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  • Change for change? Queen Elizabeth's likeness updated on British coins

    British money will look a bit different in the coming months: Coins will bear an updated, age-appropriate portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. It's the fifth coin portrait of the queen and the first new one since 1998. "The queen shows her age as portrait is...
  • Charles and Camilla mark 10th wedding anniversary

    The heir to the British throne and his consort, Camilla, are celebrating 10 years of marriage — a decade in which Camilla's public image has gone from aristocratic home-wrecker to admired addition to the royal family. Prince Charles, 66, and 67-...
  • Top clarinet player visits with Crown Point band students

    Top clarinet player visits with Crown Point band students
    One of the world's best-known clarinet players visited the fourth-period band class at Crown Point High School recently to share the story of his musical journey as a clarinetist and clarinet designer. British-born, 26-year-old Julian Bliss, a child...
  • Beach Boy Brian Wilson says biopic 'Love & Mercy' gets it right

    Beach Boy Brian Wilson says biopic 'Love & Mercy' gets it right
    Brian Wilson has always seen the power of music as something that transcended mere entertainment. Music, he has often said, has the power to heal, which makes it no surprise that, as he discussed his reaction to director Bill Pohlad's upcoming Wilson...
  • Fewer White House state dinner invites under Obama

    An invitation to a White House state dinner has always been one of Washington's most sought-after tickets. There's the elegant setting, VIP guests in tuxedos and designer gowns and a four-course meal served up by America's most famous kitchen. But don'...
  • Judge rejects sex allegations against Prince Andrew, lawyer

    A federal judge rejected a bid by two women to join a high-profile sexual abuse lawsuit and ordered scandalous sex allegations against Britain's Prince Andrew and a prominent U.S. lawyer removed from the court record. U.S. District Judge Kenneth Marra'...
  • 'Bad Jews' Breaks Long Wharf Record; Arts Groups Receive Grants

    'Bad Jews' Breaks Long Wharf Record; Arts Groups Receive Grants
    Ten area arts and cultural organizations are receiving a total of $125,000 in "ignition grants," funded by the Greater Hartford Arts Council's United Arts Campaign with support from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving. The grants are aimed at up-...
  • Prince Harry leaving army in June to focus on royal duties

    Prince Harry will wrap up his military service in June after 10 years of active duty.  The fourth in line to the British throne has undertaken two operational tours in Afghanistan, became a qualified Apache aircraft commander and spearheaded last fall'...
  • New Queen's Head Theatre opens Tracy Letts' 'Bug'

     New Queen's Head Theatre opens Tracy Letts' 'Bug'
    From a painting, Queen Elizabeth I gazes over the lobby. On a nearby table, a Queen Elizabeth II figurine gyrates. "The Queen will be accepting an audience" reads a plaque on the wall. This is the new Queen's Head Theatre on the outskirts of Winter...
  • Ambitious 'Five Presidents' could use some work

    Ambitious 'Five Presidents' could use some work
    MILWAUKEE — When former presidents Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush joined the incumbent president, Bill Clinton, at the 1994 funeral of former president Richard Nixon in Yorba Linda, Calif., it had been more than two...
  • Helen Mirren in 'The Audience': Royalty becomes her

    Helen Mirren in 'The Audience': Royalty becomes her
    Helen Mirren is once again playing her signature role of Queen Elizabeth II, this time in the Broadway transfer of Peter Morgan's "The Audience," which was first seen in London in 2013. The play, which imagines the British monarch's ritual meetings with...