| Dec 29, 2011
| 10:20 AM
Thursday: Little Ugly, $4. 9 p.m. Hungry Tiger, Manchester; Unbuckled Records Showcase featuring White Savages and more, $10-$12. 6 p.m. Webster Underground, Hartford; Christopher John, 7 p.m. Baci Grill, Cromwell.
Friday: The Acacia Strain, $18. 6 p.m....
| Jul 30, 2011
Katharine Hepburn's storied seaside Connecticut mansion in Fenwick is again for sale.
Yes, it is the Hepburn estate. And yet, it isn't. It's someone else's house not only by title, but by feel.
A massive, multi-million dollar renovation pushed the...
| Aug 21, 2011
Technically, this multilevel house in the Los Feliz hills falls into the design category of Greek Revival, but just barely.
"The architecture didn't feel to me like a Greek Revival house in the classic sense," says co-owner Ilene Kurtz-Kretzschmar, who...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 4:57 AM
For the first time since 1929, when the clubby, self-promotional and studio-driven Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences recognized “Wings” and “Sunrise” in the first Academy Awards ceremony, a black-and-white silent...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 9:42 PM
On Sunday, Hollywood celebrates itself and honors its own. All eyes (or most of them anyway) will be on the presentations of the Academy Awards.
But do the Oscars always end up in the right hands? Opinions abound on this topic, and what follows is only...
| Feb 26, 2012
| 9:48 PM
You figure this would be old hat for Meryl Streep by now, given that she's been nominated for about a gazillion Oscars.
But a clearly delighted Streep said hearing her name announced from the Oscars' stage was a near-surreal experience.
| Mar 23, 2012
| 1:24 PM
Dr. James Burch Brooks, a retired orthopedic surgeon who spent his more than four-decade career with the Four East Madison Orthopedic Association, died Sunday of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at Union Memorial Hospital.
The Cross Keys resident...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 2:29 PM
It's got all the dramaturgical creakiness and unabashed name-dropping one associates with famous-person-ruminating-onstage vehicles. But darned if Melissa Carlson's game-and-gamine turn for First Folio Theatre as Katharine Hepburn in Matthew Lombardo's...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 1:19 PM
10 Proven Benefits of Looking Your Best (Source: FOXNews.com)
Not even the most ardent believers in equality or the notion that a book cannot be judged by its cover can reasonably refute the power of appearances.
We draw several conclusions about...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 2:07 PM
Why let a little thing like religion divide us?
That’s what Mitt Romney said last weekend. The Republican presidential candidate asked that his party kindly ignore his Mormon faith and instead embrace universal values like “decency and...
| May 15, 2011
Darko Tresnjak wanted to direct as far back as he can remember.
When the newly-named artistic director of Hartford Stage was a 7-year-old boy in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, he was inspired by the opening-day ceremonies of the 1972 Olympics to organize his...