| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Dylan Bruno was born in Milford, Conn., today in 1972. This birthday guy portrayed Colby Granger on "Numb3rs" from 2005-2010 and he also has appeared on episodes of "NCIS," "The Mentalist" and "Grey's Anatomy." On the big screen,...
| Mar 11, 2010
| 11:02 AM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Michael Rapaport was born in New York City on this date in 1970. This birthday guy starred on the series "The War at Home" and co-starred on "Boston Public" for three seasons. Rapaport also appeared in the fourth season of "Prison...
| Feb 12, 2014
Hollywood has spent some time in Connecticut over the years. Some big box-office hits have been filmed here. Some flops have, too. But what has Connecticut looked like to movie goers?
Some movies shot and set here take a jaundiced look at Connecticut....
| Jan 26, 2014
| 4:15 AM
In August 1635, Connecticut consisted of a tiny settlement in Wethersfield and a crude fort in Old Saybrook. This was probably a good thing. It limited the devastation when the Great Colonial Hurricane arrived.
The ocean surge from this welcome-to-the-...
| Sep 29, 2002
The following excerpts from documents in state libraries, archives and historical societies help illuminate facets of life in Connecticut under slavery, and during its abolition.
From a letter written by Lizzie Goodwin to her Aunt Emma Whipple, June...
| May 23, 2012
| 11:49 AM
The Fourth Annual Connecticut High School Musical Theater Awards ceremony will be held June 4 starting at 6 p.m. at the Palace Theatre in Waterbury.
Performances from the nominates shows will be presented at the ceremony.
A total of 19 high schools...
| Mar 10, 2012
| 4:20 AM
A total of 12 communities were invited to submit proposals to the Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) and the Connecticut Office of the Arts (COA) for its "City Canvases Initiative."
But five did not make the cut: New Haven,...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 8:12 AM
The 4th Annual Connecticut High School Music Theater Awards will be June 4 at the Palace Theater in Waterbury. Tickets for the event go on sale mid-May at the Palace box office and website.
The best actor and actress in a Connecticut show will move...
| May 15, 2012
| 8:50 AM
Hartford Stage 's current production of William Shakespeare's "The Tempest" starring Daniel Davis not enough sturm und drang for you? Even knowing Olympia Dukakis is doing the show this summer at Shakespeare & Company in the Berkshires?
Then check out...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 12:45 PM
The National Endowment for the Artsgave out its lastest round of grants, giving 12 Connecicut arts organizations a total of $345,000 for various projects.
Outgoing Chairman Rocco Landesman announced the arts agency will award 832 grants totaling $23.3...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 7:28 AM
"Dear Prudence” by Milford playwright Cindy Wolfe Boynton, about Connecticut civil rights advocate Prudence Crandall, will premiere Friday, Oct. 11 at 6 p.m. as part of the United Solo Theater Festival in New York.
Brenda Jacobson of New Haven...