| Dec 28, 2013
| 9:00 PM
The Bushnell, long isolated from any real neighborhood, is now planning one of its own.
Think apartments and condominiums, retail shops and restaurants, all lining Hartford's Capitol Avenue in the shadow of the state's gold-domed seat of government....
| Jan 15, 2014
| 8:57 AM
Hartford Symphony Orchestra
>>West Side Story: One thread in the HSO's current season is a celebration of music written by Leonard Bernstein. In this event Carolyn Kuan will conduct the "Symphonic Dances" from "West Side Story." Saturated in tunes...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 1:12 PM
"But I will wed thee in a different key," said Grant Goodman as Theseus to Celeste Ciulla as Hippolyta in a fascinating collaboration between the Hartford Symphony Orchestra and Hartford Stage, as the orchestra continued their Masterworks Series in the...
| Jan 5, 2014
Ali Ryerson, a celebrated, Connecticut-based practitioner and crusading champion of the jazz flute, may have finally delivered a knockout blow in her mission to gain full equality for her instrument thanks to her new, cool, flute-centric album, "Game...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 1:40 PM
New York cabaret singers like to sniff that they can't perform Stephen Sondheim songs more than 50 miles outside the city because the provinces "just don't get" him.
On Nov. 23, the Hartford Symphony Orchestra will prove those New York snobs...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 10:38 AM
It's nearly that time of year again — party time. The season for holidays and company and get-togethers that also mean doing something a little extra special, such as shining up the silver, washing the good china, ironing the tablecloth and trying...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 1:40 PM
The Hartford Symphony Orchestra has played Mussorgsky. They've played Die Fledermaus. On Saturday the HSO interprets Mickey Mouse.
The event, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Bushnell (166 Capitol Ave., Hartford), is Disney's Fantasia in Concert, with the...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 12:35 PM
Besides all the hay-riding, corn-mazing, football-watching and apple-fritter-chomping that goes on during the autumn season, fall signifies a blissful time for craft beer aficionados — Oktoberfest lagers, pumpkin ales, chocolate malts, and spicy...
| Sep 12, 2013
Burgers and fries have gotten a bad rap the last several decades, beaten down to on-the-go, fast-food fare with marginal taste and questionable nutrition.
But, oh, Connecticut, how lucky you are. Because a restaurant chain from Boston has found its...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 4:51 PM
If you haven't been to an outdoor music event in Connecticut so far this summer, you have no one to blame but yourself. They are everywhere; they are varied to suit nearly every taste, and there's hardly anything more pleasant than music alfresco on a...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 7:45 AM
There was a time when, as an orchestra director, programming a Rolling Stones pops concert might have gotten your ass fired, or at least reprimanded. That's all behind us; Boomer concert-goers want what they want — the music they grew up with...