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  • All-Courant Team: The Fab 15

    Player School Ht. Pos. Cl. Stat Line Jahlil Askew Maloney-Meriden 6-1 G Sr. 18.5 ppg 5.8 rpg Brett Buser Granby 6-0 G Sr. 16.4 ppg 3.0 spg Jordan Butler Glastonbury 6-6 C Sr. 16.6 ppg 14.3 rpg E.J. Crawford Simsbury 6-4 F So. 21.5 ppg 40% three-...
  • Connecticut Must Get Handle On Water Resources

    Connecticut Must Get Handle On Water Resources
    Water may become the oil of the mid-21st century. Half the world is worried about, if not fighting over, water. In this country, a record 55 percent of the land area in the Lower 48 states suffered drought conditions last year. Wouldn't it make sense...
  • Wale Performs at the Jorgensen Center in Storrs on April 11

    Wale Performs at the Jorgensen Center in Storrs on April 11
    Noted rapper and "go-go" beat specialist Wale will be appearing at the Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts in Storrs on April 11. The artist — who gained national fame in 2007 with his mixtapes 100 Miles and Running and The Mixtape About...
  • 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...
  • Dick Meyers' Puppetry Project Set for UConn

    Dick Meyers' Puppetry Project Set for UConn
    "Cinderella" and" Beauty and the Beast" will make up "The Dick Meyers Project," featuring UConn puppet Arts graduate student Seth Shaffer at the Studio Theatre in Storrs, Thursday, April 11 to Sunday, April 14. Connecticut Repertory Theatre's family...
  • Best of Hartford 2013: Best Book Store

    Best of Hartford 2013: Best Book Store
    1) Barnes and Noble Booksellers 15 Backus Ave. Danbury (203) 730-2733 1599 South East Road Farmington (860) 678-9494 25 Hazard Ave. Enfield 175 Glastonbury Blvd. Glastonbury 110 Albany Turnpike Canton barnesandnoble.com   Voters...
  • Ebène Quartet Performs at the Jorgensen Center in Storrs on April 19

    Ebène Quartet Performs at the Jorgensen Center in Storrs on April 19
    If hip, eclectic string quartets are your thing, go hear the four young Parisians of the Ebène Quartet, who'll do Mozart, Mendelssohn and Tchaikovsky this Friday at the Jorgensen Center. It's tough to stand out among the throngs of hotshot chamber players...
  • Best of Hartford 2013: Best Ice Cream Shop

    Best of Hartford 2013: Best Ice Cream Shop
    1) Shady Glen Dairy Stores 840 Middle Tpke. Manchester (860) 649-4245   Voters Said: No competition. Still provide specialties based on season & local products. Wonderful. And you can get as little or as much as you want.   2) UCONN Dairy...
  • Our Picks: 3 Cool Events in Greater Hartford This Week

    Our Picks: 3 Cool Events in Greater Hartford This Week
    1) Latin Fest 2013 — Grupo Niche and Henry Santos of Aventura, Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts, 2132 Hillside Road, Storrs Mansfield, (860) 486-4226. Sat., Apr. 6, 8 p.m. jorgensen.uconn.edu. $25-$40. 2) Film: Tattoo Nation, AMC Loews...
  • Occupy Gatsby at Contemporary Art Galleries in Storrs

    Occupy Gatsby at Contemporary Art Galleries in Storrs
    Two works of literature — Joseph Stiglitz's Pulitzer-winning The Price of Inequality and, of course, F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic The Great Gatsby — inform Gatsby Revisited in the Age of the One Percent, a new exhibit (pictured) in...
  • New Storrs Center Showcases Smart Growth

    The University of Connecticut was placed in an ideal spot for its original 19th-century purpose, an agricultural school. But as it evolved into a multi-faceted research university, the location became something of a challenge. There wasn't much decent...
  • 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,...