| May 9, 2013
The notorious Anderson and Roe Piano Duo (Elizabeth Joy Roe and Greg Anderson, pictured) join the Hartford Symphony Orchestra for a Gershwin-fest of sorts; Roe will tackle the Gersh's Rhapsody in Blue, while Anderson has his way with the "I Got Rhythm"...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 9:18 AM
Christopher Houlihan, who has been called "one of the brightest stars in the new generation of American organists," will perform at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at Abingdon Episcopal Church in Gloucester.
While studying at Trinity College in Hartford,...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 8:25 AM
The East Hartford strip club Kahoots found a novel way to advertise. Owner Dan Quinn apparently took a 12-foot box van, installed a pole-dance stage in the rear and replaced the sides with plexiglass. Then he sent the vehicle into Hartford during lunch...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 10:25 AM
Why wait until the last minute to get your act together? Here are six events at least a week out to get you started.
1) Hartford Symphony Orchestra's Appalachian Spring, Nov. 8-11, Belding Theater at the Bushnell, Hartford, (860) 244-2999,...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 9:28 AM
A world premiere of an original musical comedy, two classic performed in repertory, a reunion of the theater’s five artistic directors and a “rejuvenated” “A Christmas Carol” will be among the highlights of Hartford Stage&...
| Mar 24, 2013
A premiere of an original musical comedy, two classics performed in repertory, a reunion of the theater's five artistic directors, and a "rejuvenated" Dickens' favorite are highlights of Hartford Stage's 50th anniversary season beginning in September....
| Mar 12, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Sometimes a concert is more than a concert — it's a chronology, or a comprehensive overview. There are several distinctive music shows this week that benefit from being on grand theater stages.
The Genius of Mozart, at the Bushnell (166 Capitol...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 12:18 PM
The thought of performing as a soloist in front of a world-class orchestra would make most long-haired rockers quake in their snakeskin boots.
Not guitarist Tony Spada. Not one bit.
Spada will be the featured soloist when the Hartford Symphony...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 5:48 PM
Summertime, and the living is easy. You would think that I'd be happy.
Here I sit in my leafy suburb, making big bucks writing the occasional column for The Courant -- and basking in all the afterglow of having my photo in the Oldest Newspaper of...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 9:30 AM
1) Don Ross & Brooke Miller, Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville, (860) 693-9762, Thurs. 8 p.m., $20-$30, 41bridgestreet.com.
2) Amy Helm, Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, (413) 586-8686, Thurs. 7 p.m., $15-$18, iheg.com....
| Sep 21, 2012
| 8:51 AM
The City of Hartford will be hosting a city wide event filled with hundreds of free activities and great entertainment on September 29 in an effort to transform Hartford into a cultural attraction.
The IQuilt Partnership and supporting arts, businesses...