| 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...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 7:25 AM
We've Only Just Begun: Carpenters Remembered
June 11 and 12, Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville, (860) 693-9762, 41bridgestreet.com
Who's on your list of the all-time coolest or most-influential pop or rock stars from Connecticut?...
| May 30, 2013
| 12:08 PM
Memorial Day marked the unofficial state of summer and the prime growing season for the state of Connecticut. Farmers' markets are beginning to open around the state, which brings an injection of locally grown and produced products into the Connecticut...
| May 30, 2013
| 5:35 PM
According to sources, Mike Souza, a Brown assistant the last two seasons, will be the first staff hire of UConn hockey coach Mike Cavanaugh, pending the typical state background checks, etc.
UConn will have two full-time assistants.
Souza played at...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 4:59 PM
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...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 11:30 AM
Prolific non-fiction author and poet Diane Ackerman (pictured) is one of the rare examples of a writer whose name has entered popular culture. Her 1990 bestseller, A Natural History of the Senses, was turned into a five-part Nova miniseries for PBS called...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 9:25 AM
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's infamous children's tale The Little Prince meets the puppets (pictured), live actors and musicians of Pennsylvania's Bristol Riverside Theatre, as they swing through Storrs on March 3. The puppets were designed by Emmy recipient...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 5:26 PM
It’s being held in New Jersey, but the David T. Jones Memorial Monkees Convention this weekend has Connecticut all over it.
This singular gathering, in honor of the short British Monkee who passed away last year, has been organized by Orange...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Until his retirement last year, Gus Mozzocca taught printmaking at the University of Connecticut for 40 years (imagine how much grading he had to do). To celebrate his long career, Contemporary Art Galleries at UConn, headed by Barry Rosenberg, put...
| 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 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...
| 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...