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  • The hardest buttons

    The hardest buttons
    ROCK stars just aren't what they used to be. "They all want to look the same," laments music stylist Brandy St. John. "They all want clothes from the same stores, the same designers. But rock 'n' roll should be about one-of-a-kind outfits no one will...
  • National Theatre goes global with 'Phèdre' broadcast

    National Theatre goes global with 'Phèdre' broadcast
    In his six years as head of the Royal National Theatre, Nicholas Hytner has made a name for himself with his bold moves. He has commissioned large-scale plays and productions dealing with hot-button political issues, he brought in a major sponsor to...
  • 2nd Star cashes in on frantic, farcical 'Funny Money'

    2nd Star cashes in on frantic, farcical 'Funny Money'
    In its opening last weekend at Bowie Playhouse, 2nd Star's production of Ray Cooney's "Funny Money" had audiences in stitches — as this farcical show has done since its 1994 London premiere. Cooney has written 22 plays over the past 50 years,...
  • Reclaiming Joy, In Honor Of Newtown Victims

    Reclaiming Joy, In Honor Of Newtown Victims
    In Oyster Shell Park, where trucks on a recent November morning dropped crates of playground equipment as shovels hit the ground, 6-year-old Lauren Wyatt knelt and pressed her small hands mightily into a wet, gray slab of concrete. Her handprint and the...
  • A Taste Of Close-Quarter Undersea Living at USS Nautilus Museum

    A Taste Of Close-Quarter Undersea Living at USS Nautilus Museum
    This being the 50th anniversary of the USS Nautilus' historic crossing of the North Pole, it seemed like a good time to get down to Groton and tour the world's first nuclear-powered submarine. The long-since-decommissioned Nautilus is moored at the U.S....
  • Legendary Performer Garth Brooks to Play Los Angeles to Raise Money for the Recent Fire Victims and for the Future of Fire Fighting in the State of California

    LOS ANGELES (November 28, 2007) – Having been approached by California state elected officials as well as civic leaders from areas affected by recent wildfires, music superstar Garth Brooks has agreed to perform a benefit concert to raise money for the...
  • Lawmakers OK Sale Of Remaining Norwich State Hospital Land

    Lawmakers OK Sale Of Remaining Norwich State Hospital Land
    With its decaying walls and ceilings, Gothic Revival architecture and history as a hospital for the mentally ill, Norwich State Hospital has inspired rumors of ghosts and the occult. Now the site is slated to serve as a new home for an entertainment...
  • Jog New London

    Jog New London
    Typically, every week, I spend some time googling around the web, researching ideas for possible "DayTrippers" segments. During one of these sessions, I stumbled across a very cool site called "jognewlondon.com." It lists about a dozen jogging routes...
  • Simmons Interview: Taking Care Of Baco Bits

    U.S. Rep. Rob Simmons, R-2nd District, spoke to The Courant's editorial board on Jan. 26. The following are edited excerpts from the talk. On congressional earmarks Should Congress get rid of earmarks (the process by which Congress members' favorite...
  • Las Vegas Strip May Get 500-foot Ferris Wheel

    Las Vegas Strip May Get 500-foot Ferris Wheel
    LAS VEGAS -- Las Vegas may construct a 500-foot Ferris wheel, the tallest in the Western Hemisphere, on the famous Las Vegas strip, officials said. A developer won permission to construct the Ferris wheel as the centerpiece of a 10-acre amusement park...
  • A Sleek And Airy Modernist Landmark

    A Sleek And Airy Modernist Landmark
    It's known, locally and in numerous architectural archives, as the "Castle House," but you'd never find it if you went in search of a castle-like structure along New London's waterfront Pequot Avenue. Instead of an ornate and massive bastion of...