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  • New Musical "Fly By Night" Began At Yale Summer Cabaret

    You expect seeing actors performing on the Yale Cabaret stage to go on to greater things. But a musical that originated there? "Fly By Night," a show that began at the Yale Summer Cabaret in 2009, will have its world premiere at the Dallas Theatre...
  • Best Jazz Club

    Best Jazz Club
    1) Black-eyed Sally's BBQ & Blues In the last three years, Black-Eyed Sally’s has stepped up its jazz offerings. “We were mostly known for blues before that,” said owner James Varano. “Then we hooked up with Hartford Jazz...
  • Sara Topham, Ben Cole Added To "Tempest" Cast at Hartford Stage

    Sara Topham, Ben Cole Added To "Tempest" Cast at Hartford Stage
    Sara Topham, who recently Gwendlyn in Broadway’s “The Importance of Being Earnest” with Brian Bedford, plays Miranda in the upcoming Hartford Stage production of “The Tempest.” She acted for 12 seasons at Stratford (Canada)...
  • Grand Band Slam Hartford 2011: Best Jazz

    Grand Band Slam Hartford 2011:  Best Jazz
    Best Jazz: Earl MacDonald & the Hartford Jazz Society's New Directions Ensemble earlmacdonald.com The UConn professor is back in the Best Jazz spot, repeating his 2004 win in this same category. Back then, it was with his sextet; now it's with a group...
  • Freetime Fall 2011: An Introduction

    Freetime Fall 2011:  An Introduction
    In this fall's issue of Freetime, we've taken a look at the Wadsworth's exhibit of Patti Smith's photos — and Smith herself is going to be performing there on Oct. 20. And we also spoke with the Emerson String Quartet, celebrating their 35th year...
  • The Emerson String Quartet Returns to the Hartt School of Music on Oct. 13

    The Emerson String Quartet Returns to the Hartt School of Music on Oct. 13
    The Emerson String Quartet Oct. 13, Hartt School of Music, 200 Bloomfield Ave., West Hartford, (860) 768-4451, emersonstringquartet.com   Sixteen years ago, at the opening convocation at the Hartt School of Music's Millard Auditorium, I listened in...
  • Lisztomania at the University of Hartford

    Lisztomania at the University of Hartford
    The Hartt School honors longtime faculty member and Luiz de Moura Castro with three concerts this weekend to help him kick off his 70th birthday. Further reason to celebrate: rock-star pianist-composer Franz Liszt (1811–1886, pictured here in an...
  • Darko Tresnjak Finds A Home At Hartford Stage

    Darko Tresnjak Finds A Home At Hartford Stage
    Darko Tresnjak wanted to direct as far back as he can remember. When the newly-named artistic director of Hartford Stage was a 7-year-old boy in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, he was inspired by the opening-day ceremonies of the 1972 Olympics to organize his...
  • Shows you don't want to miss around Hartford this week

    Shows you don't want to miss around Hartford this week
    • Thursday: Stephen Haynes and Joe Morris present Improvisations IV, 7 p.m., $12-$15, Real Art Ways, Hartford; Zach Birdcall Yost, The Benedicks, Mandrake Mechanism and Details, Sully's, Hartford. • Friday: An Indie Good Time ft. Departures,...
  • The Third Man: New England native Ran Blake releases his first-ever live album

    The Third Man: New England native Ran Blake releases his first-ever live album
    There are any number of interesting things to talk about in pianist Ran Blake's music, but there's one passage in particular that caught my ear while I was listening to his new CD, Grey December: Live in Rome, released last week on Tompkins Square...
  • The Hartt Contemporary Players Ensemble Honors American Composers Carter, Adams, and Copland

    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...
  • Bang on a Can All-Stars Play Avant-Garde Modern Music

    Mother’s Day, 1987. David Lang, Julia Wolfe, and Michael Gordon, three young composers fresh out of Yale, stage a 12-hour marathon of new music at a gallery on lower Broadway in New York City. Double bassist Robert Black participates. “I...