| Jan 26, 2012
Lily Madison, an upscale consignment shop and furniture gallery, 53 New Britain Avenue, Rocky Hill, is holding a winter sale Thursday through Saturday, Jan. 26 through 28. Highlights include special discounts on most regularly-priced merchandise and a...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 4:17 PM
One characteristic of top-tier public research universities — the Michigans, Virginias, UCLAs — is that they look like top-tier universities. It was once impossible to think of the University of Connecticut ever being in that group, but now it...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 9:22 AM
1) WHUS 91.7 FM, University of Connecticut
The only thing these passionate and involved WHUS representatives can agree on is that each perceives the station differently. The iconoclastic programming serves general and niche audiences for any music genre,...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 10:05 AM
1) Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts
One of the busiest venues in the state, the Jorgensen Center has presented every conceivable performer since 1955. Running the musical chairs from Jerry Lee Lewis, Chubby Checker and Preservation Hall Jazz Band...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 3:53 PM
University of Connecticut President Susan Herbst thinks she and her college are not famous enough, and last week she did something about it. She hired Tysen Kendig as the university's new publicity mogul for $227,500.
But before Tysen Kendig —...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 10:30 AM
In Connecticut Repertory Theatre's new production of William Shakespeare's classic love story Romeo and Juliet, Mercutio (Andrea Pane, left), Romeo (Will Haden, center) and Benvolio (Ryan Marcone) do what any sensible teenage men of their time would do:...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 8:15 AM
There's a Jake Shimabukuro of any instrument. You could say Jimi Hendrix was the Jake Shimabukuro of the electric guitar, or that Bonzo was Led Zep's resident Shimabukuro behind the skins. You wouldn't be way off the mark to suggest Winston Churchill...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Why wait until the last minute to get your act together? Here are five events at least a week out to get you started.
1) Knuckleball!, Nov. 23-29, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, realartways.org.
2) Jake Shimabukuro, Nov. 29, 7:30 p.m., $34,...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 1:12 PM
"My name is Dr. John the Nighttripper, and I'm a musician."
Some UConn students caught up with Mr. Rebennack after his trip to Storrs on Nov. 10, 2012. Dr. John talked about Christianity, Voodoo, business, money and just playing music.
| Nov 19, 2012
| 12:10 PM
It's taken Kenan Thompson (pictured) seven years to become a breakout performer on Saturday Night Live. But over the years, few cast members have been as consistently funny, their recurring characters as memorable, or their short time in the spotlight...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 4:22 AM
The community is invited to attend a free vocal concert by Leah Brown, dramatic, operatic mezzo-soprano.
The concert will be at 4 p.m. Sunday in First United Methodist Church, 312 S. Eighth St., El Centro.
Brown, known for her riveting operatic...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 8:05 AM
When advertising O Beautiful, the Connecticut Repertory Theatre went out of their way to include a warning that many people might get offended by the play's social, political and religious topical themes. If that's not reason to see a play, I don't know...