As March gives way to April, it finally becomes clear that spring will come again. But how do we reconcile the impending spring with the chill that still arrives at night? One time-honored way is to wrap up in a cozy quilt decorated with spring flowers.
On this fresh edition of Tech Talk, the guys from Digital Saviors tell us what's new and coming from CES and CeBIT, we check in with a reporter who covered the Pwn2Own hacker conference and competition, and Jim Willcox from Consumer Reports helps us look at Best Buy's new Buy Back Program and the pros and cons of ditching your cable television service.
It's a question for which the Mandell JCC Hartford Jewish Film Festival has twenty-one star-studded answers, with an eclectic slate of first-run dramatic features, power-packed documentaries, biographies, musicals, comedies and shorts to amaze, inspire and entertain movie lovers. Our international search to discover new and unusual films that take Jewish storytelling to new heights yielded cinematic gems from Argentina, France, Germany, Hungary, Israel, Romania and the United States.
I’m Ray Tessier and I’m Canadian . . . well, I’m a US citizen now, but I come from Canada. It was unusual how it happened. My mother married a Navy man and because he went right in the Navy after they got married my mother stayed in Canada. So we had a house there, we had a place and when my father got out, we stayed there.
The idea that music can be medicine may strike some of you as woo-woo new age piffle. To a degree I had not understood until now, serious researchers all over the world as studying these connections and making astonishing breakthroughs.
One guest, twenty minutes, zero preparation… Faith's on the Hot Seat!
Zoë Keating is a one-woman orchestra. She uses a cello and a foot-controlled laptop to record layer upon layer of cello, creating intricate, haunting and compelling music. Increasingly considered a role model for DIY artists, Zoë's self-released albums have sold over 35,000 copies and she has amassed an incredible 1.3 million Twitter followers.
Directed by New York Times Crossword Puzzle Editor Will Shortz, this is the nation's oldest and largest crossword competition. Solvers tackle eight original crosswords created and edited specially for this event. Scoring is based on accuracy and speed. Prizes are awarded in more than 20 categories, including a $5,000 grand prize. Evening games, guest speakers, and a wine and cheese reception allow solvers to meet each other in a relaxed and entertaining atmosphere.
Women’s History Month is a fitting time to remember and honor Glastonbury’s Smith sisters. All five daughters of Hannah and Zephaniah Smith were remarkable, but it was Julia and Abby, who became champions of women’s rights and both local and state celebrities.
Having arrived in America as a teenage Holocaust survivor, Jack Garfein would soon rise to the top of his field as a teacher and practitioner. He has worked with a who's who of twentieth-century acting, especially those associated with the Actors Studio, the West Coast branch of which he founded.
Orchestra New England is committed to quality and innovation, a commitment that has made its artistic achievements possible by generating and nurturing an unusual workplace and a remarkable orchestra.
Since its founding in 1974, Orchestra New England has presented over 700 concerts with a passion for excellence and signature enthusiasm. Most of these performances were presented at ONE’s home base at Yale’s Battell Chapel, with other engagements taking place in concert halls throughout New England and along the Eastern seaboard.
For many years of my adult life, I rejected Irish-American culture. I don't particularly like the way St. Patrick's Day is celebrated in this country with green beer and bad music. Growing up in the 1960s, I had few exposures to anything deeper and "rootsier" than tacky Irish-American treacle.
A huge influx of Irish immigrants arrived in Connecticut during the second quarter of the nineteenth century, driven by political unrest and economic hardship. Most of them were Roman Catholics and many of them found work as laborers. While anti-Irish sentiment was widespread, Hartford’s Kellogg brothers, publishers of thousands of brightly colored popular prints, viewed these new Americans as potential customers.
In 2009, Dr. Nordquist published The Stealth Killer, a book that has become known as the #1 authoritative resource on the hugely important connection between oral spirochetosis and chronic inflammatory disease.
Now, after having spent additional countless hours in deep study of the topic with co-author David Krutchkoff, DDS, MS, The Silent Saboteurs is here to expand on this groundbreaking subject.
Inside their picture-perfect homes, the residents of this quiet California suburb are not at all what they seem.
Lance is a former weatherman, now a buff yogi, stay-athome dad, and manager of his daughter’s Girl Scout troop’s cookie distribution. Belle is his precocious and quick-witted daughter. Darlene is a classic Type A work-a-holic, she has little time or patience for the needs of her husband and daughter