| Mar 28, 2015
| 9:00 AM
At one point in the quietly wrenching "The Boys from Fengkuei," a coming-of-age drama by the great Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-hsien, the title characters are duped by a street hawker. They're country kids trying their luck in the big city, and the...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 7:19 AM
Book Discussion Groups at East Granby Public Library
EAST GRANBY – The East Granby Public Library offers the following book discussion groups. The library supplies the and coffee. Drop-ins always welcome. The morning group meets 2nd Monday of month...
| Mar 25, 2015
Summer vacation gives children a break from academic routines, but their education doesn't take a holiday. Trips to museums, libraries and camps can boost scholastic skills and prevent summer learning slide, according to the National Summer Learning...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 7:03 AM
Lake County adult artists are invited to enter the annual art show at the Lake County Fair from April 9 through 18. Cash awards and ribbons will be given for first ($30), second ($20) and third ($15) place; and honorable mention ($10) in the following...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 8:30 PM
What makes a woman crazy about an automobile? I can only speak for myself. I grew up in the country surrounded by a dairy farm and five brothers. To me, cars were freedom. When I was 14 years old, as an exchange student...
| Mar 14, 2015
| 9:47 AM
Contemporary life is full of distractions — texts, tweets, retweets, political charges and countercharges, and Facebook discussions about llamas and dress colors. A new study by Northwestern University found that people with "leakier" sensory...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 8:58 AM
Will Smith gets his Hollywood mojo back as a silky-smooth con man in "Focus." The plot's double-cross deception plays out like a 21st century version of "The Sting."
The original had gambling on horse races at the center of the fraud. The modern scam...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 4:00 PM
Eighty-five minutes of really funny, the New Zealand vampire mockumentary "What We Do in the Shadows" comes from the "Flight of the Conchords" folks and their pals. Let me restate: This is a comedy that works.
It knows how to sustain a premise and...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 10:00 PM
Once very excited about being a vampire, recently converted bloodsucker Nick (Cori Gonzalez-Macuer) realizes his new, immortal condition means he can no longer watch daytime TV or eat some of his favorite food. The shine now off the apple of the vampire...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 8:00 AM
Officially we know little about the $3.3-billion Universal Studios Beijing theme park planned for the Chinese capital, but unofficially we have plenty of clues.
Located in the eastern suburb of Tongzhou, the 1,000-acre project announced by Universal...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 6:08 AM
— The Marcellus Shale Coalition had spent months and thousands of dollars on a rally and parade against drilling taxes.
It chartered buses. It rented Harrisburg's minor league baseball stadium. It handed out free "Pennsylvania Jobs, Pennsylvania...