| 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,...
| 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 7, 2013
| 4:41 PM
There are about 30,000 UConn alumni living in Fairfield County, according to the university. An appreciable number of them have significant disposal income. Many have influence.
That would include Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch, who was a UConn freshman...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 3:59 PM
People want to be good citizens. That was brought home in the state's recent call for tax scofflaws to pay up and get amnesty. The state collected $175 million from more than 10,000 people. A lot of them had gotten in trouble in the recession and fell...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 2:22 PM
Site: XL Center
Time: Friday, 7 p.m.
TV: SNY (Gary Apple, Tim Welsh, Kerith Burke)
Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400. WELI-AM 960 (Joe D'Ambrosio, Wayne Norman)
Series history: UConn, 82-16.
Last meeting: UConn, 80-60 at XL, Nov. 17, 2011
| Sep 20, 2013
| 2:20 PM
A few things to know heading into the 8 p.m. football game at Rentschler Field (Chs. 8, 40).
UConn: Rentschler Field, a 40,000-seat stadium 22 miles from campus that opened in 2003.
Michigan: Michigan Stadium, a 109,901-seat stadium known as "The...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 4:44 PM
On Saturday night, about 42,000 fans will squeeze into Rentschler Field for a showdown of two programs at opposite ends of the college football spectrum.
UConn transitioned to the highest level of the sport at the start of the 21st century, and the...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 11:15 AM
Douglas Crane is a little like Ferdinand the Bull in the classic children's book. (Ferdinand liked to sniff flowers while his young bull peers were out in the fields butting heads, charging at each other and generally gearing up for violent showdowns with...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 6:40 AM
As part of HartBeat Ensemble's 360 Music at the Carriage House Theater program, Storrs Americana band Poor Old Shine (pictured) take their grungy, folksy foot-thumpin' music to Hartford on Saturday. Banjos, mandolins, a yard-sale-scrap-metal drum set...