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NBYT Plans Magical Spring and Summer Performances

By at May 24, 2018 | 4:45 pm |

NBYT Plans Magical Spring and Summer Performances

Looking toward warmer days and school vacations, New Britain Youth Theater has announced programs and performances. Events in June include an interactive circus-themed mystery party, Murder Under the Big Top, for ages 10 through 18 on Saturday, June 9. Participants who register by May 27 will be given roles to improvise, and they must work together to find the killer more...

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Choral Singers Invited to Apply to Sing in CONCORA’s 2018 Summer Festival

By at April 26, 2018 | 4:45 pm |

Choral Singers Invited to Apply to Sing in CONCORA’s 2018 Summer Festival

Experienced choral singers are invited to apply by May 20, 2018 to participate in CONCORA’s Summer Festival, “Wonderful Town! A Bernstein Centenary.” The Festival runs from July 29 through August 4. All events take place at Bethany Covenant Church in Berlin. Now in its 20th season, CONCORA’s Summer Festival offers amateur singers an opportunity to rehearse, more...

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NBYT Stages Original Comedy The Gnome

By at April 19, 2018 | 3:45 pm |

NBYT Stages Original Comedy The Gnome

What do a lemon tree, a dank closet, and a nine-headed dragon have in common? All three are important to the plot of New Britain Youth Theater’s new original comedy The Gnome! Based on a lesser known fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm and adapted by Matthew Austin and Anthony DePoto, The Gnome includes three princesses, three knights, a nine-headed dragon, a king and more...

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A History of Urban Renewal in New Britain

By at April 5, 2018 | 3:15 pm |

A History of Urban Renewal in New Britain

Last Wednesday, March 28, graduate student, Anthony J. Vinci majoring in Public History at CCSU, held an opening reception for about 50 people at Gallery 66 for his “New Britain Urban Renewal” Exhibit. Images were on display that help illustrate the history of urban renewal in New Britain. Copies of documents and an array of images from the urban renewal project more...

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NBHS Celebrates 13th Musical With Visit from “The Addams Family”

By at March 8, 2018 | 4:15 pm |

NBHS Celebrates 13th Musical With Visit from “The Addams Family”

New Britain High School proudly presents our 13th Annual Musical Production when “The Addams Family” brings a taste of the creepy, cooky and macabre onto our stage on March 23rd at 7 p.m. and March 24th at 2 p.m. & 8 p.m. Based on the cartoons of Charles Addams which spawned the classic 1960s sitcom and several movie adaptations, The Addams Family comes to you more...

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NBHS Parents’ Music Association to Host Fourth Annual Gala

By at February 15, 2018 | 4:00 pm |

NBHS Parents’ Music Association to Host Fourth Annual Gala

On Saturday, March 3, the New Britain High School Parents’ Music Association will host the Fourth Annual “Gala of Great Food and Great Music” to raise funds for the NBHS Music Department. The gala will take place at the VFW Post Hall 511 at 41 Veterans Dr. Proceeds from the gala will be used to purchase new custom costumes for the Madrigal Singers, support the more...

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HALS Student Wins VH1 Save The Music Foundation’s Les Paul Legacy Contest

By at February 8, 2018 | 4:45 pm |

HALS Student Wins VH1 Save The Music Foundation’s Les Paul Legacy Contest

Alice Bidoae, student at HALS Middle School, has been named the winner in the VH1 Save the Music Foundation’s national Les Paul Legacy Contest. HALS will now receive a Les Paul Epiphone Electric Guitar and Amplifier for their music program. The VH1 Save The Music Foundation partnered with The Les Paul Foundation to create a unique contest using a curriculum based more...

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Bees Across New Britain Needs More Sponsors

By at February 8, 2018 | 4:00 pm |

Bees Across New Britain Needs More Sponsors

Stephen Hard, director of the Greater New Britain Art Alliance (GNBAA), said the group is working hard to get more sponsors for Bees Across New Britain. “We are still short of sponsors and are working the phones. That’s what it takes and I was away and sick for most of January,” said Hard. “We are very close and I am confident we’ll get the number we more...

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Comedy Night at Trinity-On-Main; Cold and Crisp

By at February 1, 2018 | 4:15 pm |

Comedy Night at Trinity-On-Main; Cold and Crisp

Crisp-Cold-Comedy will be at Trinity-on- Main.at 69 Main Street in New Britain on Saturday, February 10. The show will be from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. We offer a Full Bar, Concessions, Plenty of Free Parking in the Chestnut Street Parking Garage right across the street next to the Police Station or on the street. Trinity is a 300 seat theater. This event has adult more...

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Paul Gobell Process Art Show at Stockman Gallery Feb. 7

By at January 25, 2018 | 4:15 pm |

Paul Gobell Process Art Show at Stockman Gallery Feb. 7

The Stockman Gallery at 19 Chestnut Street, second floor, in New Britain opens its latest show, “Paul Gobell: Process,” on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 5-7 p.m., with a free reception and an opportunity to meet the artist. Gobell may be most well-known for meticulously crafted, large, surrealistic depictions of flowers. A selection of these are included in the show. Gobell more...

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