| 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...
| 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-...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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....
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 8:00 AM
Country fans have a lot to choose from this Spring. In addition to Miranda Lambert at 1st Mariner in January and Brad Paisley in March, Blake Shelton is now on the road as well.
Shelton is on his "Well Lit & Amplified Tour" to promote "Red River Blue,"...
| 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...