Arts/Culture

History
3:40 pm
Sat July 6, 2013

Happy Birthday Beatrice Fox Auerbach

July 7th marks the birthday of one of Hartford’s most remarkable leaders whose dedication to her company, her employees and the city are still felt today… Beatrice Fox Auerbach.   

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History
3:40 pm
Sat July 6, 2013

Happy Birthday Beatrice Fox Auerbach

July 7th  marks the birthday of one of Hartford’s most remarkable leaders whose dedication to her company, her employees and the city are still felt today… Beatrice Fox Auerbach.   

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The Colin McEnroe Show
3:29 pm
Wed July 3, 2013

Catching Up With Jackson Browne

Roundkids Photography on Flickr Creative Commons

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The Colin McEnroe Show
3:29 pm
Wed July 3, 2013

Catching Up With Jackson Browne

Roundkids Photography on Flickr Creative Commons

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The Faith Middleton Show
2:24 pm
Wed July 3, 2013

Sticks and Stones: Emily Bazelon on Bullying

Chion Wolf file photo

Being a teenager has never been easy, but in recent years, with the rise of the Internet and social media, it has become exponentially more challenging. Bullying, once thought of as the province of queen bees and goons, has taken on new, complex, and insidious forms, as parents and educators know all too well. Slate’s Emily Bazelon, author of Sticks and Stones: Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Character and Empathy, joins Faith in studio to talk about bullying in the 21st century.

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The Faith Middleton Show
2:16 pm
Wed July 3, 2013

Food Schmooze: Everyday Barbecue

Jeff Kubina/flickr creative commons

As the winningest man in barbecue, a New York Times bestselling cookbook author, and a judge on the hit show BBQ Pitmasters on Discovery’s Destination America, Myron Mixon knows more about smoking meat than any man alive. Myron joins the Food Schmooze gang to talk Everyday Barbecue. Plus, a look at literary cocktails with Tim Federle, the author of Tequila Mockingbird.

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The Faith Middleton Show
1:41 pm
Wed July 3, 2013

Becoming a Life Change Artist and Bruce Clements on Trust

Marko Rosic/flickr creative commons

Becoming a Life Change Artist: 7 Creative Skills to Reinvent Yourself at Any Stage of Life

The Artist's Way meets What Color is Your Parachute? in an innovative approach to reinventing yourself at any stage of life.

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The Faith Middleton Show
1:41 pm
Wed July 3, 2013

Becoming a Life Change Artist, and Bruce Clements on Trust

Marko Rosic/flickr creative commons

Becoming a Life Change Artist: 7 Creative Skills to Reinvet Yourself at Any Stage of Life

The Artist's Way meets What Color is Your Parachute? in an innovative approach to reinventing yourself at any stage of life.

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The Faith Middleton Show
3:05 pm
Tue July 2, 2013

Superstitions

Ryan M./flickr creative commons

Mirrors, ladders, black cats, salt, cracks in the sidewalk, pennies, rabbits' feet, umbrellas, crossed fingers, crossed hearts, crossing yourself…

Today: Superstitions. We'll look at how and why irrational beliefs keep us happy, healthy, and sane.

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The Faith Middleton Show
3:05 pm
Tue July 2, 2013

Superstitions

Ryan M./flickr creative commons

Mirrors, ladders, black cats, salt, cracks in the sidewalk, pennies, rabbits' feet, umbrellas, crossed fingers, crossed hearts, crossing yourself…

Today: Superstitions. We'll look at how and why irrational beliefs keep us happy, healthy, and sane.

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Arts/Culture
11:24 am
Tue July 2, 2013

(I)NTERVIEW: Damon Scott

CPBN Media Lab

 Damon Scott hosts a morning show-style afternoon radio program on 96.5 TIC-FM.  Originally from Hoisington, Kansas, he settled down in Essex, CT.  His ongoing success as the afternoon radio personality on 96.5 has opened the door for many more opportunities.  He owns his own creative services business, providing voiceover services for clients like Madison Square Garden.  He was also the first person to ever introduce a group at the Meadows, now called the Comcast Theater, and has since continued introducing bands and performers on a regular basis.

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Interview
11:24 am
Tue July 2, 2013

Damon Scott

CPBN Media Lab

 Damon Scott hosts a morning show-style afternoon radio program on 96.5 TIC-FM.  Originally from Hoisington, Kansas, he settled down in Essex, CT.  His ongoing success as the afternoon radio personality on 96.5 has opened the door for many more opportunites.  He owns his own creative services business, providing voiceover services for clients like Madison Square Garden.  He was also the first person to ever introduce a group at the Meadows, now called the Comcast Theater, and has since continued introducing bands and performers on a regular basis.

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Where We Live
11:18 am
Tue July 2, 2013

Coming Together Across the Ages

Tim Parkinson on Flickr Creative Commons

When Americans get older, two things often happen.

Some are forced into a life where everyone around them is the same age, in an assisted living community when they become reliant on others for their care.

Others choose this life, retirement to the South, in a community of active seniors with no kids allowed.

But what’s the impact of this kind of social isolation from those of other ages?  What benefits are they missing?

