Category: Good Times

Time to be transported by Kate Callahan

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Listen to Kate Callahan’s latest album, “Two Doors,” you’re transported in two ways. Musically, Kate’s soft voice and peaceful guitar strumming lulls you into a tranquil place. Listen to her words, you’re then taken away…

Musical tackles angst of growing up

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR “Spring Awakening” is not your typical happy, happy, joy, joy musicals about teens. The show—with music from Duncan Sheik and lyrics/ book from Steven Sater— includes tales of sexual abuse, stifled sexuality, unwanted pregnancies, suicide,…

Nutmeg homecoming for Bronze Radio Return

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR One of Connecticut’s own is making two stops in the Nutmeg State on its current tour through the United States. Bronze Radio Return, whose most recent album is “Shake! Shake! Shake!” is going to be…

Cinematic messages from the underground

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR The world of underground cinema is coming back to Connecticut this weekend. The New England Underground Film Festival will have its second annual installment on Sunday, Oct. 7 at La Paloma Sabanera in Hartford. Phil…