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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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Family Fun – Quilling

By at February 16, 2017 | 6:00 pm |

Family Fun – Quilling

Today’s activity is all about Love. This activity can be created for Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day or just any old day that you have the opportunity to express a little love. It is after all what makes the world a better place. Quilling- have you heard of it? There are so many beautiful projects that you can do with Quilling. It’s the art of more...

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Family Fun – Valentine Wreath

By at February 9, 2017 | 6:45 pm |

Family Fun –  Valentine Wreath

It’s almost Valentine’s Day! There are so many fun things to make with the kids for Valentine’s Day it was hard to choose! I hope you like our beautiful wreath. Materials: Cardboard Scissors White glue Tissue paper Charms How to: We started with a square of cardboard that was about 12 inches. We cut out a square from the center that is more...

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Family Fun – Cactus

By at February 2, 2017 | 6:00 pm |

Family Fun – Cactus

February, does this mean we are about half way thru winter? I passed a garden center over the weekend and they had a sign up out front. 53 days til Spring! This is about the time of the year when I start wishing for pretty flowers and garden planning. The catalogs are coming in the mail and my house plants are getting all my attention. Succulents are very popular this more...

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GNBAA to hold Second Chance Karaoke ‘Fun Raiser’

By at February 2, 2017 | 2:00 pm |

GNBAA to hold Second Chance Karaoke ‘Fun Raiser’

Did your Valentine’s Day not turn out as you hoped? On Wednesday, Feb. 15 you will get another chance for a fun evening at the Greater New Britain Arts Alliance (GNBAA) Second Chance Fun Raiser. “It’s a fundraiser for the arts alliance. It’s at Trinity on Main because they have Karaoke every Wednesday night. This is a preamble,” said Stephen Hard, executive more...

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Family Fun – Clipboards

By at January 26, 2017 | 6:00 pm |

Family Fun – Clipboards

It’s the end of January and we have survived without a major snowstorm. We have had several ice storms, but not a large amount of snow. Does that mean February will be brutal to us? Will we not get a Spring until May? In New England we never know what we will get. I am hoping we won’t pay for such livable weather we had this month. Tuesday had phenomenal more...

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