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Ragtime Comes to Connecticut Theatre Company

By at January 4, 2018 | 4:15 pm |

Ragtime Comes to Connecticut Theatre Company

Connecticut Theatre Company explores Americana with its production of Ragtime, running from now until Jan. 14. The Tony Award-winning musical with book by Terrence McNally, music by Stephen Flaherty, and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens is directed by Duane Campbell and features a cast of 33 local actors. Based on the 1975 novel by E. L. Doctorow, Ragtime tells the story of more...

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New Britain Industrial Museum Opens December 2

By at November 30, 2017 | 4:30 pm |

New Britain Industrial Museum Opens December 2

Come experience the history and story of New Britain in the Industrial Museum’s new location – 59 West Main Street. From 10 – 4 on Saturday December 2 visitors will be able to see how the former Leaves and Pages space has been transformed into the New Britain Industrial Museum. “With Arlene & Dan’s love of New Britain it is appropriate that this is the more...

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NBYT Brings “The World’s Favorite Family Musical” to the Stage

By at November 30, 2017 | 3:00 pm |

NBYT Brings “The World’s Favorite Family Musical” to the Stage

The youth theater’s holiday musical, Annie Jr, is based on the comic strip that debuted in 1924 and the Broadway production from 1977. The musical tells the story of the young orphan Annie who is brought from her orphanage to spend Christmas with New York billionaire Oliver Warbucks for a life-changing experience. Among the songs are musical theater favorites more...

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Stockman Gallery Next Show to Open

By at November 16, 2017 | 3:15 pm |

Stockman Gallery Next Show to Open

Stockman Gallery opens its latest show, “Tatyana Nadgor: Are You Serious,” Saturday, November 18, 5-7 p.m., with a free reception. Nadgor is a Russian émigré who come to the United States with her husband and two children about 20 years ago. A trained engineer in her native land, her professional life transferred to aesthetics. Tatyana admits she barely spoke more...

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Joby Rogers is “The Ultimate Michael Jackson Experience

By at October 19, 2017 | 4:15 pm |

Joby Rogers is “The Ultimate Michael Jackson Experience

Thunder and Lighting Productions in association with Trinity-on-Main proudly presents A Tribute to Michael Jackson with Joby Rogers on Saturday, October 21, from 8 to 11 p.m. The show will be presented at Trinity-on-Main at 69 Main St. As the Mirror Image of Michael Jackson “The Ultimate Michael Experience” (UMX) is both entertaining and electrifying. After many more...

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NBYT Named Best Children’s Theater, Announces Auditions

By at September 7, 2017 | 3:00 pm |

NBYT Named Best Children’s Theater, Announces Auditions

New Britain Youth Theater, which begins its eighth season this month, has been named Best Children’s Theater by the editors of Connecticut Magazine. The accolade comes in the September 2017 “Best of Connecticut” issue of the magazine, and recognizes that what started as “an after-school program has blossomed into a professionally run community and educational more...

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Shadowlands at Connecticut Theatre Company

By at August 24, 2017 | 4:15 pm |

Shadowlands at Connecticut Theatre Company

Connecticut Theatre Company is presenting the dramatic play Shadowlands by William Nicholson from August 25th through September 3rd. Shadowlands tells the true to life story of the late romance of British writer C.S. Lewis and American poet Joy Davidman. C.S. Lewis, Oxford don and author of The Chronicles of Narnia holds deeply to his convictions about God and His plan more...

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Open Casting Call for Timeless Tales

By at August 24, 2017 | 3:30 pm |

Open Casting Call for Timeless Tales

Mayor Erin E. Stewart, Commission Chairman Patrick Dorsey and Vice Chairman Paul Shajker Sr. announced today that Timeless Tales of Fairview Cemetery will be having an open casting call for people looking to participate in this year’s event which will take place on Thursday, October 19th and Friday, October 20th (October 21st rain date). The New Britain Parks, more...

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NB Residents in African-Inspired Concert July 29

By at July 27, 2017 | 3:45 pm |

NB Residents in African-Inspired Concert July 29

Queen Ann Nzinga Center, Inc. presents its free, family friendly Music from the African Diaspora concert at 7 p.m. on July 29 at the Theater for the Performing Arts at the Learning Corridor in Hartford. Nzinga’s Daughters, whose members are from Plainville, Bristol and Hartford, headlines the annual show. Also performing are the world-renowned soul singer Betty more...

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Making Dreams Happen Through Art

By at March 16, 2017 | 5:15 pm |

Making Dreams Happen Through Art

Paier College of Art located at 20 Gorham Ave, Hamden, CT will be showcasing a selection of artwork created by adults with disabilities this month at an exhibit in the gallery of the Fine Arts Building. The artists are individuals served by CCARC, Inc., Central Connecticut’s leading nonprofit dedicated to providing personalized services to people with more...

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