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  • 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....
  • Plan Ahead: 5 Shows Coming to the Hartford Area

    Plan Ahead: 5 Shows Coming to the Hartford Area
    Why wait until the last minute to get your act together? Here are six events at least a week out to get you started. 1) Oliver Lake Organ Quartet, Nov. 16, 8 p.m., $5-$15, Polish National Home, 60 Charter Oak Ave., Hartford, (860) 242-6688,...
  • Never Forget: 9/11 Tribute at Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts in Storrs

    Never Forget:  9/11 Tribute at Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts in Storrs
    Few string quartets have household-name cachet in this country, and the Kronos is one of them. They've premiered more works by important contemporary composers than any other chamber music group over the course of more than 30 years of playing together...
  • Freetime: 'Angel Reapers,' a Dance Piece About the Shakers, at the Jorgensen

    Freetime:  'Angel Reapers,' a Dance Piece About the Shakers, at the Jorgensen
    These days, you hardly ever encounter the name Martha Clarke without the words “MacArthur Genius Award Winner” preceding it. A choreographer best known for her multidisciplinary approach to dance, Clarke teamed with playwright Alfred Uhry,...
  • Colorado Quartet performs on March 8 at UConn's Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts

    Colorado Quartet performs on March 8 at UConn's Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts
    The glass ceiling has in many ways been shattered, but in classical music it remains pretty much intact. Take a look at orchestral musicians who play "female" instruments like the flute. A whole of them have been men, are men. So it's right for the...
  • Bragh-ing Rights: Danú plays traditional Irish music on St. Patrick's Day at the Jorgensen Center

    Bragh-ing Rights:  Danú plays traditional Irish music on St. Patrick's Day at the Jorgensen Center
    Even if you aren't Irish, you want to be able to say you rocked out with an authentic Irish band for St. Patrick's Day. The members of Danú, who hail from Waterford, Dublin, Kerry and Donegal counties, will put on a clinic for anyone not already...
  • Advocate Interview: Victor Wooten of the Flecktones

    Advocate Interview: Victor Wooten of the Flecktones
    In the early 1990s, Béla Fleck and the Flecktones burst upon the contemporary jazz world like a mobile attack unit from Mars. Bassist Victor Wooten reinvented his instrument while doing back flips and tossing it around his neck. His brother, drummer...
  • Seven shred-tastic shows in Connecticut this week

    Seven shred-tastic shows in Connecticut this week
    1) Allan Holdsworth Band, $30-$45. Fri., 8 p.m. Infinity Music Hall & Bistro, Norfolk. 2) Ron Carter Trio, $10-$30. Fri., 8 p.m. Morse Recital Hall in Sprague Memorial Hall, New Haven. 3) Larry Ochs's Khinoua, $12-$18. Fri., 8:30 p.m., 10 p.m. Firehouse...
  • Best Place for Live Latin Music

    Best Place for Live Latin Music
    1) Casona Restaurant You can hear a Puerto Rican jazz band one week, a touring group from Ecuador the next, says General Manager Jose Gonzales. “Everyone, when the bands are playing, are getting up and dancing or sitting at the bar bouncing to...
  • Angel Reapers at Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts in Storrs

    Angel Reapers at Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts in Storrs
    You hardly ever encounter the name Martha Clarke without the words "MacArthur Genius Award Winner" preceding it. A choreographer best known for her multidisciplinary approach to dance, Clarke teamed with playwright Alfred Uhry (he wrote the Atlanta...