| Oct 11, 2011
| 10:31 AM
For years, constant voices in his head led him to believe he was the target of a sinister plot, and pushed him to abuse alcohol and crack cocaine.
"I really needed something to calm almost a beast inside of me," said Raymond Stuart Reed, 45, a Relay...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 8:47 AM
No one pursues a career in theater looking to make a quick buck. That holds especially true in storefront theater for directors and playwrights, designers and stage managers. But non-Equity actors are the public face of this financial reality, which...
| Mar 10, 2014
Since 2009, Steppenwolf's innovative Garage Rep series has provided hospitality and exposure to itinerant smaller companies in town. The guests enjoy the benefits of association with Steppenwolf's prestigious profile and ample production resources, and...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 10:00 PM
In 1998, when Steppenwolf Theatre Company added an 80-seat black box theater adjacent to its main theater's parking garage, part of its mission was to provide a space for visiting companies to mount fresh pieces.
Fast forward to 2009: The Garage Rep...
| Feb 2, 2014
This month offers a rare opportunity to hear two young artists tackle Rachmaninoff's colorful and demanding Second Piano Concerto.
Israeli pianist Roman Rabinovich and the Haifa Symphony Orchestra perform the piece on Feb. 8, and Croatian pianist...
| Jan 6, 2014
Before last summer, the property surrounding the former Skipper's Marina, at 134th Street and Vernon Avenue, was a dumping ground of boat carcasses, old tires and a nearly impenetrable thicket of weeds.
But recently Nancy Jackson, executive director...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 2:02 PM
Here's a sampling of upcoming literary events in the next few weeks (in date order).
Thursday, November 7
Amy Waters Yarinske, author of “An American in the Basement: The Betrayal of Captain Scott Speicher and the Cover-up of His Death,”...
| May 17, 2013
As Russian supper club entertainment goes, "Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812" could put belly dancers out of business. In this smartly engineered transfer, Dave Malloy's innovative musical treatment of (a very thin slice of) "War and Peace" has...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 4:33 PM
The 99th edition of cycling’s Tour de France starts Saturday, June 30, in Liège, Belgium. The race is made up of one prologue and 20 stages covering a total distance of 3,479 km. The route includes nine flat stages, four medium mountain stages, five...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 4:33 PM
This Sunday, March 3, NBC Sports Network begins daily coverage of Paris-Nice 2013, an eight-day cycling competition that is the first major European stage race of the year. Paris-Nice 2013 marks the second year in the row that NBC Sports Network is...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 7:20 AM
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Mark Sigman has drunk fermented mare's milk in the wilds of Mongolia. He's slurped millet beer from a communal straw in East Africa. He's...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 11:35 AM
95B Whiting St., Plainville, (860).255-4252, relicbeer.com
The Connecticut beer scene just got a little bigger. Maybe by a couple hundred square-feet or so. That's because Relic Brewing, the "nano-brewery" in Plainville, recently...