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  • Tickets for Baryshnikov Show At Hartford Stage -- And Others -- On Sale Monday

    Tickets for Baryshnikov Show At Hartford Stage -- And Others -- On Sale Monday
    If you’re not a subscriber to Hartford Stage and you want those tickets for the world premiere of the show featuring Mikhail Baryshikov — or tickets to other shows that will be part of the 2012-13 season —  here’s your chance....
  • 'The Other America' by Michael Harrington

    A new edition of Michael Harrington's "The Other America: Poverty in the United States," an eloquent appeal to the American conscience, has been published on the occasion of the book's 50th anniversary. "The Other America" is a masterpiece, a powerful...
  • Cat walks six miles back home

    Cat walks six miles back home
    Charles Dickens once said, "What greater gift than the love of a cat." Barbara Oliphant would agree.  Her cat Wollie just walked for three days to get home to her.  Barbara and Wallie met last summer.  She felt sorry for it because it was thin and not...
  • British Actress Miriam Margolyes Performs Dickens' Characters at Yale

    British Actress Miriam Margolyes Performs Dickens' Characters at Yale
    Need a brain escape after election day? Award-winning British stage and screen actress Miriam Margolyes will perform her celebrated production of “Dickens’ Women,” where she portrays 23 of the author’s best-loved characters, on...
  • Film review: 'Dark Knight Rises' is a promise fulfilled

    Film review: 'Dark Knight Rises' is a promise fulfilled
    And so the Christopher Nolan rendition of Batman — started in “Batman Begins” (2005) and continued in “The Dark Knight” (2008) — comes to an end, in “The Dark Knight Rises.” It stands proudly alongside...
  • Breeders' Cup looks to add to rich history

    The 28 years of horse racing's traveling carnival, also known as the Breeders' Cup, have been a tale of more than two cities; 10, actually, if you count Los Angeles and New York twice each for their separate participating tracks. The history of this...
  • Fall fest

    The Western Maryland Hospital Center Auxiliary will host a fall fest Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the hospital center’s auditorium.  There will be many vendors, including Longaberger, Miche, Origami Owl, Tastefully Simple and Journey to...
  • Remarkable Woman: Ann Murray

    Remarkable Woman: Ann Murray
    Thanks to the indefatigable Ann Murray, Chicago enjoys a weekly gift of classical music under the world's largest Tiffany glass dome. And Al Booth's dream lives on. Those Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts are the brainchild of the late, legendary Elias...
  • Word power

    Word power
    Earlier this year, when Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed a 100-book required reading list for his compatriots, it provoked anxiety, rekindling memories of Soviet-era censorship. The furor underscored an important point: that literature plays a...
  • So much to see and do in London

    So much to see and do in London
    LONDON - The exterior of Westminster Abbey is imposing and grandiose. Our plan was simple: Pay the admission, stick our heads inside to see what it looked like, and then quickly duck out and move on to a museum. The museum never happened. That...
  • Free Film Screenings In The Hartford Area

    Free Film Screenings In The Hartford Area
    Cat on a Hot Tin Roof — Elizabeth Taylor and Paul Newman star in this 1958 adaptation of Tennessee Williams' play. Tuesday, Aug. 7, at 7 p.m. at Windsor Public Library, 323 Broad St. Fat City — Stacy Keach and Jeff Bridges star in this 1972...
  • Feedback: Best book you read in high school?

    Feedback: Best book you read in high school?
    "Kaffir Boy" by Mark Mathabane was the book that impacted me the most. — Denise Hill, Chicago "Advise and Consent" by Allen Drury and "Gone with the Wind" by Margaret Mitchell. —Nikki Rosati, Franksville, Wis. "A Clockwork Orange," by...