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McQueen Bringing His Alt Comedy Mix To Sea Tea Improv

McQueen, the hard-to-pigeonhole multimedia comedy/music improviser, is late for our phone interview because his session with his chiropractor ran late. Which inspires this question: "How physical is your comedy?" "I'm seated for a lot of it," McQueen says. "I'm creating a soundscape, so I can't...

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  • HBJ's 40 Under Forty Gala

    HBJ's 40 Under Forty Gala

    The Hartford Business Journal hosted its annual 40 Under Forty awards gala Wednesday evening, Sept. 13, honoring young business professionals who make an impact on the local community. 

  • Noah Webster Real Ale Harvest Festival

    Noah Webster Real Ale Harvest Festival

    More than two dozen area breweries competed in a cask competition at the third annual Noah Webster Real Ale Harvest Fest Saturday  at the Noah Webster House in West Hartford, devising special brews just for the event. A panel of celebrity judges and cicerones declared Brewery Legitimus of New Hartford...

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  • Movies Opening In Greater Hartford This Week

    Movies Opening In Greater Hartford This Week

    Here are the movies opening in Greater Hartford theaters this week. Check theaters for times, and find out else is playing at ctnow.com/movies. 

      • Norwegian Film Weekend At Wadsworth Atheneum

        Norwegian Film Weekend At Wadsworth Atheneum

        Wadsworth Atheneum's new exhibit is "Sublime North: Romantic Painters Discover Norway: Paintings from the Collection of Asbjørn Lunde." To complement the show, the museum hosts a series of screenings of Norwegian films. On Saturday, Sept. 23, attendees to any film or all films will get a tour of...

        • Hip Hop Doc At Real Art Ways

          Hip Hop Doc At Real Art Ways

          On Sunday, Sept. 24, Real Art Ways in Hartford will show a one-time screening of a movie that will appeal to lovers of hip-hop.“Martha & Niki” is a documentary about Martha Nabwire and Niki Tsappos, the first two women to be named world champions in hip-hop dance. The movie includes music by Jungle...

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          • Halsey Performing At Mohegan Sun

            Halsey Performing At Mohegan Sun

            Singer and pop star Halsey released her second record, "Hopeless Fountain Kingdom," earlier this year. Like her first, it's a concept album, based, in this case, on her own breakup with a partner and partly on the Romeo and Juliet story. Halsey has a pleasing voice with a hint of husk and rasp...

          • Despacito's Luis Fonsi To Perform At Foxwoods

            Despacito's Luis Fonsi To Perform At Foxwoods

            Luis Fonsi's song "Despacito" is ubiquitous, with its opening flamenco flourishes, cumbio feel and its celebration of taking it slow. On YouTube you can watch videos of Anglophone Americans intentionally mangling the Spanish of the song's chorus. Or you can simply watch the video for the song,...

          • Kid Cudi Coming To Oakdale

            Kid Cudi Coming To Oakdale

            Kid Cudi is a hip-hop artist, actor and performer who doesn't stay put. He keeps changing while everybody else is saming, it seems. The Ohio rapper and sometime singer was embraced by Kanye West, then there were public spats and resolutions with Kanye, same with Drake, minus the resolutions. Cudi...

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          • Chasing Fitness And Foliage On Foot In New England

            Chasing Fitness And Foliage On Foot In New England

            Here's a novel way to enjoy autumn in New England: While the trees are dropping their leaves, you can be shedding some pounds and getting in your steps. Activate the "Health" app on your iPhone, don a light jacket, unleash your inner multitasker and you're good to go. Powered by the same GPS technology...

          • Kennebunkport: Maine Coastline Towns Extend Tourist Season

            Kennebunkport: Maine Coastline Towns Extend Tourist Season

            Yep, Labor Day has come and gone and so has what most consider the primo vacation season in New England, especially when it comes to grabbing the suntan lotion and heading to the beach. But if you are still dreaming about that seashore vacation missed, say maybe along those Maine coastal towns...

          • A Connecticut Pilgrimage To Machu Picchu

            A Connecticut Pilgrimage To Machu Picchu

            Lucretia Bingham is on her fourth pilgrimage to Machu Picchu, the "lost city" of the Incas that her grandfather "found" in 1911 and then brought to the attention of the world. A young Peruvian boy led Hiram Bingham III to the overgrown citadel in the jungle. The name Bingham, an historical footnote...

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