| Sep 11, 2014
| 10:37 AM
Pumpkin ale? Check.
Foliage-peeping bifocals? Check.
Music? We've got that for you, from summer songs that've overstayed their welcome to edgy indie rockers in sweaters, tweedy U.K. singer-songwriters and masked Heartland rockers. Check out these 20...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 7:44 AM
When the Warner Theatre first announced that they'd be doing the stage version of the sensationalistic, over-the-top anti-drug propaganda flick "Reefer Madness," they had no way of knowing that the state's first medical marijuana dispensaries would be...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 5:00 PM
The comedian Bill Maher, who often talks politics, believes in healthy living. He follows a regimen that involves basketball and getting yelled at by a trainer. The 58-year-old will need to keep his energy up as he does back-to-back shows on Sept. 12,...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 6:51 AM
El cantante colombiano Carlos Vives, la actriz estadounidense de origen dominicano Zoe Saldaña y el músico mexicano Pepe Aguilar recibirán este año el reconocimiento de los prestigiosos premios Herencia Hispana de la fundación homónima, que celebra la...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 9:30 AM
The roots of bluegrass music in Connecticut run deeper than you'd expect.
There's an active bluegrass association (ctbluegrass.org) that provides all the details: local and regional bands, upcoming concerts, jam sessions — even rules on how to jam...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 7:21 AM
Blues-rock quartet Branchwater has reached a crossroads of sorts. As high school students, they gigged quite a bit and self-produced two excellent albums: the studio recording "When the World Seems Cold" and "Live at the Warner Theatre." They've become...
| May 28, 2014
| 10:23 AM
It's been 35 years since the release of the Charlie Daniels Band's anthemic "The Devil Went Down to Georgia."
The rousing country classic, which chronicles the Devil's attempt to steal a young fiddler's soul, hit the top of the Hot Country Singles...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 4:05 AM
The Puritans just didn't have much fun.
Until late in the 18th century, there wasn't much in the way of public entertainment for The Hartford Courant to cover, and certainly nothing in the way of theater.
Oh, there was the time just before the...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 12:33 PM
John Bonanni is exiting hisrole as executive director of Torrington's Warner Theatre after one and a half years.
According to an announcement regarding his resignation from the theater, Bonanni will seek to become "an executive producer via his New...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 11:36 AM
There was some gathering of more than 80 folks Wednesday at Hartford Stage, bringing together the leadership of six producing theaters with the governor and other state honchos.
It was the first time board members, artistic directors, managing...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 9:23 AM
Tony Award nominated Linda Eder (Broadway’s “Jekyll & Hyde”) will be giving a master class for the Warner Theatre Center for the Arts Education in Torrington on Saturday, April 20 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.,
Eder’s 14 solo...