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  • 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...
  • Holy Food!: Kosher and Its Imitators in Connecticut

    Holy Food!: Kosher and Its Imitators in Connecticut
    What exactly is kosher? The short answer is a religious certification given to any cooked or processed food that an observant Jew is permitted to eat. A satisfying answer in detail is not easy, so a visual aid may help: picture three identical matzo...
  • 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...