Leontyne Price, the revered American opera singer, turned 90 last week. Springfield Symphony Orchestra Conductor Kevin Rhodes has been itching to find a way to celebrate her brilliant career. He’s doing it, at last, Saturday evening.
“These full-throated, powerful few are at every game,” says our commentator, a sports parent in Northampton, Mass.
Author and illustrator Grace Lin of Florence, Massachusetts, is out with the fourth book in her early reader series about Chinese-American twins. “Ling and Ting: Together in All Weather” follows their adventures — and misadventures — through the seasons.
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Over potluck dinners in fellowship halls, and over coffee on Sunday mornings, in synagogues and nearby mosques, Muslims, Christians and Jews from greater Hartford have been collaborating since last fall. Their project: to bring refugee families to the region.
Our imagination plays tricks on us. That’s explored in a new volume of poems by Lawrence Raab, who teaches at Williams College.
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Pastor Geordie Campbell of the First Congregational Church of Christ organized the first meeting of West Hartford clergy last September because of his own anguish over the refugee crisis.
Hillary Clinton is holding an event in Springfield Monday morning, and Bernie Sanders will campaign in Milton Monday night.
Twenty-five thousand visitors are expected in West Springfield this weekend for the Amherst Railway Society’s “Railroad Hobby Show.”
A Woman Clad In A Sequined Red Chador First Strolled The Streets Of Paris, Then Hartford
As summer comes to an end, so has Springfield’s outdoor concert series. This past season the organizers tried something new, and it made a lot of concert-goers unhappy.
After a 5-year, $33 million renovation, the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art invited the public to check it out for free.
Puppet artists from around the world gather at UConn to find inspiration in each other’s work.
Honor, shame and family lie at the heart of a new novel by Trinity College Writer-in-Residence, Lucy Ferriss.
Commentator Mark Edington, a former terrorism analyst, says how we think about these acts of violence makes a difference.
Students on a selection committee for the influential “Nutmegs” — Connecticut’s children’s book awards — talk about what it was like to help choose the nominees for next year’s winner.