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The Faith Middleton Show
10:39 am
Mon July 1, 2013

Authors of Tokyo Vice and Wandering Souls

Sarah Bresnahan/flickr creative commons

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History
4:06 pm
Fri June 28, 2013

How Many of Those Brave Men Were Launched into Eternity

Private Loren Goodrich was at a camp in Western Maryland when he wrote home to family and friends.  He and his comrades in the 14th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry had just been in a major battle in the small Pennsylvania town of Gettysburg. That battle was fought 150 years ago, from July 1-3, 1863. The 14th was one of five infantry regiments from Connecticut to take part. Of the 1300 Nutmeggers at Gettysburg, sixty-nine were killed and 291 were wounded, captured or missing.

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History
4:06 pm
Fri June 28, 2013

How Many of Those Brave Men Were Launched into Eternity

Private Loren Goodrich was at a camp in Western Maryland when he wrote home to family and friends.  He and his comrades in the 14th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry had just been in a major battle in the small Pennsylvania town of Gettysburg. That battle was fought 150 years ago, from July 1-3, 1863. The 14th was one of five infantry regiments from Connecticut to take part. Of the 1300 Nutmeggers at Gettysburg, sixty-nine were killed and 291 were wounded, captured or missing.

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The Colin McEnroe Show
3:49 pm
Fri June 28, 2013

"Much Ado" About Wendy Davis's Abortion Filibuster

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Where We Live
11:13 am
Fri June 28, 2013

We're Going Back to 1996

MICKJ23Q on Flickr Creative Commons

Even if they’re not crawling all over your neighborhood as we feared, the cicadas have returned!

There’s a lot of buzz around the millions of cicadas swarming along the East coast this summer, the eggs of a brood last seen 17 years ago.

And they have us thinking about the the last time they were here. 

It was 1996 and the world was a different place.

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The Colin McEnroe Show
2:14 pm
Thu June 27, 2013

The Fall of Aaron Hernandez and Off-Field Violence

Jeffrey Beall

In the modern NFL era, a position called tight end has risen to a new degree of importance. Tight ends are hybrid offensive players. The best ones are big, powerful, fearless and fleet of foot. They're able to a block huge a linebacker on a running play and, one play later, run a sharp, quick pass route.  Aaron Hernandez was one of the best.

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The Colin McEnroe Show
4:58 pm
Wed June 26, 2013

A Portrait of the "Bro" as a Young Man

Flickr Creative Commons, starmanseries

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The Colin McEnroe Show
4:58 pm
Wed June 26, 2013

A Portrait Of The 'Bro' As A Young Man

Flickr Creative Commons, starmanseries

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The Needle Drop
1:16 pm
Wed June 26, 2013

Jangle Pop and Techno Beats

This week on the Needle Drop, we're spinning new tracks from BADBADNOTGOOD and Lee Bannon. We'll also be sampling a bit of music from the new Darkside remix album that takes on tracks from Daft Punk's Random Access Memories. The latest full-lengths from Jon Hopkins and Smith Westerns will be explored as well.

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The Needle Drop
1:16 pm
Wed June 26, 2013

Jangle Pop and Techno Beats

This week on the Needle Drop, we're spinning new tracks from BADBADNOTGOOD and Lee Bannon. We'll also be sampling a bit of music from the new Darkside remix album that takes on tracks from Daft Punk's Random Access Memories. The latest full-lengths from Jon Hopkins and Smith Westerns will be explored as well.

The Colin McEnroe Show
2:19 pm
Tue June 25, 2013

Do Pageants Exploit Women Or Make Them More Confident?

The Colin McEnroe Show
2:19 pm
Tue June 25, 2013

Do Pageants Exploit Women or Make Them More Confident?

The Colin McEnroe Show
4:05 pm
Mon June 24, 2013

The Birth, Life, And Death Of Jokes

The Colin McEnroe Show
4:05 pm
Mon June 24, 2013

The Birth, Life, and Death of Jokes

Chion Wolf

Some time in the late 1980s, when my main job was writing allegedly funny newspapers and magazine pieces and books  I was visiting a friend who worked in the offices of "Late Night with David Letterman." I think she was an assistant to Dave's assistant or something. Anyway, she introduced me to the show's head writer Steve O'Donnell and she must have mentioned me before because he said, "Oh yes. The humorist."

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News
3:39 pm
Mon June 24, 2013

Miss USA: Working In Hartford Helped Me Win

Patrick Prather

Glastonbury's Erin Brady put Connecticut on an international stage recently when she was crowned Miss USA, marking the first time in more than a half century a local contestant has claimed top honor at the Miss USA pageant. But unlike a slew contestants, she didn't grow up in the pageant scene at all. 

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Miss USA
3:39 pm
Mon June 24, 2013

Miss USA: Working In Hartford Helped Me Win

Patrick Prather

Glastonbury's Erin Brady put Connecticut on an international stage recently when she was crowned Miss USA, marking the first time in more than a half century a local contestant has claimed top honor at the Miss USA pageant. But unlike a slew contestants, she didn't grow up in the pageant scene at all. 

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The Faith Middleton Show
1:55 pm
Mon June 24, 2013

Artist Vebjørn Sand, Fincancial Expert Jody King, and Wannabees

Todd Huffman Creative Commons

The backyard beekeepers now include a group of kids in Connecticut. An artist paints gorgeous, impressionistic scenes of World War II, including secret Nazi meetings that took place. There's lots of buzz about his work at the Sand Gallery in New York. And there's lots of buzz about the Connecticut Wannabess—kids into beekeeping and honey. And, if you're wondering about creating a trust and estate planning, we have a CPA who explains how it works and how you can avoid a probate mess.

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