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Talent and Creativity Displayed at NBHS’ Musical “Into the Woods”

By at April 1, 2011 | 7:00 am |

Talent and Creativity Displayed at NBHS’ Musical “Into the Woods”

New Britain High School’s 6th annual musical,“Into the Woods,” took place with three consecutive performances March 25 and 26 at the school’s Vincent Sala Auditorium. This year’s performance was dedicated to retiring superintendent, Dr. Doris Kurtz. As always, a large crowd supported the talented students who took part in the production. “Into the Woods” is more...

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HITW: The Importance of Being Theatrical

By at April 1, 2011 | 7:00 am |

HITW: The Importance of Being Theatrical

On March 25, New Britain’s cultural and artistic community enjoyed one of the city’s finest opening nights in recent memory when Hole-in-the-Wall Theater presented Oscar Wilde’s final stage play “The Importance of Being Earnest” to a nearly sold out house. Though frigid March winds howled outside, the lovely, well-lit, pastel-colored costumes and garden-party more...

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Tradition and Heritage Key to Italian Fraternal Society

By at March 25, 2011 | 4:32 pm |

Tradition and Heritage Key to Italian Fraternal Society

“La Fratellanza” (Brotherhood), is a theme the Italian Fraternal Society (IFS) has been living by since the society incorporated in 1897. Fifty-two Italian men founded the IFS, men from every region of Italy, holding their first meeting at 309 Main St. in New Britain. “My father had been one of the original members,” said Cil Ferri who has spent most of his more...

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Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

By at March 21, 2011 | 12:57 am |

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

After not holding an Easter event last year, residents flocked to the Stanley Golf Course March 12 to get their chance to visit the Easter Bunny and take part in a number of activities. The New Britain Parks and Recreation Department’s, “Every Kid Counts” and “Exercise the Right Choice” After School Programs hosted the Breakfast with the Easter Bunny event more...

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Art Program Helps Seniors Learn Painting, Drawing

By at March 18, 2011 | 4:02 pm |

Art Program Helps Seniors Learn Painting, Drawing

When George Nowak heard there was an opening for an art teacher at the New Britain Senior Center, 55 Pearl St., he thought he would apply. He had been the artist at the New Britain Herald for many years and won many awards. A physical condition stopped him from working full-time, but he needed something to do for a few hours a week. When he walked into the office of more...

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