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  • 2014 Summer Dance Performances In Connecticut

    2014 Summer Dance Performances In Connecticut
    From original modern dance dramas to athletic explorations and abstract ballets, dance this summer has much to beguile audiences, not only in genre, but also in venue, with sizzling Latin dance being performed in outdoor spaces. Reggie Wilson/ Fist &...
  • Fine Arts Society shows richness of Chinese culture

    Fine Arts Society shows richness of Chinese culture
    It began three decades ago as a small local competition designed to encourage Chinese music students to learn Chinese repertory along with the Western classical works their teachers were drumming into their young heads. Since then, it has grown into a...
  • Wisconsin Indians make an open invitation

    Wisconsin Indians make an open invitation
    For decades parents had one-stop shopping when it came to showing their children the beauty, poignance and pageantry of the American Indian: the Stand Rock Indian Ceremonial along the Wisconsin River at Wisconsin Dells. The spectacle drew Indian...
  • CANNES: Jake Gyllenhaal's Thriller 'Nightcrawler' Gets U.S. Distribution

    Open Road Films has acquired all U.S. rights to Jake Gyllenhaal's thriller "Nighcrawler," also starring Rene Russo, Bill Paxton and Riz Ahmed. The project marks the directorial debut of Dan Gilroy, who wrote "Real Steel" and "The Bourne Legacy." Gilroy's...
  • Jake Stinnett's return to Maryland has paid off for him and the Terps

    Jake Stinnett's return to Maryland has paid off for him and the Terps
    Maryland ace Jake Stinnett made a $70,000 gamble with his baseball career last summer, when he turned down the Pittsburgh Pirates' bid to sign him as a 29th-round draft pick and returned for his senior season. The downside was minimal. Falter as a...
  • Ashley Dunn - Assistant Managing Editor, California

    Ashley Dunn - Assistant Managing Editor, California
    Ashley Dunn was named assistant managing editor in charge of California news in March 2011. He oversees the Los Angeles Times' largest group of editors and reporters, who cover the length and breadth of the state. The staff has won numerous awards,...
  • 17-year-old shot in head during Reisterstown robbery

    17-year-old shot in head during Reisterstown robbery
    A 17-year-old girl was shot in the head during a robbery in Reisterstown Thursday, Baltimore County police said. Officers responded around 4:25 p.m. to the 11700 block of Terrytown Dr., where the shooting happened. The victim was taken to Sinai hospital...
  • How to drill door lockset holes

    How to drill door lockset holes
    DEAR TIM: I've got to install a new interior door lockset. The door has no holes in it. I'm completely perplexed at how to drill the holes. Do I just grab my jigsaw? Should I just hire a professional to do this? I'm on a razor-thin budget and would prefer...
  • Changing Views On Crime And The Ultimate Punishment

    Changing Views On Crime And The Ultimate Punishment
    Courant crime reporter Gerald J. Demeusy probably didn't realize at the time that he would chronicle a historic moment in Connecticut on the night of May 17, 1960. The veteran journalist watched 2,000 volts of electricity surge through the body of...
  • An Easter Concert 75 Years Ago

    An Easter Concert 75 Years Ago
    Easter is a holiday of hope. It was on Easter Sunday 75 years ago that Marian Anderson, whose grandfather had been a slave, sowed hope in the heart of the nation with her legendary performance. The famed contralto sang "America" on the steps of the...
  • Killer's Defense Was Demon Possession

    Killer's Defense Was Demon Possession
    At first, the 1981 stabbing death of 40-year-old Alan Bono of Brookfield looked like a routine argument gone awry. Police referred to it as an "open-and-shut case." But then came Arne Cheyenne Johnson's defense: The devil made him do it. With the help...