Crossword Puzzle 10/16/14

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You may have to dig but gems are there

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Some weekends offer better movie choices than others. This weekend, you may have to dig a bit through the choices on broadcast and cable television. But the gems are there! Here are a few. The Color of Money (1986) No it’s not the best Paul Newman performance even though it finally won him an ...

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What directors choose: Lessons from N.Y. Film Fest

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Each year the New York Film Festival celebrates the magic filmmakers can create when they dare to reach beyond usual approaches. This year’s event reminded us how special film can be when directors push what the medium can reveal. Here are a few lessons to savor. Story Matters. At a time when ...

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2015 K900: Competing in price, but other factors?

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Four years after corporate cousin Hyundai soared into the luxury-sedan market with the 2011 Equus, Kia is in the game with the 2015 K900. As of September, it hadn’t caught on, with just above 1,000 units sold — far short of the company’s goal of 5,000. The 2015 Equus was doing better, with ...

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Stamford Symphony’s opening concerts feature cellist Zuill Bailey playing Dvorak

Eckart Preu will begin his 10th season with the Stamford Symphony on Oct. 18-19.

For its 2014-15 season, Stamford Symphony’s opening concerts Oct. 18-19 are especially exciting. Conductor Eckart Preu (pronounced Proy) has chosen one of the premier cellists of the world, Zuill Bailey, to perform Dvorak’s Cello Concerto, plus Brahms’ Symphony No. 2, “an optimistic, joyful ...

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Fr. Giuliani’s icons of Native Americans share their culture with a wider audience

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Father John Giuliani of the Benedictine Grange in Redding recently returned from Rome, where his paintings depicting Native Americans in an iconographic manner were on exhibition at the Church of Santa Maria del Popolo, an Augustinian church on the north side of Piazza del Popolo, one of the ...

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Ridgefield is for writers

Adele Annesi, Chris Belden and Rebecca Dimyan are completing arrangements for the first Ridgefield Writers Conference, to take place Sept. 28.

Adele Annesi, Chris Belden and Rebecca Dimyan are completing arrangements for the first Ridgefield Writers Conference, to take place Sept. 28.The idea of conducting a conference in Ridgefield for writers has been percolating for years in the mind of writer and editor Adele Annesi. When she met ...

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