| Sep 5, 2014
| 1:11 PM
FARMINGTON — Petty Officer First Class Joe D'Aleo has been living his dream for the past year as a tenor saxophonist for the Coast Guard Band.
D'Aleo, 26, performed with various music organizations In Farmington while growing up, then pursued a...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 3:00 PM
CANTON — The Suzuki Summer Playgroup will be performing for patrons at Flatbread of Canton on Aug. 27 to benefit Hartt School's Fund for Access, a program that helps children afford music lessons at the Hartt Community Division for Music.
| Aug 7, 2014
| 8:55 AM
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-...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 10:08 AM
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...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 4:10 PM
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...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 9:47 AM
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...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 1:16 PM
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...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 11:49 AM
Cody Ryan, graduate of the Hartt School at the University of Hartford, stars in the musical “Footloose” at the Ivoryton Playhouse, 103 Main St., Ivoryton, with performances July 3 to 28.
Richard Amelius, artistic director of Delaware River...
| Aug 4, 2013
In January, Eli Baker was a sixth-grader in Glastonbury, playing on soccer and lacrosse teams and auditioning for stage, film and television roles.
Two months later, the 11-year-old was filming a NBC television pilot, "Growing Up Fisher," that will be a...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 4:47 PM
From my 2008 piece.:
It started with Alan Rust casually saying to his friend Julie Harris, "I was going to ask you if you'd like to do 'The Effect of Gamma Rays on the Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds,' but I didn't have the heart to ask you to play...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 12:35 PM
Among Julie Harris' Connecticut performances and connections:
In 1948, Harris performed in "Sundown Beach" at the Westport Country Playhouse, directed by Elia Kazan. With Kim Hunter, Steven Hill, Martin Balsam, Joan Copeland, Nehemiah Persoff. An Actors...