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Les Nubians Promise Emotional R&B Voyage At Artists Collective

Last September, Parisian sisters Hélène and Célia Faussart, co-founders of the socially conscious French R&B and hip-hop group Les Nubians, were booked to perform at the Artists Collective in Hartford. A visa issue made that appearance impossible, leading to the Artists Collective's first cancellation...

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  • First Night Hartford 2017

    First Night Hartford 2017

    Revellers rang in the New Year during Hartford's annual First Night, which featured performances, dancing, music, horse rides and fireworks throughout downtown Hartford. 

  • Great Gatsby New Year's Burlesque

    Great Gatsby New Year's Burlesque

    New Haven's Cafe Nine rang in the new year with a Great Gatsby burlesque show. The variety show, put on by Lipgloss Crisis, featured Dot Mitzvah, Vivienne LaFlamme, Vanil LaFrappe, Fruitonthebottom, Adam Parisi, Dani Bobbi Lee, Summer Orlando, and Professor M.

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  • Hartford Stage Adds 1960s Twist To 'Comedy Of Errors'

    Hartford Stage Adds 1960s Twist To 'Comedy Of Errors'

    What now? How chance thou art return'd so soon? —Antipholus of Syracuse, to Dromio of Ephesus, in "The Comedy of Errors" It's no small thing that Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak has been able to bring Shakespeare back as an annual part of the Hartford Stage schedule. Not only have...

  • Actor Tony Todd Returns For TheaterWorks' 'Sunset Baby'

    Actor Tony Todd Returns For TheaterWorks' 'Sunset Baby'

    Tony Todd leans back on a couch in a hallway outside the rehearsal rooms at TheaterWorks. He's never worked at this particular theater before, but it's a homecoming. Todd spent most of his childhood, and the first years of his professional acting career, in Hartford. He credits a Mr. Fairchild,...

  • CT Author Beatriz Williams At Mohegan

    CT Author Beatriz Williams At Mohegan

    A Delicious Discussions talk and luncheon on Wednesday, Jan. 25, at noon, with Connecticut author Beatriz Williams, whose latest novel is "The Wicked City" (William Morrow, $26.99), will be held at Mohegan Sun Casino. The novel is about two generations of women with a Greenwich Village apartment...

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    • 'Wire' Star Andre Royo Opens Wadsworth Spring Film Series

      'Wire' Star Andre Royo Opens Wadsworth Spring Film Series

      Andre Royo says people still stop him on the street to talk about Bubbles, the character he played on HBO's "The Wire" starting in 2002. Royo loves that Bubbles is so beloved, but he's moved on now. He's had a recurring role in the Fox TV hit "Empire" and he's promoting his new independent film,...

      • Night Fall Movie At Christ Church Hartford

        Night Fall Movie At Christ Church Hartford

        Hartford's annual autumn ritual Night Fall, a live performance celebrating the season, was held last October in Elizabeth Park. Those who missed the sprightly seasonal rite, which stars large-scale puppets by Anne Cubberly, or who want to relive it, can attend a screening of a film of the event...

          • 'The Lion In Winter' At Cinestudio

            'The Lion In Winter' At Cinestudio

            Hartford's own Katharine Hepburn won the third of her four best actress Oscars for "The Lion in Winter," the 1968 historical drama about a clash between British king Henry II and his wife, Eleanor of Aquitaine, over who will succeed to the throne. The film, which also won Oscars for James Goldman's...

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            • Goodspeed Celebrates Musicals, TheaterWorks Picks 'Next To Normal' Cast

              Goodspeed Celebrates Musicals, TheaterWorks Picks 'Next To Normal' Cast

              It was snowing fresh showtunes in East Haddam Jan. 13-15. I attended 12 hours of Saturday events at the 12th annual, weekend-long Goodspeed Festival of New Musicals. With so many ages, interests and attitudes represented, it was easy to feel upbeat about the future of the American musical. I heard...

            • Playhouse On Park's Self-Conscious '[title of show]' For Theater Geeks

              Playhouse On Park's Self-Conscious '[title of show]' For Theater Geeks

              Playhouse on Park's "[title of show]" can feel like an ode to entitlement. It's about two not-quite-starving artists who decide on a whim to write a musical on a tight deadline, so it can be considered for the New York Music Theater Festival. The festival is a real-life thing. The two male characters...

            • Table 570's Fusion Style Extends To Bar Menu

              Table 570's Fusion Style Extends To Bar Menu

              At Simsbury's new Table 570, you can stick with the tried-and-true, and grab a scorpion bowl to sip alongside an order of General Tso's chicken. But the former Green Tea restaurant has a newly expanded menu, encompassing sushi, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese and creative fusion dishes, and there's...

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            • Vermont Ski Resorts Add Recreation Options To Broaden Appeal

              Vermont Ski Resorts Add Recreation Options To Broaden Appeal

              Vermont ski resorts say they no longer panic at the prospect of mild, snowless winters thanks to other winter sports and activities many have added to broaden their appeal. Many of these destinations have diversified. From ice skating to snow cat adventures to water parks, northern resorts offer...

            • Where To Ski In The Berkshires

              Where To Ski In The Berkshires

              You don't have to travel far for a satisfying skiing or snowboarding experience. The Berkshires, close to Connecticut, is home to several downhill ski areas that boast new amenities and a throwback feel. And after a nearly snowless winter last year, the ski areas are preparing for a great season....

            • New England Pulls Out The Stops For Christmas

              New England Pulls Out The Stops For Christmas

              When it comes to Christmas, no place does it better than New England. With picturesque town greens and old-fashioned Main Streets, sparkling cities and quaint seaside villages, it's hard to find a spot that doesn't look like it's straight out of a Currier & Ives drawing. To experience the grandeur...

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