| Jan 6, 2015
| 7:39 AM
Michael Wilson, former artistic director of Hartford Stage, will be making his major motion picture bow, directing the film “Showing Roots,” which will star Cicely Tyson (Tony Award winner for “The Trip to Bountiful”), Maggie Grace...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 12:01 PM
Welcome to 2015. And with a new year comes plenty to do when the weekend arrives.
For those of you who think the holiday season has passed, not quite yet!
The annual Boar’s Head Festival will be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 9,10 and...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 5:11 AM
A new month and that means new weekend opportunities for Hartford and beyond holiday events and more begin to fill up the calendar.
There is no more cherished holiday tradition in Hartford than the Wadsworth Atheneum’s Festival of Trees and...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 7:49 AM
The six women have stepped out into the light in saturated saffron blouses, and even if shadows creep into the creases from time to time, they are no longer defined by the darkness.
Choices that led to incarceration threatened to consume them, yet...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Steve Martin's enlightening play is equally smart and silly at Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven.
Stop me if you've heard this one: "So, Picasso and Einstein walk into a bar. And the bartender says…"
OK, I'll stop. The play "Picasso at the...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 2:43 PM
Hank Phillippi Ryan knows news, and she knows crime. As a longtime investigative reporter for Channel 7 news, the NBC affiliate in Boston, she has won 32 EMMYs, 12 Edward R. Murrow awards and many other honors.
Ryan also is an author of award-winning...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 2:06 PM
HARTFORD — This year's Taste of Bulkeley, as much of a reunion as fundraiser, hauled in more than $5,500 to benefit student clubs and field trips at Bulkeley High School, the lead organizer said Tuesday.
Dozens of people, paying $30 each, streamed...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 7:26 AM
Bridgeport's P.T. Barnum will be the subject of a new movie musical: "The Greatest Showman on Earth" starring Hugh Jackman.
Filming is expected to begin this summer in New York City, according to deadline.com.
Tony Award-nominated songwriters Benj...
| Nov 22, 2014
Christmas in Connecticut might conjure images straight out of a Currier and Ives lithograph for many, but for those of us who live here we know the holiday means a diversity of tradition well beyond (while still including) horse-drawn sleigh rides and...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 9:20 AM
Like his casting of "Hamlet," director Darko Tresnjak is looking for actors in "Private Lives" who are younger than those traditionally cast.
Ken Barnett, who played the dashing, deadly Monty in the Hartford Stage production of "A Gentleman's Guide To...
| Nov 30, 2014
You're a theater-lover from Connecticut and you're taking a trip to Manhattan to catch some shows, or perhaps you're thinking of a holiday gift of tickets to someone. So you pick up a copy of "Time Out New York,'' turn to the theater listings page and...