These are the “words of year,” each reflecting the “ethos, mood, or preoccupations” of 2017. At this time last year, I predicted post-accountability would take the title. So I was wrong. But go ahead — tell me we didn’t live in world where a truth was a lie, a lie was truth, and people didn’t care either way. In short, post-accountability.
December 22, 2017
November 22, 2017
One of the most beloved holiday movies travels from the screen to the stage, and is in Hartford for a limited engagement. A Christmas Story, the timeless tale of 8-year-old Ralphie Parker’s quest for a Red Ryder BB gun, will be playing at the Bushnell’s Mortensen Hall November 24-26 for five performances only.
Fans of the classic 1983 film may be skeptical to see this stage adaptation, but will find the same charm, nostalgia and hilarity of the movie carries over to the live production with comforting ease. Don’t miss out on this seeing this seasonal favorite come to life on stage.
Trans-Siberian Orchestra light up Mohegan Sun Arena
For over 20 years, the Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s annual holiday tour has been widely regarded as a must-see concert experience. The rock group are once again bringing their extravagant light and laser show to Connecticut, making a stop at Mohegan Sun Arena on Sunday, November 26.
August 2, 2017
Chicago fans will not want to miss the iconic rock band when they stop at Wallingford’s Toyota Oakdale Theatre Aug, 6.
Though the band has endured several changes in lineup since its formation 50 years ago, their distinct sound has never wavered. The group’s classic rock sound infused with horns on timeless hits like “25 or 6 to 4” and “Saturday in the Park” have separated Chicago from other bands of their time.
Their legacy has been sealed with their recent induction in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, making this show a must-see.
June 20, 2017
Catch rock pioneers Peter Frampton and Steve Miller Band at the Grand Theater at Foxwoods on Saturday, June 24. The two co-headliners have toured together before but have only played separately in Connecticut, making their upcoming joint appearance a great opportunity for fans in the Nutmeg State.
May 15, 2017
Prepare to be amazed by The Trickster, The Anti-Conjuror, The Inventor, The Weapon-Master, The Daredevil, The Escapologist, The Deductionist, and The Manipulator, better known collectively as The Illusionists.
April 17, 2017
As the summer months slowly approach, country music stars coincidentally begin to take over concert venues across the state to the widespread delight of the genre’s many fans.
March 15, 2017
Prepare for gut-busting laughter as some of the biggest names in comedy perform across Connecticut in the coming weeks.
February 23, 2017
With March Madness basketball quickly approaching, the UConn Huskies men’s and women’s teams are gearing up to make strong tournament runs. First up, however, is the American Athletic Conference Tournament.