| Mar 10, 2011
| 3:07 PM
Editor's Note: Numerous instances of plagiarism have been discovered in Dan Kimber’s “Education Matters” column, which ran in the News- Press from September 2003 to September 2011. In those columns where plagiarism has been found, a...
| Apr 9, 2011
| 6:03 PM
I saw a rainbow over in the distance on my way to "The Wizard of Oz" concert Thursday night.
Luckily there weren't any tornadoes that night to impede mine or other Pacific Symphony concertgoers' progress to the concert hall — just a...
| May 4, 2011
| 9:16 AM
1st) Bow-Tie Criterion Cinemas
OK, sure, one of the Criterion Cinemas' major selling points is that you can legally drink and schmooze in the side café with friends before your flick starts. In a blue-law state like Connecticut, there’s no...
| May 30, 2011
| 5:52 PM
In keeping with its "Year of the Piano" programming, the Pacific Symphony will play host to pianist Conrad Tao this week.
The 16-year-old Chinese American musician, whose skills have brought him performing alongside orchestras worldwide, is scheduled...
| Jun 3, 2011
Pauline Betz Addie
1940s tennis champion in Hall of Fame
Pauline Betz Addie, 91, a champion tennis player who won Wimbledon in 1946 without dropping a set during the entire tournament, died Tuesday at an assisted-living facility in Potomac, Md., the...
| Dec 4, 2011
100 Years Ago
Rolling out the welcome mat
In the Times social column:
"Mr. Henry J. Bender has returned to his home on Rolling Road after visiting friends in New York City. Mr. and Mrs. C. N. Davis have returned to their home on Rolling Road after...
| Feb 4, 2011
| 5:27 PM
The Franciscan Seniors new officers are, Burt Gallagher, president; Elaine Paonessa, vice president; Lois Clemensen, secretary; and Jim Burry, treasurer; Patsy Bailey, historian; Arnold Frank, parliamentarian; and Joan Roulston, Bernard Baima, and...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 5:14 PM
In the past two episodes of "Torchwood: Miracle Day," Rhys Williams has gone from stay-at-home dad to an unofficial Torchwood team member. That suits Kai Owen, who has played the worrying husband of alien fighter Gwen Cooper since the series began, just...
| Aug 21, 2011
| 11:49 AM
Several TV networks will commemorate the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, with news specials, live coverage from Ground Zero, films and special episodes of scripted series. Many of those specials begin this week, and I've tried...
| Feb 16, 2011
No other star of Hollywood's golden age continues to hold audiences in quite the way that Humphrey Bogart does.
The American Film Institute voted him the greatest male star of all time, and his influence as cultural icon and representative of a certain...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 7:36 AM
Casablanca, the classic movie starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman, was on television yet again this week (AMC).
I never tire of it.
It has so many memorable scenes, like the one where Bogie slams down his fist, hangs his head and mutters,...