| Feb 23, 2015
| 6:59 AM
Michael Jackson died tragically six years ago. But did he ever really go away?
In 2011, Cirque du Soleil's "Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour" started circling the globe, offering the specter of MJ's voice surrounded by live musicians and...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 4:00 PM
Cheryl Strayed's memoir "Wild," about her Pacific Crest Trail hike, has become a best-seller and a movie starring Reese Witherspoon. She will be on the Connecticut Forum panel "Explorers & Adventurers" on Friday (ctforum.org/forum/explorers-adventurers)...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 8:07 AM
Winter isn't over yet and there are still plenty of fun indoor events to enjoy from modern dance performances to discussions with "Wild" author Cheryl Strayed, museum exhibits and more.
Doing It His Way
Logic, the rapper, has a couple of mixtapes...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 7:19 AM
Choosing a venue for the wedding reception is one of the very first things couples do after getting engaged. It seems that all of the other major decisions hinge on finding the perfect place - from what kind of food to serve, to what style of dress to...
| 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 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 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...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 10:11 AM
While the Brubeck brothers, Chris and Dan, long ago established their own distinctive musical identities and moved out from under the huge shadow cast by their jazz giant of a father, Dave Brubeck, their grand patriarch's loving presence is still felt...