| Apr 18, 2012
| 12:20 PM
If "Angel From Montgomery" was the only song John Prine ever wrote, his place in music history would be secure. Of course, he's written much, much more; the singer-songwriter and Illinois native's catalog is so deep, you'd be forgiven if you gave up...
| Apr 25, 2012
My favorite scene in Carole King's long-awaited "A Natural Woman" comes near the beginning — appropriately, since the teen hitmaker was the epitome of an early starter. The high school student born Carol Klein had just signed a recording contract...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 2:24 PM
Carly Simon wishes the 2010 film “The King’s Speech” had been released during her childhood – because it may have helped cruel students understand her “bad stammer.” Simon began stuttering at the age of eight and she...
| May 12, 2012
So I'm looking at a painting called "The Scream," which just sold for $119.9 million, when it occurs to me: I could have done that.
I mean, all we're talking about here is a central figure with a head shaped like a light bulb. How hard would that be to...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Man in a Case
Adapted from Chekhov by Annie-B Parson & Paul Lazar of Big Dance Theater
Through March 24, Hartford Stage, 50 Church St., Hartford, (860) 527-5151, hartfordstage.org
Some of New York's best experimental theater has fetched up at...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 1:44 PM
It’s just been announced that Richard Barone, leader of underrated New Wave band The Bongos (“In the Congo”) will be playing Café Nine on April 25.
This illustrious booking will be cause for further praise and analysis as the date...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 8:46 AM
Another week, another episode that kicks off with a shirtless shot of Sean.
I mean, this is getting just a TAD extreme, guys. Sure, he has a fantastic body. And maybe the footage of him showering shirtless wasn’t totally preposterous because, hey,...
| Oct 1, 2011
| 4:23 AM
When power-pop girl group The Bangles reunited in 1999 after 10 years apart, guitarist Vicki Peterson says her condition for being a part of the group again was that it “would continue to make new music and be a viable......
| Sep 7, 2011
| 4:38 AM
That airwaves dominatrix Adele let drop on a chat show over the weekend that she had recorded/was recording a “theme” of some sort. And since so few movies have a title song anymore, that leads one to think the soulful sultry syllable-bender...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 9:33 PM
Soprano Jessye Norman sings Saturday with Muse-ique in Pasadena...
| Jul 24, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Richard S. Ginell reviews Marvin Hamlisch's debut as principal pops conductor of the Pasadena Pops near the Rose Bowl...
| Apr 4, 2011
| 9:36 PM
'Wretches & Jabberers' autism documentary gets help from songs by composer J. Ralph...