| 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...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 9:00 AM
October is THE month to get the bejesus scared out of yourself. Most of us head into it blindly, totally unprepared for what lies on the other side of the curtain. There's paranormal prep-work to be done, so head to Torrington's Warner Theatre on Friday...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Characters & Costumes, 260 River St., Guilford, (203) 453-6036, readamusements.com. Costumes for adults and kids, for sale or rent.
Fashionista Vintage & Variety, 93 Whitney Ave., New Haven, (203) 777-4434, fashionista-vintage-variety.com....
| Oct 4, 2012
| 7:05 AM
Backstage Eat. Drink. Live.
84 Main St., Torrington, (860) 489-8900, backstageeatdrinklive.comThere is nothing small about the award-winning Backstage in Torrington. Customers are presented with a grandiose atmosphere even before they set foot inside....
| Sep 10, 2012
| 9:50 AM
Legendary bands like the Beatles are often imitated but never duplicated by wannabe cover bands. But the Fab Faux, formed in 1998, have been critically acclaimed as being more than just a cover band. Grammy-winning bassist Will Lee is best known for...
| 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.
| 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...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 11:55 AM
Stoner comic legends Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong could have chosen anywhere — Amsterdam, sunny L.A., Jamaica, the Golden Triangle — for a gig on 4/20, a day with certain (cough) counter-cultural, cannabinoidal connotations attached to it. But...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 8:59 AM
Thu., April 19, 7:30 p.m. $43-$73. Warner Theatre, 68 Main St., Torrington. (860) 489-7180, warnertheatre.org.
They don’t make ‘em like Merle Haggard anymore. He’s a real-deal country music star from the old school,...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 6:40 AM
New Haven’s Long Wharf Theatre will receive a grant of $224,5000 over four years by The Werth Family Foundation for its in-school residency program. The grant will add three teaching artists to the theater’s education department in the New...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 12:26 PM
Fiona Apple played a short series of promotional shows earlier this year to support her upcoming album. Now, she's launching a full tour for "The Idler Wheel is Wiser" that includes stops in Baltimore and Washington D.C.
Apple's mini-tour, her first...