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  • The Fado Sounds Of Ana Moura At Jorgensen

    The Fado Sounds Of Ana Moura At Jorgensen
    It's no surprise that Ana Moura embraced fado while growing up in Northern Portugal. Fado, the mournful folk music of the Portuguese, which dates back more than 200 years, is ubiquitous throughout Moura's country. Moura, 34, came of age while immersed...
  • 'Holiday Inn' Extends Again; Audra McDonald To Perform At Long Wharf Gala

    'Holiday Inn' Extends Again; Audra McDonald To Perform At Long Wharf Gala
    Six-time Tony Award and two-time Grammy Award-winner Audra McDonald will headline Long Wharf Theatre's 50th Anniversary Gala on June 5. Her Broadway accolades in all four acting categories (best leading and featured actress in a musical and also in a...
  • 'Annapurna' Star Doesn't Mind Practically Nude Scene

    'Annapurna' Star Doesn't Mind Practically Nude Scene
    To play the character of man who has lost it all in Sharr White's "Annapurna," now playing at Harford's TheaterWorks, you need an actor devoid of vanity. "I don't know if you can find one," laughs Vasili Bogazianos who plays the character of a man who's...
  • Talking Pointers: What Candidates Should Do

    How will Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and his Republican challenger Tom Foley score points and deflect attacks in their televised, hour-long debate Thursday at UConn's Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts? Two Yale debaters give the candidates tips and...
  • Pink Martini And The Von Trapps In Storrs

    Pink Martini And The Von Trapps In Storrs
    Pink Martini is a democratizing force. The last time they performed at UConn ended in a theater-wide conga line, if memory serves (and it might not). For their 2013 album "Get Happy," Portland's little orchestra, whose tastes and repertoire range from...
  • Jay Leno Keeps The Crowds Laughing

    He may be off late night TV but longtime "The Tonight Show" host Jay Leno continues doing his nighttime shtick. But he's doing it these days as part of his live tour that comes to University of Connecticut's Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts Center...
  • Tom Foley, Dannel Malloy To Have 6 More Debates

    Tom Foley, Dannel Malloy To Have 6 More Debates
    Republican challenger Tom Foley and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will have six more debates before Election Day, Foley's spokesman said Sunday. The two candidates have received multiple invitations for debates and forums, and the final six debates will be...
  • Tommy Igoe and the Birdland Big Band Play the Jorgensen in Storrs on Jan. 31

    Tommy Igoe and the Birdland Big Band Play the Jorgensen in Storrs on Jan. 31
    Featuring the Birdland Big Band (pictured) and its director, Tommy Igoe, Live At Birdland sends audiences back to the heyday(s) of Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonius Monk, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Stan Getz, and Lester Young — artists who...
  • CT.com Interview: Saxophonist Branford Marsalis

    CT.com Interview: Saxophonist Branford Marsalis
    An Evening with Branford Marsalis Feb. 7, 7:30 p.m., $10-$39, Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts, 2132 Hillside Road Unit 3104, Storrs, (860) 486-4226, jorgensen.uconn.edu   In his 52 short years on this planet, what hasn’t saxophonist...
  • Gus Mazzocca Exhibit at Contemporary Art Galleries in Storrs Examines 4 Decades of Printmaking

    Gus Mazzocca Exhibit at Contemporary Art Galleries in Storrs Examines 4 Decades of Printmaking
    Until his retirement last year, Gus Mozzocca taught printmaking at the University of Connecticut for 40 years (imagine how much grading he had to do). To celebrate his long career, Contemporary Art Galleries at UConn, headed by Barry Rosenberg, put...
  • 'The Little Prince' Playing at the Jorgensen in Storrs on March 3

    'The Little Prince' Playing at the Jorgensen in Storrs on March 3
    Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's infamous children's tale The Little Prince meets the puppets (pictured), live actors and musicians of Pennsylvania's Bristol Riverside Theatre, as they swing through Storrs on March 3. The puppets were designed by Emmy recipient...