David Colberg, Connecticut State Museum of Natural History
| Mar 9, 2014
| 4:10 PM
The Connecticut State Museum of Natural History's day trip to the New England Aquarium & Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Boston will take place on Saturday, April 5. The bus will leave Storrs at 8 a.m. and will depart Boston for Connecticut at 5 p.m.
Krystyna Farley of New Britain, has just published her memoir, "So Far From Home, Krystyna Stachowicz Slowikowska Farley - a Memoir." It is an amazing account of her experiences during WWII when she and her family were deported to a labor camp in Russia...
It was 50 years ago today, the U.S. saw the Beatles play.
In that historic moment, on Feb. 9, 1964, the mop-topped British imports appeared on "The Ed Sullivan Show" in their first live American television performance.
About 700 fans — including...
Robin Wright plays "herself" in "The Congress," a trippy cautionary tale about where society is headed, assuming movie stars license their essence to studios and audiences abandon cinema in favor of chemical cocktails that allow them to experience life as their celebrity of choice. Conceptually speaking, such a satire could only work as animation, but even then, it doesn't quite come together -- though fans of last year's "Holy Motors" may appreciate a surreal double bill with this live-toon hybrid, ideal for midnight crowds and psychedelic enthusiasts. Meanwhile, admirers of director Ari Folman's "Waltz With Bashir" should seriously adjust their expectations.
Rihanna's hair seems to be in a constant state of follicle-flux.
Since she burst onto the scene in 2005, the singer-actress-fashionphile has: morphed her hairstyle; crayola kaleidoscoped her color and even wigged out a couple of times.
Through much of...
By August Brown and Todd Martens, Los Angeles Times
| May 18, 2012
In 1975, Donna Summer released a pop single unlike any before it.
The singer, then an unknown in the U.S., was living in Germany and working with Italian producer Giorgio Moroder and lyricist Pete Bellotte. Together they came up with a breathy,...
If most men harbor a secret desire to emulate Cmdr. Bond by donning a tuxedo or packing a Walther PPK (and they do — survey any five guys about the combination lock on their briefcase, and three are likely to have chosen 0-0-7), it's safe to...
Eiko Ishioka, the celebrated Japanese designer, has died at age 73. Her work included Broadway's "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark," Cirque du Soleil's "Varekai" and the movie "Bram Stoker's Dracula," for which she won an Oscar.
Lingerie brand Etam lit up the Paris runways with a gathering of rock divas. Cynthia Nixon debuted her bald head, shaved for an upcoming role; Tim Gunn revealed he has been celibate for almost three decades and Jessica Alba launched a website for environmental
Look out! The British are coming! A “fierce” new international edition of America’s Next Top Model returns to The CW on Wednesday, Feb. 29. Cycle 18 of the long-running series features, for the first time ever, former contestants from Britain’s Ne
Giorgio Armani has been tapped to design the Italian Olympic team's complete wardrobe for the 2012 London games, the company announced Wednesday. The deal with the Italian National Olympic Committee will have Armani designing the team's official opening ceremo
Maybe a battle doesn't sound particularly romantic, but any couple who has had a tiff will tell you that making up can be bliss. The Orlando Ballet looks at the age-old power struggle between the genders in its contemporary program “Battle of the Sexes I
It took Krista White, the Cycle 14 winner of â€śAmericaâ€™s Next Top Model,â€ť almost halfway through the competition before she emerged as a front-runner. But when the 25-year-old from Pine Bluff, Ark., snagged her first win, she didnâ€™t