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Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts

Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts
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  • Hartford Symphony Orchestra Presents Crowd Pleasing 'West Side Story'

    After a series of winter storms the audience that filled the Belding Theater at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts was certainly in the mood for a program of music about love. The Hartford Symphony Orchestra, led by Music Director and Conductor...
  • Big Names In Rock, Pop Left Us With Big Memories

    Big Names In Rock, Pop Left Us With Big Memories
    In March 1964, 44-year-old Bridgeport resident Joseph J. Farkes was pulled over for speeding on the Connecticut Turnpike. Typically, Farkes blamed his daughter for blasting the radio and making it impossible for him to judge the car's speed (a sketchy way...
  • Jazz In Connecticut -- The Early Years

    Jazz In Connecticut -- The Early Years
    With fabled clubs in the North End rocking with the sound of jazz, classic big bands and big-name instrumentalists and singers routinely blowing-off the roof at Foot Guard Hall on High Street, or shaking the foundations of the State Theater on Village...
  • Mark Twain House Comeback

    Mark Twain House Comeback
    It took a little ice cream, some beer, a lot of visiting authors and a staff eager to try new things in a city that clings to old ways. And it worked. Over the past five years, the Mark Twain House & Museum in Hartford has built on its foundation as a...
  • Mental Health Forum

    A panel of mental health experts and advocates will appear at The Connecticut Forum, "An Honest Look At Mental Illness," Friday at 8 p.m. at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts. For information and tickets call (860) 509-0909 or go to ctforum.org....
  • 'An Unquiet Mind'

    This is an excerpt from "An Unquiet Mind," a memoir about having manic depressive illness. There is a particular kind of pain, elation, loneliness, and terror involved in this kind of madness. When you're high it's tremendous. The ideas and feelings are...
  • 'Matilda' Tour To Prep And Play Shubert Theater In New Haven

    'Matilda' Tour To Prep And Play Shubert Theater In New Haven
    New Haven's Shubert Theater landed a major touring musical to celebrate its 100th anniversary. The family friendly show, "Matilda," will launch its tour at the end of the theater's 2014-15 season, opening in May 2015 following a six-week period of...
  • Mountain lions on camera in Santa Barbara County

     
    It was during a weekend hike in November with my grown son Max along a well-worn trail at an elevation of 1600 feet in the Santa Ynez Mountains when we both smelled the unmistakable odor of something that had died. We both dismissed the smell as likely...
  • CT Music Awards at the Bushnell, September 17

    CT Music Awards at the Bushnell, September 17
    Chip McCabe, minister of propaganda for this here publication, is kind of a mad genius (if you've spent any time with him, you'd know). On Tuesday, he's bringing the CT Music Awards back to the Bushnell in Hartford for another round of colorful...
  • CT Music Awards on the FOX CT Morning Show

    CT Music Awards on the FOX CT Morning Show
    CT.com's Chip McCabe appeared on the FOX CT Morning News this morning to promote the Connecticut Music Awards, which takes place tomorrow night at The Bushnell in Hartford.  Watch the video below.  
  • 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,...