| Nov 29, 2011
| 9:15 AM
Westconn music students are used to jamming with great musicians, but they're going to get a real treat on Friday when bassist John Patitucci stops by to give a master class and then perform alongside them in the Ives Concert Hall (named after composer...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 10:45 AM
With Fiona Apple. Fri., June 29, 8 p.m. $35-$50. Ives Concert Park, Western Connecticut State University’s Westside Campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension, Danbury. (866) 558-4253, ivesconcertpark.com.
When Blake Mills’ debut album...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 9:39 AM
If you think captaining one sports team is difficult, try captaining three. Lydia Walter did just that with the basketball, softball, and soccer teams at Nathan Hale-Ray, where she was the valedictorian as well.
Walter also served as vice president of...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 10:02 AM
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...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 5:44 PM
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...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 10:20 AM
Hey, why not go see some bands? You like live music don't you? 'Cause we've got some ideas. They go a little something like this:
Thursday, Feb. 9: WCSU Jazz Ensemble at WCSU's Alumni Hall, Danbury. They've got one of the best music departments around,...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 9:24 AM
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...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 10:45 AM
Sal Trapani, co-chair of the Department of Theatre Arts up at WestConn has a thing for making his own unique adaptations to Shakespearean plays. This time around, it's Aristophones getting the Trapani treatment. Lysistrata enters its final weekend of...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 12:53 PM
Thursday, August 25
FREAKS AND GREEKS
If any country is America's brethren, it's Greece. It also went from being a trailblazer in the field of democracy and the center of global culture and commerce to a humiliated deadbeat nation. (It took Greece...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 1:00 PM
Thursday September 22
FREEDOM FOR SOME
Fernando Bermudez was convicted of murder in New York City in 1992, and spent the next 18 years in prison. And then it turned out that he didn't do it. Oops! Today, Bermudez, whose case was taken on by the...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 1:25 PM
Thursday October 6
Is the U.S. healthcare system getting you down? Dr. Tashi Rabten, president of the Tibetan Medical Association, and the Institute for Holistic Heath Studies at WCSU are looking to help, with a workshop called "Tibetan...