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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Windham Textile & History Museum's Latino Migration Exhibit Charts An Important Legacy

11/08/13

Windham Textile & History Museum's Latino Migration Exhibit Charts An Important Legacy

Take advantage of your last chance to see this Eastern Connecticut State University-curated history, which runs through Dec. 8.

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Vampire Alert: 'Van Helsing of Ipswich' Coming to Litchfield

11/08/13

Vampire Alert: 'Van Helsing of Ipswich' Coming to Litchfield

Michael Medeiros will share a story of his own creation this Sunday when Dickens Books & Art in Bantam commemorates the 166th birthday of “Dracula” author Bram Stoker with an ensemble reading of Mr. Medeiros’ modern-day vampire film screenplay, “Van Helsing of Ipswich.”

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John Lithgow Comes to Fairfield Nov. 15; Gives Us the Fascinating 'Scoop'

11/06/13

John Lithgow Comes to Fairfield Nov. 15; Gives Us the Fascinating 'Scoop'

On Nov. 15 John Lithgow brings a more personal showcase, “Stories By Heart,” to the Quick Center for the Arts at Fairfield University. It’s a tribute both to his father, theater director Arthur Washington Lithgow III, and the art of storytelling.

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