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  • 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...
  • 'Peter and the Wolf' Playing at the Jorgensen

    'Peter and the Wolf' Playing at the Jorgensen
    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...
  • 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...
  • Hospital CEO pay not tied to quality of care: study

    Hospital CEO pay not tied to quality of care: study
    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...
  • 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&...
  • '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....
  • 'CROSSTALK' and 'Posters' Exhibits on Display at UConn Contemporary Art Galleries

    'CROSSTALK' and 'Posters' Exhibits on Display at UConn Contemporary Art Galleries
    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,...
  • A Better Plan For UConn's Water Needs

    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...
  • Crime & Punishment: Rob Zombie Unhappy With Local Skate Park

    Crime & Punishment: Rob Zombie Unhappy With Local Skate Park
    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...