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  • The Best Of Connecticut Theater In 2013

     The Best Of Connecticut Theater In 2013
    A red-hot rocking musical as well as a heart-felt one. Two ensemble dramas that looked at the way we live with humor and rue. A pair of outstanding shows from the state’s smaller theaters. A Shakespearean horror story and an over-the-top political farce. (No, not the one in Washington.) A show that reminded us what it was like to hear a Broadway score in all its glory, and an unexpected event that sadly shouldn’t have had to happen at all.
  • What's next for the Columbia Festival of the Arts

    What's next for the Columbia Festival of the Arts
    When Nichole Hickey became the executive director of the Columbia Festival of the Arts in 2004, she says she imagined she would stick around for three years, just until the annual summer festival celebrated its 20th anniversary. She stayed on 10 years,...

    Benyoro Pays Tribute To Mali's Musical Heritage

    Benyoro Pays Tribute To Mali's Musical Heritage
    Mali has musical heritage extending back centuries, and a vibrant contemporary music culture that bubbles up all over. There's American-inflected hip-hop. There's a grand tradition of Afro-Cuban dance music. Griots, also known as djelis, maintain a...

    Composer Hannah Lash Shifts The Harmonies Of Early Music

    Composer Hannah Lash Shifts The Harmonies Of Early Music
    Renaissance polyphony, readily available for decades on any number of high-quality recordings, has become a sort of go-to bliss-out music, for listeners who are drawn to gorgeous harmonies, sung a cappella and bathed in cathedrals of reverb, and who can't...

    Violinist Regina Carter Follows Ancestral Trails

    Violinist Regina Carter Follows Ancestral Trails
    Digging into one's family history, violinist Regina Carter said, is not only worthwhile for musicians and artists. It's something everyone should do. Carter, a prolific and well-known jazz violinist and a MacArthur Fellowship winner, devoted two...