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166 Capitol Ave., Hartford, CT



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Upcoming Events

Steve Martin & Martin Short: An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life

Musical Comedy,Special Event,Stand Up Comedy

Steve Martin and his friend Martin Short are teaming up for a night of live comedy and music. Their show, entitled "An Evening You Will Forget For the Rest of Your Life" will include stand-up, musical numbers, film clips and conversations about their show business experiences. Short and Martin will be joined by the Steep Canyon Rangers, the bluegrass band with which Martin frequently performs.


• Sat 2/17/18 at - 8:00 PM

The Bodyguard


Based on the 1992 Whitney Houston-Kevin Costner thriller. Former Secret Service agent-turned-bodyguard Frank Farmer is hired to protect superstar Rachel Marron (R&B star Deborah Cox) from an unknown stalker. Each expects to be in charge; what they don’t expect is to fall in love. A breathtakingly romantic thriller, "The Bodyguard" features a host of chart-topping hits including “Queen of the Night,” “So Emotional,” “One Moment in Time,” “Saving All My Love,” “Run to You,” “I Have Nothing,” “I Wanna Dance with Somebody,” and one of the biggest selling songs of all time, “I Will Always Love You.”


• Fri 2/23/18 at - 8:00 PM
• Sat 2/24/18 at - 8:00 PM
• Sun 2/25/18 at - 1:00 PM

Banff Mountain Film Festival

Film, Community Event

Presented by WWU AS Productions, this year’s Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour showcases the very best mountain filmmakers, allowing you to experience the stories that inspire us to continue exploring our environments. Right after the festival, held every fall in Banff, Alberta, the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour starts to travel the globe with stops in about 450 communities and 40 countries. The 2016/2017 World Tour features an exhilarating and provocative collection of films that explore the mountain world, highlighting new landscapes and remote cultures, and exposes audiences to exciting adventures and adrenaline-packed sports. At each screening around the world, audiences will see a selection of award-winning films and crowd favorites from the hundreds of films entered into the annual festival. Tickets are also available for purchase at the Western Washington University Box Office. They can be purchased in person, over the phone, or online at


• Sat 3/10/18 at - 7:00 PM

CT Forum: The State of Journalism & The News


Who and what do we trust? How do we become smarter news consumers? What’s the future of journalism and the news media in our divided – and connected – world. This timely Forum will explore some of the most pressing issues regarding journalism and the media. A diverse panel of experts will represent different political affiliations and perspectives from both traditional and new media outlets.


• Fri 3/16/18 at - 8:00 PM

The Wizard of Oz


Dorothy and her dog Toto go on an adventure to Oz and meet a cast of characters along the way. The musical is based on the 1939 movie and contains both the Harold Arlen/ E.Y. Harburg songs made famous in the movie and new songs written for the 2011 stage version by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber.


• Sat 4/7/18 at - 2:00 PM
• Sat 4/7/18 at - 7:30 PM

CT Forum: Chefs & The Art of Food


This Forum will provide the unique opportunity to hear from some of today’s most extraordinary chefs and find out what it’s really like in the kitchens of their esteemed restaurants! Learn about the lives and inspirations of these talented culinary artists as they talk candidly about the art, science, business, and politics of food.


• Sat 5/12/18 at - 8:00 PM