| Jul 31, 2012
| 4:45 PM
TCM starts its Summer Under the Stars festival Wednesday with John Wayne, arguably the biggest movie star of all. Each day in August, starting at 6 a.m., the channel will salute a performer with a 24-hour marathon. What is Wayne's best? I vote “...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 4:45 PM
We won't get to see more “Downton Abbey” until January on PBS' “Masterpiece.” But here a few ways to carry you through till the addictive British drama returns. 1. The Emmys will put “Downton Abbey” back at the...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 4:43 PM
“Monday Night Football” on ESPN was the most-watched show in the nation last Monday. ESPN will try to repeat that feat with the Chicago-Dallas game at 8:20 p.m. Also on the menu: ***”Dancing With the Stars” has its competitors do...
| 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...
| Dec 29, 2011
• 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...
| 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....
| Oct 10, 2012
Turhan Bey, 90, an actor whose exotic good looks earned him the nickname of "Turkish Delight" in films with Errol Flynn and Katharine Hepburn before he left Hollywood for a quieter life in Vienna, died Sept. 30 in the Austrian capital after a long...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 2:03 PM
Sometime between Melanie Griffith as "Working Girl" and Hillary Clinton as presidential contender, the pantsuit retired from the ranks of high fashion, as well as from most women's closets.
Make room for its resurgence. Pantsuits commanded designer...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 4:57 AM
The National Theatre of London’s acclaimed contemporary staging of William Shakespeare's “Timon of Athens” will be presented as a National Theatre Live in HD event live on Thursday, Nov. 1 at 3 p.m. and repeated again at 7 p.m. at...
| May 4, 2012
Charles Higham, a poet, critic and prolific celebrity biographer who found political and sexual intrigue in the lives of Hollywood icons such as Cary Grant, Marlene Dietrich and, most controversially, Errol Flynn, died April 21 at his Los Angeles home. He...