Live Bands, Connecticut Radio Stations, Team Up for Woofstock in Branford Saturday, to Help Dogs, of Course
The Branford Green is going to the dogs Saturday — as well as cats and the other furry homeless creatures that the town’s Dan Cosgrove Animal Shelter cares for — when the inaugural Woofstock takes over from noon to 8 p.m.
Oprah Book Club favorite “She’s Come Undone,” by Connecticut novelist and prison workshop leader Wally Lamb, is back on the shelves at the Niantic jail following a public outcry on social media.
Westport Country Playhouse is taking on Noël Coward’s “A Song at Twilight,” some racy Ibsen, a comedy by Playhouse favorite Alan Ayckbourn and a yet-to-be-named surprise to be directed by the theater's very talented guiding force, Artistic Director Mark Lamos. The season announcement release follows: The Westport Country Playhouse announces its 2014 season of five productions, from acclaimed playwrights Noël Coward, Ingmar Bergman, Alan Ayckbourn, and Lynn Nottage, playing next year from April through October. Under the artistic direction of Mark Lamos, 2014 will mark the Connecticut professional theater’s 84th season. “It’s a season that will be rich and enriching,” said Lamos. “A rich variety of offerings, each...
In a TV era partial to introducing new unsung talent to the wide world through such shows as “The Voice,” “American Idol” and “The X-Factor,” 19-year-old Sarah Barrios of Torrington is a fresh young performer who seems to be poised on the verge of a breakthrough.
Digitally created words on a computer screen or smartphone are proliferating at a dizzying rate, but the technology of good old-fashioned printing — ink on paper, ink on just about anything — has still got a lot of life left in it. And for Timothy Young, curator of modern books and manuscripts at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University in New Haven, the legacy that printing has left us through the centuries is a marvel.
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