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Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts

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  • 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...
  • 'War Horse' Puppet Masters Bring Their Secrets To The Bushnell

    'War Horse' Puppet Masters Bring Their Secrets To The Bushnell
    What's it like to play the title character in one of London and Broadway's biggest hits — and be anonymous at the same time? For the puppeteers who master the steeds in the five-time Tony Award winning play "War Horse," it's emotionally rich,...
  • Great Performances: Julie Harris' Connecticut Credits

    Great Performances: Julie Harris' Connecticut Credits
    Among Julie Harris' Connecticut performances and connections: In 1948, Harris performed in "Sundown Beach" at the Westport Country Playhouse, directed by Elia Kazan. With Kim Hunter, Steven Hill, Martin Balsam, Joan Copeland, Nehemiah Persoff. An Actors...
  • Stephen King Speaks at The Bushnell in Hartford on July 18

    Stephen King Speaks at The Bushnell in Hartford on July 18
    Stephen King (pictured), the unrivaled master of horror lit, has hit a new creative peak in recent years, and he still seems to pump out scary books at a breakneck pace; Doctor Sleep, a sequel to The Shining (!), is rumored to be in the works, and his...
  • Shhhh. Art Garfunkel Plans Under-the-Radar Show In West Hartford

    Shhhh. Art Garfunkel Plans Under-the-Radar Show In West Hartford
    Shhh, don't tell anyone but Art Garfunkel, from the famed ‘60s rock-folk duo Simon & Garfunkel, will do a show at Playhouse on Park in West Hartford on Saturday, July 27. Well, it's not really a concert per se. It's described as “an intimate...
  • SPANK!: A 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Parody at The Bushnell in Hartford

    SPANK!: A 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Parody at The Bushnell in Hartford
    You know, in 100 years, it's pretty obvious the times we now live in will be referred to as the Fifty Shades of Grey Era. If that's overreaching a bit, it'll at least be apparent to future Harford-ites that the 2011 erotic tale had a good run; this...
  • The 2nd Annual Connecticut Music Awards - The Finalists!

    The 2nd Annual Connecticut Music Awards - The Finalists!
    Winners for the 2013 Connecticut Music Awards have been announced!  Click here to see all the winners.   Voting for the 2nd Annual Connecticut Music Awards has ended.  Thanks to everyone who voted!  Winners will be announced at the Connecticut Music...
  • Here Are the Categories For the 2013 Connecticut Music Awards

    Here Are the Categories For the 2013 Connecticut Music Awards
    Winners for the 2013 Connecticut Music Awards have been announced!  Click here to see all the winners.   Last year, we took our long-running Grand Band Slam concert event and added the all-new Connecticut Music Awards show.  Now, both are back for...
  • This Week's Picks: 6 Unique Events Happening Soon Around Hartford

    This Week's Picks: 6 Unique Events Happening Soon Around Hartford
    1) Think Pink Thursdays, Sept. 20, 27, Cuvée, 37 Raymond Road, West Hartford, (860) 756-5590, cuveewesthartford.com. 2) Artini, Sept. 27, 6-9 p.m., $40, Union Station, Hartford, letsgoarts.org/artini. 3) Shakedown, Sept. 28, 9 p.m., $7, Arch Street...
  • Idina Menzel Performs at The Bushnell in Hartford on Sept. 30

    Idina Menzel Performs at The Bushnell in Hartford on Sept. 30
    Tony Award-winner Idina Menzel is a bonafide showstopper. At the Bushnell on Sunday, she'll perform hits from her wide-ranging repertoire culled from pop hits, musical theater standards and selections from her latest CD, Barefoot at the Symphony, with...