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  • Hartford Stage Tackles the Life of African-American Classical Singer Roland Hayes

    Hartford Stage Tackles the Life of African-American Classical Singer Roland Hayes
    Breath & Imagination dramatizes the life of pioneering African-American classical singer Roland Hayes (1887-1977), who went from singing on a Georgia plantation to wowing European monarchs. Hayes is played by baritone Jubliant Sykes (pictured), who can...
  • Track Review: Justin Timberlake feat. Jay-Z 'Suit and Tie'

    Track Review: Justin Timberlake feat. Jay-Z 'Suit and Tie'
    After squealing at a very suspect decibel for three solid minutes, it hit me that I didn't know what I wanted when I heard that Justin Timberlake was coming back. He's provided a lot of classic moments in music (I know, the "c" word applied to the guy who...
  • Album review: A$AP Rocky, 'LongLiveA$AP'

    Album review: A$AP Rocky, 'LongLiveA$AP'
     ***1/2 (out of four) On the highly enjoyable “LongLiveA$AP,” A$AP Rocky's much-anticipated and frequently delayed full-length debut, the only real problem is Rocky's rapping, which is uninspired and devoid of personality. While Rocky has...
  • Straight outta, um, Fountain Valley

    Straight outta, um, Fountain Valley
    The last thing they want is to become a generic surf band after growing up in conservative Fountain Valley. To gain some traction and grow a fan base, they decided to move a city over. It's taken them four years to find their sound, and with the...
  • Latin music star Jenni Rivera believed dead in plane crash

    MEXICO CITY — Mexican American singer Jenni Rivera, the "diva de la banda" whose commanding voice burst through the limits of regional Latin music and made her a cross-border sensation and the queen of a business empire, was believed to have died...
  • Electronic dance music, the buzzed-about next big thing, is poised to drop into Hampton Roads

    Electronic dance music, the buzzed-about next big thing, is poised to drop into Hampton Roads
    Vibrations of change will soon be rumbling an arena near you. Next weekend, two electronic dance music acts whose music you're not likely to hear on the radio will entertain thousands of young people at Hampton Coliseum. Pretty Lights, the stage...
  • Ska/Reggae Die-Hard King Django Visits the El 'N' Gee and BAR This Week

    Ska/Reggae Die-Hard King Django Visits the El 'N' Gee and BAR This Week
    King Django w/ The Hempsteadys, the Snails and Matt MacLeod. $5-$10. 9 p.m., Dec. 15. The El 'n' Gee, 86 Golden St., New London. Also w/ Spring Heeled Jack and Vic Ruggiero. Free, 9 p.m., Dec. 19. BAR, 254 Crown St., New Haven, manicproductions....
  • The writers behind Magnus Flyte come to Vroman's on Wednesday

    When writers Christina Lynch and Meg Howrey decided to collaborate on the new novel "City of Dark Magic," they chose a pseudonym as fantastical as the novel itself: Magnus Flyte. Howrey is  a novelist whose two previous books have veered closer to...
  • Jackie Scott, a standout local blues singer, to kick off new live series at Hampton History Museum

    Jackie Scott, a standout local blues singer, to kick off new live series at Hampton History Museum
    Mike McGrann, formerly marketing chief at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center, has changed jobs and is now working for the Hampton History Museum. Looks like he's brought his love of live music to his new post. Next month, the Hampton History Museum will...
  • Video game creator Eugene Jarvis is Player One

    Video game creator Eugene Jarvis is Player One
    The young guy in the trucker cap, skinny jeans and Air Jordans squeezed the trigger on the toy shotgun and his umpteenth round of “Big Buck Hunter” blasted to life. The guy was maybe 25 and so focused on bagging digital deer, the butt of the...
  • CT.com's Best Albums of 2012

    CT.com's Best Albums of 2012
    Is it us or was 2012 the year of streaming music? It seems like most everyone we know is now listening to music — new music, old music, super-obscure music, pop bubble gum, the latest releases, old-school hip-hop, brutal metal, avant classical,...