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Connecticut Magazine: Blogs

"Autobiography of Mark Twain, Vol. 2" to Be Released Oct. 5; Reveals Author's Fascination with the Common Housefly 9/24/2013 1:21 pm UTC
If only Sam Clemens could have met ninja fly exterminator and U.S. President Barack Obama.
Two-Bit Review: "The Conjuring"—Umm ... So What? 7/26/2013 4:06 pm UTC
Is this movie overhyped? Just about as much as the Pope is Catholic.
Final Say: Cindy Lovell of The Mark Twain House & Museum, Hartford 7/11/2013 6:54 pm UTC
The Twain House's new executive director is engaged in furious battle with the executive director of Mark Twain's Boyhood Home & Museum in Hannibal, Mo., to see who will earn more "dollars at the d
Lyle Lovett stars in Ridgefield Playhouse Gala 6/27/2013 12:14 pm UTC
Musical omnivore Lovett brings his acoustic band to Connecticut July 8.
Front Row Q&A: Mike Reiss 6/18/2013 6:09 pm UTC
Playwright Mike Reiss is Connecticut, and so are you. He's riding high as producer/writer for "The Simpsons," but here explains why its run at Ivoryton Playhouse may be the last hurrah for his awar
Sunscreen Dos and Don'ts 6/17/2013 3:36 pm UTC
New labeling laws, diligence—and common sense—can help part the clouds in our bewilderment over sunscreen.
Becoming Dr. Ruth 6/7/2013 3:10 pm UTC
From the Israeli army to “sexual literacy”—life lessons with humor.
Men's Health: The Connecticut Man Up Program 5/20/2013 12:54 pm UTC
Women see doctors, get routine screenings and outlive men by six years. Connecticut’s state comptroller says it’s time to even the playing field.
Darien and Roxbury: Exclusive . . . 5/10/2013 12:51 pm UTC
. . . in fact, maybe too much so for their own good. Or so argues "New York Times" writer Lisa Prevost in her new book, "Snob Zones."
Front Row Q&A: John Hodgman 5/1/2013 4:09 pm UTC
More information than you require on matriculating at Yale, the areas of his expertise, selling the Whalers at Bradley Airport—a famous woman's blue dress (no, not THAT one) and his appearance on S
Front Row Q&A: Audra McDonald 4/3/2013 11:29 am UTC
Equally at ease on stage or screen, multitalented singer and actress Audra McDonald performs for the Stamford Symphony Orchestra audience this weekend.
Front Row Q&A: Marc Kudisch 4/1/2013 10:24 am UTC
This co-star of Yale Rep's "Hamlet" has a broad repertory all his own, from plays to Broadway musicals to his own brand of cabaret.
The Barefoot Contessa Visits The Bushnell 3/28/2013 12:27 pm UTC
With a heaping cup of charm and "good olive oil," Ina Garten wins us over.
Virtual Doctoring 3/26/2013 5:06 pm UTC
Health websites are alive, well and just about everywhere … but as with most free advice, some sites are better than others.
Who We Are 3/11/2013 12:33 pm UTC
Connecticut has always suffered from an identity problem. But maybe that’s not the worst thing in the world.
Belle Epoque 3/8/2013 6:07 pm UTC
Art mirrors life in the works of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec at NBMAA.
Front Row Q&A: Stephen Sondheim 2/20/2013 11:57 pm UTC
In his Feb. 23 conversation at Ridgefield Playhouse with Emmy Award-winning journalist Morton Dean, you can expect Stephen Sondheim to talk about his masterful musicals, his recent books, and to sp
Beat the Winter Blues 2/19/2013 6:56 pm UTC
Have a blast at the Sports Center of Connecticut—there’s something there for everyone to enjoy!
Jumpfest! 2/19/2013 6:43 pm UTC
Snow in the forecast? Salisbury says, "Bring it on!" for Jumpfest!
Q&A Exclusive: Judith Ivey 2/7/2013 6:07 pm UTC
Two-time Tony Award-winner Judith Ivey—returning to Long Wharf Feb 13 in Sam Shepard's "Curse of the Starving Class"—talks stage, screen, the American Dream and her growing career as a director.
Lots to Love 2/6/2013 12:50 pm UTC
In these difficult, dispiriting times, our morale could use a boost. Consider it done. Here are a few of the many reasons why we should still love living in Connecticut.
Q&A Exclusive: Ann Leary 1/19/2013 7:59 pm UTC
Ann Leary's new novel—"The Good House"—doesn't feature an innocent, but it does star a broad with an almost psychic understanding of the people in her community—as well as a little alcohol problem.
State Government Reveals All 1/14/2013 4:12 pm UTC
A terrific new website allows an unhindered look into Connecticut state finances and spending.
Q&A Exclusive: Laura Jacqmin 1/1/2013 11:39 pm UTC
Two sisters enter a weight-loss program in Florida—but neither one knows what evil lurks in the heart of the clinic's vending machine. See the world premiere of emerging playwright Jacqmin's "Janua
First Night Hartford 12/28/2012 6:13 pm UTC
Join the party in Hartford to ring in a Happy New Year 2013!



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