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  • Ditching Car Tax Looks Terrible For Towns

    Of the many ideas in Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's budget message Wednesday, the one that has most underwhelmed mayors and first selectmen is the proposed property-tax exemption on motor vehicles. Mr. Malloy proposed a tax exemption for the first $20,000 of...
  • Beth Glover, Mark Zimmerman Head Goodspeed's 'Good News!' Cast

    Beth Glover, Mark Zimmerman Head Goodspeed's 'Good News!' Cast
    Beth Glover (Goodspeed’s “High Button Shoes” and “Red, Hot & Blue”) and Mark Zimmerman (Broadway’s “West Side Story” “A Catered Affair,”” The Rainmaker”) head the cast of “...
  • 3 Playwrights To Receive New Lucrative Writing Awards

    3 Playwrights To Receive New Lucrative Writing Awards
    Three playwrights -- including one Yale School of Drama grad -- will receive one of the most lucrative prizes in their field Tuesday at Yale when they receive the inaugural Donald Windham — Sandy M. Campbell Literature Prizes, which include $150,000...
  • 3 Playwrights Get $150,000 Each At Windham-Campbell Awards Ceremony

    Whenever playwrights get about a half million dollars to help their careers I think it’s a good day. And it was a great day this week at Yale’s Sprague Hall in New Haven when three playwrights -- among nine writers in all -- were the...
  • Aaron Neville, "War Horse" Creators, Kronos Quartet Highlight New Haven Festival

    Aaron Neville, "War Horse" Creators, Kronos Quartet Highlight New Haven Festival
    The latest show from the British director and South African puppeteers of Broadway’s award-winning “War Horse,” a premiere of a chamber opera based on a Chekhov short story, performance by Aaron Neville and the Kronos Quartet and talks...
  • Bryce Pinkham Joins "Kiss Me Kate"/Yale/Cole Porter Ta-Do

    Bryce Pinkham Joins "Kiss Me Kate"/Yale/Cole Porter Ta-Do
    Bryce Pinkham (Broadway's "Ghost," off-Broadway's "The Orphans' Home Cycle"), opera singer Sari Gruber and Ethan Freeman will join Christopher Durang and Bobby Lopez to al all-Yale alum concert production of "Kiss Me Kate" for two performances, Saturday,...
  • Deep Tunnel, shallow thinking?

    Deep Tunnel, shallow thinking?
    Heavy rains in April quickly swamped Chicago's underground labyrinth of sewers, forcing a stomach-churning surge of waste and runoff back into basements and flooding neighborhoods across the city. The deluge so overloaded the city's aging infrastructure...
  • The significance of Erdrich

    The significance of Erdrich
    Just before N. Scott Momaday won the a 1969 Pulitzer Prize for "House Made of Dawn," Marshall Sprague reviewed the book for the New York Times and began: "This first novel, subtly wrought as a piece of Navajo silverware, is the work of a young Kiowa...
  • Ripley’s: Oddtoberfest to mark 20 years on International Drive

     
    The Ripley's Believe It or Not attraction will celebrate its 20th anniversary on International Drive with its first “Oddtoberfest,” a free event in its parking lot, on Oct. 6. The program will include the famed half-man/half lizard Erik &#...
  • No casual Fridays for Marines; new uniform regulations in place

     
    In much of the civilian world, today is Casual Friday, in which, at-work dress codes, if there are any, are relaxed so employees can feel more comfortable and collegial. Not so for Marines at Camp Pendleton and elsewhere....
  • Baseball: Tyler Sprague throws seven shutout innings in college debut

     
    Former Calabasas Viewpoint pitcher Tyler Sprague, a freshman at Emory, threw seven shutout innings in his college debut, a 5-0 win over Rhodes College on Sunday. -- Eric Sondheimer...