Hartford Event for Malcolm Gladwell, Big Thinker Who Wants Us to Less in Awe of Power Coming

11/16/13

Hartford Event for Malcolm Gladwell, Big Thinker Who Wants Us to Less in Awe of Power Coming

People may not always agree with Malcolm Gladwell, but he makes them think. The mere fact that his insightful observations about life have taken the world by storm might be a sign that there’s still hope for the human race. Next week, on Nov. 21, he joins the conversation at The Connecticut Forum with historian David Brinkley.

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Wagner's 'Dutchman' Makes Connecticut Premiere Friday in Waterbury

11/14/13

Wagner's 'Dutchman' Makes Connecticut Premiere Friday in Waterbury

On Friday evening, the first fully staged production ever in Connecticut of Wagner's "The Flying Dutchman" will be presented at the Palace Theater in Waterbury.

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How Many Composers Does It Take to Tackle Stravinsky's 'Rite of Spring' at 100? At Yale, It's Eight

11/12/13

How Many Composers Does It Take to Tackle Stravinsky's 'Rite of Spring' at 100? At Yale, It's Eight

It’s safe to say that there won’t be any rioting outside Woolsey Hall at Yale University in New Haven on Nov. 17 at 8 p.m., when the 85-member Zephyrus Project Orchestra pays tribute to the work with its only performance of “RiteNow: A Centennial Celebration of Igor Stravinsky’s ‘The Rite of Spring.’” Admission is free.

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NBC's “Where Were You?” Documentary on JFK Assassination Has Connecticut Ties

11/11/13

NBC's “Where Were You?” Documentary on JFK Assassination Has Connecticut Ties

There are some human events so shocking that those who live through them never forget. The moment of discovery is so intense that the circumstances are seared into the memory, as vivid 50 years later as on the day they happened. Such was the moment on Nov. 22, 1963, when John F. Kennedy was murdered in front of the entire nation while riding in a motorcade down a Dallas street. It was a day that had featured festive political pageantry and that was imbued with the optimism of a nation experiencing great peace and prosperity. That mood vanished with the muzzle flash from Lee Harvey Oswald’s gun and the nation would never be the same again. The day is being revisited again on Nov. 22, 2013, at 9 p.m., when NBC airs “Where Were You?” It is narrated by Tom...

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Mitch Albom Coming to New Haven to Talk About Phone Calls from the Deceased

11/10/13

Mitch Albom Coming to New Haven to Talk About Phone Calls from the Deceased

Mitch Albom, journalist, author, playwright, radio host, musician and founder of seven charities, brings a wide variety of potential topics to Southern Connecticut State University’s Lyman Center at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday — one day after the publication date of his latest book, “The First Phone Call From Heaven.”

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