| 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...
| May 29, 2012
| 8:20 AM
The highlight of this musical weekend just happens to put together the biggest assemblage of vocal and instrumental forces we've seen assembled in some time — the combined voices of the Hartford Chorale, Connecticut Children's Chorus, soprano Amanda...
| 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,...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 7:35 AM
Alive @ 5, Columbus Park, Main St. & W. Park Place, Stamford. (203) 348-5285, Stamford-downtown.com. June 21: Los Lonely Boys. June 28: G. Love & Special Sauce. July 5: Creedence Clearwater Revisited. July 19: Matisyahu. July 19: Hot Chelle Rae. July 26:...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 1:40 PM
Sir Elton John is known across the globe for writing music (along with lyricist Bernie Taupin) that's touched millions of lives. As part of the Talcott Mountain Music Festival, the Hartford Symphony Orchestra pays tribute to the legendary figure with...
| 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...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 2:40 PM
Tony Award winner Idina Menzel will return to The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford on Sunday, Sept. 30 to perform a diverse repertoire of classic pop and musical theater favorites, including hits from her Tony Award-winning role in...
| Nov 4, 2011
The new position of administrative director that Lehigh University created for its Zoellner Arts Center in a July reorganization in has been filled with the director of Kutztown University’s performance center. J. Andrew Cassano, who for two years...
| Aug 30, 2009
Life, even for rising orchestra conductors, can be unfair. Consider one response to Alan Gilbert, new music director of the New York Philharmonic, after he leads Mozart's "Jupiter" Symphony in a packed college auditorium in Queens to loud applause. In the...