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  • Best College/University Performing Arts Center

    Best College/University Performing Arts Center
    1) Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts 2132 Hillside Road, Unit 3104 Storrs (860) 486-4226 jorgensen.uconn.edu   2) Hartt School   3) Lincoln Theater - University of Hartford  
  • Best Place to Buy Unique Gifts

    Best Place to Buy Unique Gifts
    1) The Hoot 86 Storrs Road Willimantic (860) 456-2775 hootgifts.com 2) The Spirited Hand   3) Design Forum Gallery  
  • Author Terry Teachout Talks About His New Duke Ellington Bio

    Author Terry Teachout Talks About His New Duke Ellington Bio
    Terry Teachout lives in New York City, but spends a chunk of every year in Connecticut, as he told the Advocate during a recent phone interview from Washington DC, where Teachout was doing press for his new book and preparing to review some of the fall...
  • Albert Mazibuko Of Ladysmith Black Mambazo Talks About Spreading Mandela's Legacy

    Albert Mazibuko Of Ladysmith Black Mambazo Talks About Spreading Mandela's Legacy
    Ladysmith Black Mambazo first blipped our cultural radar in 1986, with the arrival of Paul Simon's "Graceland." But for nearly 50 years, the Grammy-winning a cappella ensemble has worked tirelessly to promote South Africa's history and traditions. Their...
  • Contemporary Art From India At The Benton Museum

    Contemporary Art From India At The Benton Museum
    In what now seems like an amazingly prescient move, the William Benton Museum at the University of Connecticut began seriously collecting contemporary art from India in 2004. That was the year the museum mounted a show called "Masala: Diversity and...
  • Best Radio Station

    Best Radio Station
    1) WHUS 91.7 FM, University of Connecticut 2110 Hillside Road, Unit 3008R  Storrs  (860) 486-9487 www.whus.org     2) WNPR 90.5   3) WMRQ 104.1  
  • Best Local Four-Year College

    Best Local Four-Year College
    1) University of Connecticut 115 N. Eagleville Road  Storrs  (860) 486-2000 www.uconn.edu   Voters Said: Come on, just look at our adorable mascot!   2) University of Hartford   3) Wesleyan University  
  • Best College Radio Station

    Best College Radio Station
    1) WHUS 91.7 FM, University of Connecticut 2110 Hillside Road, Unit 3008R  Storrs  (860) 486-9487 www.whus.org   Voters Said: Best bluegrass and folk programming anywhere in the state.   2) WWUH 91.3, University of Hartford   3) WESU 88....
  • Fresh Air friends arrive in Vernon

    Seventeen children from New York City stepped off a bus in Vernon for a two-week stay with families in the area, and from as far away as South Hadley, Massachusetts. The Fresh Air Fund brought its second group for stays in the area this summer, among 4,...
  • On The Fly: One More Chance For Kory Sheets

    Former Manchester, Bloomfield and Purdue running back Kory Sheets, who rushed for nearly 2,900 yards the past two seasons in the CFL, is in the Oakland Raiders camp. He told ESPN: "This is my last shot. As a 29-year-old unproven running back in the NFL,...
  • LEGO Aqueduct Exhibit At UConn

    LEGO Aqueduct Exhibit At UConn
    Gary Robbins is a geology professor at UConn specializing in groundwater hydrology. One afternoon last year, he was playing with his grandkids in New Hampshire. Sitting amidst a sea of hundreds of multi-colored LEGO blocks, Robbins got a brainstorm that...