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  • Pig farmers are guilty of cruelty to animals

    I strongly object to letter writer Rick Berman's views regarding the "humane" treatment of pregnant pigs ("Pregnant pigs treated humanely," Sept. 22). No reasonable person objects to pregnant pigs being kept in separate pens, but you don't need to be a...
  • Joaquin Phoenix: film at Charles two days after 'Letterman'

    Joaquin Phoenix: film at Charles two days after 'Letterman'
    Joaquin Phoenix makes a return appearance to "Late Show with David Letterman" on Wednesday, September 22, and two days later hits the Charles in the controversial documentary "I'm Still Here," which chronicles his attempt to switch from acting to rap....
  • Frankenstein, Dracula cast their shadows

    Frankenstein, Dracula cast their shadows
    When Mary Shelley wrote "Frankenstein" in 1816, she could not have conceived of the cultural landmark it would become. The novel still throws a long shadow across the popular imagination almost two centuries later. Boris Karloff's performance as the...
  • Voyeurism Meets S&M in TheaterWorks' "Venus in Fur"

    Voyeurism Meets S&M in TheaterWorks' "Venus in Fur"
    Venus in Fur Through Nov. 18, TheaterWorks, 233 Pearl St., (860) 527-7838, theaterworkshartford.org   Don't be fooled by the dingy realism of the anonymous rehearsal room where Venus in Fur takes place: this play calls on mythic precursors and is meant...
  • Susan Fromberg Schaeffer dies at 71; wrote 'Buffalo Afternoon'

    Susan Fromberg Schaeffer dies at 71; wrote 'Buffalo Afternoon'
    Susan Fromberg Schaeffer, a poet and novelist whose well-regarded 1989 novel "Buffalo Afternoon" examined the Vietnam War and its long and complex echo throughout American life, died Friday in Chicago. She was 71. Fromberg Schaeffer, who had been a...
  • M.O.P. meets Morrissey: BLKHRTS mash-out at Low End Theory

     
    A look at the Colorado hardcore rappers, BLK HRTS....
  • Thursday’s Highlights: 'The Mentalist' on CBS

     
    Thursday’s Highlights: 'The Mentalist' on CBS...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: The disappointment of being passed over again

    I have always believed that when you are engulfed by disappointment, you have to make a decision to move on. You say, “I don't care how hard this is, I don't care how disappointed I am, I'm going to get through this.” I never wear my emotions...
  • A very able Hank at center of 'Lost Highway'

    A very able Hank at center of 'Lost Highway'
    "Hank Williams: Lost Highway" Randal Myler and Mark Harelik's jukebox biodrama about the king of country music, back when it was still called "hillbilly music," displays most of the weaknesses that beset the form. There's the awkward mixture of first-...
  • Feedback: If you could dine with an author, who would it be?

    Feedback: If you could dine with an author, who would it be?
    Definitely Christopher Fowler, who writes the "Peculiar Crimes Unit" and "Bryant & May" series. He has such a great sense of humor and knows so much about the history of London. His books are so much fun to read. — Rena Gorman, Aurora I would...
  • Past informs present in compelling 'Whitechapel'

    Past informs present in compelling 'Whitechapel'
    BBC America's "Whitechapel" premiered in October with style, wit and great performances that helped it rise above its police procedural cliches and a plot device—the investigation of copycat killers—that I feared would wear thin in...
  • The New Britain Museum of American Art Celebrates Digital Illustration

    The New Britain Museum of American Art Celebrates Digital Illustration
    Pixelated: The Art of Digital Illustration Ends Dec. 9, New Britain Museum of American Art, 56 Lexington Street, New Britain, (860) 229-0257, nbmaa.org   Old-school artists are likely to approach Pixelated: The Art of Digital Illustration, a hip and...