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  • Exploring Meshomasic State Forest's Dark Hollow Brook Will Bring Out Your Inner Child

    Exploring Meshomasic State Forest's Dark Hollow Brook Will Bring Out Your Inner Child
    Every time I hike, I come down with a bad case of little-boy-itis. You know, that "virus" you pick up as a child that causes you to go as close to the edge of a cliff as possible or splash your way across a stream or run through the spray of a waterfall....
  • 3 Playwrights Get $150,000 Each At Windham-Campbell Awards Ceremony

    Whenever playwrights get about a half million dollars to help their careers I think it’s a good day. And it was a great day this week at Yale’s Sprague Hall in New Haven when three playwrights -- among nine writers in all -- were the...
  • How The Windham-Campbell Prize Winners Are Chosen

    So how are the new Windham-Campbell Prizes chosen? The new literary prizes will give out annually noine awards -- that include $150,000 in unrestructs funds -- to each writer, three fiction writers, three non-fiction writers and threee playwrights....
  • On Theater: 'Death' comes to life at SCR

    On Theater: 'Death' comes to life at SCR
    When theater connoisseurs gather to discuss the greatest plays or playwrights of all time, chances are that Arthur Miller and "Death of a Salesman" will be found at or near the top of most lists. South Coast Repertory has produced this American...
  • How The Top Workplaces Were Chosen

    There are many ways to measure the quality of a workplace: wages and benefits, employee turnover, physical amenities like gyms, policies such as flex time and free lunch, and profit-sharing all come to mind. As the chronicler of life in Connecticut,...
  • 3 Playwrights To Receive New Lucrative Writing Awards

    3 Playwrights To Receive New Lucrative Writing Awards
    Three playwrights -- including one Yale School of Drama grad -- will receive one of the most lucrative prizes in their field Tuesday at Yale when they receive the inaugural Donald Windham — Sandy M. Campbell Literature Prizes, which include $150,000...
  • Connecticut Hopes to End Profiling With a New System For Tracking Traffic Violations

    Connecticut Hopes to End Profiling With a New System For Tracking Traffic Violations
    Two East Haven cops are right now on trial for alleged racial profiling and police brutality. The timing probably couldn't be better. Connecticut is this week rolling out a new reporting system designed to keep track of who police are stopping for...
  • Stephen King's 'Under the Dome' moves south for TV

    Stephen King's 'Under the Dome' moves south for TV
    Stephen King was born and brought up in Maine; but for winters in Florida, he still calls the state home. The remote, chilly state with its notoriously taciturn population has been the setting for many of his books, including "Carrie," "Cujo," "Pet...
  • 2013 PEN/Faulkner Award finalists announced

    2013 PEN/Faulkner Award finalists announced
    One of the literary world's favorite fiction prizes, the PEN/Faulkner award, announced its 2013 finalists Wednesday. In its 33rd year, the contenders come from publishers large and small. The finalists are Amelia Gray for "Threats," published by Farrar,...
  • $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award goes to Marianne Boruch

    $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award goes to Marianne Boruch
    Claremont Graduate University announced Monday that the winner of its 2013 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award is Marianne Boruch. Boruch will be awarded $100,000 for her collection "The Book of Hours," published by Copper Canyon Press. The prize, one of the...
  • LAPD awaits drug tests on 'Sons of Anarchy' actor Johnny Lewis

     
    Authorities are awaiting toxicology results on "Sons of Anarchy" actor Johnny Lewis as they continue to investigate allegations that he killed his landlady last week before falling to his death. It will likely take several more weeks before the Los......
  • LAPD seeks motive in deaths of 'Sons of Anarchy' actor, landlord

     
    Los Angeles police detectives are still trying to sort out the case of "Sons of Anarchy" actor Johnny Lewis, who allegedly killed his landlord in Los Feliz and then fell to his death. Law enforcement sources said they are still......