1) Infinity Hall Music Hall & Bistro
Route 44, 20 Greenwoods Road
Great sound, not too big, no bad seats, great acts.
2) The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts
The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts becomes Chez Che when the national tour of the Broadway revival of "Evita" comes to the Mortensen Hall Tuesday to Sunday, Sept. 23 to 28.
Ricky Martin who starred in the revival will not be part of the tour...
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Some Shakespeare, a touch of Stoppard and then things get really Wilder (Thornton, that is). That's just some of the major writers whose works will highlight a busy stage season on Connecticut. Throw in a new musical at Goodspeed, a new comedy by a writer/producer of "The Simpsons" and a dash of Pinter and Sontag for intellectuals and you have something for all theater tastes.
Smart and sexy: Tom Stoppard's "Arcadia" at Yale Repertory Theatre in New Haven (Oct. 3 to 25). When Stoppard visited New...
Events featuring authors of books about witches and vampires, suspense and mystery and politics, religion and history, as well as books for young readers, are among those coming our way this fall. Here are highlights of literary events scheduled from September through December.
>>Big Book Getaway: The Big Book Club and The Day newspaper will present a Big Book Getaway evening of talks by mystery and suspense authors at The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, 300 Main St., Old Saybrook,...
Call it "A Gentleman's Guide To Theater and Tourism."
After all, it's just a pilot program, the scope is modest and you won't find any parades, celebrities or fireworks associated with this new project.
But for Connecticut theater, this is a big deal.
The state office of tourism in association with its five Tony Award-winning theaters (plus the historic Westport Country Playhouse) have joined forces to put a big marketing spotlight on theater in Connecticut — and offering some ticket,...
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Daunted by autumn? Stymied by the new school year? Be not afraid. A cadre of blue-collar comedians are coming to Connecticut to help you laugh away your blues.
Bill Engvall, an original member of the Blue Collar stadium comedy tours that criss-crossed the country in the early '00s, takes the stage at the Bushnell (166 Capitol Ave., Hartford; bushnell.org) Sept. 11 for a 7:30 p.m. "An Evening with Bill Engvall" set. The evening is also with Gary Brightwell, who's the opening act. Tickets are $28.
The 6th Annual Connecticut Authors Trail, for which authors who live in the state or write about it give free talks at libraries in Eastern Connecticut, ends on Thursday, Sept. 4, when banker turned author and lifestyle expert Mar Jennings will answer audience questions beginning at 6:15 p.m. at Mohegan Sun Cabaret Theatre, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd., Uncasville.
Jennings, who lives in Westport, will sign copies of "Life On Mar's: Creating Casual Luxury" (S&J Multimedia LLC, $19.95) at the casino's Spin Street...
Jayne Marra, Bristol Brass and Wind Ensemble
| Sep 3, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Over the past 18 years, I am sure many Connecticut residents have seen posters, electronic signs or newspaper announcements for the Bristol Brass and Wind Ensemble. Some of you are our regular audience and others, have no idea who we are, or what we do.
The Bristol Brass and Wind Ensemble has been Greater Bristol's Community Band since 1996. The ensemble has always made it a mission to give free concerts, open to the public. We want everyone in the community to be able to attend our concerts. In order to...