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  • 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,...
  • The Mercurial Gallery in Danbury Featuring 'Crown of Clowns'

    The Mercurial Gallery in Danbury Featuring 'Crown of Clowns'
    Andrew Werner is a 24-year-old Bridgeport resident who attended New York's School of Visual Arts. His background in comic book art has blended with his training in the world of fine art to produce darkly comedic illustrations of severed body parts and the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Students On Campus: To Stay Or Go?

    For many students on Connecticut college campuses most affected by the weekend's snowstorm, Monday was a day of decision-making. Should they stay or should they go? For Lauren Poremski and Christy Taylor, the answer came late Monday afternoon, when...
  • Best Local TV Personality

    Best Local TV Personality
    1) Paul Piorek (News 12) Paul Piorek, the News 12 weathercaster, didn't start his career by gazing skyward. He is a former elementary social studies teacher and assistant at Western Connecticut State University's weather center. Weather was his passion...
  • Ives Concert Park's season kick-off features Counting Crows

    Ives Concert Park's season kick-off features Counting Crows
    Danbury's Ives Concert Park opens its season on Tuesday, June 12 when the revived '90s hitmakers Counting Crows take to the scenic stage that rests on a pagoda, in a lake, hiding in the woods behind WestConn's Westside campus. It's one of the most...
  • The Ultimate List of Summer Festivals in Connecticut

    The Ultimate List of Summer Festivals in Connecticut
    Alive @ 5, Columbus Park, Main St. & W. Park Place, Stamford. (203) 348-5285, Stamford-downtown.com. June 21: Los Lonely Boys. June 28: G. Love & Special Sauce. July 5: Creedence Clearwater Revisited. July 19: Matisyahu. July 19: Hot Chelle Rae. July 26:...