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  • Altman doc reminds a critic of why the movies matter -- and when he noticed

    Altman doc reminds a critic of why the movies matter -- and when he noticed
    The 95-minute documentary "Altman" first aired on EPIX cable in August, but it opens for a limited theatrical run next week (Nov. 15, 16 and 20) at the Gene Siskel Film Center. However you see it, despite its necessarily abridged view of director Robert...
  • What's coming up?

    What's coming up?
    From poetry readings to author fairs, there are plenty of opportunities this week to meet and chat with local authors.  - Thursday, 7 p.m. Award-winning author Jamie Quatro will speak at the College of William & Mary's Tucker Hall Theater as part of the...
  • Lyric Opera revives a 'Porgy' of glory and grit

    Lyric Opera revives a 'Porgy' of glory and grit
    For decades Lyric Opera shunned "Porgy and Bess," ignoring George Gershwin's self-described folk opera until well after the Metropolitan Opera and other important companies had put the musical establishment's seal of approval on the once-controversial...
  • 'The River,' with Hugh Jackman, is a wisp of a fish tale

    If Hugh Jackman decided to headline a musical tribute to the Yellow Pages, Broadway theatergoers would line up around Times Square. But the Tony-winning song-and-dance man/"X-Men" franchise star's latest project is one that is likely to elude whole swaths...
  • Top 3 Moravian Book Shop best-sellers: Young adult books

    SINNER By Maggie Stiefvater (Scholastic, $18.99) This fourth — stand-alone — chapter in the "Shiver "series follows Cole St. Clair and Isabel to LA. These two secondary characters finally have their time to shine in this touching and...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Days of the dead: Time to say 'enough' to extreme narco-culture?

    Days of the dead: Time to say 'enough' to extreme narco-culture?
    Call it the Mexican Spring. Over the weekend, I was riveted by the protests in Mexico City: the tens of thousands of people who had taken to the streets to demand answers from the government about the disappearance of 43 student activists in the...
  • 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...