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  • On "Fela" at Shubert Theater in New Haven -- and More

    On "Fela" at Shubert Theater in New Haven -- and More
    The show: “Fela!” The place: Shubert Theater in New Haven. Thoughts on leaving the parking lot?: I was going to write a standard blog-style review of "Fela" which I saw Friday night but since the run was so short -- it ended today -- I...
  • National Acrobats of The People's Republic of China at Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts in Storrs on Nov. 5

    National Acrobats of The People's Republic of China at Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts in Storrs on Nov. 5
    The first group of national performers to be established by the People's Republic of China in 1950, the National Acrobats have toured more than 40 countries around the world, but 2011 is the first year they've visited the good old U.S.A. Watch them...
  • Shows You Don't Want To Miss Near Hartford This Week

    Shows You Don't Want To Miss Near Hartford This Week
    Thursday: Jedi Mind Tricks, $15-$18. 9 p.m. Pearl Street Nightclub, Northampton; Stephen Haynes and Joe Morris, 7 p.m. Real Art Ways, Hartford; Rustoes Presents American Graffiti Rap Showcase, Sullys Pub, Hartford Friday: Al Jarreau in Concert, $10-$55....
  • Advocate Interview: Al Jarreau

    Advocate Interview: Al Jarreau
    Vocalist Al Jarreau is a lot of things to a lot of people. Jazz and soul-savvy boomers know his early stuff, when, working by day as a San Francisco rehabilitation counselor in the ‘60s, Jarreau moonlighted as a strict, hep-cat jazzer in a trio with...
  • Moore and Me: Michael Moore speaks at Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts in Storrs on Nov. 18

    Moore and Me: Michael Moore speaks at Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts in Storrs on Nov. 18
    The Mark Twain House and Museum brings controversial filmmaker Michael Moore (pictured) to Storrs' Jorgensen Center as part of its A Pen Warmed Up in Hell lecture series, named after an incendiary Twain quote. Moore, whose films Roger and Me, Bowling...
  • This week's Hartford-area shows that you don't want to miss

    This week's Hartford-area shows that you don't want to miss
    • Thursday: Goo Goo Dolls, 8 p.m. Warner Theatre, Torrington; Jake Shimabukuro, $10-$30, Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts, Storrs; Rosie Ledet & the Zydeco Playboys, $18-$28, 8 p.m., Bridge Street Live, Collinsville. • Friday: Tower of...
  • This Week's Picks: 6 Unique Events Happening Soon Around Hartford

    This Week's Picks: 6 Unique Events Happening Soon Around Hartford
    1) Think Pink Thursdays, Sept. 20, 27, Cuvée, 37 Raymond Road, West Hartford, (860) 756-5590, cuveewesthartford.com. 2) Artini, Sept. 27, 6-9 p.m., $40, Union Station, Hartford, letsgoarts.org/artini. 3) Shakedown, Sept. 28, 9 p.m., $7, Arch Street...
  • Our Picks: 6 Awesome Upcoming Shows Around Hartford

    Our Picks: 6 Awesome Upcoming Shows Around Hartford
    Why wait until the last minute to get your act together? Here are six events at least a couple of weeks out to get you started. 1) Foreign Language Film Festival, through the end of Oct., Bruyette Athenaeum, University of Saint Joseph, 1678 Asylum Ave.,...
  • Pat Metheny Unity Band Performs at the Jorgensen in Storrs on Oct. 13

    Pat Metheny Unity Band Performs at the Jorgensen in Storrs on Oct. 13
    Guitarist Pat Metheny is at the top of his game. For 30 years straight, he's been touring, playing well over a hundred shows a year. Some of his recent projects, like his automated orchestra adventure, weren't popular with critics, perhaps. But here's a...
  • Plan Ahead: 6 Upcoming Events in the Hartford Area

    Plan Ahead: 6 Upcoming Events in 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) Halloween Nights, Oct. 13, 20 & 27, Lions Fairgrounds, Hebron, ctfaire.com/fear. 2) Staff Benda Bilili, Oct. 19, 8 p.m., $34,...
  • Ron White's Moral Compass Tour Comes to Storrs on Oct. 26

    Ron White's Moral Compass Tour Comes to Storrs on Oct. 26
    Some comedians never make the transition to movie acting, nor do they need to. Between highly rated Comedy Central specials, CD, DVD and book sales and sold-out shows, Ron "Tater Salad" White has remained one of the most successful comedians on the planet...