| Jan 31, 2012
| 10:47 AM
There were a few shock waves set off in Torrington yesterday when the folks at the Warner Theatre read that actress Shirley MacLaine, 77, was added to the cast of the popular PBS series, "Downton Abbey." The rports said the the actrtess would be filming...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 7:36 AM
Now that zombie Guns 'n' Roses is on the road, Slash has decided to go on tour too.
He'll be performing at Rams Head Live May 3; Axl is at the Fillmore next week, February 23. Slash is performing with Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators, who...
| 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...
| 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 17, 2011
| 8:00 AM
• Thursday: Goo Goo Dolls, 8 p.m. Warner Theatre, Torrington; Jake Shimabukuro, $10-$30, Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts, Storrs; Rosie Ledet & the Zydeco Playboys, $18-$28, 8 p.m., Bridge Street Live, Collinsville.
• Friday: Tower of...
| 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,...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 1:45 PM
• Friday: Bella's Bartok, $8-$10. 10 p.m. Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton; Physical Graffiti — Tribute to Led Zeppelin, $20-$37. 8 p.m. Infinity Hall, Norfolk; Sully's Reunion Event, Sullys Pub, Hartford.
• Saturday: In My Life —...
| 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...
| 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....
| 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...