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  • CT.com Interview: Gary Burton

    CT.com Interview: Gary Burton
    Vibraphonist Gary Burton has seven Grammys, six for projects he recorded with pianist Chick Corea. Over more than a half-century, he’s recorded more than 60 records as a bandleader. He retired from teaching nearly a decade ago, but he’s widely...
  • The Hartford Theater Scene Adjusts, With New Faces and Old Standbys

    The Hartford Theater Scene Adjusts, With New Faces and Old Standbys
    A year ago, Hartford Stage announced that they'd found a new artistic director. Michael Wilson had left the theater after 13 years to concentrate on Broadway opportunities, scoring immediately with revivals of The Best Man and The Trip to Bountiful. The...
  • Esperanza Spalding Performs at the Jorgensen in Storrs on April 25

    Esperanza Spalding Performs at the Jorgensen in Storrs on April 25
    At only 28 years of age, jazz bassist and singer Esperanza Spalding already has a Grammy under her belt, after winning for Best New Artist in 2011. It was a huge coup for the jazz world, who've claimed her as one of her own. But she's also a crossover...
  • Ebène Quartet Performs at the Jorgensen Center in Storrs on April 19

    Ebène Quartet Performs at the Jorgensen Center in Storrs on April 19
    If hip, eclectic string quartets are your thing, go hear the four young Parisians of the Ebène Quartet, who'll do Mozart, Mendelssohn and Tchaikovsky this Friday at the Jorgensen Center. It's tough to stand out among the throngs of hotshot chamber players...
  • Wale Performs at the Jorgensen Center in Storrs on April 11

    Wale Performs at the Jorgensen Center in Storrs on April 11
    Noted rapper and "go-go" beat specialist Wale will be appearing at the Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts in Storrs on April 11. The artist — who gained national fame in 2007 with his mixtapes 100 Miles and Running and The Mixtape About...
  • Our Picks: 3 Cool Events in Greater Hartford This Week

    Our Picks: 3 Cool Events in Greater Hartford This Week
    1) Latin Fest 2013 — Grupo Niche and Henry Santos of Aventura, Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts, 2132 Hillside Road, Storrs Mansfield, (860) 486-4226. Sat., Apr. 6, 8 p.m. jorgensen.uconn.edu. $25-$40. 2) Film: Tattoo Nation, AMC Loews...
  • Our Picks: 3 Fun Events Happening This Week in the Greater Hartford Area

    Our Picks: 3 Fun Events Happening This Week in the Greater Hartford Area
    1) Lunch and Learn w/ Daniel Bohman, March 15, 12:30-1:30 p.m., free, 100 Pearl Gallery, 100 Pearl Street, Hartford, (860) 233-1932. Brownbag it to hear Daniel Bohman discuss his current exhibition. Drinks and dessert provided. letsgoarts.org/gallery....
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...