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    If you have a Bruce Springsteen fan in your life, they are probably upset, confused and short on cash. Last month, tickets for the U.S. leg of the artist's 2023 tour wen...

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    Ivoryton Playhouse is focusing on the life and essence of a music icon in its latest production. The theater is presenting onstage “Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cas...
    Lauren Pearl is giving new meaning to the term high-flying soprano. Sure, her latest venture calls for her to sing up to a high C, but plenty of operatic heroines have to...
    It wasn’t enough that Armando Perez gave himself the stage name Pitbull. Then he added the nickname Mr. 305 (in a nod to his Miami base). Which expanded to Mr. Worldwide...
    The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center ends its summer season with a bang, in the form of the always popular Cabaret & Performance Conference. This year’s shows boast some am...

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    Beyoncé has been reborn again; this time it’s on a shimmering dance floor. But in her seventh studio album, “Renaissance,” she has subverted the public’s perception of h...
    Quick! Get your summer concerts in while you can! Groton boasts not one but two weekly free concert series each summer. The Groton Parks & Recreation Summer SoundWaves Co...
    MOVIE TIP The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent One of the problems with film stars is that certain of them become too iconic. We’re never NOT aware we’re watching Tom...
    Lyle Lovett listens with fond curiosity to his 5-year-old twins, but they don't pay attention to his music. Ella and Will joined the Texas singer-songwriter on tour this ...
    For nearly three decades, Brian McKnight has been serenading swooning women with lush ballads and an impeccable falsetto. But he was well into his 40s before he said he t...

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    One of the laziest – albeit useful – fallback devices utilized by music journalists is the ol’ “describe an artist’s sound by listing other artists that contain similar ...
    Maybe the signs were already there. Mandy Moore phoned last month, three concerts into her first tour in 15 years. Her joy of being back in front of a live audience was p...
    "I've gone from the girl next door to the bad girl next door." With a laugh — and an almost audible eye-roll — that's how Dove Cameron describes the journey she's been on...
    By Mat Johnson One World. 272 pp. $27 - - - Back in 2011, I reviewed Mat Johnson's "Pym," a wildly entertaining seriocomic novel that revisits - and updates - Edgar Allan...
    NEW YORK — The scintillating new revival of "Into the Woods" is rendered so harmoniously and meticulously, you'll swear you even hear the punctuation marks in the lyrics....
    Former Stonington resident Thor Jensen, whose thirst to absorb a variety of guitar and songwriting styles from Gypsy jazz and world music to blues and archival country is...
    The Bellingham, Washington, alternative rock band Death Cab for Cutie will be performing at Mohegan Sun Arena on Friday. The iconic band is joined by Illuminati Hotties o...
    When Peer Gynt tries to find himself, he ends up in a fantastical realm where trolls exist and reindeer can be ridden. Such is the world of the Henrik Ibsen play “Peer Gy...
    It’s had to wait out the pandemic, but a new musical adaptation of the classic children’s novel “Anne of Green Gables” will finally be making its world premiere at The Go...
    If you're going to title your album as a pun on an already-existing album, it's probably a good idea that everyone knows the name of the record being lampooned. For examp...