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The Music Scene in February

Published Jan. 11, 2018 12:01 a.m.

All the concerts you should know about in February.

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Boozin’ In Your Onesie Bar Crawl Comes to Hartford

Published Jan. 12, 2018 09:47 a.m.

That’s right, you can actually go out in public and drink in your onesie without mockery.

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Marc Deaton, left, in Otello Photo courtesy of Madison Lyric Stage

Madison Lyric Stage Announces 2018 Season Auditions For Non-Equity And Equity Performers

Published Jan. 11, 2018 12:01 a.m.

Madison Lyric Stage, a professional company now entering its seventh season serving the shoreline of Connecticut, will hold auditions for its 2018 season on Saturday, Jan. 20 in Madison, and Saturday, Jan. 27 in New York City.

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Katherine Meier spent a year doing field research at the Tuanan Orangutan Research Center in Indonesia. Photo courtesy of Scranton Memorial Library

Following Great Orange Apes through Indonesian Swamps: Tales from a Year of Orangutan Research in Central Borneo

Published Jan. 11, 2018 12:01 a.m.

On Thursday, Jan. 25 at 7 p.m. at the Scranton Memorial Library, Madison, Madison native Katherine Meier will...

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Climate Change, Rosemary Cotnoir of Essex

Abstract Art Featured at New Exhibit

Published Jan. 11, 2018 12:01 a.m.

An exhibit of abstract art, titled What is It?, will be on display at the Maple and Main gallery through Sunday, Jan. 21.

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Desert Pincushion, Charles Mazel

Connecticut Valley Camera Club Hosts Acclaimed Photographer Charles Mazel

Published Jan. 11, 2018 12:01 a.m.

The guest speaker at the Monday, Jan. 15 meeting of the Connecticut Valley Camera Club (CVCC) will be photographer Charles Mazel, who will give a presentation titled “Fluorescence Photography.” The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at the Lymes’ Senior Center, 26 Town Woods Rd., Old Lyme. All are welcome.

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Milo and Mino Rindge Photo courtesy of The Charlotte L. Evarts Memorial Archives

Frederick Lee Lectures Celebrate Poet, Doctor, Historian, and Scouts

Published Jan. 11, 2018 12:01 a.m.

Beginning in January, the Madison Historical Society (MHS) will host the Frederick Lee Lectures, the winter lecture series now in its 11th year.

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Imagine, Cindy Fiano

Work of Self-Taught Photographer on Display at Mary C. Daly Gallery

Published Jan. 11, 2018 12:01 a.m.

The Mary C. Daly RSM Art Gallery at Mercy by the Sea presents Beauty and the Sea–An Exploration of the Common,...

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Debra Cowan and John Roberts Photo courtesy of the Branford Folk Music Society

Balladeers Open Branford Folk 2018 Concert Season

Published Jan. 11, 2018 12:01 a.m.

The Branford Folk Music Society opens its 2018 concert series on Saturday, Jan. 13 at 8 p.m. in the auditorium of...

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Christopher Plummer as J. Paul Getty, who refused to pay his grandson’s ransom when he was kidnapped, is refashioned in All the Money in the World.

Photograph copyright Giles Keyte/Sony Pictures

All the Money in the World: Gripping Family Thriller

Published Jan. 11, 2018 12:01 a.m.

One of the best things to happen for the film All the Money in the World is that Christopher Plummer replaced Kevin Spacey as the infamous Jean Paul Getty when sexual assault charges surfaced about Spacey.

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#MeToo—A Real Conversation Has Begun

Published Jan. 11, 2018 12:01 a.m.

Among the many headlines that stood out in 2017, women’s stories of sexual harassment and assault by men in positions of power in the workplace, in politics, in the entertainment industry, in higher education, and in private life, were revealed in the media almost daily, earning the two-word hashtag #MeToo, which went viral in the wake of allegations of sexual misconduct against film mogul Harvey Weinstein.

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A Pie for When You’re Tired of Sweets

Published Jan. 11, 2018 12:01 a.m.

My, it’s been cold. I did grow up in upstate New York and lived in Ithaca and Rochester.

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A Long Winter’s Nap

Published Jan. 11, 2018 12:01 a.m.

Sometimes your body and your schedule end up at odds. Spoiler alert: The body always wins.

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Dear Girl by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Paris Rosenthal

Published Jan. 11, 2018 12:01 a.m.

This book is inspirational, uplifting, and filled with lessons about being true to yourself!

