| Oct 20, 2014
| 12:28 PM
Want to know the ins and outs of the Broadway musical? Just ask Seth Rudetsky.
What show to take to your kids to see? Why some musicals make it and others don't? What was amazing or startling or bizarre about a particular show tune by Streisand or...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 9:00 PM
"The Honeymooners" as a musical? The folks at Goodspeed are hoping it's a "Bang, zoom, straight to the moon" idea.
The East Haddam-based theater, in association with Jeffrey Finn productions, will present a private workshop of a new musical based on the...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 7:37 AM
Randal Thurston calls his artwork "a little bit of a high-wire act."
"I don't design anything. I take the individual components and look at them and see what will work," said Thurston. "I want to make something that could exist only in the space that it...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 11:15 AM
The Charter Oak Cultural Center in Hartford is presenting the first Feminist Film Festival Thursday to Saturday, Sept. 18 to 20, at three venues in Hartford and New Britain. The festival is part of Girlcott, a long series of events that shine a light on...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Clare Gallery at the Franciscan Center for Urban Ministry and the Charter Oak Cultural Center present Between The Lines: Works by Carole P. Kunstadt, an exhibition of works by the New York artist, B.F.A., Hartford Art School. The partnership presents...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 4:22 AM
HARTFORD — Protesters marched to Hartford police headquarters Wednesday to demand that the department drop its charges against a teenager who was shot by a Taser last week.
Hartford police Det. Shawn Ware shocked 18-year-old Luis Anglero Jr....
| Aug 25, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Charter Oak Cultural Center is distributing 500 backpacks of school supplies donated by Connecticut HOLA (Hispanic/Latino Organization for Leadership and Advancement) and Bank of America.
The backpacks include color pencils, erasers, rulers, spiral...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 8:48 AM
Ralph Gagliardo's grandfather had a garden at his home in South Windsor, and today, Gagliardo tends some vegetable gardens himself. They're in two big pots outside the First Presbyterian Church next door to the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Karen Yamashita is a dedicated gardener. At least once a day she walks over to Hartford's Center Church at 60 Gold St. and sings to the vegetables in the two large pots she is tending on the grounds of the historic church.
"My plants are strong and...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 3:54 PM
There are many deeply troubling things about the murder of Trayvon Martin, not least of which is that, three months after George Zimmerman was found innocent, we seem to have stopped troubling ourselves about it.
You remember what happened. Trayvon, a...
| May 4, 2014
Some actors who win Tony Awards, become stars in films, TV and on the concert stage, don't look back from where they began.
But Anika Noni Rose returns to her Hartford area roots regularly, connecting with the community and spreading the gospel of...