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The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts

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166 Capitol Ave
Hartford, CT 06106 United States

October 2018

Branford Marsalis Quartet

Sunday, October 21, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, 166 Capitol Ave
Hartford, CT 06106 United States
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Branford Marsalis Quartet: NEA Jazz Master, renowned Grammy Award®‐winning saxophonist and Tony Award® nominee Branford Marsalis is one of the most revered instrumentalists of his time. Leader of one of the finest jazz quartets today, and a frequent soloist with classical ensembles, Marsalis’ most current recording with his quartet is Four MFs Playin’ Tunes. The Branford Marsalis Quartet is one of the most innovative and forward‐thinking jazz ensembles around today.

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Black Violin

Wednesday, October 24, 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, 166 Capitol Ave
Hartford, CT 06106 United States
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Black Violin is composed of classically trained violist and violinist Wil B. and Kev Marcus, who combine their classical training and hip-hop influences to create a distinctive multi-genre sound that is often described as “classical boom.” Black Violin has shared stages with top names including Kanye West, Aerosmith and Tom Petty, and has creatively collaborated with the likes of Wu-Tang Clan, Wyclef Jean and Alicia Keys.

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National Geographic Live – Steve Winter

Thursday, October 25, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, 166 Capitol Ave
Hartford, CT 06106 United States

Join award-winning National Geographic photographer Steve Winter for a thrilling journey into the world of big cats. From trekking high in India’s Himalaya in search of rare snow leopards and stalking the elusive jaguar through Latin American jungles to chronicling the nocturnal activities of the “American lion” or cougar, this determined explorer ventures far and wide to come face-to-face with his subjects. This is no easy task. Since many big cat species are in danger of extinction, they have good…

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A Historic Evening with Anne Frank’s Stepsister Eva Schloss

Monday, October 29, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, 166 Capitol Ave
Hartford, CT 06106 United States

Enter the world of Anne Frank as told by her stepsister and childhood friend. At the age of eight, Eva became friends with Anne, playing hopscotch and drinking lemonade together. In July of 1942, both of their families went into hiding, and after some time were captured and sent to Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp. Miraculously Eva survived. Her story is sensational and difficult to imagine, yet it reminds us that life is precious and fragile, that the power of good is…

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November 2018

Bob Woodward

Thursday, November 1, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, 166 Capitol Ave
Hartford, CT 06106 United States

For 46 years, Bob Woodward has immersed himself in the decision-making, scandals, wars, and economic policy of U.S. presidents like no other reporter. He leveraged a rich network of sources – applying his signature aggressive but fair and non-partisan reporting method for his book on President Trump, his administration, and its many controversies. As with his 19 bestselling books – 13 of which have been #1 (including his most recent book, FEAR: Trump in the White House) – Woodward provides…

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Fiddler on The Roof

Tuesday, November 6, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on Friday, November 9, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 6:30pm

The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, 166 Capitol Ave
Hartford, CT 06106 United States
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Tony®-winning director Bartlett Sher brings his fresh take on a beloved masterpiece to life as FIDDLER ON THE ROOF begins a North American tour direct from Broadway. A wonderful cast and a lavish orchestra tell this heartwarming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and the timeless traditions that define faith and family.

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Fiddler on The Roof

Wednesday, November 7, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on Friday, November 9, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 6:30pm

The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, 166 Capitol Ave
Hartford, CT 06106 United States
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Tony®-winning director Bartlett Sher brings his fresh take on a beloved masterpiece to life as FIDDLER ON THE ROOF begins a North American tour direct from Broadway. A wonderful cast and a lavish orchestra tell this heartwarming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and the timeless traditions that define faith and family.

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The Choir of Man

Thursday, November 15, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30pm, happening 2 times

The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, 166 Capitol Ave
Hartford, CT 06106 United States

Known across the globe as “the ultimate-feel good show,” THE CHOIR OF MAN offers up 90 minutes of indisputable joy. It’s a party. It’s a concert. It’s a pint-filled good time set in a real working pub that combines hair-raising harmonies, high energy dance, and live percussion with foot-stomping choreography. The multi-talented cast of nine handsome blokes sings everything – pub tunes, folk, Broadway, classic rock – all to roof-raising heights.

