Thursday and Friday he's going to make good on his promise. Thursday's talk is called The Art of Compassion while Friday's is the somewhat vaguer one titled...
  • Philip Glass Performs Live at the Ives Concert Hall in Danbury on Oct. 18

    Philip Glass Performs Live at the Ives Concert Hall in Danbury on Oct. 18
    Philip Glass has composed over a dozen operas and eight symphonies, one of the most influential composers of the 20th Century. He's known for being minimalist, but has distanced himself from that genre-fication as of late: He describes himself as a writer...
  • Studies Suggest There Are Far More Campus Rapes Than The Official Numbers Indicate

    Studies Suggest There Are Far More Campus Rapes Than The Official Numbers Indicate
    It's the stuff of a hideous higher-ed Halloween nightmare: sexual assault, campus fear, rape-culture environments, an ugly federal lawsuit against a prestigious institution, and an ongoing national crisis of violence against women. Earlier this month,...
  • 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...