Roxana Robinson’s latest novel, Sparta, is about a Marine lieutenant coming home from Iraq. To write that novel, Robinson talked to many veterans, and began to understand how complicated it is for them to really come home. And now she's learned how an unusual therapy can ease that re-entry.
A former member of the renowned Harlem Globetrotters basketball team died this week. Some also knew Connecticut's Alvin Clinkscales as the first black high school coach in state. Many called him a mentor and friend.
As a last-minute substitution, hot young pianist Conrad Tao will be the soloist for the Stamford Symphony Orchestra Saturday, Nov 9th and Sunday, Nov. 10 at the Palace Theatre in Stamford. This summer Kate Remington spoke with Conrad about some of his interesting projects and his career, which is poised to take off.