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Brazilian Ballerina Makes Connecticut Ballet Debut As 'Cinderella'

Connecticut Ballet is putting the glass slippers on again. Artistic Director Brett Raphael first staged and choreographed Prokofiev's "Cinderella" for the company in 2006. He returned to it in 2013, reworking the title role for his lead ballerina at the time, Oksana Maslova. When "Cinderella" comes...

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  • Meriden Daffodil Festival: What's Happening When

    Meriden Daffodil Festival: What's Happening When

    A sea of 61 varieties of hundreds of thousands of daffodils throughout 1,800 acres set the stage for a weekend of crafts, local music, amusement rides food and fireworks. The 38th annual Meriden Daffodil Festival is Saturday and Sunday, April 30 and May 1, at Hubbard Park. Gates open at 10 a.m....

  • XTREME Circus At XL Center

    XTREME Circus At XL Center

    XTREME sports are the theme for the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Circus that stops at the XL Center in Hartford May 11 through 15. XTREME features BMX freestyle riders, parkour performers, trampoline acrobats and slack-line gymnastics tricks, clowns, big cats, a caravan of camels...

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  • Fly Hartford To Pittsburgh On OneJet; Book Lowest Airfares On Tuesdays

    Fly Hartford To Pittsburgh On OneJet; Book Lowest Airfares On Tuesdays

    From new non-stop service from Hartford to Pittsburgh to a different type of car rental service, from a discount getaway to the best time to buy your airline tickets, here's a roundup of the latest travel news. >>Business and leisure travelers looking to fly from Hartford to Pittsburgh have a new...

  • New York Invites Ghost Hunters To Haunted History Trail

    New York Invites Ghost Hunters To Haunted History Trail

    NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. — One of New York's newest tourism ventures is more dare than invitation. There's the usual guide suggesting places to visit: Inns, museums, restaurants, a winery. Not so usual are claims all may be inhabited by ghosts. The Haunted History Trail of New York State has been unfurled...

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  • Feet to the Fire Festival On Middletown's The Riverfront

    Feet to the Fire Festival On Middletown's The Riverfront

    Wesleyan University's Center for the Arts and the City of Middletown present the second annual "Feet to the Fire: Riverfront Encounter" on Saturday, May 7, from noon to 5 p.m. The day of environmentally focused activities for families along the Connecticut Riverfront features art exhibits, kids'...

      • Lake Compounce Opens Season With Phobia Phear

        Lake Compounce Opens Season With Phobia Phear

        Phobia Phear, a new coaster with speeds up to 65 mph and a cobra roll inversion of 150 feet in the air, debuts at Lake Compounce on amusement park's opening day, Saturday, May 7. The coaster looms 15 stories tall and rumbles forward and backward. Hours opening weekend are 11 am. to 7 p.m. The Bristol...

          • ArtWalk Festival Returns To Westville

            ArtWalk Festival Returns To Westville

            There will be dancing in the street as Historic Westville celebrates its 19th annual ArtWalk, Friday and Saturday, May 6 and 7, in New Haven. The free, all-ages art festival kicks off at 5 p.m. Friday and runs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, featuring a DJ, live music, food trucks, exhibits,...

              • May Markets At Hill-Stead, Essex Town Green

                May Markets celebrate spring on Saturday, May 7, in Essex and Farmington. Farmington's Hill-Stead Museum hosts its annual signature home, garden and gourmet benefit Friday and Saturday, May 6 and 7, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The May Market features more than 65 artisan exhibitors and specialty plant...

                • Organ Romp: A Night Of Silliness At Wesleyan

                  Organ Romp: A Night Of Silliness At Wesleyan

                  Wesleyan organists and friends get together in the campus Memorial Chapel Thursday, May 5, at 10 p.m. for the annual Organ Romp — an evening of musical jokes and old and new music — from ABBA to Vivaldi. There will be costumes, dancing, videos and surprises — and it's all free. wesleyan.edu/cfa/events...

                    • Hartford Becoming A Vintage Shopping Destination

                      Hartford Becoming A Vintage Shopping Destination

                      Hartford's fashion-forward scene is taking its cues from the past. At vintage clothing stores like Venom Vintage on Capitol Avenue and How Bazaar on Whitney Street, merchandise doesn't make the shelves unless it's at least several decades old — and that's the new stuff. Lashell Gibbs, owner of...

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