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  • 'Broadway Or Bust': Young Connecticut Stars Share Spotlight On PBS

    'Broadway Or Bust': Young Connecticut Stars Share Spotlight On PBS
    When Alli Kramer of Amity Regional High School in "PLGEO100100205270000">Woodbridge and Shavance Stephens of the magnet school Regional Center for the Arts in Trumbull won top acting honors at the fourth annual Connecticut High School Musical Theater...
  • Howard Fishman Plays Shows in New Canaan and Bridgeport on Sept. 14th & 15th

    Howard Fishman Plays Shows in New Canaan and Bridgeport on Sept. 14th & 15th
    Howard Fishman Sept. 14, 8 p.m. The Bijou Theater, 275 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport, (203) 332-3228, thebijoutheatre.com And Sept. 15, an outdoor family-day event in the afternoon at The Silvermine Arts Center, 1037 Silvermine Road, New Canaan, (203) 966-...
  • New Canaan Nature Center Hosts "Cider Saturday"

    New Canaan Nature Center Hosts "Cider Saturday"
    Nothing says New England like squashing the juice out of some freshly harvested apples. The New Canaan Nature Center celebrates this tradition on Saturday with Cider Saturday, where kids can learn how cider is extracted from the apple as well as other...
  • New Canaan Nature Center Hosts a Harvest Festival on Sept. 29

    New Canaan Nature Center Hosts a Harvest Festival on Sept. 29
    Does anyone not like beer? If you're reading this, you're probably OK with it. The New Canaan Nature Center is hosting its first annual Harvest Festival in an overwhelmingly fantastic P.R. move for any nature center. Craft beers that will be represented...
  • Rep. Holder-Winfield: Longtime Champion Of Death Penalty Repeal

    Rep. Holder-Winfield: Longtime Champion Of Death Penalty Repeal
    State Rep. Gary Holder-Winfield is so closely associated with the drive to repeal Connecticut's death penalty that he says someone once asked him, "Do you work on anything else?" In fact, the two-term Democrat from New Haven noted that he has been...
  • 10 best iconic modern house tours in North America

    10 best iconic modern house tours in North America
    Anyone with a pile of money can build a big pile of a house, and back in the day, that's what you did. (See, for instance, "Downton Abbey.") But during the 20th century, a group of architects staged a controversial revolt. Why, they asked, couldn't less...
  • Huguette Clark dies at 104; reclusive heiress

    Huguette Clark, a copper tycoon's daughter with a taste for exquisite French dolls, baronial homes and solitude, has died. She was 104. Clark, who preferred to be known as Madame Clark, died Tuesday at Beth Israel Hospital in New York City. She had...
  • Susan Tyrrell dies at 67; actress an Oscar nominee for 'Fat City'

    Susan Tyrrell dies at 67; actress an Oscar nominee for 'Fat City'
    Susan Tyrrell, an eccentric, husky-voiced character actress best known for her Oscar-nominated supporting role as a blowsy barfly in director John Huston's 1972 movie "Fat City," has died. She was 67. Tyrrell died Saturday at her home in Austin, Texas,...
  • Mike Wallace dies at 93; '60 Minutes' pioneer

    Mike Wallace dies at 93; '60 Minutes' pioneer
    As the self-described "black hat" of television's premier newsmagazine "60 Minutes," Mike Wallace crafted a persona of a probing reporter known for his often caustic questioning of sometimes reluctant guests on the program. Beginning in 1968, as one of...
  • The drug talk

    The drug talk
    When his 15-year-old son announced, after dinner one night, that he wished to start drinking, J. David Hawkins peppered him with reasons underage drinking is dangerous — and when that didn't work, he made him a deal: If his soon-to-be-driving son...
  • Cities' efforts to make exercise easier pays off

    Cities' efforts to make exercise easier pays off
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fitness is often a combination of personal choice and environmental support, experts say, and a ranking of the 50 healthiest U.S. cities seems to reinforce the theory. High rates of physical activity helped to propel Minneapolis-St....