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  • The Ultimate List of Summer Festivals in Connecticut

    The Ultimate List of Summer Festivals in Connecticut
    Alive @ 5, Columbus Park, Main St. & W. Park Place, Stamford. (203) 348-5285, Stamford-downtown.com. June 21: Los Lonely Boys. June 28: G. Love & Special Sauce. July 5: Creedence Clearwater Revisited. July 19: Matisyahu. July 19: Hot Chelle Rae. July 26:...
  • Lady Liberty

     
    Jazz is only the beginning for Esperanza Spalding...
  • Connecticut's Paul Winter hosts a benefit for radio station WPKN on May 12

    Connecticut's Paul Winter hosts a benefit for radio station WPKN on May 12
    Paul Winter/Paul Sullivan Benefit Show Sat., May 12, 8 p.m. Unitarian Church, 10 Lyons Plains Road, Westport. (203) 331-9756. $45, $75 for VIP seating.   "I guess I've been listening to WPKN for 30 years or more," says Paul Winter, apropos of his...
  • Mud Baron, an evangelical force in school gardens

     
    Master gardener Mud Baron supplies school gardens with evangelical zeal....
  • Meijer Gardens Announces First Summer Concert Series Acts

    Meijer Gardens Announces First Summer Concert Series Acts
    Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park announced today the first four acts of their popular summer concert series. The B-52s, famous for their party-rock anthems "Rock Lobster" and "Love Shack" kick off the series June 1. The Steve Miller Band, Wynton...
  • Book review: 'Half-Blood Blues' by Esi Edugyan

    Book review: 'Half-Blood Blues' by Esi Edugyan
    Not unlike its counterpart rock 'n' roll, memorable jazz novels occupy a pretty slim shelf at the local bookstore. Though the music has been gracefully spun into fiction by Roddy Doyle, Michael Ondaatje and — most distinctively — Rafi Zabor in...
  • Wycliffe Gordon carries Satchmo's Swing

     
    Wycliffe Gordon's admiration for Louis Armstrong is undeniable, but it would not have meant a thing if he didn't carry Satchmo's swing, and Thursday at Kutztown University the veteran trombonist lived in Pops' skin....
  • Willie Nelson to play Ferguson Center May 18, tickets on sale March 2

    Willie Nelson to play Ferguson Center May 18, tickets on sale March 2
    Country music legend Willie Nelson will bring his honeyed voice and battered guitar to Newport News in May, promoters announced Friday. Nelson will play the Ferguson Center for the Arts in Newport News on May 18. Tickets -- which range in price from...
  • World premieres dominate the 2011 music and theater scene

    World premieres dominate the 2011 music and theater scene
    No one blockbuster event stood out in the year that's ending, but Hampton Roads experienced a strong year of music and theater. The economy improved just a hair so that audience members felt a little more comfortable dipping into their wallets. The...
  • Wynton Marsalis named 'cultural correspondent' for CBS News

     
    The trumpeter-composer Wynton Marsalis adds to an already busy schedule with a network TV gig that begins in January 2012....
  • Guitarist Charlie Hunter talks 'jam bands,' jazz and going it alone

     
    Self-releasing his own recordings since 2008, Charlie Hunter comes to the Mint this weekend joined by a collaborator from his earliest days on Blue Note Records....
  • New York City shines at Christmas

    New York City shines at Christmas
    NEW YORK — For a day or a weekend sparkling with the season's spirit, there's no topping the Big Apple, with a twinkling Norway spruce towering over the ice-skating rink at Rockefeller Center, story-telling department store windows and the...