| 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...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 5:07 AM
Can this be the Golden Age of the Monkees?
Rock’s original manufactured group outsold the Beatles in 1967, and filled arenas in the 1980s. Reruns of their fondly remembered television show and the run of ridiculously catchy singles that...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 6:46 AM
Between Britain and the United States, Paul Weller has forged two different careers. There, he’s one of the essential figures of the last 40 years of popular music, a chart-topping, arena-filling superstar rightly revered as the leader of mod-...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 10:00 AM
1) Mystic Bowie w/ Anthem Band, Arch Street Tavern, 85 Arch St., Hartford, (860) 246-7610 10 p.m. $7-$10. archstreettavern.com.
2) Sebadoh, Pearl Street Nightclub, 10 Pearl St., Northampton, (413) 586-8686 8:30 p.m. $15-$18. iheg.com.
| 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...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 7:30 AM
And there was much rejoicing by British-TV obsessives: Connecticut's own CPTV celebrates its 50th year of existence with a gala of Edwardian proportions at Torrington's Warner Theatre on Saturday, starting at 5:30 p.m. For $60 a head, participants...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Momix, the Washington-based dance-theater company, will premiere its latest, “Alchemia” Saturday, Jan 12 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 13 at 2 p,m, at the Warner Theatre in Torrington.
The 10-member company will be featured in the 75-minute...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 11:25 AM
You have to take Grammy and Pop-Pop somewhere. Or maybe you're still a gift or two short. Here are a few Christmas-esque ways to get you out of the house.
Holiday Exhibit and Sale, Blue Back Square, 59 Memorial Road, West Hartford, Through Dec. 23....
| Nov 19, 2012
| 6:10 AM
Perhaps the last thing you want to think about the weekend after Thanksgiving is more food. But Buddy Valastro (pictured), star of TLC's "Cake Boss," bakes the hell out of cakes. And he'll bring his special live show to Torrington's historic Warner...
| 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...