| Feb 12, 2013
| 4:39 PM
Before we get to a discussion of loons, which are worthwhile animals, it is necessary to again mention another category.
That is because on Sunday, while discussing the traumatic (to humans and other innocent creatures) dining habits of pit bulls, I...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 8:35 AM
Songstress Eilen Jewell calls herself the "Queen of the Minor Key." So much so that it's the title of her 2011 album. Jewell and her sultry, jazzy, sad tunes will fill the stage at the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center in Old Saybrook this Friday...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 9:39 AM
NEW YORK -- Actress Katie Holmes and stylist Jeanne Yang decided to forgo the hubbub of Lincoln Center this season and present their fall-winter 2013 collection in a more intimate setting--a 43rd floor suite at the Palace Hotel with a view of the...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 6:55 AM
Mystic Ballet dances Sergei Vanaev's adaptation of Swan Lake at the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center this weekend, before jetting out to tour Japan, and following their debut in New York City.
Feb. 9, 7 p.m., $35-$40, Katharine...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 4:40 PM
The Oscars will salute Hollywood music this year, and Barbra Streisand will join the celebration by singing on Feb. 24 on ABC. She last sang at the Oscars in 1977, when she performed “Evergreen” from “A Star Is Born.” She and...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 1:20 PM
National Theatre Live will broadcast a live performance of Arthur Wing Pinero's "The Magistrate" starring Oscar nominee and Tony Award-winner John Lithgow at cinemas and theaters across North America this week, including screens in Connecticut. There...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 11:09 AM
Ed Asner surveyed the building and grounds of what used to be the American Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford Tuesday morning.
It’s turf the seven-time Emmy Award winner (“The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” “Lou Grant,” “...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 1:30 PM
Two years ago in December, Visa, MasterCard and PayPal cut off all financial services to WikiLeaks. This left the controversial website blocked off from accepting online donations — a state of affairs that did not sit well with members of the...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 9:00 AM
Veteran Broadway actor Will Rhys plays Scrooge in a one-man stage stage adaptation of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" at the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center in Old Saybrook, playing Dec. 19 at 7:30 p.m
Rhys adapted the stage piece and...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 9:30 AM
Imagination of Illumination
Runs from Dec. 1 to Jan. 5, 2013, Six Summit Gallery, 6 Summit St., Ivoryton, (860) 581-8332, sixsummitgallery.com
Bilbo Baggins is coming to Ivoryton. Well, actually, the artist who created the bestselling graphic...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 9:05 AM
Dec. 1. The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Center, 300 Main St., Old Saybrook, (860) 510-0453, katharinehepburntheater.org
The singer/songwriter and bandleader Howard Fishman is an energetic omnivore of Americana and beyond. Fishman has...