| Oct 8, 2013
| 11:09 AM
Currently at the UConn Contemporary Art Galleries is a celebration of All-American weirdness.
A new exhibit, “Uncanny,” earns its title by showing new artworks by artists who specialize in intentionally off-putting images of humanity.
| Oct 10, 2013
| 11:51 AM
STORRS – Sometimes, we can all use a helping hand.
For the EBV Foundation, those on the receiving end, are veterans with big-time business ambitions.
The Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities, as its full name reads, caters to...
| 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....
| Oct 18, 2013
| 6:27 PM
STORRS — If he really wanted to, Geno Auriemma could have taken advantage of a new NCAA provision allowing formal practices to begin 42 days before the first game of the season. That would have been way back at the end of September.
Kevin Ollie and...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 1:40 PM
The Hartford Symphony Orchestra has played Mussorgsky. They've played Die Fledermaus. On Saturday the HSO interprets Mickey Mouse.
The event, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Bushnell (166 Capitol Ave., Hartford), is Disney's Fantasia in Concert, with the...
| Oct 24, 2013
Stanwyck Cromwell knows colors the way some people know foreign languages. An artist from Bloomfield, Conn., by way of Guyana, Cromwell can speak fluently in golden yellow, lemon, burnt orange, red and plum, and he is positively articulate in all dialects...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 12:06 PM
In today's world of computers, smart phones and digital music effects, live, old-fashioned, classical music is still a force to be reckoned with says Sir James Galway.
"It's got a magic about it that other things don't have," Galway says.
| Nov 20, 2013
| 7:37 PM
STORRS — The number of feminists who say they hate being lectured about campus sexual assault by stodgy, gray-haired men is equaled only by the number of young men who say they hate being lectured about the "jock culture" by feminists who know...