| Feb 12, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Intimate Science Exhibit at Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org
Heading to downtown Hartford for a nice meal on V-day? Does your girlfriend wear thick-rimmed glasses and bright purple pants? Why not...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 8:44 PM
Homeless advocates like Trevor Storrs, the chair of the Anchorage Coalition to Stop Homelessness, are getting ready for the 7th Annual Project Homeless Connect, where hundreds of volunteers will be providing the homeless with free services.
| Jan 28, 2013
| 11:10 AM
Featuring the Birdland Big Band (pictured) and its director, Tommy Igoe, Live At Birdland sends audiences back to the heyday(s) of Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonius Monk, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Stan Getz, and Lester Young — artists who...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 10:18 PM
The 11th annual Project Homeless Connect kicked off Tuesday morning at the Egan Center and the mission remains the same: reducing and preventing homelessness in Anchorage.
Project Homeless Connect brought various agencies under one roof to give...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 12:58 PM
I was thinking of a metaphor to use for a cartoon about Governor Malloy's plan to invest over $2 billion in UConn's future. It's a gamble, a gamble with our money, so I thought of the casinos and blackjack and us poor taxpayers. But then I thought that...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 1:25 PM
An Evening with Branford Marsalis
Feb. 7, 7:30 p.m., $10-$39, Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts, 2132 Hillside Road Unit 3104, Storrs, (860) 486-4226, jorgensen.uconn.edu
In his 52 short years on this planet, what hasn’t saxophonist...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 1:55 PM
The University of Connecticut is so worried about clean water supplies for its Storrs campus that it’s considering sucking H2O from as far away as the Farmington River Valley.
Some of UConn’s closest neighbors are more worried about...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 2:08 PM
I'm not much of a bird-watcher. But I'm a devoted and appreciative observer of the common loon. Every time I see its black-and-white beauty, hear its eerie wail or watch its deep-water diving is a blessing. Each cry of the loon is precious to me.
| Jan 21, 2013
| 8:31 PM
— Geno Auriemma, a Hall of Fame coach who has seen it all, done it all over nearly three decades in Storrs, knew when he had witnessed something special.
The opposing coach, one whose team had trailed by only two at halftime and still lost by 30,...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 4:09 PM
"Unquenchable" is the title of Robert Glennon's scorching critique of U.S. historical water policy. The word also applies to the University of Connecticut's seemingly unlimited thirst for water.
To ensure the growth of its Technology Park, hedge against...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 7:51 PM
Dozens of speakers at a hearing Tuesday night denounced a plan to take water from the Farmington River Watershed to supply the University of Connecticut, saying it would harm an already stressed Farmington River, an important resource.
The hearing at...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Pat Sajak (left) returns to the Storrs campus after Felix Unger in CRT's recent production of The Odd Couple to partake of The Drowsy Chaperone, another odd coupling that finds Sajak playing a rabid musical theatre fan, one who makes the mistake of...