Joe Amarante, New Haven Register

Joe Amarante

New Haven Register

Connecticut, United States

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Recent articles by Joe:

New Haven downtown promotion features discounts on Saturday food, buys

Take your mask into downtown New Haven for lunch, discounts on purchases and some music Saturday afternoons through July July 25. → Read More

Ivoryton Playhouse says keep your shirt on during pandemic sabbatical

Sometimes a little merchandising is in order, as Ivoryton Playhouse offers a pandemic-pause T-shirt for helpful patrons of the theater. → Read More

6 stops on the CT Wine Trail for summer, with safety protocols in place

Safety protocols aren't going anywhere this summer, but you can still enjoy a picnic or even tasting at one of these six CT vineyards. → Read More

Florence Griswold Museum reopening with landscapes exhibition July 7

Scenic Flo-Gris Museum will fully reopen on July 7, with restrictions for safety of visitors and staff, and a new exhibition of landscapes. → Read More

Lake Compounce opening to pass-holders July 1, others (with RSVP) July 6

Oldest continually operated amusement park in country, Lake Compounce, plans daily operation through Aug. 23 and weekends through Sept. 20. → Read More

Letter: Riverside School students in Greenwich thank guests

Riverside School fifth-grade students in Greenwich extend thanks to guests during daily classZoom sessions throughout distance learning. → Read More

Hamden police: Man stabbed in abdomen during fight

Detectives are investigating the incident that happened after 10 p.m. on Wednesday, June 17 → Read More

Cheshire’s Ben Day eliminates defending champ at State Amateur

Cheshire's Ben Day, a member of the Country Club of Waterbury, beat Richard Dowling 4 and 3 to reach the quarterfinals of the 118th State Amateur. → Read More

Rapper Hurricane Chris arrested for murder in Louisiana

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Rap artist Hurricane Chris, known for the hit "A Bay Bay," has been arrested on a murder charge in Louisiana. The rapper, whose real name is Christopher Dooley Jr., was arrested early Friday on one count each of second-degree murder and illegal possession of stolen things, Shreveport Police said in a news release. Dooley, 31, of Shreveport, was being held without bond at… → Read More

Rapper Hurricane Chris arrested for murder in Louisiana

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Rap artist Hurricane Chris, known for the hit "A Bay Bay," has been arrested on a murder charge in Louisiana. The rapper, whose real name is Christopher Dooley Jr., was arrested early Friday on one count each of second-degree murder and illegal possession of stolen things, Shreveport Police said in a news release. Dooley, 31, of Shreveport, was being held without bond at… → Read More

'Chariots of Fire,' 'Lord of the Rings' actor Ian Holm dies

LONDON (AP) - Ian Holm, an acclaimed British actor whose long career included roles in "Chariots of Fire" and "The Lord of the Rings" has died. He was 88. Holm died peacefully Friday morning in a hospital, surrounded by his family and carer, his agent, Alex Irwin, said in a statement. His illness was Parkinson's related. A star of stage and screen, Holm won a Tony Award for best featured actor… → Read More

'Chariots of Fire,' 'Lord of the Rings' actor Ian Holm dies

LONDON (AP) - Ian Holm, an acclaimed British actor whose long career included roles in "Chariots of Fire" and "The Lord of the Rings" has died. He was 88. Holm died peacefully Friday morning in a hospital, surrounded by his family and carer, his agent, Alex Irwin, said in a statement. His illness was Parkinson's related. A star of stage and screen, Holm won a Tony Award for best featured actor… → Read More

Guilford display Joe’s Amazing Lights looks to give joy during dark time

It's not Christmas in July; Joe's Amazing Lights in Guilford just looking to bring a little joy during pandemic period. → Read More

Goodspeed postpones ‘South Pacific,’ last of a pandemic-canceled season

Once-postponed "South Pacific" is pushed to 2021 by Goodspeed Musicals, canceling last hope for some kind of 2020 season. → Read More

Yale Rep, Drama School lose 2020-21 play seasons in COVID-19 shakeup

Yale Rep and Yale Drama School are scrapping their 2020-21 season of plays in a shakeup due to the pandemic and affected by racial turmoil. → Read More

Elm Shakespeare says it won’t do an Edgerton Park production this year

Summer of our discontent: Tragedy trumps comedy this year as 25-five-year-old Elm Shakespeare Company pulls Edgerton Park production. → Read More

CT Trails Day survives COVID-19 but it’s a DIY walk in park this year

Put on your hiking shoes and use your bug spray (just don't Lysol your nostrils). It's CT Trails Day again - the pandemic edition. → Read More

CT theaters pledge to increase anti-racism efforts in wake of killing

Five theaters in Connecticut vow solidarity, inclusion, new efforts to fight racism in the wake of Floyd killing, protests and violence. → Read More

Inventive book ‘The Alchemy of Us’

"Alchemy of Us" looks at little-known inventors and big-time effects on human experience. Also: Bushnell's "Wicked' cancellation." → Read More

Milford Oyster Festival canceled for 2020

MILFORD - As a result of the health concerns with the COVID-19 virus and with much regret, the Board of Directors of the Milford Oyster Festival has decided to cancel the 2020 Oyster Festival scheduled for Aug. 15. "The safety of our dedicated festival goers, vendors, sponsors, volunteers and surrounding community always has been, and will remain our primary concern," Jay Pinto, President of the… → Read More