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  • 'Celtic Magic' comes to Manchester Public Library

    If magic is done right, it is beyond our comprehension and leaves us to wonder, "How did he do that?" It can, however, be enjoyed for what it is - absolutely entertaining. It is with this concept in mind that Daniel GreenWolf visited Manchester Public...
  • Wrongful Conviction Is Costly Injustice

    Wrongful Conviction Is Costly Injustice
    In 1989, Kenneth Ireland of Manchester was sentenced to 50 years in prison for a sexual assault and murder he didn't commit. Two decades later, the persistence of the Connecticut Innocence Project and the DNA evidence that the group presented set him...
  • 'Girls' actress Allison Williams to play Peter Pan on NBC live special

    "Girls" cast member Allison Williams has been tapped for the title role in NBC's upcoming "Peter Pan Live!" [People] Victoria's Secret model Doutzen Kroes and her husband, disc jockey Sunnery James, welcomed a daughter on Wednesday and promptly posted a...
  • Why TV Production Has Migrated Overseas

    If watching TV's most prestigious dramas gives you wanderlust, there's a good reason. More U.S. series than ever before are filming outside of North America, and it's not simply a case of runaway production. Networks, especially the big guns in basic...
  • Charles Bronson's former Bel-Air home on market at $19.75 million

    Charles Bronson's former Bel-Air home on market at $19.75 million
    A Bel-Air residence formerly owned by actor Charles Bronson and his second wife, actress Jill Ireland, has been listed for sale at $19.75 million. Set overlooking the Bel-Air Country Club, the Spanish-style home, designed by architect Roland E. Coate...
  • Ireland Welcomes Film and TV Production With Incentives

    The Emerald Isle is about to dispense more green. In 2015, the location for "Game of Thrones" and "Penny Dreadful" will boost its cash rebate from 28% to 32% in order to attract an even greater number of international productions. Plus, the program will...
  • Franklin's 'Dawn Patrol' reminds Lions to go to class

    Mike Hull merely has heard the "Dawn Patrol" stories, one of which involves teammates carrying 50-pound weights above their heads for two hours. Since he's been named academic all-Big Ten three times, Hull doesn't expect to see the grueling morning...
  • Warner Bros. Conjures Up Harry Potter Global Franchise Development Team

    LONDON -- Warner Bros. Entertainment has conjured up the Harry Potter Global Franchise Development team, based in both London and Burbank, to "develop and execute a high-level strategic vision for the Harry Potter brand and its ancillary businesses,"...
  • Wrongly Convicted, Ireland Makes Case For Compensation

    Wrongly Convicted, Ireland Makes Case For Compensation
    HARTFORD — Kenneth Ireland — an innocent man convicted of the brutal rape and murder of a Wallingford mother — was convinced he'd die in prison, of old age or, more likely, of violence. Every waking moment of his 21 years in prison...
  • Old Saybrook Craftsman Builds Violins From Memory

    Old Saybrook Craftsman Builds Violins From Memory
    One memory is clearer than all the others from Jim Bohan's childhood in Leitrim, Ireland: watching his cousin build a violin. Bohan, now 88, was 7 years old at the time. "It put a stamp in the side of my head and I could never get rid of it," he says,...
  • Gleeson and McDonagh take on the sins of the Irish church in 'Calvary'

    Brendan Gleeson had just finished another movie and showed up, "exhausted," to dona cassock to play an Irish Catholic priest in "Calvary." He'd done his homework, as always. And he'd be working with his pal, playwright turned writer-director John...