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  • Cast for 'Big Love' Set For Connecticut Rep

    Cast for 'Big Love' Set For Connecticut Rep
    Equity actors Libby George (national tour of “August: Osage County”) and Mark Elliot Wilson (film “We Need to Talk About Kevin”) head the cast of the Connecticut Repertory Theatre production of Charles Mee’s “Big Love&...
  • Theater Company From Palestine Refugee Camp Presents 'The Island' At UConn

    Theater Company From Palestine Refugee Camp Presents 'The Island' At UConn
    The Freedom Theatre, a community-based theater and cultural center in Jenin Refugee Camp, in occupied Palestine on the West Bank, will present Athol Fugard’s “The Island” at the Nafe Katter Theatre, 820 Bolton Road on the UConn campus in...
  • CT.com Interview: Gary Burton

    CT.com Interview: Gary Burton
    Vibraphonist Gary Burton has seven Grammys, six for projects he recorded with pianist Chick Corea. Over more than a half-century, he’s recorded more than 60 records as a bandleader. He retired from teaching nearly a decade ago, but he’s widely...
  • Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood Bring Their Improv Comedy to the Jorgensen on Oct. 5

    Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood Bring Their Improv Comedy to the Jorgensen on Oct. 5
    It's one thing to get up in front of an audience and try to make them laugh; it's quite another to do it without a script. Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood (pictured) starred in the super-popular, forever-syndicated Whose Line Is It Anyway? with fellow...
  • 4 Cool Shows Happening This Week in Greater Hartford

    4 Cool Shows Happening This Week in Greater Hartford
    1) Clannad, The Webster, 31 Webster St., Hartford, 7:30 p.m. Thurs. 2) Shakedown, Arch Street Tavern, 85 Arch St., Hartford, (860) 246-7610. 10 p.m., $7-$10. archstreettavern.com. Fri. 3) New York Banjo Summit (featuring Bela Fleck), Jorgensen...
  • 'uncanny' on Display at Contemporary Art Galleries in Storrs Through Oct. 25

    'uncanny' on Display at Contemporary Art Galleries in Storrs Through Oct. 25
    What is the uncanny? From the ghosts of folklore to the robotics concept of the "uncanny valley," the word conjures up images of things that just don't sit right with us. uncanny at UConn's Contemporary Art Galleries forces us to examine the creative...
  • iPhone Zombies Lost In Electronic Shallows

    Within the year, I'll be buying my first iPhone. And I'm nervous about how it will change both my daily habits and my physical brain. Will I become an Internet zombie? Before dismissing my concern, I suggest you read "The Shallows" by Nicholas Carr....
  • State's Innovative Microgrids Provide Pockets of Power

    The tropical storms and blizzards of the past few years have exposed the flaws of the network for delivering electricity, known as the grid: widespread power outages lasting, in some cases, for several days. But what if the regional system could be...
  • UConn's Benton Museum Examines the Art and Politics of the Kuna Indian Molas

    UConn's Benton Museum Examines the Art and Politics of the Kuna Indian Molas
    UConn's Benton Museum has three new exhibits opening this month. Check out Handstitched Agendas: Art and Politics of the Kuna Indian Molas before mid-October for a glimpse of life among the idigenous people of Panama, who wove political meanings into...
  • The Hartford Theater Scene Adjusts, With New Faces and Old Standbys

    The Hartford Theater Scene Adjusts, With New Faces and Old Standbys
    A year ago, Hartford Stage announced that they'd found a new artistic director. Michael Wilson had left the theater after 13 years to concentrate on Broadway opportunities, scoring immediately with revivals of The Best Man and The Trip to Bountiful. The...
  • Our View: Huskies Reach The Summit

    Somehow, they did it again. Coach Geno Auriemma and his University of Connecticut women's basketball team weren't supposed to win the NCAA National Championship in 2013. This was supposed to be a rebuilding year, defined at UConn as only going to the...