| Feb 20, 2015
| 2:28 PM
Editor's Note: Paul Nicklen, an internationally recognized photographer who specializes in documenting wildlife and change in the polar regions, will appear March 13 at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts as part of "Explorers & Adventurers:...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 4:41 PM
HARTFORD — State funding for the arts has been reduced by more than $3 million and reconfigured with few arts and cultural leaders knowing how much — if anything — they will receive in Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposed budget.
| Feb 18, 2015
| 9:32 AM
It was a 90th birthday to remember for iconic film and stage actor Hal Holbrook Tuesday as he entertained a nearly sold-out audience at the Bushnell with his award-winning "Mark Twain Tonight!" show, gathering up gifts and good wishes including...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 8:27 AM
Just as hot chocolate is a careful balance of cocoa, milk and marshmallow, the annual African-American wintertime variety show Hot Chocolate Soul bills itself as "a delicate balance between music, comedy and poetry."
The event, which comes to The...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 10:33 AM
In the midst of a month of cold weather and challenging storms, it was a pleasure to enter the Belding and think about love. The Hartford Symphony Orchestra continued its 2014-2015 Masterworks Series in the Belding Theater at the Bushnell Center for the...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 7:22 AM
The show: "Nice Work If You Can Get It" at Hartford's Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts.
What makes it special?: The non-Equity tour of the 2012 revamped version of George and Ira Gershwin's 1926 musical "Oh, Kay!" with additional tunes from the...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 12:19 PM
Dire Straits frontman Mark Knopfler tours behind a new album, "Tracker," and will perform at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket on Saturday, Oct. 10 at 8 p.m. Tickets ($68-$88) go on sale this Friday, Jan. 30; visit foxwoods.com for more information....
| Jan 24, 2015
The legendary Hal Holbrook has decided to celebrate his 90th birthday in Hartford on Feb. 17. In his mind, what better place to be than at The Mark Twain House & Museum, given that among his many Tony and Emmy award winning roles, his humorous and...
| Jan 19, 2015
We've all done it. Reached for the phone to chat, check email or text while operating a car. But Bernice Plourde of Southington says, "Stop." She knows firsthand the extreme dangers of distracted driving. "I had taken the kids to my mom's house for the...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 8:15 AM
The evening began with music of fire and ended with music of ice. But throughout the performance the orchestral playing remained hot.
Daniel Hege was guest conductor as The Hartford Symphony Orchestra continued its 2014-2015 Masterworks Series in the...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 1:45 PM
You've had your fill of holiday movies, turkey dinners and, yes, even chocolate. It's time to feed your soul on something satisfying and different. January offers plenty of choices.
"Dumb & Dumber To"? Try strum & strummer six. Jeff...