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  • 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” ...
  • STEM Focus Must Not Forsake Humanities

    Dubbed Next Generation Connecticut, an unprecedented plan to invest $2.1 billion into science, technology, engineering and math — STEM — at the University of Connecticut will strengthen the school's competitiveness and productivity. But...
  • "His Girl Friday" Showing at the Connecticut Reperatory Theatre in Storrs

    "His Girl Friday" Showing at the Connecticut Reperatory Theatre in Storrs
    His Girl Friday Feb. 28 through March 10, Connecticut Reperatory Theatre, 802 Bolton Road, Unit 1127, Storrs, (860) 486-2113, crt.uconn.edu   The Front Page was one of the most popular plays of the 20th century. The snappy Chicago newspaper drama...
  • New Exhibit at UConn's William Benton Museum of Art Will Make You Rethink the Middle East

    New Exhibit at UConn's William Benton Museum of Art Will Make You Rethink the Middle East
    Imagine yourself surrounded by eight individuals, all jabbering away at once at something or other. You'd hear bits of sentences, word fragments, syllables, spaces and breaths. Few long, well thought-out utterances would survive. Differences between the...
  • Ice Cream for the Emperor! Wallace Stevens Turns 133 at the Hartford Public Library

    Ice Cream for the Emperor! Wallace Stevens Turns 133 at the Hartford Public Library
    Ever since his 125th birthday in 2004, the great modernist poet Wallace Stevens has been looking forever young. Prior to that, the author of seminal poems like “The Emperor of Ice Cream” and “Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird&...
  • Plan Ahead: 5 Shows Coming to the Hartford Area

    Plan Ahead: 5 Shows Coming to the Hartford Area
    Why wait until the last minute to get your act together? Here are six events at least a week out to get you started. 1) Oliver Lake Organ Quartet, Nov. 16, 8 p.m., $5-$15, Polish National Home, 60 Charter Oak Ave., Hartford, (860) 242-6688,...
  • Big E's Fried Creations Keep The Crowds Happy

    Big E's Fried Creations Keep The Crowds Happy
    For 17 days, the 2012 Big E in West Springfield will dish up all sorts of family entertainment when New England's largest fair opens Friday, Sept. 14. In addition to an emphasis on the region's agricultural industry, the festival will offer live music and...
  • Food insecurity adds to health problems in HIV

    Food insecurity adds to health problems in HIV
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) who don't have reliable access to nutritious food are more likely to end up in the hospital than those who regularly get enough to eat, a new study from San Francisco suggests....
  • Call It An Era: Calhoun Helped Put UConn On The Map

    Call It An Era: Calhoun Helped Put UConn On The Map
    As Shakespeare might have said, what a piece of work is Jim Calhoun. The volcanic, brilliant, profane, passionate coach announced Thursday that he would retire after 26 seasons as the University of Connecticut men's basketball coach. He will be...
  • Phil Steele’s Florida Matchups for Week 7

     
    A quick note: I will be posting my Midseason All-Conference Teams on Friday, October 14th on PhilSteele.com. Make sure you check out and see how your favorite players stack up. Florida St at Duke Not only has Florida St never lost to Duke (16-0) but no...