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  • Carrie Brownstein of "Portlandia" Talks About Making Smart, Incisive Comedy

    Carrie Brownstein of "Portlandia" Talks About Making Smart, Incisive Comedy
    Funny Smart People The Connecticut Forum, Saturday, May 4, 8 p.m., The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford, (860) 509-0909 or ctforum.org for tickets   In honor of this month's Connecticut Forum on the subject of creativity, let's discuss satire....
  • Chefs Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert Talk Food, Kitchen Culture and Sustainability at the Bushnell

    Chefs Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert Talk Food, Kitchen Culture and Sustainability at the Bushnell
    Good vs. Evil: An Evening with Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert May 3, The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford, (860) 987-6000, bushnell.org   Most chefs don't radiate calm and goodwill. The kitchen has always been a place of heat and energy...
  • "Looped" Playing at The Bushnell Through May 12th

    "Looped" Playing at The Bushnell Through May 12th
    When Valerie Harper announced recently she had been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, it was a huge shock to the acting community. Emmy nominee Stefanie Powers (right) stepped up to fill Harper's shoes in Looped, Matthew Lombardo's comedy about the...
  • HSO Masterworks Series: "Rhapsody in Blue" Playing at The Bushnell This Weekend

    The notorious Anderson and Roe Piano Duo (Elizabeth Joy Roe and Greg Anderson, pictured) join the Hartford Symphony Orchestra for a Gershwin-fest of sorts; Roe will tackle the Gersh's Rhapsody in Blue, while Anderson has his way with the "I Got Rhythm"...
  • Tallulah Bankhead Remembered At Ivoryton Playhouse

    Tallulah Bankhead Remembered At Ivoryton Playhouse
    The run of Matthew Lombardo's "Looped" starring Stefanie Powers as Tallulah Bankhead at Hartford's Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts this week prompted a letter from Henry E. Josten, 90, of Deep River. He said the actress performed at the Ivoryton...
  • Creative Dishes and Musical Masterpieces at the Bushnell

    Creative Dishes and Musical Masterpieces at the Bushnell
    HSO director Carolyn Kuan (pictured), no doubt after watching too many episodes of Iron Chef, dreamed up a terrific idea: why not invite area chefs to create new dishes based on musical masterpieces? Participating area restaurants include Firebox, Max...
  • A "Harry Potter"-themed show at The Bushnell

    A "Harry Potter"-themed show at The Bushnell
    There are fans of the Harry Potter series, and then there are the Potter Superfans. If you're one of the former, head to Potted Potter, a completely unauthorized, hilarious condensation of ALL SEVEN books into a single show, performed by only two dudes....
  • Roundabout: "Catch Me If You Can" at The Bushnell

    Roundabout: "Catch Me If You Can" at The Bushnell
    How can you cope with the cancellation of that irrepressible, deliriously uncentered Broadway-brouhaha TV series "Smash"? By getting tickets to the Bushnell stop on the national tour of Catch Me If You Can. Based on the 1980 memoirs of con man and...
  • Governors' Portraits Unlock State's History

    I've noted that some citizens of Connecticut have expressed chagrin at the cost of governors' portraits. While I won't evaluate the aesthetic merits of Gov. M. Jodi Rell's portrait, I will say I have no qualms regarding its existence and its placement...
  • 'Flashdance' Tour Underwhelming

    The show: The tour of "Flashdance" at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford. First impressions: In terms of the movie musicals of the '70s and '80s, "Flashdance" may be the most incredulous. Adrian Lyne's visually arresting (in an...
  • 4 Cool Shows Happening Around Hartford This Week

    4 Cool Shows Happening Around Hartford This Week
    1) The Piano Guys, Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, Belding Theater, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford, (860) 987-5900. 7:30 p.m., $35 and up. bushnell.org. Thurs. 2) Tev Stevig, The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts and Cultural Center, 605 Main Street,...