| Feb 20, 2015
| 10:22 AM
Hartford Symphony Orchestra's "Playing With Food" event returns for a third year March 21 at the Bushnell Performing Arts Center, featuring performances driven by culinary talent and creativity.
After tasting dishes prepared by three local chefs, music...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 6:45 AM
Bridgeport's favorite yearly celebration of improvisational rock announced its 2015 lineup this morning, which includes Wilco, the String Cheese Incident, Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals and Gregg Allman.
The festival takes place (as always) at...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 3:44 AM
We accompany our kids during outings involving roller coasters, ski mountains and shopping malls...but, how about classical music?
The New Haven Symphony Orchestra's unique programs reach more than 30,000 kids each year.
"Numerous studies prove time...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 5:54 AM
Singer/pianist Diana Krall has rescheduled all the dates she was forced to cancel while recovering from a bad case of pneumonia, according to a Live Nation press release. She'll appear at the Toyota Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford on March 6.
| Oct 1, 2014
| 8:52 AM
You might see a certain famous composer grabbing slices of New Haven's famous pizza later this month.
John Adams, who presented the Tanner Lectures on Human Values in 2009 and was awarded an honorary doctorate in 2013, returns to Yale during the week of...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 5:51 AM
The music of Led Zeppelin is about to get a whole lotta love from the Hartford Symphony Orchestra.
Under the baton of guest conductor Brett Havens, and featuring mighty Zep interpreter Randy Jackson on vocals, the HSO will do their orchestral Zep...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 6:24 AM
Neil Young can perform alone, backing himself only with an acoustic guitar, piano or organ. Or he can do the Crazy Horse rock-band thing. Our ears are pretty used to hearing both formats.
It's a little jarring, then, to hear Young backed by a...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 7:18 AM
The zoot-suited swingers in the Brian Setzer Orchestra ($20-$40) play the Grand Theater at Foxwoods in Mashantucket on Friday, Nov. 28 at 8 p.m., followed by Latin pop superstar Marc Anthony ($95-$175) on Friday, Dec. 19 at 9 p.m. Head online at foxwoods....
| Nov 26, 2013
| 8:40 AM
Duke Ellington was — in addition to being a genius and a charmer — something of a B.S. artist. That's one of the character traits that comes through in Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington, the fast-moving, well-balanced and astonishing new...
| May 25, 2011
| 10:41 AM
Most people know the traditional wedding vow couples take, but for many of the millions of Muslims in the United States, that’s not the case at all. In fact, the whole Muslim wedding experience is completely unconventional.
More than 1 million...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 6:41 AM
We asked students and teachers at Windham Center School how they felt about kids going on social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter. It really comes down to safety versus freedom, meaning the freedom for kids to be on social networking sites...