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  • Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood Bring Their Improv Comedy to the Jorgensen on Oct. 5

    Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood Bring Their Improv Comedy to the Jorgensen on Oct. 5
    It's one thing to get up in front of an audience and try to make them laugh; it's quite another to do it without a script. Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood (pictured) starred in the super-popular, forever-syndicated Whose Line Is It Anyway? with fellow...
  • 4 Cool Shows Happening This Week in Greater Hartford

    4 Cool Shows Happening This Week in Greater Hartford
    1) Clannad, The Webster, 31 Webster St., Hartford, 7:30 p.m. Thurs. 2) Shakedown, Arch Street Tavern, 85 Arch St., Hartford, (860) 246-7610. 10 p.m., $7-$10. archstreettavern.com. Fri. 3) New York Banjo Summit (featuring Bela Fleck), Jorgensen...
  • 'uncanny' on Display at Contemporary Art Galleries in Storrs Through Oct. 25

    'uncanny' on Display at Contemporary Art Galleries in Storrs Through Oct. 25
    What is the uncanny? From the ghosts of folklore to the robotics concept of the "uncanny valley," the word conjures up images of things that just don't sit right with us. uncanny at UConn's Contemporary Art Galleries forces us to examine the creative...
  • Crackdown On School Bus Idling Welcome

    For reasons that should be obvious, children emerging from school at the end of the day should not be discharged into a fog of diesel exhaust. Thus it's good to see — for the second time this year — the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency...
  • UConn Should Live Sustainably Within Its Watershed

    "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...
  • Water-Bingeing UConn Needs To Sober Up

    The fervor with which the University of Connecticut clamors to slake its unquenchable thirst for more water is only a step removed from its undergraduates' thirst for beer. UConn officials argue their cause soberly, but the institution's behavior over...
  • Theresa Rebeck's "O Beautiful" : Thank You, Jesus. You, Too, Ben Franklin.

    Theresa Rebeck's "O Beautiful" : Thank You, Jesus. You, Too, Ben Franklin.
    The show: Connecticut Repertory Theatre's production of Theresa Rebeck's “O Beautiful” First Impressions: Playwright and TV writer Theresa Rebeck creates a messy, melodramatic work as she attempts to deal with the issues of school bullying,...
  • STEM Focus Must Not Forsake Humanities

    Dubbed Next Generation Connecticut, an unprecedented plan to invest $2.1 billion into science, technology, engineering and math — STEM — at the University of Connecticut will strengthen the school's competitiveness and productivity. But...
  • Nearby Water Is Superior Solution For UConn's Needs

    Connecticut has made a policy and financial commitment to the University of Connecticut in Storrs. As a result, UConn is experiencing rapid growth, which is good for students and for businesses looking to hire talented young people. This growth, however,...
  • State's Innovative Microgrids Provide Pockets of Power

    The tropical storms and blizzards of the past few years have exposed the flaws of the network for delivering electricity, known as the grid: widespread power outages lasting, in some cases, for several days. But what if the regional system could be...
  • 'I'm Connecticut' Shows The State Has Its Funny Side

    'I'm Connecticut' Shows The State Has Its Funny Side
    The show: "I'm Connecticut" at the Ivoryton Playhouse in Essex First impressions: Would the romantic comedy by the Emmy Award-winning writer-producer of "The Simpsons" — and Connecticut native — Mike Reiss, be as hysterically funny as when I...
  • Tina Fabrique Switches from Ella To Motormouth

    Tina Fabrique Switches from Ella To Motormouth
    Tina Fabrique, best known for her starring role in “Ella” on three Connecticut stages, will join Kevin Meaney in the cast of the Connecticut Repertory Theatre production of “Hairspray.” The musical runs April 25 to May 5 in the...