| Jun 28, 2012
| 8:18 AM
The Young are a four-piece garage rock band from Austin, TX. They were signed to Matador Records late last year, giving them instant indie credibility whever they go. But they're good too. They've got a lo-fi, aggresive, washed-out sound that's got some...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 11:53 AM
See local band the Ivory Bills perform on the Arts & Ideas stage on the New Haven Green before Roseanne Cash on Saturday, June 30. The Ivory Bills hit the stage at 6 p.m. Give 'em a listen at jamesvelvet.com.
| Jul 5, 2012
| 12:50 PM
I have no doubt that there were several dozen other such moments. I wasn't at every event in the festival, and...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 5:17 PM
The Antlers’ music is ethereal, soulful, righteous and rooted in a special kind of belief system based on helplessness (“I Would Have Saved Her If I Could”), eternal questions (“On an endless ladder, climbing higher”), pain...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 1:10 PM
Here are a few places to enjoy live music outdoors this week:
Gathering of the Vibes, July 19-22, Seaside Park, 1 Barnum Dyke, Bridgeport, gatheringofthevibes.com.
Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes, July 20, 7:30 p.m., Hamden Town Center Park, 2761...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 12:20 PM
Let's see some live music on the super-cheap this week:
Entrain: Aug. 2, 6 p.m. Madison Beach Hotel, 94 W. Wharf Rd., Madison, (203) 245-1404, madisonbeachhotel.com.
Naughty By Nature: Aug. 3, 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun Wolf Den, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd.,...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 7:53 AM
The London Olympics, not to mention the frequent mention of the long-ago Lake Placid Winter Olympics in connection with Mitt Romney’s presidential aspirations, has had me reminiscing about a close-to-home Olympian spectacle: the Special Olympics...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 12:25 PM
The non-profit New Haven Green Drinks organization is sponsoring a wind-power oriented happy hour tonight from 6-8 p.m. at Gilt New Haven Moroccan Restaurant at 166 College St.
The featured speaker at 7 p.m. is Justin Marron of Optiwind, one of...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 8:15 AM
It is the mother of all New Year's resolutions: eat healthy, get fit and lose weight. Exercise is important, but time-wise, it is a lot easier to make different choices about what we eat than it is to shoehorn workouts into our schedules. People presently...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 11:59 AM
The International Festival of Arts & Ideas has named three of the featured acts in its 2013 slate. One had already been tipped by the Hartford Courant a few months back: The Handspring Puppet Company’s new version of Shakespeare’s A...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 12:06 PM
On the day after the Newtown massacre, my two youngest daughters and I rode a horse-drawn carriage around the New Haven Green. We had seen it as we drove past the big Christmas tree and from their car seats in the back they had said, "Can we ride?"