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  • Tragedy shapes a South L.A. playwright's artistic life

    Tragedy shapes a South L.A. playwright's artistic life
    The bullet screamed out of the barrel of a silver-plated handgun, tearing through his left eye, his nasal canal, the optic nerve in his right eye. He fell to the barroom floor. Everything was dark and he waited for death. So did the paramedics; he heard...
  • Broadway Review: 'The River' Starring Hugh Jackman

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The peculiar configuration of the stage at Circle in the Square creates a sense of close-encounter intimacy that is making Hugh Jackman's fans very happy. So long as they silence their cell phones and don't try to snap a...
  • Dylan songs come alive in Hollywood with New Basement Tapes group

    Dylan songs come alive in Hollywood with New Basement Tapes group
    How do you bring together five musicians, each with significant catalogs of their own, and put them on the same stage without a hint of raging ego or argument over who gets the spotlight? Easy. Just throw them some vintage, unreleased Bob Dylan songs to...
  • HSO Presents A Program Of Contrasts

    The Hartford Symphony Orchestra continued its 2014-2015 Masterworks Series in the Belding Theater, at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, with a program of contrasts. The evening began with a juxtaposition of the "Tragic Overture" by Brahms and...
  • State Collecting Complaints About Frontier, AT&T Transition

    State Collecting Complaints About Frontier, AT&T Transition
    State consumer officials are collecting written complaints from Frontier Communications customers upset about service interruptions following the transition of U-verse, landline and broadband Internet services from AT&T. Frontier took over the $1.25...
  • Poetry Event Features American School For The Deaf Students

    Poetry Event Features American School For The Deaf Students
    HARTFORD — Deaf and hard of hearing students conjured flames and flowers with their fingertips Thursday at a poetry reading at Asylum Hill Congregational Church. Students from the American School for the Deaf in West Hartford joined students...
  • Bob Dylan's epic rural retreat

    Bob Dylan's epic rural retreat
    In the long history of “lost” albums during the rock era, “The Basement Tapes” by Bob Dylan and future members of The Band ranks as the mother of them all. Who knew that the informal, one-take, slapdash recording sessions among...
  • FKA Twigs danced past her past into a new sound

    FKA Twigs danced past her past into a new sound
    After two drowsy EPs, FKA Twigs arrived this year with her first full-length album, "LP1" (Young Turks), an immersive shadow world of eerie soundscapes, disruptive noise and insinuating melody. It showcases an artist with an ability to create an entire...
  • Social Issues Dominate Talks At Twain And Stowe Centers

    Social Issues Dominate Talks At Twain And Stowe Centers
    The Mark Twain House & Museum and Harriet Beecher Stowe Center will present two talks on social issues at the Twain House Museum Center, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford. On Wednesday, Nov. 19, at 7:30 p.m., Katha Pollitt, a longtime columnist for The...
  • From the Archives: You made me and shall keep me, Chicago!

    From the Archives: You made me and shall keep me, Chicago!
    Editors note: In the weeks leading up to the holidays in 1953, the Chicago Tribune asked a group of authors why they stayed in Chicago. Here is Gwendolyn Brooks' response. When I was a little girl I often visited a now departed aunt, Mrs. Joseph Small,...
  • Canton Appoints Town Poet Laureate

    CANTON — A resident who is a professor at the University of Saint Joseph in West Hartford has been named as the town's first-ever poet laureate. Joan Hofmann was appointed to that position by the board of selectmen when it met on Wednesday. Hofmann...