| Feb 28, 2012
| 7:41 AM
If you’re an undergraduate music student, you’re lucky if you’ve spent more than a third of a single 50-minute class on a female composer. Even in graduate school, as coursework becomes increasingly specialized (and dissertation work...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 2:17 PM
Billy Crystal may be nearly old enough for Medicare, but when it comes to Oscar ratings he can outrun hosts half his age.
Sunday's Academy Awards telecast — an old-fashioned (and sometimes critically savaged) paean to moviemaking hosted by the 63-...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 12:51 PM
Somerset Area High School received national recognition for excellence in global education by EF Foundation for Foreign Study, the leader in high school exchange.
Awarded annually, the EF Foundation Global Education Excellence Award is presented to...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 1:22 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Despite hopes that the U.S. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) can steer people toward healthier eating choices, there's no evidence the program currently influences - for better or worse - how many sugary...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 7:31 AM
Brooke Bloom will be the title role in David Adjmi’s “Marie Antoinette,” when it has its world premiere co-production with American Repertory Theatre in Cambridge, Mass. (where it will play Sept. 1 to 29) and New Haven’s Yale...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 11:31 AM
What's it like to live in a far-off place most of us see only on a vacation? Foreign Correspondence is an interview with someone who lives in a spot you may want to visit.
Suzanne Nam, 38, moved to Bangkok, Thailand, about six years ago to be a...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 1:32 PM
Oxymoronic as the whole notion may seem, chess hustlers are one of the pleasures of urban life. I've watched naive amateur players get taken for hard cash by well-masked intellectual killers in Washington Square Park in New York, Harvard Square in...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 8:10 AM
Pearl and the Beard
with Lucius and You Won't, Dec. 6, 8 p.m., $10-$12, Cafe Nine, 250 State St., New Haven, (203) 789-8281, cafenine.com, manicproductions.org.
Imagine moving far away from your home, to the biggest of cities, in search of...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 7:01 AM
BOSTON - I'm always amazed by how many people who consider themselves travelers have never visited Boston. True, having lived there for most of my formative years, I'm a bit prejudiced, but I've been to almost every city worth visiting and I can...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 4:04 PM
(Reuters) - A new supercomputer-based network will allow doctors to use genomic sequencing to speed cancer treatment and could increase survival chances for patients, its creator, billionaire healthcare businessman Dr. Patrick Soon Shiong, said on...
| Sep 20, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Here's your mysteriously Monday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: --Break out the party hats: The recession is officially over. In fact, it ended more than a year ago, in June 2009. That's the word from our friends......
| Apr 30, 2011
| 4:33 PM
With the release of new Gershwin recordings from Germany and Austria, Mark Swed examines the cultural differences between Old World and New World Gershwin....