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  • Diana Krall's Oakdale Concert Rescheduled For March 6

    Diana Krall's Oakdale Concert Rescheduled For March 6
    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. Krall...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Afghan interpreter finds refuge at Marine's home in Champaign

     Afghan interpreter finds refuge at Marine's home in Champaign
    Every morning, Dinar sits in a folding chair in a second floor bedroom of a house in this university town and Skypes with his family a world away. This is likely as close as he will ever be to them again. Dinar, a 30-year-old Afghan man, was an...
  • Meteorologist hits high notes in dual careers

    If there's anything Marina Jurica enjoys as much as chasing a tornado, it's belting out a rousing rendition of "White Christmas." Since arriving in Orlando this year, the WFTV-Channel 9 weekend meteorologist has pursued her dual passions of weather...