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Giuseppe Verdi Messa da Requiem

By at March 15, 2013 | 9:30 am |

Giuseppe Verdi Messa da Requiem

10th Anniversary of the Connecticut Lyric Opera Gala Concert Featuring The New Britain Chorale, Polonia - Paderewski Choir, CT Lyric Opera Chorus and members of the Cappella Cantorum on Saturday, March 23 at 6 p.m. Holy Cross Church, 31 Biruta St. on Sunday, March 24, 4 p.m. Garde Arts Center, New London, CT, 25 State Street) Soloists: Radiant Lithuanian more...

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“Godspell” Coming to New Britain in March

By at February 22, 2013 | 9:45 am |

“Godspell” Coming to New Britain in March

Phoenix Theater Company of New Britain, CT will present the musical “Godspell” in March at Trinity-On-Main in New Britain, CT. The musical will be presented on two weekends, March 7—16. Thursday, Friday and Saturday shows will be at 8 p.m., and there will be one Sunday show on March 10 at 2 p.m. “Godspell” is a modern-day version of the gospels, opening with more...

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CCSU Lecture Series features Novelist/Singer-Song Writer

By at February 22, 2013 | 9:30 am |

CCSU Lecture Series features Novelist/Singer-Song Writer

The SUBOG Living Room Lecture Series presents “an evening with the multi-talented Wesley Stace (aka John Wesley Harding) Feb. 28, at 7:30 p.m., at Alumni Hall in the CCSU Student Center. The program includes songs by the British musician as well as a discussion about his 17 albums and three well-received novels is free and open to the public. Stace/Harding is also more...

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Conrad Gozzo, New Britain’s Legendary Musical Gem

By at February 8, 2013 | 8:45 am |

Conrad Gozzo, New Britain’s Legendary Musical Gem

Ninety years ago this week, Conrad Gozzo was born in New Britain, CT. He died all too soon of a heart attack in 1963 at the age of 42. Who was Conrad Gozzo? The greatest trumpet player and arguably the best musician ever produced by The Hardware City. At the time of his death he was a member of the NBC staff orchestra in Hollywood and considered to be the recording more...

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Artist Tries to Give Back To The Community

By at February 1, 2013 | 9:00 am |

Artist Tries to Give Back To The Community

Artistic inspiration can happen in many places. For Gerald Filyaw, his inspiration arrived while he was behind prison walls. Today, home for the 55-year-old painter is New Britain’s New Beginning Ministry. “When I came out of prison seven months ago, I came straight here,” said Filyaw. “I want to give back. I want my artwork to help the ministry’s work to more...

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New Britain Symphony Presents Jazz, Steel Drums, and American Pops in February

By at January 25, 2013 | 8:00 am |

New Britain Symphony Presents Jazz, Steel Drums, and American Pops in February

This coming month, the New Britain Symphony presents three programs that offer a range of musical styles including jazz and steel drums, as well as a special American Pops concert that features themes from Harry Potter, Star Wars, and West Side Story. On Sunday, Feb. 3, at 3 p.m., the symphony celebrates Valentine’s Day early with a performance by the Samuel Parker more...

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Youth Theater to Hold Children’s Auditions for “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”

By at January 11, 2013 | 9:15 am |

Youth Theater to Hold Children’s Auditions for “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”

New Britain Youth Theater will hold auditions for Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland on Sunday, Jan. 27, and Monday, Jan. 28 at Trinity-on-Main Performance Center Annex at 19 Chestnut Street in New Britain. Sunday hours are 3– 5 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Monday hours are 6-8 p.m. The production will be performed at Trinity-on-Main on May 31, June 1 and 2. Based on the more...

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TOM Gives Back to Community

By at January 4, 2013 | 8:45 am |

TOM Gives Back to Community

On Saturday December 22nd Trinity-on-Main was able to make this holiday season a little brighter for some children from the New Britain community at their annual Christmas party. The party, sponsored by Trinity-on-Main to benefit local children, was made possible by benevolent community members and held at their location of 69 Main St. It was at this party that more...

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Kwanzaa Celebration a Culmination of Months of Preparation

By at December 14, 2012 | 9:30 am |

Kwanzaa Celebration a Culmination of Months of Preparation

It’s easy to think of the upcoming 23rd annual Kwanzaa Celebration as an evening of wonderful entertainment. That it is, but in reality, it is much, much more. The Dec. 29 festivities are the result of months of preparations by The Queen Ann Nzinga Center, Inc.(QANC) and the program’s 24 young participants. “The performance is a culmination of work we do with more...

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Connecticut Virtuosi 15th Annual Holiday Concert Open to the Public

By at December 7, 2012 | 9:00 am |

Connecticut Virtuosi 15th Annual Holiday Concert Open to the Public

The music of Mieczyslaw Karlowicz will be featured in the Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra’s annual holiday concert Dec. 16, at 4 p.m. at CCSU’s Welte Hall. The annual concert will also include pieces performed by mezzo soprano Aleskandra Kaminska and the Polonia Paderewski Chorus of New Britain is co-sponsored by the Stanislaus A. Blejwas Chair in Polish, more...

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