| Jun 28, 2011
Denim on denim, high-waisted mom jeans, shorts in the office...they're fashion don'ts that are now do's! We'll talk about how to pull them off.
DENIM WITH DENIM: Reese Witherspoon, Jessica Alba and Alexa Chung all paired varying denim washes together...
| Jul 7, 2011
Thursday July 7
Books: The Eternal Struggle
Are you still finding it hard to keep your kids reading while on summer break? Shepherd them to one of two appearances by local author Elise Broach in the hopes that her new book will pique their interest....
| Jul 10, 2011
The Magnificent Sporting Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias
Don Van Natta Jr.
Little, Brown: 404 pp., $27.99
So do you know who made the Top 10 when ESPN chose its 50 Greatest Athletes of the 20th Century? Here they are: (1) Michael Jordan....
| Oct 27, 2010
A star turn performance and exquisite production values make "Tea at Five" a sure-fire hit at the Falcon Theatre in Burbank.
Stephanie Zimbalist, known for her 94-episode run as Laura Holt on the "Remington Steele" television series, brings to life...
| 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.
| May 5, 2012
| 3:55 AM
This Sunday's 2 p.m. screening at New Haven's Lyric Hall of the documentary "Broads," that features salty, outspoken interviews with actresses of a certain age remind me of some of my own favorite interviews of like-minded dames.
I'll post a series of...
| 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...
| May 29, 2012
| 12:45 PM
A.J. Croce, the son of late singer-songwriter Jim Croce, plays Thursday in Old Saybrook at the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center. Croce performs rootsy, bluesy rock. He'll be aided on stage by guitarist Michael Bizar, running through his own catalog,...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 7:40 AM
Steel Magnolias: In the world of Truvy's local-homegrown beauty salon, six very different women come together to share their secrets, fears and love for one another while engaging the audience in hysterical and neighborly gossip. Sat., 8 p.m.,...