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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-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Jazz Flutist Ali Ryerson Hopes Latest CD Is A 'Game Changer'

    Jazz Flutist Ali Ryerson Hopes Latest CD Is A 'Game Changer'
    Ali Ryerson, a celebrated, Connecticut-based practitioner and crusading champion of the jazz flute, may have finally delivered a knockout blow in her mission to gain full equality for her instrument thanks to her new, cool, flute-centric album, "Game...
  • South Windsor Sound Parties Let Artists Test Drive Telefunken's Microphones

    South Windsor Sound Parties Let Artists Test Drive Telefunken's Microphones
    On a recent Friday evening, long after most workers had gone home, there were barely any parking spaces available outside a quiet South Windsor office complex. Musicians, media-types and fans lined up outside the headquarters of Telefunken-...
  • Malcolm Morrison, Director And Former Dean of Hartt School Dead At 73

    Malcolm Morrison, who expanded the Hartt School at the University of Hartford in size and scope, died Friday at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford after a long battle wirh cancer. He was 73 and lived in West Hartford with his wife of 42 years, actress and...
  • New Haven's Douglas Lyons ('The Book of Mormon') Has New Recording

    New Haven's Douglas Lyons ('The Book of Mormon') Has New Recording
    Douglas Lyons, a BFA musical theater grad of The Hartt School at the University of Hartford who went on to be in the cast of Broadway's "The Book of Mormon" and now "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical," has a new CD out. The New Haven native is...
  • Former Hartt Students Sing At Julie Harris Tribute

    It was a beautiful remembrance Tuesday in New York for the memorial for actress Julie Harris who died Aug. 24 at the age of 87 with touching recollections from Christopher Plummer, HalHolbrook, Zoe Caldwell, Cherry Jones, Rosemary Harris, Joan Van Ark and...
  • 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...