| Feb 1, 2013
| 3:11 PM
Nora Guthrie had put off reading her late father Woody Guthrie's recently unearthed novel, "House of Earth," even after she'd agreed for it to be published. Having devoted much of 2012 to preparing events and projects surrounding the centennial of the...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 10:54 PM
Aside from marching bands, movie scores and classical charts, sheet music is an unknown quantity to most popular and modern music fans, an anachronism of a bygone era.
It seems like somewhere around the late 1950s and early ’60s, the era of Sun...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 2:20 PM
Join member galleries from 6 to 9 p.m. the first Thursday of each month for a festive cultural evening. The next Art Walk is Thursday. Asterisk [*] denotes the participating galleries.
Dedicated shuttle service starts at 6:15 p.m. from the...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 5:03 AM
Mick Jagger has been named the most stylish rock star of all time by lifestyle website Complex. He leads their top 50 list ahead of Prince, David Bowie, Kurt Cobain, Sid Vicious and Keith Richards. Complex say of Jagger: “Hands-down one of the best-...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 2:45 PM
Taylor Ho Bynum Ensemble: The Prince Project World Premiere
Feb. 2, 7:30 p.m., $10-$15, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org
Franz Liszt did it. So did Gustav Mahler, the Rolling Stones, John Lennon, Anthony...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 7:07 PM
Children used paper plates, yarn, feathers and beads to make dream catchers decorated with words and phrases like "hope" and "I have a dream" to celebrate the memory of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday while their parents watched President Barack...
| Jan 18, 2013
Annie Leibovitz, the 63-year-old photographer responsible for four decades of iconic magazine covers, found herself a bit puzzled a year ago. The woman who had shot a nude and pregnant Demi Moore, John Lennon five hours before he was murdered and other...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 1:54 PM
Imagine being a young, aspiring musician who receives a letter of encouragement penned by John Lennon. The problem is, the letter doesn’t get delivered to you until over 30 years after the late Beatle wrote it. That’s the true story of the...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 1:13 PM
Yoko Ono is often blamed for breaking up the Beatles but in an interview Ono recorded back in 1987, she actually blamed Paul McCartney for the split. In the interview with industry exec Joe Smith, Ono said John Lennon was “feeling good about”...
| Dec 30, 2012
Strike a pose
If you're Madonna and you plan to stage the most fashionable Super Bowl halftime show in years, there's only one way to kick it off: Perform the 1990 smash hit "Vogue" as classic Vogue covers are projected on stage. The Queen of Pop's...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 5:00 AM
I bet you know all the words to every one of ABBA's greatest hits. Or at least "Dancing Queen." And "Fernando." And "Mamma Mia." And "Waterloo." Hear them all played live Monday night at the Downtown Cabaret at ABBAmania, a not-quite ABBA show that will...