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  • CT.com Interview: Saxophonist Branford Marsalis

    CT.com Interview: Saxophonist Branford Marsalis
    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...
  • Mansfield Residents Want to Know More About UConn's Chemical Tests

    Mansfield Residents Want to Know More About UConn's Chemical Tests
    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...
  • Chain Of Environmental Consequences Slaughtering Birds

    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. So news...
  • Geno Auriemma Calls Kelly Faris' Effort 'Game For The Ages'

    Geno Auriemma Calls Kelly Faris' Effort 'Game For The Ages'
    — 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,...
  • 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...
  • Dozens Of Farmington Valley Residents Speak Against UConn's Water Supply Plan

    Dozens Of Farmington Valley Residents Speak Against UConn's Water Supply Plan
    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...
  • Kosher in Connecticut: Where to Find the Real Thing

    Kosher in Connecticut: Where to Find the Real Thing
    Many people who keep strictly Kosher at home will adopt a "when in Rome" attitude when eating out, not limiting themselves to Kosher restaurants. (There simply aren't enough of them and besides, many Jews have a soft spot for Italian food.) However, the...
  • "Punk Rock" Playing at Connecticut Repertory Theatre in Storrs

    "Punk Rock" Playing at Connecticut Repertory Theatre in Storrs
    The upcoming production of British playwright Simon Stephens' Punk Rock, playing at UConn's Connecticut Repertory Theatre until April 7, follows affluent boarding-school 17-year-olds William Carlisle (Connor Donnally, left) and Lilly Cahill (Alyson...
  • Our Picks: 3 Fun Events Happening This Week in the Greater Hartford Area

    Our Picks: 3 Fun Events Happening This Week in the Greater Hartford Area
    1) Lunch and Learn w/ Daniel Bohman, March 15, 12:30-1:30 p.m., free, 100 Pearl Gallery, 100 Pearl Street, Hartford, (860) 233-1932. Brownbag it to hear Daniel Bohman discuss his current exhibition. Drinks and dessert provided. letsgoarts.org/gallery....
  • William Benton Museum of Art in Storrs Explores the Great Gatsby Era

    William Benton Museum of Art in Storrs Explores the Great Gatsby Era
    The gilded age of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby was a rapidly modernizing society, when the forces of the new and the old duked it out. On March 15, the William Benton Museum at the University of Connecticut will explore the artistic world of the...
  • Classical, Salsa and Pop History All Celebrated on Local Stages

    Classical, Salsa and Pop History All Celebrated on Local Stages
    Sometimes a concert is more than a concert — it's a chronology, or a comprehensive overview. There are several distinctive music shows this week that benefit from being on grand theater stages. The Genius of Mozart, at the Bushnell (166 Capitol...
  • 'Punk Rock" To Play At Connecticut Rep at UConn

    'Punk Rock" To Play At Connecticut Rep at UConn
    Connecticut Repertory Theatre will present Simon Stephens' "Punk Rock" March 28 to April 7, in the Studio Theatre on the Storrs campus. Stephens is described as "an award-winning English playwright characterized as part of the “in-yer-face” ...