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  • Fall Author Talks Include Doris Kearns Goodwin, Karl Rove

    Fall Author Talks Include Doris Kearns Goodwin, Karl Rove
    Events featuring authors of books about witches and vampires, suspense and mystery and politics, religion and history, as well as books for young readers, are among those coming our way this fall. Here are highlights of literary events scheduled from...
  • The Best Of Connecticut Theater In 2013

     The Best Of Connecticut Theater In 2013
    A red-hot rocking musical as well as a heart-felt one. Two ensemble dramas that looked at the way we live with humor and rue. A pair of outstanding shows from the state’s smaller theaters. A Shakespearean horror story and an over-the-top political...
  • '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,...
  • Hartford Symphony An Arts Innovator

    The Hartford Stage is giving its hometown a wonderful reputation as an innovation incubator for the arts — and giving other cities arts envy. It's not the only cultural institution here doing so. The Hartford Symphony Orchestra has, in its first...
  • Honor Architect-Activist At Bushnell Carousel

    The Bushnell Park Carousel celebrates its 100th anniversary this year, and Hartford officials have planned the perfect celebration. They will spend $1 million on improvements such as heat, restrooms and a multi-function room that will allow the popular...
  • Bushnell Assumes Management Of Ailing Hartford Symphony

    Bushnell Assumes Management Of Ailing Hartford Symphony
    HARTFORD — In a move designed to shore up one of the city's oldest arts organizations, the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts and The Hartford Symphony Orchestra announced a two-year "strategic collaboration" Wednesday, shifting management of...
  • Bushnell Puts Hartford Symphony On Firmer Footing

    The Hartford Symphony Orchestra is a 70-year-old treasure, a point of civic pride and the showpiece of the magnificent Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts (which is 84). Fortunately, the HSO will remain a treasure at the Bushnell for years to come...
  • Guess Who's On The 'Mormon' Bandwagon

    Guess Who's On The 'Mormon' Bandwagon
    Here’s the pickle: The biggest Broadway hit of the new century celebrates (yay!) and mocks (uh-oh) your religion. What’s a latter-day church to do? If the show was “The Book of Mormon” and you were The Church of Jesus Christ of...
  • Acrobatic 'Traces' Part Of Arts, Ideas

    Acrobatic 'Traces' Part Of Arts, Ideas
    They jump, they tumble, they climb on poles like monkeys on crack. They're the young, athletic and sexy performers in "Traces," from the hip Canadian cirque group Les 7 Doigts de la Main (Seven Fingers). The show was an off-Broadway hit in 2011 in a run...
  • HSO Ending Season With A Standing 'Bolero'

    HSO Ending Season With A Standing 'Bolero'
    It was an evening of surprises at the symphony. Strange sounds filled the corridors surrounding the Belding Theater at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts. Three different stations were set up in the hallway, each having large, resonating...
  • 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...