The Lazy Interviewer: Carolyn Paine

The Lazy Interviewer is back and barely paying attention to an interview with Hartford’s own Carolyn Paine. You may know her from CONNetic Dance, The Colin McEnroe Show, or the Whole Foods hot bar. We caught up with her during her last week of rehearsals for The Nutcracker Suite & Spicy, which you should definitely be going to and opens on Friday night.


Add Some Nutmeg to Your Holiday with These Local Events

If anyone tells me there’s nothing to do in Connecticut this holiday season, they are going to get a big fistful of “shut the hell up, you idiot”. But, to make it easy for you, we’ve compiled some great happenings for just about every budget and level of Scroogery.

Obviously, you should gift local. That’s a whole thing of it’s own.¬†But, get out there and check out everything Connecticut has to offer for the holidays. These are just some of our favorites.

Mystic Seaport’s Lantern Light Tours are a theatrical production running now until December 27th, based on the twelve days of Christmas and guaranteed to be hilarious as this year’s production was written by Jacques Lamarre. Rumor has it that a horse met its maker this past weekend.

We know you’ve done Nutcracker to death, but have you ever checked out CONNetic Dance’s Suite & Spicy Nutcracker? It’s seriously more awesome than any other Nutcracker you can fathom. We’re talking ugly sweater parties, tap, jazz, hip hop, and more. It also benefits from a seriously good looking cast and company. (more…)