| 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....
| Jul 26, 2011
Filmmaker directed 'Zorba the Greek'
Michael Cacoyannis, 89, the Cyprus-born filmmaker and screenwriter who directed the 1964 film classic "Zorba the Greek," starring Anthony Quinn, died Monday at an Athens hospital of complications...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 11:10 AM
Since its founding by English settlers, Hartford has been one of New England's most populous cities. Over the nearly four centuries of Hartford's existence, millions of people have lived and died here and, in most cases, their earthly remains were...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 10:15 AM
Broadway veteran Carolyn Kirsch will direct and star in Alfred Uhry's "Driving Miss Daisy" which opens the Mainstage season at Newington Town Hall, 131 Cedar St., on Sept. 14 to 16.
Kirsch is a veteran nine Broadway shows, including the original...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 7:04 AM
The new season of HD screenings from the National Theatre Live series begin Tuesday, Sept. 11 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. at Fairfield University's Quick Center for the Arts with "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time," Simon Stephens' stage...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 5:25 PM
If there can be a Connecticut Wine Trail and a Connecticut Impressionists Trail, then why not a Connecticut Theater Trail?
Is the state tourism office missing a market?
After all, this small-in-size state is packed with Tony Award-winning theaters,...
| May 20, 2012
Looking for a stylish read? Here are some very fashionable books out this spring.
"City of Style" (Harper Collins, $21.99) is an approachable field guide to L.A. style in all its incarnations, whether Laurel Canyon bohemians or Mexican American cholas,...
| 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,...