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  • A Cornerstone Of Hartford's Polish Community

    Lottie Pozniak was an ambassador of Polish culture in Hartford from the 1940's into the 1990's. She founded a Polish cultural organization, taught Polish traditions in the public schools, performed in Polish dances and plays and was a leader in her church...
  • At daddy-daughter dances, black fatherhood celebrated

    At daddy-daughter dances, black fatherhood celebrated
    As the mellow sounds of soul music played, Willie Bailey grabbed his 7-year-old daughter's hand and twirled her in a circle. He pulled her close, placed a hand on her shoulder, and the two bopped back and forth in a two-step, laughing and giggling. "I...
  • Dressing up and showing off at annual Valentine's 'Sweetheart Dance'

    Dressing up and showing off at annual Valentine's 'Sweetheart Dance'
    It took all of about four songs for the deejay to set the tone. In a matter of hours, the calendar would turn to Valentine's Day, so this dance would have no shortage of slow songs. "Keep your eyes open for that handsome young man or pretty young woman,...
  • How I Nearly Didn't Meet Your Mother

    How I Nearly Didn't Meet Your Mother
    Memory, as TV anchorman Brian Williams might tell you, does play tricks. I know only too well! Nevertheless, here's what I tell my three children: "You don't know how close you came to never having been born." And then I tell them the story of what I...
  • 'Watershed' misses its moment to commemorate civil rights

    'Watershed' misses its moment to commemorate civil rights
    Sometimes talent isn't enough — if it isn't the right kind of talent. Choreographer Kyle Abraham has won "Bessie" and Jacob's Pillow awards, a MacArthur grant and commissions galore. But in attempting to evoke or commemorate the struggle for civil...
  • DANCE REVIEW: Sonia Sanchez's 'The Id' at the MCA

    DANCE REVIEW: Sonia Sanchez's 'The Id' at the MCA
    Flamenco is a paradoxical art, requiring passion and control, self-assertion and self-abnegation, physical vehemence and delicacy, defiance and surrender, joy and despair. Not coincidentally, it's also one of the very few dance forms that prize maturity....
  • Black History Month marked with events, history, music and more

    Black History Month is a celebration of African-American history and culture. This year, the Daily Press is presenting a Black History Primer with the information you need to know about African-American history in four Peninsula localities. Each Sunday in...
  • A Valentine's show that combines the naughty and the nice

    A Valentine's show that combines the naughty and the nice
     Ophelia Derriere is all about body image, all about female empowerment, all about feeling good.  When she takes the stage at the Naro Expanded Cinema in Norfolk to dance in the Vice and Virtue burlesque revue, she will be moving and grooving for...
  • Tello Films incubates web series

    Tello Films incubates web series
    Midway through its second season, Comedy Central's "Broad City" has made its mark not only for being funny and audacious, but also because the show's central dynamic is one that rarely anchors a sitcom anymore — that of a deep and abiding friendship...
  • British New Romantic icon Steve Strange dies at 55

    Steve Strange, a singer with the British band Visage and one of the founders of the 1980s' New Romantic style, has died at age 55. August Day Recordings, Strange's record label, said he died Thursday of an apparent heart attack in a hospital in the...
  • After Decades Apart, Couple Rekindles Spark From 62 Years Ago

    After Decades Apart, Couple Rekindles Spark From 62 Years Ago
    There was a spark between Dale Wilkins and Paul Barrett when they first met 62 years ago, and though they lived separate lives for many decades, its effect was long-lasting. Wilkins and Barrett first met in 1952 at the Ferndale in Manchester, a...