What to do with a tea bag?

Where to put the tea bag?

Q.  One of my friends prefers tea to coffee. I use tea bags, but don’t know what I’m supposed to do about taking the tea bag out, or leaving it in when I serve her the tea. A.  If you serve the tea with the tea bag still in the mug or cup, serve it... Read More

Some movies to share with the family

A scene from Mrs. Miniver brings home the effects of war on England.

Of all the way we share family time, movies give us all kinds of things to talk about. Thanks to a full weekend of films available on broadcast and cable television, it’s easy for everyone to discover something new on the screen. Take a look. His Girl Friday (1940) I have always loved to ...

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New York Film Festival offers a rich slate

Michael Keaton stars in Birdman, a feature at the New York Film Festival.

For people who love movies, our corner of the world offers many ways to savor our favorite pastime. In addition to the theaters and screenings in our area, we are a short train ride or drive away from one of the premier events of the movie season. This year marks the 52nd annual celebration ...

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Jon Saks’ play, Our Song, is a classic story with a twist

Playwright Jon Saks is shown with cast members Melanie Rothman, center, and Brittany Leven, who are featured in “Part Two” of his three-part play, Our Song.

Plays, films and TV series featuring two young women bemoaning the difficulties of finding romance and the awful pain of “breaking up” aren’t particularly original.  In fact, playwright Jon Saks considers them “boring.”  In his new play, Our Song, he gives the situation a fresh twist, ...

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Afterdark — benefits; in the clubs; dinner theater

* = Suitable for children. COFFEEHOUSE-Style CONCERTS, BENEFITS, GALAS, etc. WCSU Midtown Coffeehouse, Thur., 8 p.m. open mic, followed by 9 p.m. featured act;f ree adm., donations welcome, Alumni Hall, Midtown campus, 181 White St., Danbury; wcsu.edu/stuaffairs/coffeehouse.asp: all-night open ...

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Dance — participatory and performance

* = Suitable for children. Thursday Night Ballroom Dance Party, 7:30 to 11 p.m., all levels, no partner necessary, Ballroom Dance & Latin, $12/person; hosted by Ballroom DanceSport at St. Francis of Assisi Parish, 35 Norfield Rd., Weston; info., 203-454-9200 or visit ...

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On Exhibit — museums, arts centers, galleries, etc.

* = Exhibits for children. OPENING * The Bruce Museum, Tues.-Sat., 10 to 5, Sun., 2 to 5 (Closed Easter Sunday); $7/adults, $6/students and seniors, free/under 5, free adm. for all on Tuesdays;  One Museum Drive, Greenwich, 203-869-0376: Extreme Habitats: Into the Deep Sea, through  Nov. 9, ...

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