| Jul 31, 2014
| 11:03 AM
The South Windsor Fred Astaire Dance Studio, 1735 Ellington Road, won First Place Top Studio at the Third Annual New England Dance Extravaganza held June 20-22 at the Mystic Marriott, 625 North Road, in Groton.
Executive Director Christian Lange...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 10:27 AM
ABC will bring back its most popular series, "Dancing With the Stars," on Sept. 15, a week before the TV season officially begins.
The Disney-owned network will offer six new series in the fall. "Forever," a drama about a medical examiner who won't die,...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 7:48 PM
A local bar was raided on Thursday night after authorities say the owner was running an illegal strip club.
The owner of Los Compaz Sports Bar & Grill, Steven Paul Gonzalez, 29, was arrested for selling liquor without a license and cocaine possession....
| Jul 18, 2014
| 6:25 AM
Whenever people remember Fred, Roy Alan noted, they immediately think of Fred and Ginger, the dancing duo who thrilled audiences during the Great Depression, providing plenty of escapism from their daily problems.
What today’s audiences might...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 12:34 PM
When Rene Gueits steps on a dance floor and spins with a partner, he feels alive.
"It's a feeling like when you buy your first car, and then you want to drive it everywhere and show it off," he says. "It's an amazing feeling."
Gueits will have...
| Jul 26, 2014
The most important lesson taught by Musikfest founder and President Jeff is that the festival is not only open to change, but also requires it, says ArtsQuest Vice President for Programming Patrick Brogan. Saurus, one of the featured 'spectacles' at......
| Jul 11, 2014
| 5:03 PM
For old-fashioned drama, a thrilling musical score played live and, oh, yes, some gorgeous dancing fueled by intricate choreography, the National Ballet of Canada had a hit ever since it premiered Alexei Ratmansky's "Romeo and Juliet" in 2011.
| Jul 13, 2014
Norfolk Festevents and Virginia Stage Company are again teaming up for a free outdoor performance art event July 25-27 in Norfolk's Town Point Park.
"Moon Take Thy Flight" will explore the story of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" using actors,...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Two white-hot productions -- HBO's "The Normal Heart" and FX's "Fargo" -- explain why the Television Academy opted this year to break up movies and miniseries into separate Emmy categories once again.
The TV Acad combined the top longform categories in...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 8:05 AM
In general the "American Idols Live" tour that stopped Saturday at Sands Bethlehem, offering the top contestants from the FOX-TV show's 13th season, was much like the show itself.
Totally underwhelming, occasionally boring and wayyy over.
Just as the...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 6:36 AM
Mauritanian singer Noura Mint Seymali has two related goals. The first is to raise global awareness of her country's music, and the second is to educate youths in Mauritania about their own culture. All of which make her the quintessential artist to...