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  • Hippo's opening another night to remember

    AS MY CAB turned south on Eutaw Street on Tuesday night, I asked the driver, "Where are the moving lights?" I figured there would be intense beams arcing the winter sky, the way there were in 1967, on the January night when the Morris A. Mechanic Theatre...
  • Norma Merrick Sklarek dies; pioneering African American architect

    Norma Merrick Sklarek dies; pioneering African American architect
    Norma Merrick Sklarek, the first African American woman in the country to become a licensed architect, who helped produce Terminal 1 at Los Angeles International Airport and the American Embassy in Tokyo, died Monday at her home in Pacific Palisades....
  • NBC News Correspondent Edwin Newman Dead at 91

    NBC News Correspondent Edwin Newman Dead at 91
    NEW YORK -- Edwin Newman, who brought literacy, wit and energy to NBC newscasts for more than three decades, and battled linguistic pretense and clutter in his best sellers "Strictly Speaking" and "A Civil Tongue," has died. He was 91. NBC News did not...
  • Broadway's "Nice Work" Rings a Goodspeed Bell

    Broadway's "Nice Work" Rings a Goodspeed Bell
    The upcoming Broadway musical “Nice Work if You Can Get It” may have a familiar whiff to Connecticut audiences. This new-old Gershwin show bears a striking resemblance to “They All Laughed” which was also marketed as a new-old...
  • Great Old Broad Series: Estelle Parsons

    Great Old Broad Series: Estelle Parsons
    Last Sunday's screening at New Haven's Lyric Hall of the documentary "Broads,"that features salty, outspoken interviews with actresses of a certain age remind me of some of my own favorite interviews of like-minded dames. I'll post a series of these...
  • Fixing up a home still may reap big returns

    What does remodeling add to the value of a house? Not as much as it did a couple years ago, according to an upcoming survey. Remodeling magazine's annual "Cost vs. Value Report" is to be published Nov. 1, so up-to-date information on how much bang you...
  • Jeffrey Richards: big man on Broadway

    Jeffrey Richards: big man on Broadway
    On the opening night of the revival of Eugene O'Neill's "Desire Under the Elms," Kevin Spacey, Naomi Watts and a crush of theatergoers pressed into the St. James Theatre. But the man most instrumental in its transfer from Chicago's Goodman Theatre was...
  • Verify, don't trust: Do homework to avoid Ponzi schemes

    Verify, don't trust: Do homework to avoid Ponzi schemes
    From Lou Pearlman to Bernard Madoff, a rash of investment frauds in recent years has many people fretting about how to avoid becoming ensnared in a so-called Ponzi scheme. Maitland financial planner Susan Spraker had just told a wealthy, prospective...