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Premium Content Alexey von Schlippe Gallery presents late-summer show

Four accomplished regional artists working in very different mediums and techniques are featured in the Late Summer Exhibition at the Alexey von Schlippe Gallery of Art in Groton. But what these artists do have in common, according to gallery director Julia Pavone, is their expression...

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Scientists make love, war weapons in ‘Manhattan’

Writer-producer Sam Shaw was grappling with how to craft a TV drama about the war on terror and the price it exacts from those who keep its secrets.

'Give me Love' opens at birdsall gallery in Old Lyme

Premium Content Joyful, whimsical, colorful, playful, radiating positive energy all describe "Give me Love: Hearts & Threads," now on view at the diane birdsall gallery in Old Lyme.

Working late in life, directors refuse to say cut

Visiting a retired Frank Capra at his Sierra Nevada hideaway, Clint Eastwood was baffled.


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Live Lunch Break: Sue Menhart Band

The Day brings you Sue Menhart Band live in concert at the Hygienic Art Park.

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FX says overnight ratings becoming meaningless

It's a rite nearly as old as television: the morning after a new show premieres, network executives wait impatiently for the...

‘Simpsons’ marathon, digital Simpsons World coming

The full 25-year run of "The Simpsons" will arrive on cable channel FXX with a summer marathon, to be followed this fall by a digital...

FX’s ‘Married’ and ‘Worst’ test love’s limits

The benefit of pushing boundaries is to burst through to some new, unexplored area that feels risky and revealing - and no...


Maria Shriver launches program honoring her dad

Maria Shriver is launching a new U.S. volunteer initiative called the Shriver Corps, named in part to honor the legacy of her late...

‘Treme’ actor settling profiling suit vs. Macy’s

A black actor who accused Macy's of racially profiling minorities as shoplifters is settling his civil rights lawsuit, one of several...

Daughter seeks right for autopsy of Casey Kasem

A judge in Washington state has granted Casey Kasem's daughter a temporary restraining order preventing the famous radio host's wife from...


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Premium Content State Street Saloon is Ace high

While on vacation, I read an excellent Western (see page 7) and I just started binge watching "Deadwood," both of which put me in the mood for the State Street Saloon.

Premium Content The food is as good as the view at Swooner

Skippers Dock on Stonington Harbor was beloved by some, if not for its food and dining room atmosphere, then certainly for its deck and its glorious view, each enhanced by the bewitching...


Jams increasingly strutting their savory side

When Chicago chef Gregory Ellis makes a pork belly sandwich, he doesn't stop at the belly. In addition to a fried egg and kumquat...

You too can bake artisanal quality bread at home

Homemade bread really is the difference between a good sandwich and a great one. This is especially important when contemplating...


Allen casts a limp spell in ‘Magic’

Woody Allen's late period has been defined by a quality you wouldn't have expected from the man who produced the inspired chaos of "Bananas" or the Fellini-esque carnival of "Stardust...

Premium Content Movie tip: "Begin Again"

As a follow-up to his beloved indie "Once," writer-directed John Carney has played to his strengths: exploring a relationship between two music-centric characters, using songs as...


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Premium Content Chiburis joins Flock Theatre staff

Flock Theatre has named Victor Chiburis of New London its new assistant artistic director.

Review: Tech goodies to bring along on trips

Your swimsuit and your sunscreen are in the luggage, and your boarding passes are all printed out.


For a reunited Phish, balance is key

At every stop on Phish's summer tour, bassist Mike Gordon and his 5-year-old daughter, Tessa, ride bikes around the town where the...

Premium Content Live Lunch Break Flashback - The Sue Menhart Band

Do you feel sad because you didn't see "Live Lunch Break" on Thursday in New London's Hygienic Art Park? We featured the Sue Menhart Band, one of...


Premium Content Goodspeed stages a fine 'Fiddler'

Occasionally, the first time's the charm.


Premium Content Friends of Fort Trumbull host O’Neill discussion

Robert Richter will continue The Friends of Fort Trumbull's presentation of "The Whaling City and the Sea" with a discussion of playwright Eugene...


Premium Content Groton Public Library to record EB stories

Connecticut Humanities has awarded the Groton Public Library a $1,500 grant to record and tell the stories of employees who worked at Electric...


Burke fashions epic story in 'Wayfaring Stranger'

Author James Lee Burke is a descendant of tough Texas lawmen. In fact, his maternal great-grandfather once tangled with some of the...

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Your stars - July 28

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Pick and choose wisely. Concentrate on things, people, projects and pastimes that will bring you the highest...