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  • Hampton Roads Workshops, Conferences, Contests & More

    Hampton Roads Workshops, Conferences, Contests & More
    Writers: Looking for workshops to help you with craft, or maybe a conference where you can pitch your story/book idea? Or maybe you love seeing your work judged against that of others and are always on the lookout for the latest writing contest. We're...
  • 15 Connecticut Arts Groups Receive NEA Grants

    The National Endowment for the Arts bestowed $360,000 to 15 Connecticut cultural organizations in the latest round of grant-giving. Those receiving a happy holiday are: Waterford’s Eugene O’Neill Theater Center for development of new plays...
  • A Repugnant Attack On Academic Freedom

    The American Studies Association recently passed a resolution that "endorses and honor[s] the call of Palestinian civil society for a boycott of Israeli academic institutions." The action was taken, the group explained, because "there is no effective or...
  • Five candidates vying for four seats on Allentown School Board

     
    Voters in the Allentown School District will have five candidates to chose from for the four open seats on the Allentown School Board. They were recently asked what they believe is the major issue in this campaign and how they will address it. MIKE...
  • Here's To Collinsville: Once Dry, Now Cool

    "A quaint drinking town with an art problem," reads a T-shirt for sale at a local pub near my home in Collinsville. A one-liner that rarely fails to get a chuckle, it's a tongue-and-cheek truism that not only expresses present-day sentiment, but sharply...
  • 'Barns of Connecticut' Documents A Nutmeg Treasure

    'Barns of Connecticut' Documents A Nutmeg Treasure
    For Markham Starr, walking into an old Connecticut barn is like walking into the long-ago past. "The colors, textures, and aromas inside a barn bring back the past as few buildings can." Old homes and old churches invariably have been updated with...
  • Independent Campus Journalists Vital

    Strange things are afoot at Grambling State University, the historically black Louisiana school where the football players recently revolted against an interim coach and refused to play a game because of deplorable training and facility conditions....
  • Singer Giacomo Gates Plays Westport Arts Center

    Singer Giacomo Gates Plays Westport Arts Center
    The jazz singer Giacomo Gates has taken some roundabout journeys. But they've served him well. He grew up in Bridgeport. Then he moved up to the frozen tundra when he was in his 20s. "I split from here for like 15 years," says Gates, who spoke to the...
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down

    Thumbs down on Hartford officials for failing to address a house at 94 Homestead Ave. that was gutted by fire five months ago. How long does this thing sit there, an eyesore and potential liability? Congratulations to Wesleyan University's football...
  • Obama's Rationale For Retaliation Flawed

    In his address Tuesday, President Barack Obama made a flawed case for retaliation against the use of chemical weapons in Syria based on a domino argument. The use of chemical weapons in Syria, he said, is likely to set off a subsequent chain reaction that...
  • 'Winesburg, Ohio' Is Now Everyplace Else

    Nearly 100 years ago, Sherwood Anderson published "Winesburg, Ohio," a book of linked short stories regarding an imaginary American town as seen through the eyes of George Willard. George is a young man about to leave his hometown to try his hand at...
  • Dan Froot and Dan Hurlin's 'Who's Hungry' Comes to Wesleyan

    Dan Froot and Dan Hurlin's 'Who's Hungry' Comes to Wesleyan
    The five homeless characters portrayed in Who's Hungry (pictured), an innovative puppet play by Dan Froot and Dan Hurlin getting its Connecticut premiere at Wesleyan's World Music Hall on Friday and Saturday, are based on real people: a former interior...