| Aug 27, 2013
| 10:51 AM
Fifty years ago, my childhood buddies and I would pluck dandelions from the green grass, hold them close to our lips and blow.
As the white puffs sailed into the wind, we'd make a wish.
We were all colored boys and I don't recall the things we...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 10:40 AM
Put an alien on the flier. That’s how you get New Haven musician Jose Oyola to go to your show.
“If it has an alien on it, I’m there,” Oyola said.
Space is the place for Oyola, whose band the Astronauts headline Spacetron, a...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 1:56 PM
Q. How many Jews in Germany have been killed or have committed suicide in the last seven or eight years? L.H.
A. Since 1933, 20,000 Jews are reported to have committed suicide and 8,000 to have been murdered by the Nazis.
Question & Answer column of The...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 6:03 AM
A multi-genre category like R&B/Soul/Funk cries out for a rule-breaking, wide-ranging, all-encompassing winner, and Fake Babies is the real thing. The self-described "dirty soul music group" records complex studio collages of sensitive...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 5:33 AM
The local small theater season has kicked in bigtime this month, well before some of the big regional theaters get going. Last weekend was the first weekend of The Specials, a new play by local British playwright Steve Bellwood. The show—a dark...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 5:18 PM
HARTFORD — Spurred by the threat that a congressional showdown over Obamacare will shut down the federal government, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's budget director asked heads of state agencies Tuesday for contingency plans by Oct. 1 on how to maintain...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 7:18 AM
The Arts Council of Greater New Haven presents “U-Phoria,” an exhibit of work by artists who are part of the Arts Council Visual Arts Advisory Group.
This is by Hayward Gatling.
The show is at Perspectives … The Gallery at Whitney...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 12:01 PM
Tony-Award winner Debbie Gravitte (“Jerome Robbins Broadway”) and Broadway conductor Todd Ellison (“Annie” revival, “Spamalot”) are featured in “The Great American Songbook” Pops concert by The New Haven...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 2:25 PM
It is easy to say there is no place safe anymore. Can't go to the mall now without thinking about Kenya. Can't go to a marathon without thinking about Boston.
Can't go to the movies without thinking about Aurora.
Can't go in a plane without thinking...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 1:25 PM
For musicians, putting out a much-labored-over record can be likened to the birth of a child, albeit one in which the "parents" had a great deal of control. Imagine the excitement when two immense projects reach completion around the same time. That's how...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 9:39 AM
Roberta J. (Loy) Nesheim of Northford, CT, passed away on September 18 in Connecticut Hospice. Known to many as Bobbi, she was born October 21, 1934 in Glendale. She graduated from Glendale High School in 1952. Her parents are the late Marie E. Loy and J....