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  • At camp for middle-schoolers, dance with a dose of self-esteem

    At camp for middle-schoolers, dance with a dose of self-esteem
    Sprawled out on their stomachs or hunched over pieces of paper, two dozen preteens gathered in the cool darkness of the theater stage and mulled over what kind of legacy they would leave behind. Tracie Jiggetts, responsible for helping to shape their...
  • Benjamin Britten triumphs in San Francisco

    Benjamin Britten triumphs in San Francisco
    When Peter Grimes "is at his exercise," boys die. The title character of Benjamin Britten's first and best-known opera is a social outcast in a claustrophobic fishing village on the raw British coast. A violent visionary, Grimes is abusive toward his...
  • Sarah Hess gives back to low-income families

    Sarah Hess gives back to low-income families
    For as long as Sarah Hess can remember, she has been an advocate for children in need. "My mom, Mary Hess, was a teacher, and my dad (the late G. Alfred Hess Jr.) was a school reformer here in Chicago," says Hess, 29. "There was a layer of social...
  • Square Dancing

    SOUTH WINDSOR - The South Windsor Square Dance Club invites all area square dancers to a evening of square dancing and round dancing at The Congregational Church in South Glastonbury, 949 Main St. (Rt 17). The annual hot dog roast theme dance will be held...
  • An Eclectic Patron Of The Arts In Hartford

     An Eclectic Patron Of The Arts In Hartford
    For several decades, Sally Dun was a modern day Medici — a patron of the arts in Hartford rather than Florence. She lent her support to the symphony, the opera, TheaterWorks, the Wadsworth Atheneum and, especially, the Hartford Ballet. Though...
  • Enjoy Native American colorful dance and music

    Get ready for color, music and American Indian lore as the Talako Indian Dancers come to the Leesburg Public Library at 2 p.m. Saturday at the library, 100 E. Main St. The Talako Dancers will entertain with tales of their American Indian heritage. Get...
  • Alexei Ratmansky wants to reignite Romeo and Juliet's spark

    Alexei Ratmansky wants to reignite Romeo and Juliet's spark
    This story has been corrected. Please see below for details. Here are things you will not see in choreographer Alexei Ratmansky's production of "Romeo and Juliet" for the National Ballet of Canada: A color-coded corps de ballet that unsubtly...
  • Moon Bloodgood of 'Falling Skies' is her own worst critic

    PASADENA, Calif. Fighting menacing Terminators or six-legged fiends or indestructible robots is nothing to actress Moon Bloodgood. She does all that on practically a daily basis in TNT's "Falling Skies." Battling Skitters or Mechs or the Espheni is no big...
  • Shakespeare, Balanchine, Robbins and Peck to get the MCB treatment

    Shakespeare, Balanchine, Robbins and Peck to get the MCB treatment
    You can’t accuse Miami City Ballet of being stuck in a rut. The company just announced its season for 2014-2015, and the programs include a comedic piece by Jerome Robbins, a world premiere of a commissioned work by hot young choreographer...
  • Summer music returns to Hyde Park

    Jr. Kraus and the Shakes brought their bluesy tunes from the west to the east end of the state to share their repertoire at the Stafford Summer Concert Series on June 29. The Avon-based band kicked off the series under blue skies, with attendees...
  • Grammy-winning songwriter, country chart-topper, actor/singer headline State Theatre season

    Singer-songwriter Randy Newman, country singer Jo Dee Messina and actor/singer Danny Aiello, along with a cache of comedy and a long lineup of Broadway and stage performances highlight the 2014-15 season of The State Theatre in Easton, which was announced...