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  • Cast Named for Beth Henley's "Abundance"At Hartford Stage

    Cast Named for Beth Henley's "Abundance"At Hartford Stage
      Monique Vukovic (Buddy Cop 2, Atlantic Theater Company and Housebreaking, Cherry Lane Theatre), Brenda Withers (Cyrano, Folger Theatre and The Tempest, The Pearl Theatre Company), Kevin Kelly (Henry V, Two River Theater Company and Richard III, The...
  • Close up with Annie Leibovitz

    Close up with Annie Leibovitz
    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...
  • 2012 Grammy Nominations

    1. Record Of The Year Lonely Boy The Black Keys The Black Keys & Danger Mouse, producers; Tom Elmhirst & Kennie Takahashi, engineers/mixers; Brian Lucey, mastering engineer Track from: El Camino [Nonesuch] Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You) Kelly Clarkson...
  • 2013 Grammy Award nominees

    Indie-rock trio Fun. and R&B/hip-hop star Frank Ocean scored big in Grammy Award nominations, scoring six nods apiece mostly in the top Grammy categories. The Recording Academy announced the nominations Wednesday during a show in Nashville. The 55th...
  • Tony Awards nominations find some class amid the crass

    The Tony nominations were announced Tuesday, but before we plunge into the big race between "Kinky Boots" and "Matilda the Musical," one obvious question should be addressed before any other: Given the crassly commercial direction of Broadway, why do we...
  • Review: David Byrne and St. Vincent get moving at the Greek Theatre

    Review: David Byrne and St. Vincent get moving at the Greek Theatre
    Social studies morphed into physical education when David Byrne and St. Vincent played the Greek Theatre on Saturday night. The two New York City musicians reached Los Angeles near the end of a North American tour in support of “Love This Giant,&...
  • Playwright Beth Henley To Speak At Hartford Stage

    Playwright Beth Henley To Speak At Hartford Stage
    Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Beth Henley and senior dramaturg Elizabeth Williamson will discuss Henley's play, "Abundance" immediately following the 8 p.m. performance on Friday, April 5. Henley ("Crimes of the Heart," "Miss Firecracker Contest,"...
  • Human Rights fest docs convey hard truths

    Human Rights fest docs convey hard truths
    Sometimes a number is shocking enough to stop you cold. In filmmaker Dawn Porter's documentary "Gideon's Army," which takes an in-depth look at the professional grind experienced by public defenders (playing at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Siskel Film...
  • David Byrne and St. Vincent to Play New Haven's Shubert June 20

    Tickets go on sale Friday (March 1) for a just-announced June 20 concert by David Byrne and St. Vincent at the Shubert in New Haven. The pair is still touring behind their album Love This Giant. The Shubert, the nearly 100-year-old "birthplace of America'...
  • Chicago filmmaker spent 8 years on new documentary 'Band of Sisters'

    Chicago filmmaker spent 8 years on new documentary 'Band of Sisters'
    "You didn't really have (to) think much for yourself," a nun says of her early years, in the new documentary "Band of Sisters," which has its world premiere at the Siskel Film Center this week. "All that went unchanged for years and years and years...
  • 'Go the F— to Sleep' proves a popular lullaby with bleary-eyed adults

    'Go the F— to Sleep' proves a popular lullaby with bleary-eyed adults
    The No. 1 book on Amazon.com isn't "Bossypants" by Tina Fey or "Dead Reckoning" by Charlaine Harris — the top New York Times bestsellers this week. Topping the Amazon list is a picture book from a little-known publisher that won't be available until...
  • Documentary on Paul Simon's 'Graceland' screens at Sundance

     
    A new documentary screening this week at Sundance, "Under African Skies" chronicles the making of Paul Simon's solo 1986 album, "Graceland," and seeks to resolve some of the political static that has long surrounded the work....