| Oct 11, 2013
| 10:01 AM
Over the years, the term “new music” has taken on a range of loaded meanings. Here’s one more: sandwiches.
On Sunday, Kevin Good, a junior at the Hartt School of Music, performs a marathon solo concert at the Charter Oak Cultural Center...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 2:57 PM
Josie Walsh was walking through Temescal Canyon early this year when her sight was arrested by a mélange of rocks. Jagged stones bulged out on the trail's edge, while others, textured and worn smooth by water, lay nearby.
The passage — and...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Grammy winner Fantasia Barrino, who came to fame as winner of the third season of “American Idol,” is heading to Broadway to star in “After Midnight,” producers said Thursday.
The jazzy musical revue celebrates Duke Ellington&...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 9:28 PM
Partner in activism with husband Pete Seeger
Toshi Seeger, 91, folk singer Pete Seeger's wife of 70 years and a close partner in his social and environmental activism, died Tuesday at the couple's home in Beacon in New York's Hudson...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 11:59 AM
Sometimes an ambitious failure can be more interesting than the same artist’s easy successes. Consider “Chamber Symphony,” the centerpiece of the three-part bill that opened the engagement by American Ballet Theatre at the Dorothy...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 5:10 AM
The National Gallery of Art's "Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes, 1909-1929: When Art Danced with Music" is a must-see exhibit for dance fans. This exceptionally beautiful exhibit takes you step by step through one of the great periods in dance history....
| Mar 26, 2011
Richard Leacock, a documentary filmmaker and pioneer of the unobtrusive cinema verite camera technique, has died. He was 89.
Leacock died Wednesday in Paris, said his daughter Victoria Leacock Hoffman. He had been in declining health and had taken...
| Apr 8, 2011
| 5:06 AM
If you want to spend April in Paris but can't afford it, a short hop to Philadelphia may at least give you that French feeling.
After nearly three years of planning, the city kicks off the first Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts this...
| Apr 12, 2011
Daniel Catán, an opera composer and librettist whose works including "Il Postino" and "Florencia en el Amazonas" have been praised for their lyrical romanticism and humane generosity of spirit, died suddenly Saturday in Austin, Texas. He was 62.
| May 20, 2011
| 6:47 AM
Contemporary Players Ensemble: Tribute to American Icons
Free, 7:30 p.m., March 10, Lincoln Theater, The Hartt School, 200 Bloomfield Ave., West Hartford, (800) 274.8587, harttweb.hartford.edu
Imagine your iPod Shuffle is filled entirely with deep...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 12:24 PM
The most atmospheric way to experience the Castleton Festival, which opens Saturday, is to travel down to Virginia's Rappahannock County and catch opera productions or orchestra concerts on the spacious, idyllic estate of celebrated conductor Lorin...