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  • Crime & Punishment: Man calls 911 over a bad sandwich

    Crime & Punishment: Man calls 911 over a bad sandwich
    A Connecticut law prevents candidates for the state legislature from accepting donations from lobbyists. But there is no law against state lawmakers accepting such money for their campaigns for federal office, even if the donors have a stake in bills...
  • Native Birds Could Use A Helping Human Hand

    Native Birds Could Use A Helping Human Hand
    Spring birds are arriving in Connecticut. Eastern phoebes returned recently, and before the end of April we'll be seeing and hearing barn swallows, tree swallows and purple martins. Those four birds are among 17 species native to our state that eat only...
  • Are Toll Roads Coming Back to Connecticut?

    Are Toll Roads Coming Back to Connecticut?
    Leakage analysis. Congestion pricing. Hot lanes. Gantry cameras. Barrier free. This bureaucratic-engineering jargon may sound a bit strange, but it's all about the tolls, baby. Well, it's also about politics and money and memories of blazing accidents...
  • The Year of Beer: New Breweries Open in Fairfield County

    The Year of Beer: New Breweries Open in Fairfield County
    Two Roads Brewery 1700 Stratford Ave., Stratford, (203) 375-3361, tworoadsbrewing.com Half Full Brewery 43 Homestead Ave., Stamford, (203) 309-2821, halffullbrewery.com   Hey kids, let's open up a brewery! A lot of people must be having the same...
  • Patt Morrison Asks: Canon lawyer, Bert Fields

    Patt Morrison Asks: Canon lawyer, Bert Fields
    Who wrote Shakespeare? Sounds like "Who's buried in Grant's tomb?" Yet about 150 years ago, people on both sides of the Atlantic began asking how an otherwise obscure William Shakespeare of Stratford-upon-Avon could have crafted the most brilliant works...
  • PASSINGS: John Neville, George Gallup Jr., Irving Geller

    PASSINGS: John Neville, George Gallup Jr., Irving Geller
    John Neville Canadian actor and stage director John Neville, 86, a British-born Canadian actor and stage director who played the title role in Terry Gilliam's 1988 film "The Adventures of Baron Munchausen" and had a recurring role in "The X-Files" TV...
  • Richard C. Miller dies at 98; photographed an evolving Los Angeles

    Richard C. Miller dies at 98; photographed an evolving Los Angeles
    As photographer Richard C. Miller documented the construction of the four-level freeway interchange in mid-20th century downtown Los Angeles, he was overwhelmed by its man-made beauty. "I saw it and just went out of my mind," he later wrote. "I thought,...
  • Flaming Lips musical to debut in late 2012, minus Aaron Sorkin

     
    "Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots," the new musical based on the Flaming Lips' 2002 album of the same name, will make its debut later this year at the La Jolla Playhouse, the theater company announced on Wednesday. The musical will have its world...
  • ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ on Broadway: What did critics think?

     
    “Jesus Christ Superstar" has once again been resurrected, and the first reviews from New York were mixed....
  • Stratford Shakespeare Festival names new artistic director

     
    Antoni Cimolino will succeed Des McAnuff as artistic director of the Stratford Shakespeare Festival in Canada....
  • What's next for Oscar nominees? Theater for some

     
    George Clooney, Demian Bichir, Jessica Chastain and Christopher Plummer are among this year's crop of Oscar nominees who are taking on stage roles....