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  • Yale's Rep's 'Caucasian Chalk Circle' Refreshing, Frantically Funny

    Yale's Rep's 'Caucasian Chalk Circle' Refreshing, Frantically Funny
    Young playwrights who think they're edgy and modern because they use sharp language, expressionistic techniques, brash political posturing, harsh urban settings and outrageous humor in the midst of horrible tragedy should take note: what Bertolt Brecht...
  • Urban Miners Puts Old Home Materials To Good Use

    Urban Miners Puts Old Home Materials To Good Use
    Joe DeRisi worked hard to acquire his Connecticut demolition license even though he doesn't do demolition. DeRisi does take things apart — houses, barns, labs, what have you — but he does it carefully, lovingly, nail by nail. He doesn't...
  • Author to speak at Hampton University on tragedy of promise lost

    Author to speak at Hampton University on tragedy of promise lost
    No one can deny that the collective black community is in turmoil over the death of black men. Across the country, political pundits, community leaders and college students heatedly debate the causes—how much of this is the fault of society, the...
  • March Madness, Stocks — Pick 'Em And Hope

    March Madness, Stocks — Pick 'Em And Hope
    We are down to the Sweet 16 in the NCAA's men's college basketball tournament, otherwise known as March Madness, which, depending upon your perspective, is either the most exciting month in sports or the American collegiate plantation system writ large....
  • Why Are We Suspending Kindergartners?

    Why Are We Suspending Kindergartners?
    The recent news that more than 1,200 children were suspended from kindergarten and first grade in Connecticut schools last year was appalling. Worse is that the number increased nearly 20 percent from two years ago. I don't understand why we're tolerating...
  • Can You Be Perky On The Phone All Day? Insuritas Has A Job For You

    Can You Be Perky On The Phone All Day? Insuritas Has A Job For You
    EAST WINDSOR — Insuritas founder Jeff Chesky puts a hand to his head in mock agony when he recalls how some people tell him: "You're an overnight sensation." Insuritas is an insurance agency that partners with small banks and credit unions to sell...
  • Former New Haven Mayor John Daniels Laid To Rest Friday

    Former New Haven Mayor John Daniels Laid To Rest Friday
    NEW HAVEN — John Daniels, elected as the city's first African American mayor in the early 1990s, was celebrated as a political visionary and trailblazer in a moving memorial service Friday at Battell Chapel at Yale University. Daniels died last...
  • 'Bad Jews' Breaks Long Wharf Record; Arts Groups Receive Grants

    'Bad Jews' Breaks Long Wharf Record; Arts Groups Receive Grants
    Ten area arts and cultural organizations are receiving a total of $125,000 in "ignition grants," funded by the Greater Hartford Arts Council's United Arts Campaign with support from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving. The grants are aimed at up-...
  • Hampton Roads author, poet Bill Glose gives a few writing tips

     Hampton Roads author, poet Bill Glose gives a few writing tips
    If you are a writer hoping to enhance a story with great quotes, there are a few things you should do to put your interview subject in the right frame of mind to speak openly. First, you should request to meet "on location" if the story is thematic....
  • Windham-Mansfield edition community news

    Art and craft submissions encouraged CANTERBURY - A call for artists has been issued for the fifth annual Fine Art and Craft Exhibit and Sale at the Finnish American Heritage Society. The event will be held at the Finnish Hall, 76 N. Canterbury Road,...
  • Survivor of 1972 Munich massacre to speak in Boca Raton

    Survivor of 1972 Munich massacre to speak in Boca Raton
    Steven Spielberg filmed a version of the events that shook the world, but Dan Alon lived the real story. The 1972 Munich Olympics massacre — depicted by Spielberg in the 2005 political thriller "Munich" — is considered one of the first times...