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  • Composer John Adams Returns To Yale For Weeklong Residency

    Composer John Adams Returns To Yale For Weeklong  Residency
    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...
  • Hartford Symphony Orchestra Takes On Led Zeppelin

    Hartford Symphony Orchestra Takes On Led Zeppelin
    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...
  • Neil Young Records "Who's Gonna Stand Up?" With A 92-Piece Orchestra and Choir

    Neil Young Records "Who's Gonna Stand Up?" With A 92-Piece Orchestra and Choir
    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...
  • Upcoming Concerts: Marc Anthony, Reba, Dwight Yoakam

    Upcoming Concerts: Marc Anthony, Reba, Dwight Yoakam
    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....
  • New Duke Ellington Bio Offers New Insights Into The Jazz Giant

    New Duke Ellington Bio Offers New Insights Into The Jazz Giant
    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...
  • Should Children Be Allowed On Social Networking Sites?

    Should Children Be Allowed On Social Networking Sites?
      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...
  • Muslim Weddings

    Muslim Weddings
    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...
  • A Hot Rod Life

    By Andrea Wojcik More than 60 years in the automotive service industry makes Don Gallant a walking history of the street rod scene on the Berlin Turnpike. Gallant's enthusiasm and ingenuity have played a key role in shaping Connecticut’s hot rod...
  • HSO Delivers Promising, Creative Start To The New Season

    HSO Delivers Promising, Creative Start To The New Season
    "Hoodle-ah da-wa-da," sang bass-baritone soloist Kevin Deas as the character named Sportin' Life from Gershwin's "Porgy and Bess'', "Scatty Wah!" A huge local choral force echoed his attitude and it was great fun. But in a program that a casual glance...
  • Off Broadway Review: 'Brownsville Song (B-Side for Tray)'

    As play titles go, "brownsville song (b-side for tray)" won't set off a stampede at the Lincoln Center Theater box office. That's too bad, because Kimber Lee's heartfelt drama about the brief life and senseless death of a kid from a rough Brooklyn...
  • Controversial 'Death of Klinghoffer' goes on at Met Opera House despite protests

    Controversial 'Death of Klinghoffer' goes on at Met Opera House despite protests
    Composer John Adams' controversial "The Death of Klinghoffer" opened Monday night at the Metropolitan Opera to a chorus of protests, while inside the Lincoln Center theater, the show went on. The opera, inspired by the 1985 hijacking of the Achille...