| Oct 17, 2013
It's not as if Stephen Schwartz was just hanging out at his Ridgefield home this fall.
The composer's "to do" list was staggering: Working on lyrics to a new Bollywood animated movie musical, jetting around the world from Toledo to New Zealand to...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 5:12 AM
Southern Exposure presents an exhibit of work of Native American Indian jewelry from Golden Fleece Trading, on Saturday, Oct. 12, and Sunday, Oct. 13.
Golden Fleece Trading works with six Native American artists, Martha Willeto, Louis Padilla, Jimmy...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours: Thu.-Sat. through Oct. 26, 6, 7, 8 & 9 p.m. The Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford. (860) 247-0998. marktwainhouse.org. Hear creepy tales and learn about Mark Twain's own interest in the supernatural....
| Oct 9, 2013
| 5:04 AM
“All Lit Up,” an exhibit of artwork by Gigi Horr Liverant and Mundy Hepburn, will be at The Cooley Gallery, 25 Lyme St. in Old Lyme, from Thursday, Oct. 10, when it opens with a reception from 5 to 8 p.m., until Saturday, Nov. 16.
| Oct 8, 2013
| 12:30 PM
On Wed., Oct. 9, John Lennon would have turned 73 years old. Lennon's legacy and that of the Beatles still endures today, and for that very reason we celebrate Lennon's music this time of year. You could head up to Mohegan Sun's Wolf Den on Oct. 10 for...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 4:53 AM
It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and two Connecticut galleries are celebrating with exhibits, both called “In the Pink.”
The Gallery at Firehouse Square, 239 Bank St. in New London, presents “In the Pink” from Friday, Oct....
| Sep 30, 2013
| 9:15 AM
The Metropolitan Opera's phenomenally popular series of "The Met: Live in HD," of live and recorded performances of legendary operas by some of the world's greatest opera stars, begins its 2013-2014 season this week in cinemas nationwide, including 14...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
"The View' is still a daytime ratings-getter, last year averaging 3.3 million viewers a day.
"But still that was down from previous years -- according to focus groups -- that was the fault of Joy (Behar) and Elisabeth (Hasselbeck) who were too...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 7:45 PM
Next month, there will be a premiere in Italy of a just-discovered Orson Welles film -- one that preceded “Citizen Kane” by three years and one the film and stage master created for a theater production at a little summer stage in the Stony...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 8:40 AM
Digital Mobile Mammography
October and November: Hartford Hospital is providing a digital mobile mammography van around the community and at places of employment.
The van is scheduled to visit the following sites: Windsor Senior Center (Oct. 1);...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 3:47 PM
New England, we have a problem. It's not just Connecticut suffering from economic troubles.
Much of the region is falling into long-term economic stagnation. We are losing jobs, income and population — particularly young adults — to other...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 2:54 PM
Plum Island in Long Island Sound is a remarkable place, both ecologically and scientifically. It should be made into mostly a national wildlife preserve rather than be auctioned off.
Federal wheels are in motion to sell it to the highest bidder,...