"Working the Verses" is a new experimental documentary about rapper Malik Work


"Working the Verses" is a new experimental documentary about rapper Malik Work. The musician is a Conn College grad and regular teacher at the O'Neill Theater Center. And the film's producer and cinematographer, Gregory Thompson, is a North Stonington native.

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BITS AND TIPS


Review: Bette Midler basks in blissful "Hello, Dolly!" revival

Rarely has an exclamation point in a title been earned as thoroughly as the one in the new Broadway revival of “Hello, Dolly!” starring Bette Midler. The show, which opened at the Sam S. Shubert Theatre last week, offers...


How to avoid feeling cheated buying concert tickets online

The majority of entertainment ticketing occurs online, and the potential for buyers to be misled has never been higher.


Author Annie Proulx on her latest novel, ‘Barkskins’

In her latest novel, “Barkskins,” Annie Proulx sees the forest for more than its trees. The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “The Shipping News” and “Brokeback Mountain” uses that insight to lament...


Griswold Museum offers free admission May 7

The Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme presents its annual Community Free Day on May 7 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event offers free admission to the museum’s 13-acre campus and includes family-friendly activities and a noon performance...

COLUMNS

The season of song has begun

I was on the driveway walking back from the mailbox when, off in the distance, I heard a familiar birdsong. I stopped in my tracks and realized that it was a robin. The day was April 1. I had waited for that moment since the hot afternoon of Aug.

'It's better when it's about people'

My current office is at the end of a hall that I share with cardiologists and gynecologists, the idea being to facilitate communication.

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Daughter throws in the towel on fighting mother's grudge

DEAR ABBY: Six years ago, not long after I announced to my family that I was going to be married, my parents decided to divorce because Dad had been cheating on Mom. Because I allowed him to walk me down the aisle, she didn't...

Daughter is in the doghouse after pets leave hairy mess

DEAR ABBY: When my daughter and her family come to visit, they are very messy. They have a 3- and a 4-year-old and two large, long-haired dogs. I can deal with the children's messiness — but the dogs, no. I agreed to...

Friend suffering seizures plans to elude driving restrictions

DEAR ABBY: I'm acquainted with a woman who has been experiencing seizures for several years and, because of the seizures, has been restricted from driving. She drove her son to school a couple of years ago (he had missed the bus)...

Teen struggles after heroin addiction claims dad's life

DEAR ABBY: I'm 15. I lost my dad two months ago. I found him when I got out of the shower. He had overdosed on heroin. Heroin controlled Dad's life ever since I was little, but that never stopped me from being me. My family...

Classmate won't stop bullying despite pleas from her friend

DEAR ABBY: I'm writing because I see a lot of bullying going on at school. One of the bullies is a friend of mine and I've asked her to stop, but she doesn't listen. How I can get through to her so she understands that she's...

While wife's sex drive races, husband is stuck in neutral

DEAR ABBY: I've been married almost four years. My husband and I are both barely 40, still quite young, but we have sex only once or twice a month. Our relationship is great, and we love each other. I just wish we had sex more...

New house responsibilities put wife down in the dumps

DEAR ABBY: My husband decided to buy a house. I never wanted one and now I'm depressed. I am thankful that my husband provides for the family and puts a roof over our heads, but now that we are in our house, my days are...

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Your stars April 30

Happy Birthday: Issues concerning friends, relatives and neighbors are best addressed quickly. Learn all you can about taking...