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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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.
  • 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...
  • No Place For Nepotism In State Summer Jobs

    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...
  • Brandi Carlile Performs at the Ives Concert Park in Danbury on Saturday

    Brandi Carlile Performs at the Ives Concert Park in Danbury on Saturday
    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...
  • Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion Radio Romance Tour 2013 Comes to Ives Concert Park in Danbury on Thursday

    Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion Radio Romance Tour 2013 Comes to Ives Concert Park in Danbury on Thursday
    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...
  • Small Crowds Make B.O.M.B. Fest Enjoyable, Though Not Profitable

    Small Crowds Make B.O.M.B. Fest Enjoyable, Though Not Profitable
    Let’s just say that crowds weren’t a problem this year at B.O.M.B. Fest. Actually, from a certain perspective, that was the problem. About 8,000 people paid to attend (an average of 4,000 per day, with another 500 total comped in) the two-...
  • Jan. 13: UConn Makes Football Pick: Pasqualoni Head Coach

    Paul Pasqualoni, who graduated from Cheshire High School and coached at Western Connecticut State University, is coming home. He will be named UConn football coach Friday at a 12:30 p.m. press conference in Storrs. Pasqualoni, 61, will replace Randy...
  • 14th Dalai Lama to speak at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury on Oct. 18-19

    14th Dalai Lama to speak at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury on Oct. 18-19
    His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet will visit and present talks on the campus of Western Connecticut State University on Oct. 18 and 19, according to a school press release. The visit was arranged in cooperation with Do Ngak Kunphen Ling, the...
  • Dr. Mel Loses His Battle To Cancer

    Dr. Mel Loses His Battle To Cancer
    Dr. Mel Goldstein had plans for the weeks ahead, cancer or no cancer. They included giving his daily weather reports on two radio stations and organizing a radiothon to benefit Connecticut Hospice in Branford. But on Wednesday, the 66-year-old former...