| Sep 24, 2013
| 12:30 PM
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...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 7:50 AM
Sergei Prokofiev's orchestra play Peter and the Wolf was originally written to explain instruments to children, and it has since become a beloved tale. Now, musicians led by UConn alum Ehren Brown will join forces with puppets from the university's Puppet...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 10:55 AM
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...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 12:40 PM
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...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 1:04 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Hospital CEOs' pay isn't linked to their hospital's benefit to the community. Nor is it linked to the quality of care the hospital provides, a new study found.
Instead, the chief executive officers, or CEOs, tended to earn...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 7:29 AM
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&...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 12:15 PM
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...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 2:52 PM
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....
| Nov 14, 2013
| 10:20 AM
Two new exhibitions are slated to open at UConn's Contemporary Art Galleries. Bruce Pavlow's Posters works in the language of pop culture phenomena and branded imaging. His posters, ornamented with stickers and détourned photos, evoke tweenage dreams,...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 4:07 PM
We applaud reports that the University of Connecticut seems poised to do the right thing by ending the statewide water controversy and rejecting a proposal by Metropolitan District Commission to ship water from the Farmington River across the state to...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 8:35 AM
America got one step closer to winning the War on Drugs when a court cleared the way for the federal government to seize the Waterford home of one-time medical marijuana growers Seth and Beth Marder. The couple told The Day they used cannabis to treat...