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  • 'Spelling Bee' coming to Cheney Hall

    The Little Theatre of Manchester at Cheney Hall has been buzzing with preparation for the performance of "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee." The show runs Aug. 8 through Aug. 17. Gloria Trombley is the director and choreographer of the two-...
  • Hartt Student To Portray Sophie Tucker At 2015 Jewish Film Festival

    Hartt Student To Portray Sophie Tucker At 2015 Jewish Film Festival
    A Hartt School senior has been chosen to portray Hartford’s famed Sophie Tucker. Colleen Welsh will portray Hartford’s own “red hot mama” when the movie “The Outrageous Sophie Tucker” makes its Connecticut premiere at...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Enfield American Baptist Church Celebrates 50 Years

    Enfield American Baptist Church, 129 Post Office Road, will be celebrating their 50th Anniversary on Sept. 20 and 21. The church was established in Enfield after an extensive study of the area was done by the Connecticut Baptist Convention. It was...
  • Buster Keaton Double Feature At U Of H

    Buster Keaton Double Feature At U Of H
    Patrick Miller, an associate professor of music theory at University of Hartford's Hartt School, is also a pianist and a popular silent-film accompanist. He performs Saturday, Sept. 13, for a double feature of Buster Keaton comedies. The short "One...
  • Harpist Brandee Younger Moves Between Worlds Of Jazz, Hip-Hop, Classical

    Harpist Brandee Younger Moves Between Worlds Of  Jazz, Hip-Hop, Classical
    When she decided to forgo the usual classical-music path, harpist Brandee Younger faced a tough road: what space was out there for the harp in the jazz world, let alone hip-hop and popular music? Luckily, Younger, a Brooklyn-based musician, had a few...
  • Ted Hershey Dance And Music Festival Slated For Charter Oak

    Ted Hershey Dance And Music Festival Slated For Charter Oak
    The 16th Annual Ted Hershey Dance & Music Marathon Concert will be held Saturday, April 12, 7 p.m.,  at the Charter Oak Cultural Center in  Hartford. The annual event features dance companies, choreographers and schoolfropm around the state. This...
  • Jazz In Connecticut -- The Early Years

    Jazz In Connecticut -- The Early Years
    With fabled clubs in the North End rocking with the sound of jazz, classic big bands and big-name instrumentalists and singers routinely blowing-off the roof at Foot Guard Hall on High Street, or shaking the foundations of the State Theater on Village...
  • Connecticut's Musical Heroes -- Natives And Adoptees

    Are we a musical state? We are indeed. But our performances and organizations tell only part of the story. In some ways, the vitality and range of Connecticut's musical history is best indicated by the large and ever-lengthening roster of notable music...
  • Connecticut's Musical Roots Began With Voices, Instruments Weren't Allowed

    Connecticut's Musical Roots Began With Voices, Instruments Weren't Allowed
    Are we inherently a musical state? At the very least, we seem to have always been a state that likes to sing. During the Colonial and Revolutionary days, we did most of our singing in church. And we took our church singing very seriously....
  • Dirty Projectors' Nat Baldwin Takes Inspiration From Connecticut's Anthony Braxton

    Dirty Projectors' Nat Baldwin Takes Inspiration From Connecticut's Anthony Braxton
    Bassist Nat Baldwin is best known for his work in Dirty Projectors, a band that's largely a vehicle for singer/guitarist David Longstreth's compositional vision. Before meeting Longstreth, however, Baldwin was already performing his own music. Over...
  • Hartford's Stage's Revamped 'Christmas Carol' As Splendid As Ever

    Hartford's Stage's Revamped 'Christmas Carol' As Splendid As Ever
    The show: "A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story of Christmas" at Hartford Stage What makes it special: The 16th annual holiday production gets a major re-freshening. First impressions: The ghosts are scarier, the party scenes are more populated and...