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  • London Theater Review: 'Donkey Heart'

    Take three generations of a cheerfully squabbling family, put them into a spy drama, fill with lust, love and lies, whip everything along as a comedy and what have you got? "Donkey Heart." Put like that, Moses Raine's big-hearted play sounds over-packed...
  • STX goes global, expands into ice hockey

    STX goes global, expands into ice hockey
    Athletes associate STX with lacrosse, but the Baltimore-based brand began appearing last month in stores on ice hockey sticks and plans to launch a line of men's field hockey sticks in the United Kingdom. For the 44-year-old inventor of the modern...
  • Vatican to debate teachings on divorce, birth control, gay unions

    Contraception, cohabitation, divorce, remarriage and same-sex unions: They're issues that pain and puzzle Roman Catholics who want to be true to both their church and themselves. Now those issues are about to be put up for debate by their leader, a...
  • Guest Column: On the humbling nature of coincidence

    Guest Column: On the humbling nature of coincidence
    "Rumpole, your nose is always buried in The Times at breakfast time," I heard Hilda’s scolding voice say on the car radio. And the usual bored, irritated response from her husband, Horace: “I’m reading the obituary of Cole Porter,”...
  • For Gugu Mbatha-Raw and period dramas, it's a breakthrough 'Belle'

     For Gugu Mbatha-Raw and period dramas, it's a breakthrough 'Belle'
    Think of it as the corset drama unlaced. Directed by Amma Asante from a screenplay by Misan Sagay, the new film "Belle" features a breakthrough performance for actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw in the title role of Dido Elizabeth Belle. Born the illegitimate...
  • Senseless waste of human life

    If you had seen the announcement of the Idler Academy's Bad Grammar Awards in Britain, you could have predicted what would turn up: the less/fewer distinction, it's/its, homonym confusions, errant apostrophes. The same trivial items that crop up regularly...
  • Review: Gugu Mbatha-Raw rises above an overstuffed script in 'Belle'

    Review: Gugu Mbatha-Raw rises above an overstuffed script in 'Belle'
    In a strange sense, "Belle," dressed up in the corsets and social conventions of Georgian England, proves a good canvas for its mannered conversation about race. In an even stranger sense, the way the film examines and exposes the attitudes of London'...
  • Garden Club Events, Greenhouse Tours, African Violet Show

    Garden Club Events, Greenhouse Tours, African Violet Show
    Garden Club Events The Enfield Garden Club is holding its spring Plant Sale Saturday, May 3, at the Enfield Senior Center 299 Elm St., from 8 a.m. until noon. The sale features perennials grown by the members of the club. Annuals from a local nursery...
  • The 'Provision State': Connecticut Resources Fed Struggle For Independence

    The 'Provision State': Connecticut Resources Fed Struggle For Independence
    Freezing cold, stricken with smallpox and under attack from enemy ships in a foreign land, a regiment of American soldiers fled their encampment in Deschambault, Canada, early on the morning of May 7, 1776. Under the command of Col. Charles Burrall, the...
  • Adrianne Wadewitz dies at 37; helped diversify Wikipedia

    Adrianne Wadewitz dies at 37; helped diversify Wikipedia
    When Adrianne Wadewitz became a Wikipedia contributor 10 years ago she decided to use a pseudonym, certain that fellow scholars at Indiana University would frown on writing for the often-maligned "free encyclopedia that anyone can edit." But Wadewitz...
  • Passings: Kate O'Mara

    Passings: Kate O'Mara
    Kate O'Mara, 74, a British actress best known for her role as Caress Morrell, sister to Joan Collins' Alexis Colby, in the 1980s prime-time soap opera "Dynasty," died Sunday at a nursing home in southern England after a short illness, according to her...