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The City Baker’s Guide to Country Living by Louise Miller

Published Jan. 11, 2018 12:01 a.m.

What a thoroughly enjoyable read!

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A Legacy of Spies by John Le Carre

Published Jan. 11, 2018 12:01 a.m.

Set in present day, the third book in the George Smiley series centers on Peter Guillam, Smiley’s once right-hand man, as he’s called to account for his role in a Cold War mission gone bad.

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It’s All Relative by A.J. Jacobs

Published Jan. 11, 2018 12:01 a.m.

A.J. Jacobs’s writing is just smooth, easy to read, and absolutely hilarious.

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The Rules of Magic by Alice Hoffman

Published Jan. 11, 2018 12:01 a.m.

When she turned 17, Franny Owens, according to family custom, was summoned from her Manhattan home to the Owens homestead in Massachusetts.

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Carnegie’s Maid by Marie Benedict

Published Jan. 11, 2018 12:01 a.m.

The novel is a Downton Abbey story played out on this side of the Atlantic.

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Leonardo Da Vinci by Walter Isaacson

Published Jan. 11, 2018 12:01 a.m.

This is an incredible book about an incredible man—Leonardo Da Vinci was an artist, scientist, architect, mathematician, and an engineer—and in the late 1400s, was truly a man ahead of his time.

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Dragon Teeth by Michael Crichton

Published Jan. 11, 2018 12:01 a.m.

Which author can combine the Old West and paleontology into an interesting and delightful novel?

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Keeping bees healthy and happy can be a challenge, but beekeepers say the endeavor is one that is fully rewarding. Photo courtesy of the Menunkatuck Audubon Society

Looking for a New Relationship? Consider Some Busy Bees

Published Jan. 09, 2018 07:00 a.m.

Beekeeping, Once You’ve Done Your Homework, is Fun, Sweet, Satisfying and Can Help Save the Environment

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Why choose when you can have both? Photo by Pem McNerney/The Source

When You Can Have Both? A Small Victory

Published Jan. 04, 2018 12:01 a.m.

For breakfast, sometimes I have a hard time deciding between eggs or yogurt. Now that I have a new cookbook, Small...

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Onion soup is on the winter menu at Café Routier in Westbrook. Photo courtesy of Café Routier

Welcome, Winter (Menu)

Published Jan. 04, 2018 12:01 a.m.

I love the change of the seasons for so many reasons, including I get to look forward to a whole new menu at one of my favorite places to eat, Café Routier, Bistro & Lounge, 1353 Boston Post Road, Westbrook.

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The Scranton Seahorse Inn, Madison Photo courtesy of the Scranton Seahorse Inn

Healthy and Simple

Published Jan. 04, 2018 12:01 a.m.

We all are trying to eat healthier now that it’s the new year. Or at least, we say we are. Something like...

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Almonds or pecans, or, better yet, both? Photo by Pem McNerney/The Source

Go Nuts

Published Jan. 04, 2018 12:01 a.m.

Treat Bake Shop is known for its cookies, but it also makes spicy and candied nuts as well. It has both almonds and...

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A Quick Curry for a Cold Winter’s Night

Published Jan. 04, 2018 12:01 a.m.

Are you used to the cold weather yet? I’m not quite there, so when I got this recipe from our Westbrook and Old Saybrook reporter, Becky Coffey, I decided it was perfect for a cold winter night.

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Kristan Higgins Photo courtesy of HarperCollins

Bestselling Authors Higgins and Dev Speak at R.J. Julia

Published Jan. 04, 2018 12:01 a.m.

Award-winning authors Kristan Higgins and Sonali Dev will sign their latest works on Thursday, Jan. 11 at 7 p.m. at R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Road, Madison.

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A free, illustrated talk on coyotes in Connecticut will be presented by Master Wildlife Conservationist Paul Colburn at the Essex Library, 33 West Avenue, Essex on Tuesday, Jan. 16 at 7 p.m. Photo courtesy of the Essex Library

Master Wildlife Conservationist to Give Talk on Eastern Coyotes in Connecticut

Published Jan. 04, 2018 12:01 a.m.

The Essex Library, 33 West Avenue, Essex will welcome back Paul Colburn on Tuesday, Jan. 16 at 7 p.m. with his...

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Dana Hilmer on How to Live a Courageous Life

Published Jan. 04, 2018 12:01 a.m.

Special Three Hour Workshop Focuses on How to Start Year Off Right

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