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  • iPhone Zombies Lost In Electronic Shallows

    Within the year, I'll be buying my first iPhone. And I'm nervous about how it will change both my daily habits and my physical brain. Will I become an Internet zombie? Before dismissing my concern, I suggest you read "The Shallows" by Nicholas Carr....
  • Hartford Stage 50th Anniversary Exhibit At Mark Twain House

    Hartford Stage 50th Anniversary Exhibit At Mark Twain House
    “Stagecraft: 50 Years of Design at Hartford Stage,” Hartford Stage's 50th anniversary touring exhibit comes to Hartford’s Mark Twain House & Museum Jan. 21 to March 5. “Stagecraft” consists of a selection of costumes, props...
  • Hats Off To Don Williams' Able Leadership

    Hats Off To Don Williams' Able Leadership
    State Sen. Don Williams' agenda isn't The Courant's, point for point. As a Democratic Party kingpin, he has been a little too much "big government" on some issues. But Mr. Williams, from Brooklyn, announced Wednesday that he will not seek re-election to...
  • Puppets, Actors Combine For UConn's 'Goblin Market'

    Puppets, Actors Combine For UConn's 'Goblin Market'
    Combining live actors and puppets, the University of Connecticut’s puppet arts program and Connecticut Repertory Theatre will present the world premiere adaptation of Christina Rossetti’s atmospheric narrative poem “Goblin Market.”...
  • Thumbs Up To Taxpayers, Coach, Newtown Team

    People want to be good citizens. That was brought home in the state's recent call for tax scofflaws to pay up and get amnesty. The state collected $175 million from more than 10,000 people. A lot of them had gotten in trouble in the recession and fell...
  • Connecticut Museums That Are Accessible To All Budgets

    Connecticut Museums That Are Accessible To All Budgets
    For a tiny state, Connecticut is big on culture. We're home to hundreds of museums featuring fabulous art and artifacts. But in many cases, admissions aren't cheap — which can make them inaccessible to individuals and families on tight budgets....
  • Hospital CEO pay not tied to quality of care: study

    Hospital CEO pay not tied to quality of care: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Hospital CEOs' pay isn't linked to their hospital's benefit to the community. Nor is it linked to the quality of care the hospital provides, a new study found. Instead, the chief executive officers, or CEOs, tended to earn...
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  • Surviving The Puritans, Theater Thrives In Connecticut

    Surviving The Puritans, Theater Thrives In Connecticut
    The Puritans just didn't have much fun. Until late in the 18th century, there wasn't much in the way of public entertainment for The Hartford Courant to cover, and certainly nothing in the way of theater. Oh, there was the time just before the...
  • Billy Latta Pushes UConn Hockey To Overtime -- Then To A Victory And First-Round Bye

    The UConn hockey team on Friday night rode a whole lotta Latta to a bye in the upcoming Atlantic Hockey tournament. Latta, a senior captain, scored the tying goal with 37 seconds remaining and then the winner with 42 seconds left in overtime, giving the...
  • Dig In: Garden Clubs, Lectures, Appraisal Events, Antiques Show

    Dig In: Garden Clubs, Lectures, Appraisal Events, Antiques Show
    Garden Club Events * Gini Mita, of Wallingford Garden Club, speaks at the Monday, March 10, meeting of the Duck River Garden Club at 7:30 p.m. at Lymes’ Senior Center, 26 Town Woods Road, Old Lyme. Mita will discuss “Plants from Seeds.”...
  • Marriott announces 'Cats' casting

    Heidi Kettenring will lead the kitty cast of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Cats” at the Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire, playing Grizabella, the “Memory”-crooning glamor cat, representatives for the theater announced on Tuesday....