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  • 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....
  • "Footloose" Playing at the Ivoryton Playhouse

    "Footloose" Playing at the Ivoryton Playhouse
    In Footloose — not the Kevin Bacon film from the '80s, but rather the Broadway adaptation that opened in 1998 — Ren and his mom head to some god-foresaken little town, looking for a new start. It's cool and all, until Ren discovers (gasp!) the...
  • Cody Ryan Stars In 'Footloose' at Ivoryton Playhouse

    Cody Ryan Stars In 'Footloose' at Ivoryton Playhouse
    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...
  • Wal-Mart Urged To Pull Military-Style Rifles

    Wal-Mart Urged To Pull Military-Style Rifles
    Gun-control advocates, including parents of victims of mass shootings, delivered nearly 300,000 signatures to a Wal-Mart store a short drive from Sandy Hook Elementary School Tuesday morning, calling on the nation's largest firearms seller to pull...
  • The Victims And Their Stories

    The Victims And Their Stories
    Killed in Friday's horrific shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School were 20 children, ages 6 and 7, and six adults. In the day since the worst massacre at a primary school in the country's history, stories of heroism in the face of death and of young...
  • $50,000 Grant From Mercer Foundation Launches Goodspeed Artists Colony Project

     $50,000 Grant From Mercer Foundation Launches Goodspeed Artists Colony Project
    Is Connecticut becoming the home of music theater residencies? A $50,000 grant from The Johnny Mercer Foundation will help launch the first year of Goodspeed Musicals' new four-week residency program from music theater writers. This will make a...
  • 'Urinetown' Team Will Be First Artists At Goodspeed 'Colony'

    Greg Kotis, book writer and lyricist and composer  Mark Hollmann who both won Tonys for the Broadway music “Urinetown” will be among the artists working on new material during the first first year of Goodspeed Musicals' new four-week residency...
  • James Snyder Heads HSO Concert Honoring Goodspeed

    James Snyder Heads HSO Concert Honoring Goodspeed
    James Snyder (Broadway's "Crybaby," Goodspeed's "Carousel") will be among the singers featured in a concert by the Hartford Symphony Orchestra celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Goodspeed Opera House. The concert will be held on Saturday, Feb. 23...
  • Ben Golder-Novick, a.k.a. Ben The Sax Guy, Records a New Album

    Ben Golder-Novick, a.k.a. Ben The Sax Guy, Records a New Album
    Ben the Sax Guy Creative Cocktail Hour After-Party, Feb. 21, Sully's Pub, 2071 Park St., Hartford, (860) 231-8881, sullyspub.com   Hartford musician Ben Golder-Novick, also known as Ben the Sax Guy (or Benito the Troubadour, if you aren't into the...
  • Composer Hilary Tann Headlines the 13th Annual Women Composers Festival of Hartford

    Composer Hilary Tann Headlines the 13th Annual Women Composers Festival of Hartford
    Women Composers Festival of Hartford March 2-9, various locations around the Hartford area, womencomposersfestival.com   Over the last 12 years, the week-long Women Composers Festival of Hartford has grown into one of the Northeast's top...