| Apr 5, 2013
| 10:28 AM
When it comes to spring color, Washington knows how to put on a show.
The National Cherry Blossom Festival blossoms each year to commemorate the gift of some 3,000 cherry trees from Tokyo to the nation's capital in 1912.
While the festival had...
| 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-...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 4:00 AM
Next year's concert announcements are already starting to roll out.
The German industrial metal band Rammstein will perform at 1st Mariner Arena, of all places, on April 25. Expect lots of pyrotechnics.
The band is promoting a greatest hits package,...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 9:53 AM
This week the Smashing Pumpkins, Wale, Natalie Cole, Bryan Adams, Anthrax, and even Pauly Shore announced upcoming regional concerts.
Wale, who's touring with new album "Ambition," has two area shows coming up: first, he'll open for Lupe Fiasco at...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 12:36 PM
The Sugarplum Fairy remains the most challenging role in "The Nutcracker" ballet. A ballerina must be secure in her classical technique and mature in her dramatic skills to excel in this role. She also must be a smart leader on stage as she endeavors to...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 8:00 AM
The Washington, Conn.-based modern dance company MOMIX will present its annual program of new and classic works when it plays its home-base venue at the Warner Theatre in Torrington from a program it ios calling "newMIX."
The show will be Jan. 7 at 8 p....
| Jun 30, 2011
Steve Martin — comedian-actor-playwright-novelist — shows off another side of his multi-hyphenated self in Connecticut tonight..
The man who was once a "wild and crazy guy" gets down to some serious banjo pickin' when he and the Steep...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 12:38 PM
Chris Tucker is taking time off from not doing "Rush Hour" movies to go on a stand-up tour, Live Nation announced Monday.
Tucker will hit 18 cities on the tour, his first time on the road, probably, since he started making movie money.
In Washington, he...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 5:55 AM
Torrington’s Warner Theatre will present the world premiere of a new musical, “Liberty, A Monumental New Musical” Saturday, June 30 to July 14.
The show, written by Dana Leslie Goldstein with music by Jon Goldstein, centers on a young...
| 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...