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  • 'The Last Waltz' Showing at The Acoustic Cafe in Bridgeport on Jan. 16

    'The Last Waltz' Showing at The Acoustic Cafe in Bridgeport on Jan. 16
    The Last Waltz is the greatest rock 'n' roll movie ever made despite the fact that one of its biggest stars, the Band drummer Levon Helm (pictured), hated it. Levon passed away last year, but Wednesday night you can see and hear him in his prime for free when the Acoustic Café hosts a screening of the iconic film. Overdubs and studio trickery were utilized to make it seem as idealistic and theatric as director Martin Scorsese (and his former roommate, guitarist Robbie Robertson) wished, but all of Helm's parts were left unedited as per his wishes, and they are still somehow the most perfect performances of the lot. Oh, and Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Van Morrison, Joni Mitchell and Muddy Waters all stop by to hang out and play some songs too.
  • Album review: Jim James, 'Regions of Light and Sounds of God'

    Album review: Jim James, 'Regions of Light and Sounds of God'
    *** (out of 4) My Morning Jacket have always offered something of a mystical experience. Maybe it's the specter of the South that floats over the Kentucky band’s music. Maybe it's just singer Jim James' voice, which is best described as celestial....

    CT.com Interview: Rodriguez, Singer and Star of "Searching For Sugar Man"

    CT.com Interview: Rodriguez, Singer and Star of "Searching For Sugar Man"
    Searching For Sugar Man Showing as part of the New London Winter Film Festival, Thursday, March 7, Garde Arts Center, 325 State St., New London, (860) 444-7373, gardearts.org The music business is unjust. Everyone knows that. Some seemingly...

    Diana Krall in Miami: 3 new songs we'd like to hear

    Diana Krall in Miami: 3 new songs we'd like to hear
    Diana Krall’s arrival at Miami’s Arsht Center Tuesday night offers a departure. The singer-pianist’s performance is part of a tour in support of the album “Glad Rag Doll,” an October release on the Verve Records jazz label...

    Playlist site creates 'ultimate baby-making' soundtrack

    Playlist site creates 'ultimate baby-making' soundtrack
    "Where do babies come from?" is a complicated question, terrifying and inevitable for parents. They must simplify for the sake of their children's psyches, but that answer obscures the many layers of such a question, for there is much to consider in the...