Ben Taylor Plays Connecticut; Tells Us Carly Simon Grooved on 'Thriller'

12/12/13

Ben Taylor Plays Connecticut; Tells Us Carly Simon Grooved on 'Thriller'

A snippet from our chat with Ben Taylor as he prepares to play Connecticut: Stevie Wonder’s “Isn’t She Lovely.” Oh man, that song is just perfect.

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Historic Shubert Theater in New Haven Has Ambitious New Owner

12/12/13

Historic Shubert Theater in New Haven Has Ambitious New Owner

“Places like [the Shubert Theater] are important in terms of maintaining a sense of who we are, what we are about, why we are different and why we’re going to be successful,” New Haven Mayor John DeStefano Jr. said.

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'Wendell Minor's America' at Norman Rockwell Museum: Glorious Images from Children's Literature

12/10/13

'Wendell Minor's America' at Norman Rockwell Museum: Glorious Images from Children's Literature

“People say that I am pretty lucky. My response is, the harder you work, the luckier you get. I have resolved never to waste a minute.”

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The World According to Greenwich Artist Kees de Waal, 90, in Norwalk Exhibit

12/09/13

The World According to Greenwich Artist Kees de Waal, 90, in Norwalk Exhibit

The man who thinks globally produces dreamlike pieces with an intercontinental/Latin American influence.

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Violin Virtuoso Sirena Huang to Play Sibelius With Hartford Symphony; We're Thinking Epiphany

12/06/13

Violin Virtuoso Sirena Huang to Play Sibelius With Hartford Symphony; We're Thinking Epiphany

It’s not merely Sirena Huang’s talent and musicality that give these Hartford Symphony concerts heightened appeal—it’s so much more than that, which was revealed during a phone interview with Huang this week.

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