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Big Tech: What Is The Future We’re Building?

Friday, November 16, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, 166 Capitol Ave
Hartford, CT 06106 United States
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Conversations about the future of technology often elicit both wonder and fear. How will new technologies continue to revolutionize your world? What ethical standards should you demand regarding your data, privacy, and safety? How will tech breakthroughs change the way you interact with others and think about ourselves? In this live, unscripted conversation, our panel of tech leaders, futurists, and big thinkers will examine key questions about technology today, tomorrow, and in the days ahead. Panelists include Nicholas Thompson and…

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The Choir of Man

Friday, November 16, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30pm, happening 2 times

The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, 166 Capitol Ave
Hartford, CT 06106 United States

Known across the globe as “the ultimate-feel good show,” THE CHOIR OF MAN offers up 90 minutes of indisputable joy. It’s a party. It’s a concert. It’s a pint-filled good time set in a real working pub that combines hair-raising harmonies, high energy dance, and live percussion with foot-stomping choreography. The multi-talented cast of nine handsome blokes sings everything – pub tunes, folk, Broadway, classic rock – all to roof-raising heights.

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Warren Miller’s “Face of Winter”

Saturday, November 17, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 9:00pm

The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, 166 Capitol Ave
Hartford, CT 06106 United States

Loving the unadulterated joys of winter is something we all have in common with the late, great Warren Miller—who helped create and capture the magic of skiing. This year, new and veteran athletes alike come together across the globe from New Zealand to Alaska, to pay tribute to the man who started it all in Face of Winter, the 69th installment from Warren Miller Entertainment, presented by Volkswagen.

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Warren Miller’s “Face of Winter”

Saturday, November 17, 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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One event on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 9:00pm

The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, 166 Capitol Ave
Hartford, CT 06106 United States

Loving the unadulterated joys of winter is something we all have in common with the late, great Warren Miller—who helped create and capture the magic of skiing. This year, new and veteran athletes alike come together across the globe from New Zealand to Alaska, to pay tribute to the man who started it all in Face of Winter, the 69th installment from Warren Miller Entertainment, presented by Volkswagen.

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The New Chinese Acrobats

Sunday, November 18, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, 166 Capitol Ave
Hartford, CT 06106 United States

Created in association with the world-famous Cirque Eloize company, The New Chinese Acrobats represent the next step in the evolution of acrobatic companies from the East. Mixing new techniques and acts with ancient traditions, The New Chinese Acrobats present the opportunity to view the best of China’s ancient folk art, mixed with the style and virtuosity of today’s generation. With performers selected from across China for their high-level acrobatic skills and innovative staging, the show includes award-winning acts from prestigious…

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Platinum Comedy Tour

Friday, November 30, 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, 166 Capitol Ave
Hartford, CT 06106 United States

Don't miss Mike Epps, Earthquake, George Wallace, and Guy Torry when the Platinum Comedy Tour arrives in Hartford.

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December 2018

An Evening with Neil deGrasse Tyson

Monday, December 3, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, 166 Capitol Ave
Hartford, CT 06106 United States

The Bushnell and the Connecticut Forum Proudly Present: An Evening with Neil Degrasse Tyson Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson, award winning-astrophysicist, author, and host of FOX’s Cosmos, is the recipient of eighteen honorary doctorates and the NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal, the highest award given by NASA to a non-government citizen. His contributions to the public appreciation of the cosmos have been recognized by the International Astronomical Union in their official naming of asteroid 13123 Tyson. On the lighter side, Tyson…

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March 2019

America And The World: Diplomacy and Leadership in an Age of Disruption

Saturday, March 9, 2019, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, 166 Capitol Ave
Hartford, CT 06106 United States
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What will the new world order look like ten years from now? Where will the United States fit in? This timely Forum conversation will dissect the many challenges facing US leaders and diplomats in a rapidly changing world, including national security, trade and the economy, energy and the environment, immigration and human rights, nuclear tensions, shifting global powers and more. Find more information here. 

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