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  • Movies: ArtsQuest offers 'Tribute to Female Directors' series

    If you're wondering how bad gender inequality is in the movie business, consider this: less than one out of 10 new movies is directed by a woman. In a study published in 2008, professor Martha Lauzen of San Diego State University found that female...
  • Stand-up comedian and 'Undateable' actor Brent Morin comes to Up Comedy Club

    Stand-up comedian and 'Undateable' actor Brent Morin comes to Up Comedy Club
    Brent Morin assumes no one will attend one of his shows. Ever. The genuinely bashful stand-up comic sells out comedy clubs across the country. But talking to him, you would never know thousands of fans cherish Morin as a multi-faceted entertainer....
  • Slow Burn's 'Rent' to benefit Pride Center

    Slow Burn's 'Rent' to benefit Pride Center
    The rent is always due. That's the central philosophy of the rock musical "Rent," being produced by Slow Burn Theatre for a run in West Boca through April 26, according to the show's director Patrick Fitzwater. "Love is always due," Fitzwater says....
  • Gary Sinise on hand to kick-off charity's 10th annual event

    Gary Sinise on hand to kick-off charity's 10th annual event
    The summer concert scene may be more than a month away, but when a musical performance goes to support those in the military, their families and veterans – it's never too early to get things started. Monday morning at the Hollywood Palms Cinema in...
  • Community news for Windsor Locks edition

    11th Annual Windsor Locks Athletic Hall of Fame Golf Tournament WINDSOR LOCKS – The 11 Annual Windsor Locks Athletic Hall of Fame Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, May 16, Suffield Country Club. The tournament will be 4 person Scramble with...
  • Girl Scouts Welcome Actress Geena Davis

    The Girl Scouts of CT brought some star power to Connecticut, and while she left all her awards at home, a smiling Geena Davis brought what was important — her boldness and her commitment to women's equality. Davis was the featured speaker at a...
  • Military museums to visit Memorial Day weekend

    Military museums to visit Memorial Day weekend
    Many of us think of Memorial Day (May 25 this year), as the start of summer vacation season. But it's much more serious than that: It's a time to honor people who lost their lives while serving in the U.S. armed forces. It's possible, however, to...
  • Community News for Windsor Locks edition

    Knights of Columbus raise funds for Food Pantry WINDSOR LOCKS - Kevin Dwelley, Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus of Windsor Locks presented the Town of Windsor Locks Social Services Manager Christina Morra-Tiu with 2 checks from dinners that they...
  • Actress Rita Wilson announces she has breast cancer, expects recovery

    Actress Rita Wilson announces she has breast cancer, expects recovery
    Actress and producer Rita Wilson announced Tuesday that she was recently diagnosed with breast cancer and has undergone a double mastectomy.  "Last week, with my husband by my side, and with the love and support of family and friends, I underwent a...
  • James Corden on his 'The Late Late Show' debut: 'Our job is to have fun'

    James Corden on his 'The Late Late Show' debut: 'Our job is to have fun'
    In the Los Angeles Times' Sunday Calendar section this week, I interviewed James Corden, who Monday night (or early Tuesday morning) begins his new job as host of CBS' "The Late Late Show." He's only the fourth person to occupy the job since its debut...
  • Leonard Nimoy remembered as 'more than Mr. Spock' as celebrities react

    Leonard Nimoy remembered as 'more than Mr. Spock' as celebrities react
    In the wake of Leonard Nimoy's death Friday at his home in Bel-Air, celebrities remembered the 83-year-old not only as the iconic Mr. Spock character he'd originated on "Star Trek" but also as a great friend. "I loved him like a brother," longtime...