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“Producers” Coming to New Britain

By at June 7, 2013 | 10:00 am |

“Producers” Coming to New Britain

The Musical Comedy “The Producers” by Mel Brooks is coming to New Britain for three weekends, starting on Friday, June 21. The satirical dark comedy, originally a cult classic movie, is set in the late 1960s and tells the story of a theatrical producer, Max Bialystock, and his accountant, Leo Bloom, who want to produce a sure-fire flop. They raise much more money than more...

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NB Rapper SeeKing Stardom; DAIM DA FACE OF CT

By at May 31, 2013 | 9:30 am |

NB Rapper SeeKing Stardom; DAIM DA FACE OF CT

At the age of 7, New Britain’s Damon Lee King began playing drums and chanting. He toured with his friends in Eastern Pequot. At age 17 he was already writing his own songs, to allow him to express his deep felt love for people and for this land. Sketching also was an art he did a lot of, as a young boy. His creative side continues to evolve. In 2004, now 17 he began to more...

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Industrial Museum Increases Hours to Include Saturday

By at May 31, 2013 | 9:15 am |

Industrial Museum Increases Hours to Include Saturday

Step inside the New Britain Industrial Museum on Main Street and visitors will see how the labors of the city’s manufacturing past transformed how people scrambled their eggs, opened doors, and got a man on the moon. Located on the second floor of the CCSU/ITBD building at 185 Main St., the museum will now be open on Saturdays thanks to a grant from the American more...

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NBYT to Perform “Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland”

By at May 24, 2013 | 8:45 am |

NBYT to Perform “Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland”

New Britain Youth Theater will present Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland on May 31, June 1 and 2 at Trinity-on-Main Performance Center. Based on the classic book by Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland finds Alice in a land of talking animals, comic royalty, and races where the contestants run in circles. There are also the Mad Hatter’s frantic tea more...

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Area Schools Joined Main Street Singers for Spring Concert

By at May 10, 2013 | 10:15 am |

Area Schools Joined Main Street Singers for Spring Concert

The Main Street Singers, a community of children’s voices in grades two through eight, presented their Spring Concert on Saturday, May 4. The Singers were joined by young people from six area schools to perform a variety of folk, popular, and classical songs and spirituals, from an aria by G. F. Handel to “Fix You” by Coldplay. It was presented at The Main Street more...

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NBYT Summer Performances, Programs and Classes

By at May 3, 2013 | 9:30 am |

NBYT Summer Performances, Programs and Classes

The New Britain Youth Theater will offer programs for children and teens ages 5 through 18 this summer. Registration has begun for all programs. For children ages 7 through 14, New Britain Youth Theater’s summer production will be Once on This Island Jr. Rehearsals will be held over a four-week half-day program on Mondays through Fridays from July 1 through 26 more...

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New Britain’s ‘Good Old Boys’ to Host Charity Dance

By at April 19, 2013 | 8:45 am |

New Britain’s ‘Good Old Boys’ to Host Charity Dance

The ‘Good Old Boys’ will host the 4th Annual Remember When Dance to benefit Prudence Crandall Center at Saint George Greek Hall, 301 West Main Street in New Britain, on Saturday, April 20th from 7 p.m. -midnight. Last year’s dance raised over $6,500 to directly benefit Prudence Crandall Center’s free and confidential services for victims of domestic more...

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NBYT Teen Company To Perform “Comic Shorts”

By at March 29, 2013 | 9:45 am |

NBYT Teen Company To Perform “Comic Shorts”

The New Britain Youth Theater Teen Company will perform Comic Shorts, a collection of short comedies, on April 12 and 13 at Trinity-on-Main Performance Center in downtown New Britain. With wordplay, sight gags and side-splitting laughs, there’s a bit for every sense of humor in Comic Shorts. The six sketches being performed were selected by NBYT Artistic Director more...

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Adult Comedy/Hypnosis Fundraiser for NBHS All Night Grad Party

By at March 22, 2013 | 10:00 am |

Adult Comedy/Hypnosis Fundraiser for NBHS All Night Grad Party

There will be a fund raiser for the New Britain High School All Night Grad Party on Saturday, April 6 at the Elks Lodge on 30 Washington St. The total cost of the All Night Grad Party may be close to $19,000. Donations are needed now as the graduating class is around 500. Usually over 300 attend the party. Tickets for the fundraiser are $20 per person. Bring your own more...

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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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