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BE’KAH CD Release Concert Live at Trinity-on-Main

By at July 8, 2011 | 8:55 am |

BE’KAH CD Release Concert Live at Trinity-on-Main

Over the past several years, thousands upon thousands have experienced Trinity-on-Main’s incredible live entertainment from all spectrums of the arts circle. Downtown New Britain’s premiere location for LIVE entertainment has showcased everything from sold out comedy show, nationally recognized cover bands and opera shows, award-winning musicals, family shows and more...

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The Main Street Singers Welcomes New Staff, Board Members

By at July 1, 2011 | 8:18 am |

The Main Street Singers Welcomes New Staff, Board Members

The Board of Directors of The Main Street Singers, a community of children’s voices founded in 2003 and in residence at South Church, 90 Main St., is pleased to announce the appointment of its new Interim Senior and Interim Junior Choir Directors for the 2011-2012 season. Kenneth Quesnel-Craig, Interim Senior Choir Director, has been a member of The Main Street more...

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Freedom Day Party Celebrated at the NBMAA Last Weekend

By at June 24, 2011 | 8:25 am |

Freedom Day Party Celebrated at the NBMAA Last Weekend

What is considered one of the most special nights of the year for New Britainites was observed on Friday, June 17 when the New Britain Museum of American Art hosted its annual gala Juneteenth Celebration. The modern architecture of the 43,000 sq. ft. Chase Family Building, constructed in 2006, served as the perfect venue for an event like this, whose patriotic roots are more...

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HITW New Season Announced; “Rough Crossing” Rough Viewing

By at June 17, 2011 | 8:35 am |

HITW New Season Announced; “Rough Crossing” Rough Viewing

On Friday June 10, during the intermission of Hole-in-the-Wall’s current production of Tom Stoppard’s comedy “Rough Crossing”, tongues were already wagging and spirits already soaring as patrons and ushers alike were eagerly anticipating the blockbuster season that the company had announced for 2011-2012. Things kick off in September with Shakespeare’s beloved more...

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“The Who’s Tommy” Rock Musical Coming To New Britain

By at June 17, 2011 | 8:30 am |

“The Who’s Tommy” Rock Musical Coming To New Britain

The Rock Musical “The Who’s Tommy” will be presented by the Phoenix Theater Company at Trinity-on-Main June 17-25. The show premiered on Broadway on April 22, 1993 and played for 899 performances. Book and music and lyrics are by Peter Townshend. Additional music and lyrics are by Keith Moon John Entwistle. The heart of the story is that Tommy’s dad, presumed more...

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Wine and Beer Tasting Event to Meet NBHS Football Coach

By at June 12, 2011 | 10:11 am |

Wine and Beer Tasting Event to Meet NBHS Football Coach

Come meet the newly appointed New Britain High School Football Coach Tebucky Jones on Saturday, June 18. The night features a Wine and Beer Tasting Event, sponsored by M & M on Discount Wines and Liquors at 22 Chamberlain Highway in Kensington, CT. The event is brought to you by New Britain Friends of Football at the VFW Hall on Veterans Drive in New Britain. There more...

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Klingberg Car Show Coming June 18

By at June 10, 2011 | 8:10 am |

Klingberg Car Show Coming June 18

For those who love anything involving cars, keep June 18 free as the 19th Annual Klingberg Vintage Motorcar Festival is scheduled. Food of all kinds, games and of course hundreds of cars will be on display. “We used to have the show in the fall,” said Mark Johnson, vice president of Klingberg Family Center. “In 2009 it was rained out so we had it on more...

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Arts MiniMarket Planned at DOWNTOWN GALLERY

By at June 7, 2011 | 7:26 am |

Arts MiniMarket Planned at DOWNTOWN GALLERY

New Britain’s Downtown Gallery at 66 West Main Street has hosted 25 exhibitions and featured works by over 50 artists. The shows have been seen by thousands of visitors and many works have been sold. As a fundraiser for the Alliance and the artists, the Greater New Britain Arts Alliance will host its first weekend “Arts MiniMarket” in the Downtown Gallery featuring more...

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Green Faire Plans Daylong Events

By at May 19, 2011 | 1:45 am |

Green Faire Plans Daylong Events

If you are looking to learn about the green resources, eat, dance and have fun, the perfect event is set for Saturday. The ReCONNstruction Center, Urban Oaks Organic Farm, and the First Lutheran Church of the Reformation will host a Green Faire Saturday from 10am -4pm, at Urban Oaks Organic Farm, 225 Oak St. There will be over 44 vendors featuring such things as a more...

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Come 4 Fun to Open Again for Area Seniors

By at May 15, 2011 | 1:00 am |

Come 4 Fun to Open Again for Area Seniors

Are you over 50 and looking for something new to do outside in the months of May and June? The New Britain Parks and Recreation Department is bringing back for its second year “Come4Fun”, a program designed to introduce new and exciting opportunities for seniors ages 50 and older. “Last year when we started it, the initial thought was to allow opportunity for more...

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